Bicycle Mechanic


Fall 2019

Rate of Pay: 


Application Dates

August 23, 2019 - October 4, 2019

Job Description

Perform a variety of duties to support the Department of Campus Recreation Outdoor Recreation (OR) bicycle program.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to inspection, repair and upkeep of bicycle fleet in a timely manner in order to accommodate classes, trips and ongoing rentals, maintain clear and concise records, keep the Assistant Director informed of repair progress as well as equipment needs or repairs that require additional expertise and support the training, and professional development of OR staff. Position requires significant prior repair and maintenance experience of mountain and road bicycles.

Duties & Responsibilities

-Attend staff meetings and trainings
-Model department values and expectations
-Complete pre- and post- rental inspections on all OR bicycles 
-Execute necessary repairs to OR bicycles 
-Perform ongoing preventative maintenance to bike fleet
-Keep clear and accurate records of inspections, repairs and bike program supplies 
-Assist in the training of other OR staff in proper bike maintenance
-Work collaboratively with division and departmental staff to achieve the needs and goals of the organization 
-Special projects as assigned


-Excellent customer service skills
-Professional experience in a bicycle repair shop 
-Detail oriented and self-motivated 
-Experience leading bicycle trips/programs
-Must be enrolled at UA for a minimum of 6 credit hours (employment contingent on enrollment)
-Early morning, evening and weekend availability; flexible scheduling and break availability


Required Trainings/Certifications

The successful incumbent is required to have the following certifications and training: 

-Valid CPR-PR/AED and First Aid Certification from an approved provider (American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or American Safety and Health Institute) are required within 30 days of hire; Employees are required to obtain these certifications at their own expense. Campus Recreation offers a discount on certification classes for eligible employees. Other certifications may be considered. Check with your supervisor prior to making arrangements to obtain these certifications.

-All Department of Campus Recreation employees are required to complete blood borne pathogen training within 45 days of hire and renew on an annual basis. 

-Complete New Employee training which includes but not limited to Emergency Action Plan, Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy training, All-Employee Security (Computer) Awareness, and Online Driver Registration & Golf Cart (if authorized)