Shop Assistant

JOYRide™, Michigan City’s first micro transit service offers short fare taxi rides, art and history tours and other event transportation throughout the downtown area. We are currently seeking a Bike Shop Assistant to play a key role in maintaining our fleet of pedal-assist tricycles.

Our team is passionate about what we do, and we’re looking for team members who share our commitment to success. As the popularity of e-bikes/e-trikes continues to rise, this position offers an exciting part-time opportunity to be at the forefront of sustainable transportation right here in Michigan City!

Position Objectives

  • This role will ensure JOYRide™ trikes are maintained properly to run at peak performance.
  • The ideal candidate will have a background in bicycle mechanics/maintenance, with a specific focus on electric trikes.


  • Ability to use specialized tools and equipment for e-trike maintenance.
  • Excellent verbal, communication and interpersonal skills; ability to explain technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Positive attitude, sense of initiative, problem solver, meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel, walk, stand and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Availability on weekends and summer holidays as needed.


  • General maintenance of a fleet of electric tricycles, including but not limited to:
    • Performing safety checks; ensuring tricycles are ready to go prior to each shift.
    • Filling tires, chain and brake checks.
    • Charging and maintaining batteries; ensuring lights, Bluetooth speakers, etc. are charged.
    • Cleaning and detailing trikes after each shift.


  • Opportunities for advancement within a growing startup.
  • Be a vital part of a supportive and collaborative team that values diversity and inclusivity.
  • Relaxed dress code.
  • Part time opportunity.
  • Competitive pay: $13/hr.

If you are passionate about sustainable transportation, possess the necessary technical skills, and enjoy working with a dynamic team, we would love to hear from you! To apply, send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to: to Attn: Rose.


Deadline: We’re eager to fill this position, so apply soon!

Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.