Bike Technician

Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Assist members in checking and repairing their bicycles in a timely manner and in correlation with Auburn Outdoors policies and procedures
  • Oversee the preventative maintenance and inspections of rental fleet
  • Maintain a clean bicycle workshop area
  • Inventory consumable items and inform professional staff when parts and consumable items need to be purchased
  • Greet members professionally and enthusiastically to create and maintain an atmosphere that motivates long-term participation in various outdoor activities
  • Continually improve mechanical skills utilizing pertinent resources
  • Assist with facilitating on-campus bicycle programs

Job Expectations

  • Be familiar with common bike tools and understands key maintenance concepts
  • Have knowledge about local areas to recreate on a bicycle in both road and mountain
  • Utilize When to Work to communicate work availability to supervisors and co-workers.
  • Arrive promptly for shifts, dressed in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and trainings
  • Follow procedures set forth in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies

General Schedule

This position will be scheduled to work 2-4 hour shifts Monday - Sunday 12:00pm -11:00 pm. This position is expected to work at least 10 hours weekly with a maximum of 20. The position is available Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters with limited hours during semester and holiday breaks. 

Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Obtain and maintain a current CPR / First Aid / AED certification.
  • Complete Secure the Human Training within one week of email notification (annually)

Physical Requirements

  • Must have the dexterity to handle thin cables, bolts, and other hardware (~5mm in thickness)
  • Must be able to lift approximately 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 3 hours at a time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience cycling in any capacity
  • Knowledge of bicycle maintenance/repair
  • Worked as an Auburn Outdoors Attendant for at least one semester

Location Auburn Outdoors 
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