Bike Mechanic - Capital Bikeshare 

Category Bicycle Service Tech  


About Capital Bikeshare:

Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community-based transport option that enhances urban livability and mobility. Capital Bikeshare currently operates with over 225 stations and 1900 bikes in Washington, DC, the City of Alexandria, VA and Arlington VA, with system expansion planned in both jurisdictions.  Through contracts with the Washington DC Department of Transportation (DDOT), the City of Alexandria, VA and Arlington County VA, Alta Bicycle Share is responsible for all “on the ground” aspects of Capital Bikeshare, including but not limited to: station and bike building and deployment, station and bike repair and maintenance, and bicycle redistribution.


Overview of Position:

Capital Bikeshare is currently seeking qualified Bike Mechanics to help meet the demands of our Service Department.  This is a part-time position.  Morning, evening, and weekend shifts are currently available. 

Key Aspects of Position:

·       Complete bicycle 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.

·       Keep a positive relationship with all co-workers.

·       Contribute to the future growth of Capital Bikeshare.



Position Requirements

Required Skills and Experience:


·        Excellent organizational skills.

·        Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

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

·        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.

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


Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  


Close Date  

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

Open Date 8/6/2013  

Location Capital Bike Share  

This position is currently accepting applications.


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