Bike Mechanic

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Bike Mechanic (Full-time)

Christchurch Adventure Park hosts mountain bike trails ranging from beginners through to advanced and a mix of wide flow tracks and technical single track. The Park also offers mountain bike coaching with experienced coaches through various classes and clinics. We're looking for an experienced bike mechanic to join our team and be an integral part of the riders' experience.

Set on 358 hectares we have New Zealand's longest chairlift at 1.8 kms, which was specifically designed to carry riders and their bikes. We're an adventure activity hub and a venue for socialising and relaxing, set in the Port Hills of Christchurch. Sound like a place you'd like to work? Read on.

About the Role

Reporting to the Retail Supervisor, your key responsibilities are: (including but not limited to)

  • Building new rental bikes
  • Managing customer service/repair bookings
  • Maintaining workshop stock levels
  • Adjusting priorities to accommodate customer bike emergencies
  • Maintaining the rental fleet
  • Flexing into the rental and retail departments
  • Leading safe practices in the workshop

Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years previous experience working as a bike mechanic
  • Experience building late model full suspension and DH mountain bikes
  • Proficient bleeding brakes, adjusting shocks, replacing chain drives, tuning gears
  • Previous experience servicing suspension
  • Experience with front-facing customer interactions
  • Comfortable using computer systems to track maintenance records/bookings
  • Proven ability to follow business processes
  • Proven ability to stay calm and positive in complex situations
  • Proven ability to learn and adapt to new systems
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends and public holidays regularly
  • An excellent working knowledge of the English language, written and oral
  • The legal right to work in New Zealand for the duration of your contract


Apply now by sending your CV and cover letter outlining your fit for the role. Applications close: Friday 16 July

Competitive rates and great perks when you become part of the CAP team.