The Gear Fix, LLC

Bicycle Mechanics

Posted by The Gear Fix, LLC on 12/27/2023

Bicycle Mechanics Job Basics

Industry Sector
Bike
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Categories
Retail - Bike Mechanic - Ski Technician
Salary
18-25/hr DOE
Required to Relocate
No
Required to Travel
No
Employee May Telecommute
No
State
Oregon
Job Seeker Must Live Within
50+ miles
City
Bend
Required Experience
0 - 1 year

Bicycle Mechanics Job Description & Requirements

The Gear Fix is an outdoor gear consignment and repair shop that has been serving Central Oregon since 2006. If you have lived in Bend for a while, there is a good chance you’re familiar with who we are and what we do. If not, we invite you to stop by the shop and check us out.

We aim to create opportunities for continuous engagement with the outdoors through selling and repairing quality outdoor gear. By selling clothing on consignment, we lessen the initial investment of getting outside, and through repairing damaged gear, we keep people doing the recreational activities they love while keeping material out of the landfills. These platforms allow us to promote and highlight companies that are doing their part in making quality gear that lasts, which in turn reduces their overall environmental impact. The Gear Fix offers a work environment full of like-minded individuals that strive to keep used gear going, doing our part for the planet. We seek to cultivate a sense of community both inside and outside of the shop while continuing to provide livable wages and quality jobs for every member of our team.

The Gear Fix embraces diversity and equal opportunity employment. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our shop will be.

We are looking for experienced bike mechanics to join our team. For this position, previous experience working on bikes professionally is required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform maintenance and repairs on a wide variety of bikes
Assist customers in purchasing bikes, parts, and accessories
Evaluate incoming bikes, parts, and accessories for consignment


GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge/ understanding of bicycle technology, both current and past
Outstanding Customer Service
Strong communication skills
Ability to stay on task while performing multiple duties in a fast paced retail environment
Ability to stand and perform physical tasks for a full shift
Strong problem solving skills
Patience
Continual learning
Ability to work as a member of a team
Experience as a bike mechanic
Ski tech experience is a plus, but not required

PT & FT BENEFITS:

Flexible Schedule
Paid Vacation
Sick Pay
Family Leave
Dog-Friendly
Profit-Based Bonuses
Paid Volunteer Incentive
Self-Improvement Scholarship
Advancement Opportunities
Race & Event Fees Covered by Shop
Work with a great bunch of community-focused, outdoor-loving folks

FT ONLY BENEFITS: (Full time is 32 hours or more per week)

Health and Dental Insurance

PAY
Pay is based on experience. $18/hr+ starting pay with many opportunities for advancement.

We will be accepting applications for this position until May 1, or until the positions are filled.

TO APPLY:
If you are in Central Oregon…
Drop a resume and cover letter at the shop. We are open every day from 10am to 6pm. We do not accept resumes without cover letters.
If you are not currently in Central Oregon…
Email your resume and cover letter to opportunities@thegearfix.com. Please include the following information.
The position you are applying for
Whether you are looking for full time or part time employment
The date you are available to start

Website: www.GearFix.com
Instagram: @gearfixbend
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GearFix

We are located in the Box Factory:
550 SW Industrial Way
Suite 183
Bend, OR 97702

About The Gear Fix, LLC

The Gear Fix is your one stop fix it shop for all things outdoor.  We specialize in the repair and consignment of outdoor gear and clothing, including bikes, skis, backpacking, climbing, & boating. 

We offer climbing shoe resoles, a full service sewing shop, bike shop, and ski shop.  We also have 7000 sq ft of already tested outdoor gear and clothing ready for its next adventure.

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