Lead Bicycle Mechanic

The Common Wheel: 324 N Queen St, Lancaster PA 17603

Job Posted: 2/27/2018

Start Date: Immediately

The Common Wheel needs YOU.


The Common Wheel (TCW) is a community bicycle shop located in the heart of Lancaster City and dedicated to a customer base that uses bicycles for transportation.

We are seeking a full-time expert bicycle mechanic to join our energetic, hard-working culture. The ideal candidate will be equally at home press fitting a bottom bracket or installing a basket and bell on an around town cruiser.

Lancaster is a progressive city and our new shop is located on the quirky and eclectic 300 block of North Queen Street in proximity to restaurants, art galleries, and barber shops that serve beer. Our service area is surrounded by a bar that encourages community members to hang out and talk shop while we work on bikes and entertain dreams for a life lived on two wheels.

As Lead Mechanic, you will be the smile that greets customers who come through our door. You bleed passion for bikes and believe that cycling is an expression of self and an opportunity for all.

Lead Mechanic Responsibilities

Required Skills

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Compensation Overview

How The Common Wheel Gives

Founded in 2014, The Common Wheel is a nonprofit organization that uses education, advocacy, and equipment sales and service to promote the bicycle as a primary mode of transportation in Lancaster.

In addition to our bicycle shop on North Queen Street, we run a community center on East King Street with multiple programs that use the power of bikes to transform lives. Every transaction at the Queen Street shop directly supports TCW programming in the community. For each new bike purchased, The Common Wheel moves another community member toward the transportation independence of bicycle ownership.

The Common Wheel operates under the following guidelines:

To learn more The Common Wheel, visit http://www.thecommonwheel.com.

To learn more about Lancaster, visit https://visitlancastercity.com.

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