Job Opening: Bikeshare Rebalancer / Driver

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Nice Ride Minnesota is the Twin Cities bike share system - operated by Motivate Minnesota LLC, - with 201 stations and thousands of bikes available across the city. Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community-based transportation option that enhances urban livability and mobility.

Overview of Position:

Nice Ride is seeking drivers to help with all aspects of bicycle rebalancing. The Rebalancing Team is uses compact pickup and trailers in Minneapolis and St Paul to help maintain optimal number of available bikes and docks for our customers. In addition to managing the distribution of bikes, the Rebalancing Team also does basic bike and bike station maintenance (training provided).
Key Aspects of Position:

  • Drive a compact pickup with a trailer for the purpose of moving bikes
  • Load/unload vehicles with bikes and deliver them to stations throughout the city
  • Perform basic station maintenance
  • Work with our Customer Service and Bike maintenance teams to ensure a high level of service
  • Follow safe work practices and help to create a safe working environment
Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record
  • Knowledge of Minneapolis and St.Paul area geography and street layout
  • Ability to work off hours and weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds; stoop, bend, and stand for long periods of time
  • Job may require hours that exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week
Preferred Skills and Experience:  

Mechanical aptitude and some mechanical repair experience
Experience driving and/or towing a trailer

Nice Ride is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Nice Ride is a drug-free workplace.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Compensation: $15/hour

Seasonal Position (April-November)

Part time and full time positions available.

Must be at least 18 years old.

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Who can use Nice Ride?

Nice Ride is open to anyone 18 years of age or older.