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. 
(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.

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.

Please feel free to apply now to secure a summer position by filling out the job application form below.

Alternatively, you can download our job application and mail along with a photograph to:  PO Box 176, North Eastham, MA 02651

Online Job Application

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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“I certify that the information provided by me in this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if employed by Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc., falsified statements contained within this application will constitute grounds for termination of my employment with and by Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc. I authorize Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc. to investigate all statements contained within this application and I authorize the references and employers listed in this application to provide any and all information concerning my previous employment and any pertinent information related to my previous employment and release Idle Times Bike Shop, Inc. from all liability for any damage that results from utilization of this information. This waiver does not permit the release or use of disability-related or medical information in a manner prohibited by the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant federal and state laws.”

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188 Bracket Road
Eastham, MA 02642




29 Main Street
Orleans, MA 02653




2616 Route 6
Wellfleet, MA 02667



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