Bicas is hiring!

BICAS is seeking to hire Staff/Collective Members

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the bicycle as a viable, sustainable and healthy form of transportation and eager to share that enthusiasm with our visitors both in and out of the shop. BICAS is dedicated to serving everyone, regardless of background, and frequently works with youth, homeless, refugee, Spanish­ speaking, and low-income populations. Experience working with these populations in any non­-profit capacity is a plus, as is being bilingual or multilingual. We encourage those that can work our WTF workshop on Mondays (Women, Transgender, Femme) to apply. Bicycle mechanical knowledge is not required but is desired. The ability to teach in a caring, compassionate, and hands­ off approach is necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Out­ going and self­ motivated personality who can work efficiently and effectively in both a chaotic environment and individually.

2. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse people while observing sensitivities and differences.

3. Ability to foster an environment of empowerment and cooperation.

4. Strong communication skills including: interpersonal, electronic, and group setting.

5. Ability to work collaboratively with staff and community members.

6. Ability to multi­-task several customers at a time.

7. Passion for bikes and bicycling as transportation.

8. Ability to work summer months.

 

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience organizing volunteers or staff.

2. Experience coordinating events.

3. Experience working in a leadership role of a non­-profit organization, collective or

equivalent.

4. Excellent written and verbal communication and public relations skills.

5. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of bike repair and bike mechanics.

6. Experience teaching one­ on­ one or in class settings.

7. Familiarity with related sustainability, safety and health issues.

8. Experience in sustainable business practices.

9. Ability to set measurable goals and see them through to their completion.

10.Computer literacy, Familiarity with Quick Books, and Google Office programs.

11. Spanish­ speaking bilingual or multilingual.

12. Ability and passion to work Women, Transgender, Femme Workshop (WTF) on Monday.

13.Commitment to the use of the bicycle as a legitimate form of transportation.

Please read these job descriptions before applying Shop Mechanic/Collective Member

Please submit your resume with a cover sheet explaining why you want to work at BICAS, and how you think you will contribute to the collective, either via email to hiring@bicas.org or in person at BICAS.

 

Art Preview at Dragoon Brewing Co

Early Art Preview at Dragoon Brewing Co

If you missed last week’s Art Preview event at Dragoon Brewing Co, you still have time. Art will be up until the end of the week along with BICAS/Dragoon T-shirts and BICAS Brown Ale!

Dragoon Brewing Co will also be bringing the BICAS Brown Ale and T-shirts to the BICAS Art Auction which is coming up on DEC 2nd & 3rd. See you then!

DRAGOON BREWING CO (1859 W Grant Rd #111 Tucson, AZ 85745)
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (3-10 pm)
Saturday (12-10 pm)
Sunday (12-5 pm)

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Best Bike Shop – Finalists

Thanks for all the love, Tucson! We had a hunch that you liked us, but we’re blushing from all the love. Check out our moment of fame in Tucson Weekly’s 2016 Best of “Bike Shop” category or click here:

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Best Bike Shop

BICAS

Shout out to the other Finalists:
2. Ordinary Bike Shop
3. Sabino Cycles