Walk N Roll Program Representative
Walk N Roll Program Representative – Community Bike Shop Educator & Mechanic
Intercity Transit’s Walk N Roll program partners with schools and community organizations to offer activities that educate and encourage youth to walk, bike, roll, and take the bus for transportation. The Walk N Roll program strives to create a healthier, safer, and more active community. We are currently recruiting a Walk N Roll Program Representative to oversee the operations of the Walk N Roll educational bike shop, provide bike mechanic education and oversee the repair and maintenance of bicycles that support Walk N Roll’s bike education programs.
If you have:
• Skills in bicycle mechanics including the ability to lead and educate others.
• The ability to create a welcoming space that fosters community.
• Proven ability to manage completing priorities effectively and work independently.
• High level of personal accountability for the quality, safety, and impact of your work
• Proven ability to work in a collaborative environment and complete projects within a team.
Then this position is for you!
Intercity Transit is looking for a Walk N Roll Program Representative to oversee all operations related to the Walk N Roll educational bike shop. They will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of donated bicycles while coordinating and implementing bicycle mechanics education, programs, classes, and activities. This is a great opportunity to work with K-12 students, adult community members, school staff, parents, volunteers, and community partners. The Walk N Roll Program Representative will also serve as Intercity Transit’s Employee Transportation Coordinator overseeing the agencies Commute Trip Reduction program.
It’s an exciting time to join IT!
Build a career you enjoy, in an agency that is a nationally recognized urban transit system with diverse services and strong community support. Intercity Transit provides fixed route transit, ADA paratransit and vanpool services in Washington state’s capitol city of Olympia in addition to the neighboring communities of Lacey, Tumwater, and Yelm. This is an exciting time with great opportunities, and we invite you to join us in our mission to provide and promote transportation choices that support an accessible, sustainable, livable, healthy and prosperous community.
As a Walk N Roll Program Representative, you will:
• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Walk N Roll educational bike shop. Responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, organized, and inclusive educational space. Monitor inventory and order bicycle parts and tools.
• Implement and maintain systems for the retrieval, storage, and repair of donated and fleet bikes. Ensure program bikes are properly repaired and in safe riding condition.
• Coordinate, promote and implement bike shop activities, events, and classes.
• Handle the waste stream for unsalvageable bikes and bike parts.
• Source, recruit, train, and track bike shop volunteers.
• Develop curriculum and provide bike mechanic and maintenance instruction and training to youth and adults.
• Provide technical oversight for bicycle repair to volunteers, community members and youth.
• Support bike, pedestrian, and transit education, activities, outreach, events, and classes.
• Collaborate with other staff and volunteers.
• Serve as Intercity Transit’s Employee Transportation Coordinator overseeing the Commute Trip Reduction Program (CTR). Facilitate committee meetings; prepare agendas, minutes, and supporting documents. Track data, create
reports, attend networking sessions, and send communications to Intercity Transit employees about the CTR program.
• Support other marketing and communication activities. Provides administrative support to the WNR program.
Are you the one we are looking for?
• Associates degree or a specialized certificate training in bicycle mechanics, bicycle riding safety, education, or other related field AND three (3) years of experience working in bicycle repair; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
• You must have a Washington State driver’s license within the first 30 days of employment and be willing to submit to a criminal background investigation, the results of which must meet the agency’s hiring criteria.
• Knowledge of bicycle repair; safe cycling practices and principles; adult and youth education; volunteer recruitment and coordination; collaboration and team-building practices; computers, basic desktop publishing, database and/or spreadsheet design; modern office procedures, methods, and equipment.
• Skilled in bicycle mechanics including the ability to ensure that bicycle repairs are done to an excellent standard of safety and functionality; safe, legal, and competent cycling skills; public speaking and presenting; working with the public, youth, educators, and a wide-range of stakeholders; safely operating program van and trailer; using computers and related software applications; prioritizing work and performing multiple tasks; establishing and abiding by project timelines; compiling and distributing data, materials and information; communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interactions with K-12 youth, volunteers, coworkers, supervisor, and the public to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
What’s in it for you?
• Receive a competitive salary of $29.21 - $39.47 an hour in addition to annual general wage/cost of living
adjustments typically received in January and step increases in July (if not at top of salary range).
• Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and eligible dependents.
• PERS Retirement Plans (through Washington State Public Employee’s Retirement System) along with voluntary
deferred compensation plans (401k and 457) with employer match up to 6.2%.
• 12 to 25 vacation days per year depending upon date of eligibility and length of service.
• 12 days of sick leave per year depending upon date of eligibility.
• Up to 48 hours of floating holiday time.
• $200 incentive for each COVID-19 booster vaccination dose.
Ready to jump on board?
We would love for you to apply! Please submit a complete electronic application online at www.intercitytransit.com/employment. Your application package must include a letter of interest and resume that clearly explains how you meet the qualifications of the position. Be advised, we will not consider incomplete applications. Intercity Transit’s preferred method of communication is via email, so an accurate and active email address is essential.
Completed applications must be received by 5:00pm on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
Intercity Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce. We also take pride in being a drug free workplace. Note that Intercity Transit is subject to requirements of the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act and CFR Part 40 & Part 655, which prohibit the use of marijuana at any time while employed by Intercity Transit.