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Position: Driver-Rebalancer
Organization: Hamilton Bike Share
Location: Hamilton, Ontario

  • Hours: Full-time, seasonal; Evening and weekend shifts; (30-40 hrs/week)
  • Wage: $18.00/hr
  • Start Date: August 2022

Who We Are:

Hamilton Bike Share Inc. is the not-for-profit organization that operates the year-round 825 bike public bike sharing system and hosts the Everyone Rides Initiative, an equity program that is designed to remove barriers to accessing bikes through subsidized membership options, programming and community engagement. Our mission is “to enhance the quality of urban life by improving equitable access to bicycles in Hamilton.”

Who You Are

You’re a skilled and comfortable driver, who is excited to navigate the city, work outside, and is passionate about helping more people in Hamilton access bikes. You’re confident navigating the city in large cargo vans, and are comfortable with the physical task of lifting and loading bikes. You're able to work independently with minimal supervision to complete tasks, and are self-motivated to ensure your tasks are completed to a high standard.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a motivated individual to be a field-based Driver aka “Rebalancer”. The Driver-Rebalancer’s primary responsibility is to keep the Hamilton Bike Share system running efficiently by redistributing bikes in the system via truck and/or cargo van. This position requires driving safely between hubs to load bikes and redistribute them throughout the system as required. This position requires regular lifting and loading of bikes (50 lbs) onto a vehicle. Additional tasks will include inspecting bikes and hubs; installing hubs; tracking bike data; field-based hardware adjustments, and bringing in bikes to our shop for maintenance.


We are looking for someone who can commit to 30-40 hours per week starting August. Evening and weekend availability is required. Hours may be reduced in the winter given demands of the system. If you are interested in part-time hours only, we would still consider an application if you have evening and weekend availability.


  • Drive the redistribution truck safely in an urban setting;
  • Operate vehicles safely while following all relevant legislation;
  • Redistribute bikes between hubs and to/from workshop for service, including the lifting and loading of bikes in and out of a cargo van/truck;
  • Maintain bikes at hubs (including mechanical and electronic issues);
  • Install and maintain hubs, including racks, bikes, signs, and space around hub;
  • Inspect bike hubs for safety, operability and cleanliness;
  • Report and ensure processes are documented electronically via web and tablet apps;
  • Maintain a clean, organized work space, both in the HQ workshop and inside the vehicles;
  • Interact with bike share riders and other members of the public; treat with respect and dignity;
  • Work as part of the HBSI team to provide excellent bike availability and rider experience;
  • Data entry as required.


  • Valid class G driver’s license; clean driver’s abstract/able to safely operate a motor vehicle;
  • Comfortable and confident driving a service vehicle throughout the city;
  • Willing to work in all types of weather and safely load and unload equipment at job sites;
  • Good problem solving skills ;
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting on a regular basis; able to easily lift 50 lbs frequently and up to 100 lbs occasionally;
  • Ability to use a tablet;
  • An interest in being physically active;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Pickup, delivery and driving experience is an asset.

Our organization is committed to equity and anti-racism, and we seek to cultivate an inclusive team and welcoming workplace. We encourage candidates from diverse identities to apply, including people who identify as BIPOC and/or racialized, people with disabilities, and people from the LGBTQ2S+ community.

How To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume in one PDF addressed to Megan Anevich: by 11:59pm on August 14th, 2022.

The cover letter must include the following in order to be considered:

  • Why we should choose you for this particular role

  • Your availability: earliest start date, preferred availability (evenings or weekends, or both), and if there are days of the week you cannot work.

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

As a condition of employment you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or provide proof of valid exemption satisfactory to the employer prior to your start date. You must acknowledge and agree to comply with any future vaccine policy requirements as an ongoing condition of employment at Hamilton Bike Share.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 3 2022    ID: 65274