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  • Part-time Denver B-cycle Technician
    Post date: Fri, 02/06/2015 - 15:16

    20 hours / week
    Shifts will include weekdays, nights, and weekends between 7am and 11pm

    Reports to: Shop & Operations Manager
    Supervision exercised: None
    Compensation: Hourly

    Position Overview:

    Denver B-cycle operated a public bike sharing program in the City and County of Denver. B-cycle Technicians are responsible for the repair and maintenance of bicycles included in a 700 bicycle fleet and the delivery of bicycles to bike stations distributed throughout the city. Denver B-cycle Technicians will split their time based on the needs of the organization between bicycle repair and maintenance duties at the Denver B-cycle shop and the dispersal of bicycles to stations. Technicians must not only be excellent mechanics, but also must be competent, courteous drivers who are comfortable operating in a high traffic urban environment.

    Mechanical Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
    Job knowledge and skills include, but are not limited to:
    • The ability to understand the operation and maintenance of all components of a B-cycle bicycle
    • The ability to troubleshoot and identify problems with B-cycle bicycles
    • The ability to disassemble, clean, and repair/replace all components of a DBS bicycle in a timely and cost-effective manner
    • The ability to use hand and power tools safely and creatively to solve mechanical problems
    • The ability to maintain a safe and orderly work area
    • The ability to assist the Shop & Service Manager with inventory control and the ordering of parts
    • The ability to perform basic data entry
    • Basic understanding and awareness of the concept of Bike Sharing

    Driving and Distribution Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
    Job knowledge and skills include, but are not limited to:
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • The skill to operate a vehicle towing a trailer in a safe and prudent manner
    • A working knowledge of the geography and street layout of the City and County of Denver
    • The ability to park the delivery vehicle in a manner as to minimize the chance of a motor vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle accident while loading and unloading bicycles
    • The ability to analyze system needs based on real-time web-based reporting, anticipate short-term needs of the system, and distribute the bikes accordingly
    • The ability to make decisions that will ensure the smooth operation of the system with little or no supervision
    • The ability to troubleshoot minor problems with docks and kiosks
    • The ability to replace components of docks and kiosks
    • Knowledge of the B-cycle system and the ability to answer questions posed by customer and potential customers
    • The ability to maintain a clean delivery vehicle and perform basic maintenance on delivery vehicle and trailer

    Computer and Electronic Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
    Job knowledge and skills include, but are not limited to:
    • General understanding and capability of Windows based computer systems
    • General understanding and capability of smart-phones and Google Hangouts
    • Ability to follow electronic troubleshooting protocols safely and effectively

    Physical Requirements:
    Denver B-cycle Technicians:
    • Must be able to repeatedly lift bikes weighing 50 lbs. from the floor to a height of no less than 34” using proper lifting technique
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
    • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather
    • Must be able to safely ride a bicycle in an urban environment when pulling a utility trailer

    Note: Cover letter is required. In your cover letter, please be sure to address the following: why you are interested in this particular job and a clear description of your qualifications. Without a cover letter, your application will not be considered.

    Please submit your cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references with contact information to

    Submission Date closes February 28th, 2015.

    Please direct questions in writing only via email.