B!KE is looking for a passionate and experienced educator to support our education and outreach events. The instructor will be responsible for facilitating a welcoming, inclusive, and fun space for people of all abilities to learn about bike maintenance and repair.
B!KE offers educational programming about bicycles and utilizes a social enterprise model to help fund our work. This position will focus primarily on delivering outreach events and workshops. Responsibilities may include workshop instruction and ride coordination as suited to the successful candidates skill set. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced bicycle mechanic, skilled communicator, and a believer that the bicycle can make the world a better place.
Terms: 20 hours per week April 15 to September 15, $17.00 per hour
Start Date: April 16th, 2018
Reporting to: Executive Director
Purpose of the Position
The position requires employees move about the workshop; they will be operating small tools regularly and transporting objects weighing up to 50lbs. The employee will need to regularly ascend and descend stairs (at times transporting objects), and occasionally operate a bicycle. In addition, the position requires the ability to communicate and exchange information with individuals groups and over the phone. The position will be required to access and input information on the computer and hard copy documents.
Employees work primarily in a workshop environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions, less frequently employees work in the field and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Employees may be required to work outside of normal work hours such as evenings, early mornings, and/or weekends.
B!KE is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. B!KE is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Women, people of colour, LGBT persons, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 11 2019 ID: 52019