The Broken Spoke LLC

630 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368  (360) 379-1295

The Broken Spoke supplies our local commuters, athletes, and recreational riders with all their cycling needs.

The Broken Spoke is committed to providing our customers’ with quality service and a unique small town bike shop experience.  We believe in professional, well-trained employees who make visiting The Broken Spoke a rewarding experience.  We offer a work environment that is both challenging and accommodating to your needs.

Position title: Seasonal Bicycle Mechanic

Reports to: Shop Manager, General Manager, and Owner

Compensation: Starting hourly pay is Washington minimum wage ($11/hr), increased amount based on experience. Expected workload to be between 20 and 40 hours per week, as discussed with Owner.  

The mechanic position is summer seasonal; employment cannot be guaranteed past September.


Overview of Bicycle Mechanic Position (includes but not limited to):

∙     Interact with customers; in person, over the phone and through email

∙     Give accurate and complete price estimates for repairs

∙     Efficient and precise mechanic work

∙     Possess troubleshooting skills, and mechanical aptitude

∙     Sell bikes, accessories and other merchandise

∙     Possess sufficient knowledge and a helpful attitude

∙     Keep accurate records of sales, and repairs, using Point Of Sale program

∙     Communicate with shop manager, manager, and owner

∙     Maintain a clean and organized workspace

∙     Work within a small team atmosphere

∙     Attend staff meetings


Qualifications and personal qualities:

• Mechanical aptitude

• People skills- able to interact effectively with people of all ages, abilities, cultural groups, economic status or sexual orientation

• Responsible, on time (early)

• Common sense handy-skills

• Organized and dependable

• Willing to cooperate with, and follow The Broken Spoke procedures

• Basic computer skills using Point of Sale program, cash machine, Microsoft Office, Google

• Set an example as a safe and legal bicycle rider while working for The Broken Spoke

• Promote healthy lifestyles consistent with The Broken Spoke’s mission