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Bicycle CO-OP Attendant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 03/28/2017
Working Title Bicycle CO-OP Attendant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Maintenance
Federal Work Study Required? Yes
Job Summary

The University is seeking a student employee for The Pitt Bike Cave, which is a bicycle co-operative that will be opening for the fall semester of 2017. It will exist to serve the cycling community at Pitt and in Oakland. Shop functions include bicycle repairs, workshops, programming, and general community support. Students applying for the Bicycle Co-op Attendant position do not necessarily need to know how to service and repair bicycles but must be willing to learn and have an interest in cycling and customer service. The Bicycle Co-op Attendant must be willing to commit to the position for at least one year. People of diverse sexual orientations (LGBTQIA), transgender and gender nonconforming people, people of color, women, intersex people and people of diverse abilities, national origins, ages, and socioeconomic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements


● Attend and participate in and complete mechanic training sessions.

● Complete all assigned repairs in a safe and timely manner.

● Demonstrate proper shop etiquette by maintaining a clean and organized space.

● Effectively interact with students, staff, and community members of diverse backgrounds.


● Must have a passion or interest in cycling.

● Must be committed to promoting diversity and safe-spaces in the Bike Cave.

● Must have a basic working knowledge of tools and tool safety.

● Must have a helpful attitude and be willing to learn and take instruction.

● Must be willing to work in a fast paced challenging environment.

● Must possess excellent time management skills.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 6
Anticipated Hours per Week 12-15
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Mon-Sat 4hour shifts

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Posvar Hall in an annex
Posting Number S-04419-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents