Hiring Bike/Walk Safety Instructors and Mechanics!

Looking for people who love working with and on bikes! Be the change you wish to see in your community by being a part of our amazing education programs team! Multiple positions available for each program. Share and tell a friend! All applications due to Jake Newborn, Youth Education Program Manager by FEBRUARY 28th by 6pm!

Mobile Bike Repair- Lead Mechanic

The Bike Fed Mobile Bicycle Repair Programs are looking to hire! Mobile Repair programs are located on the near Northside and near Southwest Side.

Depending on applicant’s skills and availability they may be able work one or both neighborhoods.

Status: Limited Term Employment, March-October, Approximately 20-30 hours per week possibly more if working in both neighborhoods or combined with Safe Routes to School or Valid Bike Shop Mechanic position.

Rate: Base Pay of $14. Possibly more depending on experience/skills. No benefits, but sweet perks!


  • Train High School aged youth on Bike Mechanic and Job Readiness Skills

  • Repair all types of bicycles

  • Track program outcomes and data

  • Coordinate attendance at events and schedules with Youth apprentices

  • Work closely with Education Program Manager to provide support for other Bike Fed programs

  • Meet program goals for budget and outreach/events


  • Above-Average bike mechanic skills and knowledge

  • Excellent Presentation, organization, and communication skills

  • Ability to work on own and with small groups

  • Experience working with youth

  • Value working with and teaching a diverse group of people

  • Physically fit to ride a loaded Bullitt Cargo bike and lift 30+ pounds

  • Some Saturday and early evening hours are necessary



  • $15/hour base salary
  • Bonus for Spanish language skills


  • Working outside

  • Discounts on bike parts and tools

  • Interacting with and effecting positive change with a diverse population of Milwaukee residents

  • Potential for more hours and expanded role depending on program growth


Submit Cover Letter and Resume in PDF format and one file via email or mail by FEB 28th, 2018

Jake Newborn, Education Program Manager

Wisconsin Bike Fed

3618 W. Pierce St.

Milwaukee, WI 53215

Bike/Walk Safety Instructors Wanted!

The Wisconsin Bike Fed is seeking Bike/Walk Safety Instructors to support Milwaukee’s Safe Routes to School program. Safe Routes to School is an innovative national movement to stop the growing trend of childhood obesity by drastically increasing the number of children who bike and walk to school.

Status: Limited Term Employment, March 19th through November 9th

Rate: Starts at $12/hour. Possibly more based on experience and skills. 20-35 hours a week varies throughout season. No benefits, but sweet perks!


  • Teach curriculum based education classes at various Milwaukee Public School sites

  • Lead groups of youth on neighborhood rides and walks

  • Serve as a role model in safe biking and walking for youth

  • Assist in maintaining fleet of bicycles and supplies

  • Assess school area for impediments to walking or biking to school

  • Assist with administrative work


  • Experience working with children

  • Enjoy bicycling and be willing to bike to/for work

  • Excellent speaking and presentation skills

  • Value working with diversity of people and team teaching methods

  • Ability to work on own and on a team

  • Spanish speaking/writing beneficial, but not required

  • Bicycle maintenance/mechanic skills beneficial, but not required

  • Social Media/Computer graphic skills beneficial, but not required

  • MUST pass background check


  • Working/biking outside will build your tan and muscles

  • Working with people who love their job!

  • Get to know your city better and making a difference in lives of youth

  • Discounts on purchase of bike parts and tools

The Safe Routes to School programs are held across the Milwaukee area. Instructors are responsible for supplying their own transportation (Bikes Rule!). The Bike Fed will provide mandatory paid training sessions beginning March 19th. Hours are scheduled between 8am and 6pm Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturdays, varies week to week.

Submit Cover Letter & Resume in PDF or printed format by 6PM, WED, FEB 28th to:

Jake Newborn, Education Program Manager Wisconsin Bike Fed 3618 W. Pierce St #250 Jake.Newborn@WisconsinBikeFed.org 414-255-0377

Also file in “other cool jobs” folder this Urban Ecology Center position!

We are seeking candidates with bike maintenance skills to apply for our 2018 Summer Internship in Visitor Services. The Visitor Services internship focuses on customer service and keeping our equipment lending benefit running smoothly (this benefit allows members to borrow our camping equipment, watercraft, bikes, and more, for free).


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