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OXFORD - Bike Mechanic


ABOUT connects people with bikes! We are a social marketplace for bike sharing. Our mission is to make bikes easily available and affordable to everyone everywhere. We unlock the assets of unused bikes.

Here in Oxford we run a number of different bike projects.  We provide Oxford colleges with small fleets of Community Bikes, we facilitate peer to peer bike sharing transactions via our website and also manage the operations side of the city’s only docked bike share scheme. is a funded startup with global ambitions. You will be part of a fast pace work environment which strives to improve and showcase operational excellence. 


We’re looking for someone to join our team and manage our on the ground activities in Oxford which include our college based Community Bikes and Oxonbike docked sharing scheme, as well as ad hoc projects.  We need someone to ensure that our fleets are well maintained and that our operations are running smoothly.


Weekly bike maintenance checks.

  • Weekly changing of bike lock codes.

  • Weekly hub maintenance tasks.

  • Record keeping via Google docs, forms and sheets.


Knowledge:  A solid understanding of bike mechanics.

Experience:  Experience working with bikes.

Skills, abilities & competencies:

  • Cycling - Confident cyclist.

  • Communication skills - The ability to communicate clearly and effectively via a number of different platforms.

  • Work ethic - The ability to display efficient time management, a keen eye for detail and a genuine pride in your work.

  • Practical skills - The ability to carry out full service checks on a wide range of bikes.

  • Technical Competency - The ability to work with Google Docs, Forms, Maps and Sheets via a smartphone. You will be provided with a smart phone.

  • Flexibility - The ability to adapt and grow according to’s ever changing environment.

  • Teamwork - The ability to work as part of a small tight knit team whilst also working independently on a number of individual projects.

Confident cyclist 


A full clean driving license

Van driving experience


Flexible working hours

Salary depends on experience (at least £10.00 per hour)

30 days holiday including bank holidays pro rata


People who join are excited and energetic about its mission. They want to be part of the movement that sees bicycles become the next great disruptor in urban mobility. Their commitment to effecting this change is reflected in the way they work.

The right candidates will be decisive and enthusiastic self-starters, and will need to ‘live’ the experience whilst understanding and sharing in our vision for changing the world of urban mobility.


Start date - ASAP

Job Type: part time, 5-7 hours per week

Salary: £10.00-£12.00 /hour, depending on experience

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Volunteer opportunities

image1.jpeg is a fast-moving startup with a big emphasis on community engagement. We have volunteer opportunities available in many different areas of work. We'd love to chat to you about your skills and how we can match these to one of our volunteer roles so that we can work together to ensure you get the most from your experience. Whether you need to develop specific skills to add to your CV, or if you have time on your hands this summer and would like to get involved in events and festivals, we are certain that we can provide a positive and enjoyable experience in exchange for your passion and enthusiasm.