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We’re Hiring! ArborBike Technicians

August 17, 2015

Part-time Bike Share Technician


Organization:  Clean Energy Coalition (CEC)

Status:  Part-time

Location:  Ann Arbor, MI

Reports To:  ArborBike Operations Manager

Salary:  Commensurate With Experience

Filing Dates:  Position Open Until Filled


Job Summary 

Clean Energy Coalition, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washtenaw County, Michigan, seeks part-time technicians to support ArborBike, the Ann Arbor bike share program. Bike share is a sustainable and healthy shared transportation system that improves accessibility and builds community. Bike Share Technicians will work closely with an ArborBike Operations Manager.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years experience with bicycle repair.
  • Experience driving step vans, delivery trucks, or other large format vehicles professionally.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including an aptitude for engaging with the general public.
  • Highly flexible regarding work days and hours.
  • Proactive, never-fail attitude in the face of adversity and ambiguous situations.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-starter, enthusiastic, innovative, and capable of meeting challenges and pressing deadlines on an independent basis.
  • Team player with trouble-shooting and multi-tasking skills.
  • Enthusiasm around bicycling and environmental issues.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Competent, courteous, and comfortable as a driver operating in an urban environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds safely and quickly to a height of at least 36”.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Technical support of ArborBike will involve various combinations of the following:

  • Rebalance bikes between bike share stations using the rebalancing truck.
  • Speak with interested residents, students, and visitors onsite while performing work.
  • Troubleshoot and identify problems with ArborBike bicycles.
  • Fix and maintain ArborBike bicycles on an as-needed basis.
  • Perform routine maintenance of ArborBike bicycles on a regular basis, both onsite and in the ArborBike shop.
  • Maintain accurate work logs of various tasks
  • Maintain accurate inventory of parts and tools.
  • Answer and direct or respond to customer service calls for ArborBike.
  • Ensure exceptional customer service and efficient operation of the bike share system.
  • Work a number of weekend and evening/early morning hours to cover ArborBike program operational needs and special events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and collaborate with other staff on work as needed.


  • Each technician is expected to work approximately 15 hours/week.

Application Details

  • This position is open until filled.
  • No phone inquiries please.
  • Clean Energy Coalition is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and consideration of all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, and disability status.
  • Qualified individuals should submit a resume and a cover letter to: employment@cec-mi.org
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