Citi Bike Is Hiring as Bronx Expansion Rapidly Continues

As Citi Bike continues its expansion into The Bronx and Upper Manhattan, the company is now hiring for a number of different jobs.

There are currently 60 seasonal positions, paid hourly, open across four categories of employment within the Motivate division which operates Citi Bike under Lyft.

A recent Citi Bike installation on Melrose Avenue at The Hub

You can apply by following the links below to each job but hurry as they’re looking to fill these positions by June 22nd.

Bike Mechanic – 13 Positions- Seasonal Motivate is looking for an experienced Bike Mechanic to assist with all aspects of bike assembly, maintenance, and repair. This is a unique opportunity to join a bike fleet team that focuses on maintaining a bike share system while also putting an emphasis on exceeding the highest standard for service and safety. Training on technical and unique aspects of bike share bikes will be provided. 

Battery Swapper – 14  Positions-Seasonal Motivate is looking to hire a battery swapper to join the growing eBike team. They will play a crucial role on the team as they travel throughout the city providing maintenance to Electric Bikes (eBikes) in the bikeshare system. This role will report to the Operations Management team and will require a driver’s license and someone who is comfortable/excited about working outdoors in all weather conditions. 

Valets – 23 Positions- Seasonal As a Station Valet Attendant, you will take part in these innovative non-motorized operations and improve the usability of the Citi Bike systems. You will not only play an essential role for Citi Bike operations, but also be our customers’ “knight-in-shining armor” – helping them to check-out a bike to begin a trip, find an available dock to end their trip and provide personal greeting for customers enjoying the Citi Bike experience. Station Valets will be positioned at key high-demand areas, initially, across Manhattan. You will also have the opportunity to act as “the face” of Citi Bike, helping customers when issues arise and answering questions when necessary.

Assembly & Deployment – 10 Positions- Seasonal Motivate is looking for an Assembly Technician to play an essential role in the deployment of new stations and bikes in the New York market. You will be primarily responsible for loading and unloading station materials, assembling stations, and completing other tasks within the expansion team. As part of this position, you will receive basic training on station operations and may provide as needed support to the overall operation. The Assembly Tech will report to the Assembly and Deployment Operations Manager.

25 stations have so far been installed in The Bronx

To date, Citi Bike has installed 25 docking stations so far across Port Morris, Mott Haven, and Melrose in Community Board 1 which and they’re far from over. Once installation is complete in CB1 they’ll head on over to CB4 covering Highbridge and the Concourse.

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