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PUBLIC is Hiring


PUBLIC’s mission is to encourage everyone to think more intelligently about the way we get around and to improve the quality of living in our cities and communities. We think that bikes offer one great solution. We’d like to change the world in our own modest way, and we need like-minded individuals with high standards to help us achieve our goals. A passion for our mission is essential for anyone interested in working at PUBLIC.

We’re motivated by the excitement and challenge of building a new, nationally-recognized brand known for quality bikes. We are growing quickly, and we are recruiting for several positions listed below. Additionally, we always have projects that need to be managed by self-directed part-time employees. If you have a friendly demeanor, curiosity, solid computer skills, and a desire to change the world, please send us a note of interest and resume to: jobs@publicbikes.com. All inquiries will be kept confidential, and we will follow up in more detail with any qualified applicant.

Retail Store Lead - Full Time

We need a full-time, experienced retail sales leader who can help manage one of our Bay Area stores. The Retail Store Lead, reporting directly to our Retail Store Manager who oversees both Bay Area stores, must be able to work on weekends, be a problem-solver, and assist in setting the highest standards for customer service. This person has experience managing people and a strong understanding of retail operations, basic computer skills, and an eye for merchandising. The Ideal candidate will have a sense of ownership of the store he or she helps lead. Pay depends on experience, with bonuses for exceeding sales objectives.

Sales Associates - Part Time and Full Time

We're looking for Bay Area based part-time (20-25 hours) and full-time sales associates to work in our San Francisco and Oakland retail stores. Ideal candidates have prior retail operations experience, a taste for design, a friendly and outgoing demeanor, and enjoy engaging customers. Sales associates must be able to work on weekends. No need for a technical background in bicycles. Candidates simply need to enjoy riding bikes and be excited to help people get on bikes. Qualifications include experience in sales, an understanding of retail operations, basic computer skills, and an eye for merchandising. Pay is $14-$17/hour, depending on experience, with bonuses for exceeding sales objectives.

Retail Store Bicycle Mechanic - Full Time

We’re looking for an easy-going, friendly full-time bike mechanic who will split their time between servicing our customers PUBLIC Bikes & building new PUBLIC Bikes for our Hayes Street store. 2+ years of experience as a mechanic in a shop is required, and sales experience is helpful. You will be working with customers directly and our entire sales staff closely so exceptional customer service & people skills are also required. Pay depends on experience.

Warehouse Bicycle Mechanics - Part Time and Full Time

If you have experience assembling bicycles, particularly with a reputable bike shop, we need help assembling our bikes at our 205 Alice Street warehouse in Oakland. These part-time positions are based in Oakland near Jack London Square. Attention to detail essential. Team players highly encouraged. Pay starts at $12/hour depending on experience.

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