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Bike mechanic - Footscray

About Us

Community Bike Hub is a multifaceted social enterprise developed in collaboration with Local Impact.

The Community Bike Hub services the community in a broad variety of ways: we run a full service retail workshop, an education program teaching basic bike mechanic skills to over 300 students per year, alongside a community volunteer program that contributes to our mission of creating a sustainable and circular economy while funnelling into our donation program providing equitable access to active transport for refugees and asylum seekers.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced bike mechanic to work on a casual basis (min 11hrs p/w) in Melbourne’s west. You will work within a small supportive and dynamic team.You will maintain, repair and upgrade bicycles and bicycle components in order to ensure that they are safe and in good working order. This may involve carrying out regular maintenance and servicing, as well as carrying out repairs to parts and components. You will also be responsible for helping customers select the right parts and components for their needs, ensuring that they are installed correctly and that any modifications are performed safely.

Key duties and Responsibilities 

  • Inspect and diagnose bike issues

  • Repair and maintain bikes and components

  • Advise customers on bike maintenance

  • Carry out routine checks

  • Diagnose bicycle faults and repairs

  • Carry out maintenance and servicing of bicycles

  • Advise customers on bicycle purchases and repairs

Experience and attributes

  • Knowledge of bicycle components and systems

  • Ability to diagnose and repair mechanical issues

  • Good communication and customer service skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Able to work independently

  • Physical strength and dexterity

  • Problem-solving ability

  • Aptitude for mechanical work


Community Bike Hub is committed to providing a workplace free from discrimination or harassment. We expect all staff and volunteers to do their part to cultivate and maintain an environment where everyone has the opportunity to feel included, and is afforded the respect and dignity they deserve.

Decisions related to hiring, compensating, training, evaluating performance, or terminating are made fairly, and we provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates and employees. 

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your resume along with a cover letter to:

Position is available for an immediate start

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