Idle Times Bike Shop

Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc. has four locations on Cape Cod in the towns of Eastham, Orleans and Wellfleet. We are seeking applicants for the 2018 season to fill both full time and part time seasonal summer positions.

Seasonal part time positions range from as early as May, 15th through September 15th. Full time seasonal positions may stretch from March 15th to October 15th. High School students are welcome to apply for shorter seasonal positions stretching from the last week of June to the last week of August.

Position 1.
(2) Employees to staff the Eastham and Orleans stores from March 15th through October 15th annually. These positions are 40 hours/week. Bicycle mechanic experience preferred, but Idle Times will train the best applicants as required. These positions are primarily mechanic positions, but applicants will periodically be expected to perform several of the duties described in Position 2.
Position 2.
(6) Employees to staff Eastham, Orleans and Wellfleet locations. These positions are 40 hours/week for the summer season. Daily duties include keeping the stores presentable and stocked with merchandise, managing the bicycle rental fleet, selling bicycles and accessories, providing general customer service, cashiering, and some minor mechanical work (e.g. mounting bicycle trailers, tag-a-longs, and adjusting stems and seats.) Strong communication skills are very helpful and basic computer literacy is required for operation of a very basic point of sale program.
Position 3.
(3) Employees to perform duties of Position 2 with a part time schedule of 16 to 32 hours/week.

Compensation for each of these positions is negotiable and is commensurate with applicants' experience and ability. Employee discounts available. All positions may require weekend hours.

Please feel free to apply now to secure a summer position by downloading our job application form and submitting it with a photograph via USPS to:

Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc.
PO Box 176
North Eastham, MA 02651

Idle Times Bike Shop is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Description and Requirements
Bike Mechanic
Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc.

  1. Good communication skills, customer relations and neat appearance.
  2. Able to stand for extended periods working at a repair stand and bench.
  3. Ability to use hand tools.
  4. General mechanical aptitude.
  5. Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and to perform repairs on customers' bicycles.
  6. Able to remove, repair or replace bicycle components; e.g. brakes, derailleurs, shifters, pedals, bottom brackets, crank sets, wheel bearings, spoke replacement, wheel truing, installation of tires and tubes, and general bicycle tune-up procedures.
  7. Wheel building a plus, but not required.
  8. New bike assembly.

Job Description
Sales Clerk
Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc.

  1. Good communication skills, customer relations and neat appearance.
  2. Able to stand for extended periods working at a sales counter or on a sales floor.
  3. Ability to use common hand tools.
  4. General knowledge of bicycles and bicycle products.
  5. Ability to deal directly with the public.
  6. Cashiering.
  7. Basic literacy and ability to complete paperwork associated with repair, rental and sales processing.
  8. Assist customers with rental equipment fitting.
  9. Attach and install components to rental bicycles e.g. bike trailers and tag-a-longs.
  10. Provide information to customers to assist with the selection and sale of new bikes, components and accessories.
  11. Ability to operate a basic computer point of sale program.
  12. Cleaning and organizing shop and stocking product.
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