Job Opportunities

Why it’s great to work at Bike Works:

  • The Columbia City neighborhood is vibrant with great restaurants, coffee, a seasonal Farmer’s Market, live music, and an active community
  • Gender neutral bathrooms
  • Casual office environment
  • Generous benefits
  • A organization-wide winter break in December
  • Fun, collaborative coworkers, committed to social justice
  • Yearly professional development allowance
  • Discounts to keep your biking habit rolling (or to help inspire you to get into bicycling)
  • Bike Parking and lots of it! 

Youth Summer Camp and Community Drop-in Facilitator

Seasonal/Part-Time

The Bike Works Summer Camp and Community Drop in Facilitator works with the Programs Team to support our summer youth programs. Specifically, this position will support community drop-ins, Earn-A-Bike Camps, and Justice Journey R.I.D.E.S. Camps. The role includes leading bike rides and safety rodeos, teaching basic bicycle maintenance, facilitating group activities with youth, and participating in training activities for organizational partners and Programs staff. Each day will be a blend of these tasks within a team of six, requiring both collaboration and independence. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with bike mechanic skills who has experience teaching and mentoring youth with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. $24.75/hour or DOE.

Email your resume and a cover letter (with your availability for interviews) to youthprograms@bikeworks.org.Applications received by May 20th will receive priority consideration. Ideal start date is June 6, 2022. This position is open until filled. 

Youth Rides and Summer Camp Facilitator

Seasonal/Part-Time

The Bike Works Youth Rides and Summer Camp Facilitator works with the Programs Team to support our summer youth programs. Specifically, this position will support the STP training series rides, Earn-A-Bike Camps, and Justice Journey R.I.D.E.S. Camps. The role includes leading bike rides and safety rodeos, teaching basic bicycle maintenance, facilitating group activities with youth, and participating in training activities for organizational partners and Programs staff. Each day will be a blend of these tasks within a team of six, requiring both collaboration and independence. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with bike mechanic skills who has experience teaching and mentoring youth with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. $24.75 or DOE.

Email your resume and a cover letter (with your availability for interviews) to youthprograms@bikeworks.org.Applications received by May 20th will receive priority consideration. Ideal start date is June 6, 2022. This position is open until filled. 


Bike Shop Mechanic 

This position will provide professional-quality mechanical repair services and attentive, quality customer service in a high-energy, fast-paced bike shop. Other duties will include sales, receiving and pricing orders, and maintaining accessible, organized retail displays. This position reports directly to the Shop Director and is part of the Bike Works Bike Shop Team.

We are no longer hiring for this position, but please feel free to share your resume for future consideration: kellen@bikeworks.org

Bike Works, based in SE Seattle since 1996, promotes the bicycle as a vehicle for change to empower youth and build resilient communities. Our programs and services invest in young people and encourage bicycling. Our bike shop serves a large customer base with used bike sales, affordable repairs, and new and used parts and accessories. We take in over 7,000 bicycle donations annually and redistribute these bikes through our programs and bike shop. We are committed to continued learning and improvement, with a focus on social justice and racial equity.


Conditions of Employment

Bike Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to assembling a diverse and talented staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Bike Works does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or marital status. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

2021 BENEFITS PACKAGE

All full-time employees are eligible for our generous benefits package:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 12 days of vacation to start (adding one day for each additional year of work)
  • 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, plus a paid holiday recess from 12/24 through 1/1
  • 10 days sick leave per year
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Training & Professional Development for job roles
  • Unlimited Orca Card
  • EAP Employee Assistance Program
  • $250 reimbursement for any kind of training or continuing education
  • $250 match for employee donations to other nonprofits
  • $250 fitness/gym membership reimbursement
  • Discounts on new & used bikes and parts in our Shop
  • Retirement match up to $2,000
  • Life Insurance
  • Reimbursement for mileage when using your bike for work
  • Casual dress code
  • Sabbatical policy for 1 month after 5 years