General Labourer (Temporary)

Bike Share Toronto | Shift Transit Inc - Etobicoke, ON (30+ days ago)

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Founded in 2015, Shift Transit is a leading mobility operations company, offering clients a robust suite of services. From operating all facets of bike share systems (including station site planning, station and bike deployment and maintenance, fleet re balancing, marketing and sales) to managing car sharing fleets, Shift Transit has quickly become one of the most agile and respected mobility management firms in the field. Shift Transit has 110 employees in seven offices across North America and currently powers bike sharing systems in Toronto, Detroit, Chattanooga, Tucson, and Ann Arbor and car sharing services in Chicago and Austin. In 2018 alone, customers took over 2.5 million trips using Shift Transit platforms.

Reporting to the Director of Operations/Deployment and the Primary Deployment Team (PDT), you will be involved in the largest bike share system expansion the City of Toronto has ever seen.

As a vital member of the Deployment Team, you will actively perform and assist the team with the 2019 expansion of the Bike Share Toronto operation.

To be successful in this position, you must enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions, be physically fit, possess good manual dexterity and be able to use common hand/power tools.

The ideal candidate has a can-do attitude, is safety-conscious, and has an excellent work ethic. The applicant is self-motivated, yet able to follow directions within a dynamic, hands-on team environment.

This is a short-term position, beginning in April 2019, for the duration of the project with the possibility of a full-time position extension for the right candidate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete mandatory daily safety orientations and ensure that all required PPE is worn and in good repair prior to performing in-house tasks or field deployment;
  • Assist the Primary Deployment Team with pre and post-deployment tasks: cleaning, assembly, component branding/installation as needed and to Shift Transit standards;
  • Assist PDT crew leaders with the field deployment of bike-share station components as required;
  • Perform on-site station component adjustment/cleaning/maintenance to Shift Transit standards;
  • Perform traffic support functions and other duties in the field as required.

Required Skills and Experience


  • 18 years of age
  • Good verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 34 kg / 75 lbs. repeatedly
  • Able to bend, crawl, stoop, and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Comfortable using common hand tools
  • A flexible schedule:
  • must be available to work days, evenings, overnight shifts, weekends and /or holidays for the duration of the project
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic outdoor environment
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised to complete assigned tasks

Preferred (But not required):

  • Valid Class G or higher Driver’s License
  • WHMIS, Standard First Aid, Traffic Control/Flagger Certification
  • Forklift Certification
  • Mechanical, warehouse, and or production environment experience

Additional Information

All staff may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, due to the nature of work performed to accomplish Shift Transit key performance indicators.

Shift Transit Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive employment culture with a workforce that is representative of the population it serves. Applications from Aboriginal peoples and visible minority group members of all genders are encouraged.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 /hour


  • Labour: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Etobicoke, ON (Preferred)


  • G Class Driver's Licence (Preferred)
  • Forklift Operator (Preferred)