Job Title: Shop Helper
Pay Rate: $9/hour
Hours: Flexible, although some regularity is appreciated. Range of 10-40 hours weekly possible. Weekend and holiday shifts required.
Duties: A shop helper at Wheelhouse Detroit is an integral part of a busy, multi-faceted bike shop that services a diverse clientele with a strong focus on customer service. S/he will assist with renting bikes; general inquiries; minor mechanical issues such as changing a flat tire; restocking inventory; cleaning…and whatever else needs to get done!
Skills: The most important thing necessary for this job is the willingness to jump in and get your hands dirty! Scared to talk to strangers? Need not apply. This job can be high-energy and it can be fun. It can be stressful and it can be quiet. A successful candidate will be quick on their feet and nimble of mind. Must have weekend and holiday availability.
This job is the starting position at the Wheelhouse and, depending on your skill-set, can lead to another position at a higher wage fairly quickly (ie, Tour Sweeper, Mechanic &/or Retailer). Most shifts are 5-6 hours a stretch. No uniform is required, although we will provide you with a couple of t-shirts. No open-toed shoes and fancy clothes are not recommended.
There are also be opportunities to pick up Bike Parking shifts, which also pays $9/hour and sometimes comes with free event tickets (ie, Movement Festival, Detroit City FC matches). It’s probably the most fun you can have working.
This job is at-will, part-time and seasonal. Season is May-September. Hiring and training begins in April.
Send note of introduction that includes any relevant experience and a job history as well as three (non-relative) references to firstname.lastname@example.org. All received resumes will be saved through the course of the 2016 season so, even if you do not hear back from us immediately, it is likely that you will at some point. No calls, please.