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Chicago Bike Mechanic 



About Divvy:

Divvy is Chicago’s new bike share system launching in Summer 2013. Under contract with the City of Chicago DOT, Divvy is excited to announce the beginning of its operations and seeks talented individuals to join our team, leading up to a system launch of 300 stations and 3000 bikes. More at

Overview of Position:

Divvy is seeking experienced Bike Mechanics to help with all aspects of bicycle assembly, maintenance, and repair. Training on technical and unique aspects of Bike Share bikes will be provided.  You’ll be a part of a team that focuses on a bicycle transportation system with emphasis on building strong client and sponsor relationships while exceeding the highest standards for service.

Key Aspects of Position:

-  Complete repairs in a professional and timely manner.

-  Set a schedule and report for work as assigned.

-  Respond to requests from your manager(s).

-  Assist in maintaining an OSHA compliant workplace.

-  Ensure that all necessary reporting is accurate, complete and timely.

-  Work under the guidance of the Head Bike Mechanic.

-  Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements


Required Skills and Experience:

Two years minimum experience in professional bicycle repair

- Excellent organizational skills.

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Adaptability – enthusiastically adapt to changes in the work environment.

- Dependability - Follow instructions; respond to management direction; communicate frequently; solicit feedback to improve performance.

- Passion for bikes, efficiency and sustainability

- Interpersonal skills – maintain confidentiality; remain open to others' ideas; demonstrate patience and willingness to try new things.

- Proven technical and mechanical aptitude and innovation.

- Creativity - the individual actively seeks creative solutions, is inquisitive, and continuously seeks to improve all aspects of shop operations.

- May require bending, stooping, lifting up to 35 pounds.


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 a drug-free workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.



Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Salary Compensation: $10-$14 per hour  
Bargaining Unit Position  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 5/2/2013  
Location Divvy  

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