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Work for Heartland B-cycle

by Ben Turner | Apr 07, 2016

About Heartland B-cycle

Heartland B-cycle is the Greater Omaha Metro Area’s bike sharing system and has been incubated by Live Well Omaha for the past five years. Presently they have 152 B-cycles at 31 B-stations located throughout Council Bluffs and Omaha.

Description of Position

Heartland B-cycle is looking for a seasonal weekend field technician starting around May 1st and running through Oct 15th.  Position will work ten hours a week Saturday and Sunday from 7:00am to 1:00pm with the opportunity for occasional extra work around major events. Hourly pay will be $10-12/hour based on experience. 

Key Aspects of the Position

  • Drives a vehicle with trailer to redistribute bikes as required based on real-time demand data.
  • Performs basic maintenance checks on bikes on a routine basis.
  • Addresses and logs bike status, system events and rebalancing data as instructed.
  • Evaluates bike condition and repairs bikes as needed.
  • Inspects bike stations for safety, operability and cleanliness.
  • Troubleshoots stations to ensure station operability.
  • Works with Operations Coordinator to ensure timely and productive workflows.
  • Respond to requests from your manager(s).
  • Assist in maintaining a safe and compliant workplace.
  • Ensure that all necessary reporting is accurate, complete and timely.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Adaptability – enthusiastically adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Dependability - Follow instructions; respond to management direction; communicate frequently; solicit feedback to improve performance.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Passion for bikes, efficiency and sustainability.
  • This position may require bending, stooping, lifting up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience driving trailers in an urban environment.
  • Knowledge of geography/street layout in Omaha metro area.
  • Professional bicycle repair experience.

To apply

Please send resume and cover letter to: by April 20th.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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