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Pedal Pusher Bike Shop, New York, NY
1306 Second Avenue New York, NY 10065
Nearest subway: Q to 72nd St(new 2nd Av subway!) or #6 train to E68th St Hunter College

Open till 6pm, Thursdays to 8pm

Tel 212-288-5592  |  Out of town call toll free 800-300-3023

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Job Application

We love meeting/hearing from qualified people. To apply online, please answer the questions below and click the Submit Form button at the bottom to forward this application to us. We'll review it and be in touch if we like what we see. Thanks!

Note: * indicates required information

Personal Information

Name*
(First, Middle, Last)
Social Security Number*
Street Address*
City, State, Zip Code*
Phone; add the letter "c" if this is a cell-phone.*
(xxx-xxx-xxxx)
Email address*
Do you have a current driver's license?*
Yes
No
How did you hear of us?*
What position(s) are you applying for?*
(Select one or several.)
Manager
Salesperson
Technician/Mechanic
Marketing/ Sales promotion/ Projects
Lead mountain bike trips
Anything; just love bikes
Please provide the names and contact information of at least 3 references that we may contact. One should be a family member.*

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 as many as you wish.)
Full-time
Part-time
Weekends/ holidays
Weekdays
Varies according to my schedule
Do you race?*
Yes
No
If you answered yes, please tell us about your racing: how frequent, how much travel, etc.

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
Still attending college
College Degree
Post-graduate 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).
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)
Do you have any special skills that are interesting? (You may not realize how important un-related skills may be. For instance, photography, comedy writing, ice-skating, or cooking all give a broad experience from which to explain bicycle issues.)
In sales, what is a "trial close?"*
Work history*
(please tell us about your last 2 jobs and briefly explain your responsibilities there)
Show us your writing skills*
1. Compose a short note to a customer (to be sent via email), asking that customer to pick up a bike that was repaired five weeks ago, and it is still here. OR 2. Write a notice (advertisement)to be sent via email, inviting customers to a wine-and-cheese reception held at the store, where Greg LeMond will be present. OR 3. Create a "sell-sheet" or hang-tag describing a helmet or pump priced at $43.88. OR 4. Write a note to a technician before a repair has been started, describing the requirements of a customer who says that the bike makes noise when climbing hills; customer has a race this weekend and needs the bike perfect for the race.
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. Other positions require bicycle experience. The optional questions below 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
Define the cycling term "cadence."
Explain the difference between a tubeless and tubular tire.*
What's your favorite road ride, trail or cycling event?*
What would you like to learn about bicycles or the bike business?

Release of Personal Information

By submission of this application, do you agree to release of personal information about you by references and former employers, and do you agree to our release of personal information about you?*
Yes, I agree to permit others to release information about me and to permit you to release information about me.
No, I would rather not agree.

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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