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Farina's is currently hiring for the positions listed below.

Bicycle Mechanic/Service Manager

Full Time & Part Time
Start Date:Immediate

Do you love bicycles?  Do you want to gain valuable, hands-on career experience working on bicycles?  Come join us and be part of our award-winning team!

We provide Paid Training and are willing to invest time & money into individuals who are mechanically skilled, hard-working, willing to learn and have a positive attitude. There is an opportunity to become a Service Manager with more advanced work experience.

Candidates will work with our staff to perform the following:
-Routine maintenance, flat tire repairs, tune-ups and overhauls on bicycles.  Skills include adjusting brakes (conventional, mechanical disc and hydraulic disc), adjusting gears and shifters, adjust and/or replace headsets and bottom brackets and more
-Diagnose and trouble-shoot problems with customers’ bikes and determine method to repair
-Communicate with manager and customers on what actions were taken to correct problems
-Install various accessories that may be purchased with a new bicycle such as fenders and racks

-Assemble & prep a variety of brand new, high quality bicycles
-Bike types include high performance road, mountain, urban, hybrid and children’s bikes

-Some prior experience working on bicycles IS REQUIRED.  Prior experience working in a bike shop is preferred.
-Basic knowledge & familiarity of different types of bicycles & parts (derailleurs, brakes, cranks etc.) is required
-Must be responsible, punctual and detail-oriented
-Willing to listen to and follow instructions and store protocols
-Ability to clearly communicate with customers in a professional manner
-Maintain a clean and organized workspace
-Ability to multi-task to meet deadlines, especially when the store is busy
-Must be a team player and work with together with other staff members
-Self-motivated and able to work independently after given instructions
-Candidates must be able to lift and move bikes and equipment weighing 25-50 lbs.

-PAID TRAINING to qualified individuals
-Full Time:   40 Hours per week at hourly wage + 1.5x Overtime.
-Part Time:  20-25 Hours per week at hourly wage
-Hourly wage varies depending on work experience and mechanical aptitude
-Generous discounts on new bicycles, apparel and gear

About Us:
Farina’s has been a family-owned & operated company for 48 years.  We are a leading bicycle retailer in the Boston area.  We are proud to be independent and not part of a national chain or multi-store corporation.  We value our employees and compensate them accordingly.  Our low employee turnover rate (average length of employment for employees is 8 years) is a testament to how we run our company and treat our staff like members of a family.  We are looking for people who are passionate about cycling and share our values of selling quality products and offering exceptional & personal customer service.

We sell and service top brands of bicycles including Giant, Liv, Cannondale & Marin.  Each year since 2014, Farina’s has been awarded the prestigious and exclusive “America’s Best Bike Shops” designation by the National Bicycle Dealer Association.  We are among the top Giant & Liv Bicycle dealerships in the country.

Contact Information:

Please send resume or call with questions or to request an interview.

Paula Farina
Farina’s, Inc.
61 Galen Street Watertown, MA 02472

Phone: (617) 926-1717 x622

Bicycle Salespeople

Seasonal Full Time & Part Time Positions (March thru late August/early September)

Prior experience working in a bicycle shop is preferred but not required. College students are welcome to apply.

Applicants must have the following qualities:

- Must be able to work on Saturdays
- Must have some basic knowledge about general bike types & bike components

- Excellent communication skills and comfortable talking with customers

- Ability to learn quickly and multi-task in a fast-paced retail environment
- Able to self-start projects and follow through to completion
- Willingness to follow directions and execute tasks with attention to detail

Please call or email resume/cover letter to request request an interview.
Paula Farina
Farina’s, Inc.
61 Galen Street Watertown, MA 02472

Phone: (617) 926-1717 x622