Bike Share Field Technicians – Vancouver Bike Share Inc.

About the position:
Bike Share Field Technicians (balancers) re-distribute bikes between the stations, check bikes in the field, and carry out minor field repairs. This is a driving-heavy role and you will also carry out a variety of operational support tasks including bike station maintenance and cleaning.
You may be a fit if you know Vancouver well, chafe at the concept of sitting at a desk, and don’t mind helping the public from time to time.
Each bike share team member can expect to work on a variety of tasks related to overall system health.
The role pays $17.00/hr and we are seeking applicants to align with funding we’ve received from the Canada Summer Jobs program. Check your eligibility here:
This is a full-time (min. 32 hours per week), fixed-term position ending on September 30th with option to extend.

About Vancouver Bike Share:
We operate “Mobi by Shaw Go”, Vancouver’s public bike share system. Since launching in July 2016, we have grown to a system-size that includes 2,000 bikes and 200 stations, and we’ve facilitated 2.8+ million trips for more than 138,500 different people. Our East Van-based team shares a passion for cycling and all of the benefits that come with it – especially when shared!
In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Great candidates will have:
An ability to load, lift, and move bicycles and equipment (~50 pounds)
Excellent driving skills and a valid Class 5 BC Drivers License in good standing (experience driving large vehicles considered an asset)
Comfort and ease with tablets (iPad) and mobile & web-based apps
A willingness to work outdoors in all types of weather
Ability to start early (6:30am) or end late (10:30pm) from our East Van HQ (weekends may be expected).
An organized and detail-oriented mindset
A positive, can-do, team-oriented attitude
An interest in cycling and sustainable transportation
Willingness to learn and collaborate
Bonus asset: Familiarity with the Vancouver street-network/local geography
Bonus asset: Experience maintaining your own bike

Benefits of Working With Us:
Learn about bike share operations and bicycle fleet maintenance
Work with others who are passionate about bikes, sustainabilty, and the sharing economy
VIP pass – free unlimited access the Mobi by Shaw Go system
We aim to schedule 2 weeks in advance so you can plan your life!
Secure bike parking and commuter shower facilities
Micro-benefits including: industry gear and service discounts, family membership pricing, subsidy for advocacy memberships,.. and ice cream on your birthday!
Being part of a workplace culture that values: Passion, Respect, Flexibility, Sustainability, and Fun.
COVID-19: We ensure the safety of our team members by following a Worksafe BC compliant plan that includes more than just masks, but also ventilation, distancing, strict cleaning regimens, and daily contact tracing.

To Apply
Apply by providing your resume and a short cover letter (or introductory email) describing your interest in cycling, bike share, and what you can bring to our amazing team and this position. We look forward to hearing from you!
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