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Job Number:  38133
Bike-based Rebalancer
Job Posted: Thursday, 14 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
(57 days ago)
Hamilton Bike Share
Region: Hamilton area Type: Part time
Location: Hamilton Salary: $14-16/hour

Bike-Based Rebalancer, Part-time 

10-20 hours/week

Daytime and evening shifts available


Want to stay fit and help keep the bike share system in tip-top shape? Join the Hamilton Bike Share team as a bike-based rebalancer!


The Bike-based Rebalancer's primary responsibility is to keep the Hamilton Bike Share system running efficiently by redistributing bikes in the system via trike and trailer. This position involves cycling in the field and frequent lifting of bikes (50 lbs).


This position has somewhat flexible hours and is ideal for a student looking for part time work. The work will be done on-campus and near campus at McMaster University. It is a great role for anyone who likes being outside, wants to stay active, and works well independently.


Primary Tasks

  • Safely operate Trike and Trailer
  • Redistribute bikes between hubs by bike (small routes in/around McMaster University and potentially downtown near bike infrastructure)
  • Maintain bikes at hubs (including mechanical and electronic issues)
  • Inspect bike hubs for safety, operability and cleanliness
  • Use basic tools (drills, air pumps, etc) and tablets



  • Comfortable using tablets and online tools and software
  • Strong cyclist who is comfortable towing bike trailer
  • An interest in cycling as transportation
  • Comfortable with repeatedly lifting bikes
  • An interest in being physically active
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Bike maintenance skills an asset but not a requirement



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send cover letter outlining relevant experience and a resume to Peter Benton at with the subject "Trike Job Posting"
Contact Details:
Hamilton Bike Share
L8R 1J4
Hamilton, ON, L8R 1J4

Tel: 289-768-2453
www:   sobihamilton.ca

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