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February 6/18 16:17 pm - Employment Opportunities - Service Technicians & Sales (Ontario)


Posted by Editor on 02/6/18
 

Liberty! Bicycles in St. Catherines, Ontario, has openings for a Bicycle-Service Technician, Bike Builder/General Bicycle Technician and Customer-Service/Sales-Person. Details are below:

About Liberty! Bicycles

The shop opened in 1992. Since then we have strived to be the go-to shop in the Niagara Region. We sell and service industry-leading bicycle brands. We fit and position people. We maintain strong community ties, hold bike races and events, group-rides, seminars and parties. We try to excel. Our goal: to be the best we can be, and to provide an excellent experience for our customers and clients. We make cycling better.

Thinking about moving to St.Catharines? You should know that our city and the Niagara Region have an excellent network of roads and trails -- great riding. There are a lot of recreational opportunities. The cost of living is low. People are nice. And, Downtown St.Catharines has an enormous amount of style and talent, as well as many sport and cultural amenities!

Liberty! Bicycles is an equal opportunity employer, and we thank you for your interest in our shop.


Bicycle-Service Technician

Time requirements: Full time, evenings and weekends.

Salary: $16 to $19 per hour

We are looking for someone who can:

• Grow with us and be committed to excellence.
• Work to our high standards and develop and improve our shop operations.
• Be an excellent bike technician and diagnostician.
• Get his or her hands dirty.
• Support our group-rides, bike events, and the local bicycling community.
• Be self-motivated and eager.
• Be punctual and dependable.

You should possess:

• A minimum of 2 years bike-shop experience. (We would consider someone with less in-store experience, while having the right mix of personality, motivation, and savoir-faire).
• An excellent, current, technical cycling-specific knowledge-base, for both road and off-road hardware.
• An excellent mechanical aptitude.
• A proficiency using Microsoft and Google web-based software.
• A proficiency using social media including Facebook, Twitter, Strava, Instagram, and Google+
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
• Excellent customer service skills.

Respond by email to Kurt Gwisdek at kurt@libertybicycles.com

Please include: Your resume, and a cover-letter outlining your abilities and desires. Please respond by 24 March 2018.

If you meet the above criteria we will arrange a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview. We will select the best candidates and then begin a final selection process.


Bike Builder/General Bicycle Technician

Time requirements: Part-Time, Summer, evenings and weekends.

Salary: $14

We are looking for someone who:

• Can build bikes.
• Can clean and prepare bikes for service.
• Is well mannered and personable.
• Rides a lot, and is passionate about cycling.
• Is comfortable talking to other people about bikes.
• Knows how to manage web-browsers and locate information online.
• Is self-motivated, punctual and dependable.

You should possess:

• Basic bike assembly knowledge and skills.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• A proficiency using Microsoft and Google web-based software.
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral).

Respond by email to Kurt Gwisdek at kurt@libertybicycles.com

Please include: Your resume, and a cover-letter outlining your abilities and desires. Please respond by 24 March 2018.

If you meet the above criteria we will arrange a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview. We will select the best candidates and then begin a final selection process.


Customer-Service/Sales-Person

Time requirements: Part-Time, Summer, evenings and weekends.

Salary: $14 to $16.

We are looking for someone who:

• Knows almost everything about bikes.
• Is well mannered and personable.
• Rides a lot, especially off-road. (Where have all the mountain-bikers gone?)
• Is comfortable talking to other people about bikes.
• Knows how to surf the web on a computer, tablet, and smart-phone. Well.
• Has sales experience. (Retail experience is an asset.)
• Is self-motivated, punctual and dependable.

You should possess:

• Basic bike-maintenance (and associated tool) knowledge. (You know almost everything about bikes, right?)
• Excellent customer service skills.
• A proficiency using Microsoft and Google web-based software.
• A proficiency using social media including Facebook, Twitter, Strava, Instagram, and Google+
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral).

Respond by email to Kurt Gwisdek at kurt@libertybicycles.com

Please include: Your resume, and a cover-letter outlining your abilities and desires. Please respond by 24 March 2018.

If you meet the above criteria we will arrange a phone interview, followed by an in-person interview. We will select the best candidates and then begin a final selection process.

 

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