Employment

About us

Kenton Cycle Repair is the oldest bike shop in the Kenton neighborhood.

We specialize in providing obscenely friendly service, quality products and repairs, and unsolicited, but useful advice.  

We repair all types of bicycles, sell new and used parts, and are a Raleigh Bike dealer. We’re looking for someone to join our team for the season.

How to apply

Resume and cover letter accepted in person or via email at info@kentoncyclepdx.com

 

2019 Current Openings:

Individuals who identify as people of color, women, trans, and/or non-binary are strongly encouraged to apply.

Service Superstar / Bicycle Mechanic

Qualifications:

  • Excellent Customer Service competency

  • 2-4 years of professional shop experience preferred

  • Willingness to learn new and old technologies & repair procedures

  • Willingness to accept guidance and feedback related to job duties

  • Proficiency in being nice to all customers regardless of bicycle knowledge

Preferred skills:

  • Desire to be a part of a busy and growing bike shop in the Kenton neighborhood

  • Creative, innovative, and interested in expanding knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Familiarity with hydraulic disc brake service

  • Flexible schedule

  • Interact positively with customers who are new to bicycling

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a welcoming atmosphere for workers and customers

  • Intake, assess, repair, and check over bicycles

  • Assist in all daily shop operations

  • Strong attention to detail and follow thru

Hours:

Up to 25 hours mid March - April. Up to 32-40 per week April - September.

Potential for long term employment.

Must be available at least one weekend day

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages based on experience

  • Potential for longer term employment

  • Generous employee rates on purchases

  • Amazingly wonderful, entertaining, and humble coworkers

  • Ability to learn multiple areas of a bike shop and take on different roles as desired