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Capital Bike Share- Bicycle Redistribution Technician 


Who We Are

Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy and community-based transport option that enhances urban livability and mobility. Alta Bicycle Share is the operator of the Capital Bikeshare program and is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the 1600 bike, 190 station system in Washington DC, Arlington County, VA, and the City of Alexandria.

Job Summary

Alta Bicycle Share, on-the-ground operators for Capital Bikeshare, is seeking several results-oriented, dedicated individuals to assist with bicycle redistribution for Capital Bikeshare.

Capital Bikeshare Rebalancers are required to drive vans in DC, Arlington and Alexandria to help maintain the optimal number of available bikes and docks for our members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works alone or with other Street Team members under the guidance of the Operations Manager and/or Street Team Leader.
  • Drives a large van or SUV with trailer to redistribute bikes as required based on real-time demand data.
  • Addresses and logs bike status, system events and rebalancing data as instructed.
  • Evaluates bike condition, and escalates issues, as needed.
  • Inspects bike stations for safety, operability and cleanliness.
  • Troubleshoots stations/ensures station operability.
  • Assists with bike and bike station deployment and re-deployment.
  • Works with Customer Service and Bike Maintenance teams to ensure timely and productive workflows.
  • Uses both utility vehicle and redistribution van to accomplish daily tasks.
Position Requirements


  • Valid driver license and clean driving record. (no major violations in past 5 years; no more than 2 minor in past 3 years)
  • Experience driving trucks or large vans in city traffic.
  • Knowledge of Washington DC geography/street layout.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Previous delivery driving, mechanical and/or logistics experience preferred.
  • Must be able to start immediately with the ability to work various shifts, as assigned, including nights and weekends.
  • Interpersonal skills - Maintain confidentiality, remain open to others' ideas and exhibit willingness to try new things.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability - Consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

Note: The above description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities due to the nature of work performed to accomplish Alta Bicycle Share’s Mission.

Alta Bicycle Share is proud to be an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Bargaining Unit Position  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 5/14/2013  
Location Capital Bike Share  

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