• Soldier Ride Bike Technician - Colorado Springs, CO

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Soldier Ride
  • Job Summary

    The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride Coordinator – Bike Technician will assist with program coordination/logistics for Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride, a program that provides adapted cycling opportunities across the country for wounded warriors. The rides are typically three (3-5) days long and are geared for warriors of all abilities, and both adaptive and standard cycling equipment is provided regardless of ability.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Serves as WWP subject matter expert on cycling, adaptive cycling, and coordinates technical support, supply and gear, bike inventories, and supply and gear support for all events
    • Develop and implement adaptive cycling clinics as well as a challenge rides with adaptive cycling program which encourages warriors to get physically active and remain active
    • Serves as a mentor; provide positive reinforcement of warriors on rides; and build mutual respect with warriors and encourage them to continue in their recovery
    • Assist with the delivery of pre-ride warrior meetings, explain code of conduct, policies, procedures; what is expected of the warriors on the ride; and how warriors are representing their service as well as WWP
    • Have a working knowledge of the rides operational plan
    • Perform other coordination and logistical tasks as assigned by manager
    • Mandatory travel to soldier ride events
    • Mitigate risks at all events – oversee the safety of participants and volunteers
    • Other related duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Represent WWP in a professional manner
    • Comply with organization and program standard operating procedures
    • Ability to provide high quality customer services to all relevant stakeholders
    • Contribute to a positive work environment and overall team effort in the department and organization
    • Assist with and/or potentially implement logistical coordination at WWP events
    • Ensure proper maintenance of equipment at all rides
    • Basic computer skills
    • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues
    • Good analytical skills
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong mechanical competence and experience with tools of the trade required

    Education & Experience Requirements

    • High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum one (1) year experience servicing bicycles required; to include shocks, suspensions, wheels, fitting, and other related tasks required
    • Adaptive bike mechanic experience preferred
    • Prior military experience or familiarity with military culture preferred
    • Group cycling experience required
    • Must be able to travel between 25% - 50% of the time including overnight and weekend travel

    Certifications & Licensure

    • NA






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