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  • Part Time Denver Bike Sharing B-cycle Technicians - Denver Bcycle
    Post date: Tue, 05/15/2012 - 21:49
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    Part Time Denver Bike Sharing B-cycle Technician – 20 hours / week
    Shifts will include weekdays, nights, and weekends between 7AM and 11PM

    Reports to: Shop & Service Manager
    Work season: June 1st through 2nd week of December (approximate)
    Timeline: Submit application by 5/28/2012, interview week of 5/28/2012, start ASAP

    Position Overview
    Denver Bike Sharing (DBS) operates a public bike sharing program in the City and County of Denver. DBS Bcycle Technicians are responsible for the repair and maintenance of bicycles included in a 530 bicycle fleet and the delivery of bicycles to bike stations distributed throughout the city. DBS Bcycle Technicians will split their time, based on the needs of the organization, between bicycle repair and maintenance duties at the DBS shop, and the dispersal of bicycles to stations. DBS Bcycle Technicians must not only be excellent mechanics, but also must be competent, courteous drivers, 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 DBS bicycle.
    • The ability to troubleshoot and identify problems with DBS 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 various hand and power tools safely and creatively to solve specific mechanical problems
    • The ability to maintain a safe and orderly work area
    • The ability to assist the Shop and 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 which 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 DBS system and the ability to answer questions posed by customers and potential customers.
    • The ability to maintain a clean delivery vehicle and perform basic maintenance on delivery vehicle and trailer.

    Physical requirements
    The DBS Bcycle Technicians must:
    • 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 work outdoors in inclement weather.
    • Must be able to safely ride a bicycle in and urban environment when pulling a utility trailer.

    Please submit your letter of interest, resume if available, plus list of 3 references with contact information to Phillip Marino @ phillip.marino@denverbikesharing.org

    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.

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