JOB OPENING: Bike mechanic

SABA bike mechanics perform diagnostics, maintenance and basic repairs at school and community events in South Sacramento, North Natomas, West Sacramento, Rancho Cordova and other locations in the greater Sacramento area. Help us empower people to rely on their bikes for everyday transportation.

Job duties

  • Perform basic diagnostic checks to identify problems with wheels and hubs, crankset/drive train, shifters and derailleurs, headset, brakes, bottom bracket, saddle and handlebars

  • Perform adjustments, maintenance and simple repairs as needed

  • Document service and recommendations on standardized forms

  • Communicate in a clear and friendly manner with customers

You’ll work as part of a team of mechanics at events scheduled by SABA and managed by SABA’s Bike Mechanics Program Manager. We provide work stands, supplies and shared tools. You can use your own tools if you have them.


  • Basic understanding of bikes and how they operate

  • Experience working on bikes, including maintenance, simple adjustments and basic repairs

Professional bike mechanic experience is helpful but not required. We’ll provide you with paid training at upcoming bike repair events. You must provide your own transportation to and from work locations.

Other desirable qualities

You’re a good fit for this position if you’re:

  • A team player

  • Flexible

  • Neat, organized and on time

  • Comfortable working with the public.

  • Teaching experience is a +

  • Bilingual in Spanish, Russian, Hmoob, Vietnamese, Tagalog or Chinese is a +



$16 per hour

This is a casual hourly position. Work hours vary from 4 to 20+ hours per month, depending on your availability, the kind of event and time of year. Our bike repair program is active between April and October.

How to apply

Fill out our online application here. 

About us

SABA is a nonprofit organization that helps create the conditions for people to ride a bike for everyday transportation. We were founded in 1991 and incorporated in 2002. Our office is located in downtown Sacramento. Learn more at


Ride on!

Support SABA to make the Sacramento area a safe, convenient, and enjoyable place to get around by bike.

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