Wheelhouse is Hiring!

Please note, this position has been filled. Thank you! Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop is seeking a qualified, motivated individual to join its team in 2013 as Shop Staff. This is a seasonal part-time job (approx. 20 hours/week) with varying shifts that will include nights, weekends and holidays. The job will run through October.

Wheelhouse Detroit’s mission is “Experience the Motor City on Two Wheels!” and all employees are asked to share in this goal. We aim to be a friendly and accessible bike shop experience for customers of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races and ethnicities.  This can be a fast-paced environment that requires frequent customer interaction.

Tasks will include, but not be limited, to the following:

RETAIL Successfully complete orientation and training period Share product knowledge and enthusiasm for bikes with customers Direct customers through entire sales process Build and maintain relationships with customers Complete a multitude of daily housekeeping and office tasks

RENTALS Process customer bike rentals including payment and waivers Provide customer with directions and destinations as required Select and size customer bikes Maintain working knowledge of reservations

TOURS Maintain working knowledge of tours and reservations Sign in tour customers that arrive for a scheduled tour Assist tour staff with tour departure and arrival

SERVICE Assist service staff with bike intake and pick-up Maintain special order records

Additional hours are possible, including staffing off-site events (sponsored rides, promotional booths and bike-parking); distribution of promotional materials; and tour sweeping.

Candidate should be personable, punctual and self-motivated. This job is perfect for someone that is flexible, independent and enthusiastic. An edge would be given to a cyclist with knowledge of Detroit. Compensation will begin at $9 per hour. Hours per week will vary depending on the season.

Please submit a resume and three references to for consideration of the position. No calls, please.