Bike Mechanic

Job Description

Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

Taos Ski Valley, Inc. offers premier lift access mountain biking, bike rentals, and repair services and weekly events at the Kachina Basin. Additionally, we offer electric-assist mountain bike rentals and repair services at the Blake Hotel in the main base area. We provide elevated, fully supported road and mountain biking experiences for our guests on resort and in the region. Planning for our biggest summer yet, we are offering an experienced bike mechanic to join our team in the Sangre de Christo mountains of Northern New Mexico!

Bike Mechanics at Taos Ski Valley, Inc are provided all the tools needed to complete their work professionally, in 2 different locations on the resort. Bike Mechanics are provided seasonal passes for lift access and use of fleet bikes. Staff housing, on or near the resort, is available seasonally. Continuing education opportunities may be available. Managed by Resort Services, our summer bike operations appreciate the support of, and actively participate in resort retail, rental, and special event operations.

Hourly compensation based on a Taos County Living Wage and commensurate with prior professional experience.

This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be expected to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Assure the safety of our staff and guests by following all protocols.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintain professional mechanical facilities and repair services for our guests.
  • Maintain our world-class rental and demo bike fleet.
  • Solving mechanical issues quickly and efficiently for the guest and company.
  • Cleanliness, attention to detail, and organizational excellence.
  • Assist with training of 1 st and 2 nd year rental technicians.
  • Monitor rental technician productivity and provide constructive feedback, coaching and support.
  • Report weekly and when needed to Resort Services Management.
  • Attend and engage in trainings and professional development.
  • Reliable attendance on all scheduled workdays.
  • Other duties as assigned

Personal Skills
  • Very detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently with excellent time management skills.
  • You excel in a fast-paced environment where change is the norm.
  • Possesses good people skills sufficient to assist guests in a helpful, friendly, and courteous manner; be tolerant of the diversity of personalities experienced with co-workers and guests; make a positive experience for Taos Ski Valley guests.
  • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment.
  • Have high personal job motivation from the beginning of the season that carries through to the end.
  • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Commitment and Passions.
  • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
  • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept and benefit from constructive criticism and opportunities for growth.

  • 3 years / seasons minimum repair work in an established bicycle repair facility.
  • Mountain bike suspension, brakes and related service experience required.
  • Mechanic certification preferred but not required.
  • Retail point-of-sale software experience preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple functions simultaneously in a high-pressure environment and on strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrates experience appropriately handling differences, both internally and/or with guests.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings.

Work Environment:

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Taos Ski Valley is located in a high-altitude alpine environment. Position may require moving on uneven surfaces and may be exposed to wet, icy, cold and/or humid conditions. Travel may be required.

Physical Demands of Position Include:

50-75% of time spent at a bicycle repair stand. 10-15% of time spent standing/walking. 10-25% of time spent moving objects – often lifting 50 lbs, rarely up to 75lbs, and using a dolly.

Background Check

Positions dealing with children, of safety sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.
  • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
  • Is an MVR required for this position: Yes