Spring is here and I see dozens of bike shop job openings for sales help and mechanics on Craigslist all around the nation. I don’t normally post these kinds of jobs since they’re very local and you’re not likely to relocate for something like that, but I’ll make an exception for this one since my pal Matt works at that Performance store in Raleigh. To apply, visit the shop and tell Matt that Cyclelicious sent you. If you make me look bad I’ll kick you in the Assos chamois cream.
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It looks like Specialized is getting into e-bikes: European Globe Engineer emphasizes “E-Bike knowledge in Electro-Mechanical engineering is key priority for this position!” Specialized also does summer internships and externships for those interested in breaking into the bike industry.
This is Mary Anne Groen, Chief of Staff to San Jose City Councillor Rose Herrera. She rides a bike as part of her job when Councilwoman Herrera gets out on her bicycle to press the flesh.
A number of careers are open at Trek Bicycles, including “Interaction Designer,” software engineer, marketing for Trek’s B-Cycle bike-share group, and interesting opportunities at Trek Travel.
Quality Bike Parts in Minneaplis, MN has several openings, including one for Surly Brand Manager. Arleigh The Bike Shop Girl is a sales rep for them now and says she loves working for QBP.
Speedplay hiring customer support rep / inside sales in Mira Mesa, CA (near San Diego).
NVO Components willing to pay up to $2500 for a 3-D animated presentation video demonstrating the benefit of their adjustable stems for use at trade shows.
Fresno Police Reserve Unit includes volunteer bike patrol.
Assistant Counselor for a child traffic safety program in Northbrook, IL.
Ride your bicycle and write parking tickets in the small commercial district for the city of Piedmont, CA (in the hills east of Oakland and Berkeley).
Leisure Trends Group seeks Retail Analyst in Boulder, CO.
A soldering gig in Jersey City: “I have a bicycle that needs some sodering. The part of the frame that accepts the seat post needs soddering. Im in journal square, jersey city, and need someone local that I can ride the bike to.”
Brand Ambassador to college students in Austin, TX for Pure Fix Cycles.
Jimmy John’s bicycle delivery in Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA.
“Aggressive bike industry sales rep” for an electric bike company in Beverly Hills selling delivery bikes for pizza joints and similar food delivery.
Get paid to ride your bike in downtown San Antonio with a sign on your bike.
Pedicab in Fort Collins, CO.
Bicycle rental help at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.