Scraper is hiring for two new positions!

Thanks to a generous grant from our friends at The Quest Foundation, we are hiring for two new positions. Please see the job descriptions for each below, and click “Apply Here” to be taken to Indeed.com if you’re interested in joining our fantastic team. If you have any questions about the roles, or have any trouble submitting your resume via Indeed, please reach out to operations@scraperbiketeam.com.

The Original Scraper Bike Team, Inc. is seeking a flexible, knowledgeable, service-oriented Shed Lead to staff our bicycle shed at Arroyo Park. The ideal candidate will have intermediate to expert bicycle mechanic knowledge (of both repairs and bike customizations), as well as be an engaging leader and supportive instructor while providing the Scraper Bike curriculum during scheduled learning sessions.

Note: This position was created for and fully funded by a renewable grant made to our nonprofit. Relying on grant funds means this position could have gaps between grant funding or have an end date if grant funding ceases. All efforts will be made to avoid these situations, but they are a possibility for this role.

Job Requirements:

  • Provides and maintains a safe, clean, organized, and comfortable environment
  • Enforces all helmet laws and Scraper Bike Team code of conduct rules
  • Uses non-evaluative language to ask open-ended questions and provides open ended choices
  • Helps participants form appropriate responses and allows participants to suggest solutions
  • Provides opportunities for structured small group activities and empowers students to lead
  • Interacts positively with all students, coordinators, community members, and Scraper staff
  • Follows and completes the Scraper Bike Team curriculum with participants during each session
  • Creates opportunities to provide feedback and provides strategies for student reflection
  • Provide constant visual and interactive supervision of all participants during curriculum lessons
  • Examines bicycle and identifies parts that may need to be repaired, replaced, or modified
  • Installs, repairs, and replaces various bicycle equipment including but not limited to handlebars, stands, lights, seats, and speed and gear mechanisms
  • Disassembles axles when required to repair, modify, or replace faulty parts
  • Aligns wheels of bicycles, inspects tire tubes and uses scrapers and patches to repair them
  • Repairs broken or cracked frames
  • Builds or assembles new bicycles
  • Attends and participates in all required staff training and meetings
  • Submits requests for tools and other inventory
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Scraper Bikes

Pay Rate & Benefits: $35 per hour; accrued sick time. No other benefits provided.
Required Hours: Thursdays: 2pm-6pm, Fridays: 2pm-6pm, Saturdays: 11am-5pm, Sundays: 11am-5pm
Work Location: Arroyo Viejo Park, by the Recreation Center

Required Experience:

  • Two years’ experience working with children (within school-based services is preferable)
  • Two years’ experience working with bicycles
  • Intermediate to expert level bicycle mechanic knowledge
  • Basic computer literacy including familiarity with Microsoft Office software

The Original Scraper Bike Team, Inc. is seeking a flexible, knowledgeable, service-oriented Shed Assistant to help staff our bicycle shed at Arroyo Park. The ideal candidate will have basic bicycle mechanic knowledge (of both repairs and bike customizations) with a desire to become an expert bicycle mechanic, as well as be an engaging leader and supportive instructor while providing the Scraper Bike curriculum during scheduled learning sessions.

Job Requirements:

  • Provides and maintains a safe, clean, organized, and comfortable environment
  • Enforces all helmet laws and Scraper Bike Team code of conduct rules
  • Uses non-evaluative language to ask open-ended questions and provides open ended choices
  • Helps participants form appropriate responses and allows participants to suggest solutions
  • Provides opportunities for structured small group activities and empowers students to lead
  • Interacts positively with all students, coordinators, community members, and Scraper staff
  • Follows and completes the Scraper Bike Team curriculum with participants during each session
  • Creates opportunities to provide feedback and provides strategies for student reflection
  • Provide constant visual and interactive supervision of all participants during curriculum lessons
  • Commits to mastering bicycle mechanics to assist Shed Lead and community with:
    • Examining bicycle and identifying parts that may need to be repaired, replaced, or modified
    • Installing, repairing, and replacing various bicycle equipment including but not limited to handlebars, stands, lights, seats, and speed and gear mechanisms
    • Disassembling axles when required to repair, modify, or replace faulty parts
    • Aligning wheels of bicycles, inspecting tire tubes and use scrapers and patches to repair them
    • Repairing broken or cracked frames
    • Building or assembling new bicycles
  • Attends and participates in all required staff training and meetings
  • Submits requests for tools and other inventory
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Scraper Bikes

Pay Rate & Benefits: $25 per hour; accrued sick time. No other benefits provided.
Required Hours: Thursdays: 2pm-6pm, Fridays: 2pm-6pm, Saturdays: 11am-5pm, Sundays: 11am-5pm
Work Location: Arroyo Viejo Park, by the Recreation Center

Required Experience:

  • One years’ experience working with children (within school-based services is preferable)
  • Familiarity with bicycle mechanical knowledge and willingness to grow mechanic skills
  • Basic computer literacy including familiarity with Microsoft Office software
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