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Employment Opportunities

Latitude 45, in Petoskey along beautiful Lake Michigan, is accepting applications for the following positions:  

Full Time Summer Bicycle Mechanic - 1-2 years mechanical experience preferred.  This mechanic will be completing basic tunes, quick repairs, bike checkovers, accessory installs and bike builds.  A friendly, outgoing personality preferred.  Must ride a bicycle.

Part Time Summer Bicycle Mechanic - One year bike shop mechanical experience preferred. This mechanic will be completing basic tunes, quick repairs, bike checkovers, accessory installs and bike builds.  A friendly, outgoing personality preferred.  Must ride a bicycle.

Full Time Customer Sales Hero -  Minimum 1 year bike store sales experience a must.  Must have a friendly, outgoing personality.  Must ride a bicycle.

Part Time Summer Bicycle Assembler - Experience preferred.  This position will be responsible for building bikes, bike checkovers, accessory installs and occasional quick repairs.  This person will also help out on the sales floor when needed.  A friendly, outgoing personality preferred.  Must ride a bicycle.

Part Time Summer Customer Sales Hero - Experience preferred, but an outgoing, friendly personality and an active, athletic background could win us over.  Must ride a bicycle.

You can apply online by answering the questions below and click the Submit Form button at the bottom to forward this application to us.  This is the best way to apply. 

Personal Information

Name*
(First, Middle, Last)
Street Address*
City, State, Zip Code*
Phone*
(xxx-xxx-xxxx)
Email address*
How did you hear of us?*
What position are you applying for?*
(select one; please note that we may not have openings in all positions)
Full Time Summer Bicycle Mechanic
Part Time Summer Bicycle Mechanic
Part Time Summer Bicycle Assembler
Full Time Customer Sales Hero
Part Time Customer Sales Hero

Work Preferences

If hired, when will you be able to begin work?*
(select one)
Right away
Next week
Next month
What hours would you like to work?*
(select one)
Full-time
Part-time
Do you have any time off needs during the next 6 months? Please be specific on dates.*

Previous Work Experience & Education

Have you ever applied for a job with us before?*
(select one)
No
Yes
What's the highest level of education you've achieved?*
(select one)
Still attending high school
High School
College Degree
Masters or Doctorate Degree
Do you speak any languages other than English?
(if yes, tell us which one)
Have you ever worked in a bicycle shop before?*
(select one)
Yes
No
If you have worked in a bicycle shop, please tell us the name and location of the store and how long you worked there.
If you have not worked in a bicycle shop, please tell us briefly about any retail experience you have had (company you worked for, job responsibilities).
Please highlight any experience with fitness equipment (treadmills, home gyms, ellipticals, etc.), cross country skis or snowshoes.
Have you attended any specialty bicycle courses, such as Barnett's or United's?
(if yes, please tell us the name of the class and what you learned; if no, ignore this question)
Work history*
(Please tell us about your last 2 jobs and briefly explain your responsibilities there. MUST INCLUDE THE START AND FINISH DATES OF EMPLOYMENT)
Do you currently ride a bicycle? If so how often and what type?*
Give us an anecdote from your life, which demonstrates your resourcefulness.*
Give us an example of something you've done in a past job that shows how you'll contribute to the success of our business.*
Please tell us anything else you would like us to know about why we should consider you for a position.

Bicycle Knowledge (optional questions)

We hire quality people eager to learn. Feel free to ignore the questions in this section if that's you. Scroll to the bottom and click the Submit Form button. Sometimes, however, we have positions requiring bicycle experience. These optional questions are an opportunity to show what you know.

Please tell us what types of bicycles you have and how you ride.
Please copy and paste the list below into the text box and arrange it in order of expense (highest to lowest):
1. Alivio
2. Deore
3. XTR
4. Deore LX
5. Deore XT
The average bicycle wheel has how many spokes in it?
(select one)
42
40
36
32
30
Define the cycling term "cadence."
Who do you consider the world's most-famous cyclist?

Thank You!

Thanks very much for filling out and submitting an application. We'll be in touch if you qualify for a position with us. (Be sure to click the Submit Form button below so that we receive your application.)

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