Careers

Thank you for your interest in Bikes Make Life Better. You’re invited to submit an application even if you do not select a specific open job below. We’re always looking for talent to help us provide best-in-class bicycle programs!

Full-time Bicycle Mechanic (Seattle, WA)

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Bikes Make Life Better designs and operates world-class bicycle programs for large organizations that have a strong commitment to sustainable transportation.  We run a robust bike program for a high-tech company headquartered in Menlo Park, CA and are expanding our on-site bike and transit support at their Seattle offices.

We are seeking an experienced bicycle mechanic to provide bike repairs for employees, prep and repair loaner bikes, as well as assist with any bike and alternative transportation questions.

Ideal candidate will be able to competently diagnose and repair bicycles and accurately document work in a timely, efficient manner. This is a fast-paced, dynamic, cutting-edge bike program unlike a traditional bike shop, with a simple mission: to get more people on bikes, whether for transportation, recreation or commuting to work.

Responsibilities

  • Repair employee bikes and loaner bikes
  • Help employees with transportation options and bike parking
  • Handle sales of bike accessories through a POS system
  • Assist in coordinating classes, rides, and events that promote bike commuting
  • Help promote the loaner bike program and other bike-related programs such as Bike to Work days

Requirements

  • 3+ years professional experience as a bike mechanic, ideally in a bike or all-sport shop
  • Proven ability to assemble and work on all types of bikes, including high-end road and mountain bikes
  • Solid computer skills (POS, Excel, CRM) and comfort learning/using new programs
  • Friendly and customer service-driven
  • Self-starter with superb time management skills and the ability to multitask in a collaborative, busy work environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Familiarity with Seattle a real plus

Compensation is competitive at $19/hour with benefits such as healthcare coverage, dental/vision, PTO, 401k plan, and free meals.

Bikes Make Life Better is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

Please upload a resume and cover letter below, highlight your career as a mechanic, and tell us a little about yourself:

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If you would like to contact us directly or if you encounter any problem in your submission, please feel free to email us at info@bikesmakelifebetter.com

Bike Ambassador (Menlo Park, CA)

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Bikes Make Life Better designs and operates world-class bicycle programs for large organizations that have a strong commitment to sustainable transportation. We run a robust bike program for a high-tech company headquartered in Menlo Park and are hiring a team of Bike Ambassadors to help promote safe bike commuting to, from and around their corporate campus.

The role of the Bike Ambassadors is to encourage employees to bike commute to/from work and encourage safe cycling habits around campus. They provide these services by developing and promoting programs such as events, classes/clinics, group rides and onsite amenities that encourage bicycling as safe and effective transportation.

If you’re an experienced bike commuter, with outstanding customer service skills, and a real passion for helping people ride happily and safely, then this could be your dream job!

Core Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with team to develop and promote programs to encourage new riders
  • Assist in data collection and analysis that demonstrates the benefits of bike commuting and safety trends on campus
  • Create educational and marketing materials to promote bike commuting and safe use of campus bikes
  • Develop, facilitate and promote classes on bike safety, bike commuting and basic bike maintenance
  • Offer guidance and education to employees at key intersections on how to safely travel across campus
  • Staff and coordinate bike-related events, like monthly Bike-to-Work Days, Transportation Fairs, etc.
  • Respond to employee requests and questions about bike commuting, bike related amenities and campus bike use

Qualifications

  • Passion for bikes as everyday transportation
  • Comfortable working with computers, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, content creation software (Adobe illustrator, Photoshop) and marketing through social media (Facebook, Instagram).
  • Experience in project management and curriculum development
  • Customer service focused, with emphasis on responsiveness and professionalism
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Experience as a bike commuter preferred
  • Photography/videography experience a plus

Compensation

  • $21/hour (weekdays only)
  • Health, dental, vision, 401K with 4% matching, industry discounts, PTO, free meals, plus other perks

Bikes Make Life Better is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with great perks. Please tell us a little about yourself:

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Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
If you would like to contact us directly or if you encounter any problem in your submission, please feel free to email us at info@bikesmakelifebetter.com

Full-Time Bicycle Mechanic (Menlo Park, CA)

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We are seeking a pro-level, experienced bicycle mechanic to work at a Silicon Valley tech company supporting its bike program.

Bikes Make Life Better, Inc. is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week + benefits and weekends free) experienced bicycle mechanic to service a growing corporate bike program. In addition to maintaining the fleet bikes used daily by thousands of employees, you’ll also be working to prep and repair employee loaner bikes in our warehouse facility, as well as support our full-service bike shop working on a mix of employee and company owned bicycles.

Ideal candidate will be competently able to diagnose, repair and accurately document work electronically in a timely, efficient manner. This is a fast-paced, dynamic cutting-edge bike program unlike any other traditional bike shop with a strong, close-knit team and a simple mission: to get more people on bikes, whether for transportation, recreation or commuting to work.

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5+ years as a professional bike mechanic, team mechanic or bike mechanic instructor
  • Education, training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Proven ability to assemble and work on all types of bikes, including high-end road and mountain bikes
  • Solid computer skills (POS, Excel, CRM) and comfort learning/using new programs
  • Friendly and customer service-driven
  • Self-starter with superb time management skills and the ability to multitask in a collaborative, busy work environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with social media

Compensation:

  • $21-23/hour (weekdays only)
  • Health, dental, vision, 401K with 4% matching, industry discounts, PTO, free meals and other perks

Bikes Make Life Better is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send your resume highlighting your experience and tell us a little about yourself:

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Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
If you would like to contact us directly or if you encounter any problem in your submission, please feel free to email us at info@bikesmakelifebetter.com

Full-Time Bicycle Fleet Rebalancer  (Menlo Park, CA)

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Bikes Make Life Better, Inc. manages a large bike fleet at a leading tech company in Menlo Park – and we’re adding to our team.

We’re looking for full-time Rebalancers to maintain the distribution of bikes around campus. You’ll work with a fun group of people, in a pleasant environment, supporting a very popular program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Repositioning of bikes around campus using cargo bikes and vans + trailers
  • Providing basic service and tire inflation of campus bikes

Minimum requirements include:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Basic understanding of bike maintenance or willingness to learn these skills
  • Friendly and customer service-driven
  • Adaptable and dependable
  • Comfortable working outdoors in varying weather conditions
  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously for extended periods of time
  • Comfortable with email and other messaging systems
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record required

Compensation:

  • $18/hr (weekdays only)
  • Health, dental, vision, 401K with 4% matching, industry discounts, PTO, free meals and other perks

Bikes Make Life Better is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send your resume highlighting your experience and tell us a little about yourself:

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Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
If you would like to contact us directly or if you encounter any problem in your submission, please feel free to email us at info@bikesmakelifebetter.com

 

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