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Sports Basement

Bike Mechanic

Novato
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Sports Basement

Sports Basement is a Bay Area sporting goods retailer, but it feels like so much more! We carry the best brands at the best prices, we rent snow gear, camp gear, bikes and more, and we'll fix up your bike or tune your ski gear at our in-store service shops. Even better, we offer tons of comfy couches and community spaces so you can feel at home, enjoy a film festival, or meet some (sorta) famous athletes. From hosting fundraisers for local schools & charities to cheering you on at a local race, we're a key part of our local communities as well as a safe space to hang out (that’s what the couches are for).

Position overview

Do you know the difference between a cassette and a freewheel? Can you use “compact” and “disc” in a sentence without referring to something that goes in a Walkman? We are looking for a mechanic with experience to provide top-notch service to our customers and their bikes. You’ll walk our customers through the bike evaluation process, noting their concerns and communicating potential issues you find with their bikes. Communication and problem-solving skills will compliment your mechanical aptitude to help you succeed in this role. • Basic to complex bicycle repairs of mountain, road, and ebikes. • Building, diagnosing and repairing bicycles. • Logging all bike labor and repair parts through our computer systems (Lightspeed). • Consulting with customers about required repairs. • Filing and completing warranty claims. • Some inventory management. • Detail-oriented and computer skills are a must.

Benefits

Sports Basement offers a competitive wage with plenty of opportunities for advancement after skills and experience are demonstrated. Specific starting wages are dependant on location and experience. We went above and beyond with our benefits, as a Sports Basement staffer you'll get: • Full health, dental, and optical coverage (full-time staff). • Participation in our profit-sharing bonus pool (full-time staff). • 40% off our already low prices. . . for life! (after you work 2,000 hours). • A kitchen fully stocked with free, tasty, healthy food for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner. • A free flight every time you work the equivalent of one full year. • Free skiing, camping, and biking trips with our Out of the Basement program. • Free use of our rental gear. • Up to $1,000 per year in event and race fee reimbursements. • 401(k) plan. • Stock options program (full-time staff). • Flexible schedule for students.