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Bike Hub Mechanic

Position Announcement

Position Details

Proposed Start Date 06/26/2017
Classification Title Trades/Maintenance Worker 1
Working Title Bike Hub Mechanic
Position Number D91540
Representation OP - SEIU/OPEU Local 503
EEO Status
Position FTE 1.0

Position Summary

Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept

Portland State’s 49-acre downtown campus is located in the heart of one of America’s most vibrant centers of culture, business and technology. We are recognized throughout the world for programs like Urban Planning, Social Work, and Environmental Studies that directly engage the community, and aim our students towards the creation of a better, more sustainable world.

Transportation and Parking Services is responsible for the management of all university owned parking lots, structures and garages and oversees parking enforcement, parking citation billing and collection, permit distribution, sales and demand management, staffing and management of the parking kiosk booths, and event and guest parking. The department coordinates alternative transportation incentive programs and sells transit instruments to employees, students and the general public. In addition, the department oversees and coordinates the maintenance and modernization of the parking facilities and manages and directs the enforcement of the parking program and its policies.

To learn more about our department, please visit our website here

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to facilitate operations for the service area at PSU’s Bicycle Hub. This position conducts pay­-for­service repairs on Bike Hub members’ bicycles, assists with training of the Bicycle Hub student staff, particularly in regards to mechanical skill and instruction, and assumes responsibility for service sales and customer relations. Additionally, this position assists with ordering and receipt of equipment and repair supplies needed to operate the service section of the Bike Hub. This position also serves as a back­up for all student positions associated with sales/cashiering and repair instruction for Bike Hub members.

Primary Activity A - Administrative
Minimum Qualifications from Classification

Minimum Qualifications are not established for this classification. The appointing authority is responsible for recruitment and selection. Refer to Personnel Rule 105-43-005.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for this Position

- 1 year experience as bicycle mechanic
- Excellent customer service skills
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Computer experience including point of sale software
- Cash handling and reconciliation experience
- Successful completion of a background check

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive
- Completion of bicycle mechanic certification/training program
- Experience as an instructor or trainer

Key Cultural Competencies

Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.
Adheres to all PSU policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

Work Days/Hours
Total Compensation Range & Benefits Statement

The starting salary rate for this position will be between $12.62 and $14.18 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools.

Pay Range

Application Instructions

Additional Information
Additional Application Instructions (deadlines, etc.)
Background Check Required Yes
Position End Date (if applicable)
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Search Details

Posting Close Date
Application screening begins 06/26/2017

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first find out about this position?
    • PSU Website
    • HERCJobs
    • Urban League of Portland
    • Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
    • Oregon Employment Department
    • Social Media
    • Person Referral
    • Career Builder
    • Glass Door
    • Other - Please describe in the next Question
  2. If you selected Other, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Professional References