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Join Our Team

We are always accepting applications for employment in both the bike shop and cafe. We are committed to growing both cafe and bicycle culture in the Syracuse community, and we couldn’t do that without our amazing staff!

We’re incredibly passionate about both people and bicycles. If you share our passion and are a hardworking team player looking for a fantastic career opportunity, we want to hear from you. We hire energetic sales staff and talented bicycle mechanics for part-time and full-time positions.

Candidates must possess a passion for food and/or bikes, a desire to work creatively as part of a team, and be able to work at a fast pace — all while providing awesome service. We strive to maintain a respectful but low-key and fun work environment. Together, our team provides an exceptional hospitality and bicycle retail experience to each and every person who visits us for his or her cycling/dining needs.



We’re looking for the articulate,
product-loving educator type. Bike Shop experience preferred. Must demonstrate passion for bikes. 

Now Hiring for Spring '22


We’re looking for the meticulous, mechanically-inclined problem-solver type. 1 year Bike Shop or mechanical experience required.

Now Hiring for Spring '22

Inventory Management

We’re looking for the accountable,
goal-driven motivator type. Bike Shop & sales experience required. 

(Not currently hiring, but accepting applications)

Line Cook

We’re looking for the reliable, upbeat & conscientious foodie. Experience as a Chef, Restaurant Line or Prep Cook required. Part or Full-time. Starting wage d.o.e. + tips.

(Not currently hiring, but accepting applications)

Prep Cook

Looking for a team-player who's great at multi-tasking, with a spark of creativity! Quiche connoisseurs encouraged. Part or Full-time. 

(Not currently hiring, but accepting applications)


Looking for an experienced Weekend Warrior who can really hustle. 

(Not currently hiring, but accepting applications)

Bar Manager

We are super proud of our product here at Mello Velo, and we are looking for an awesome & engaging person with management experience to take our beverage program to the next level. 

This person has at least 2 years management experience and industry knowledge up the wazoo. They are passionate about Craft Beer, Craft Cocktails, Wine and even Coffee, Espresso, Fine Loose Leaf Teas, Smoothies & other fun non-alcoholic beverages!

This person has experience developing Seasonal Beverage Menus, managing & training a team and has the emotional wisdom & personality that seamlessly blends into our existing tight-knit crew.

The ideal Bar Manager is highly organized, can keep track of delegated tasks and follow through with tasks delegated to others, and has a history of meeting deadlines. They are an effective & respectful communicator, have an eye for efficiency & streamlining, and have experience creating systems for improvement.

Most importantly, this person thoroughly enjoys the everyday adventures of food service & interacting with people, and has exemplary customer service. It would be nice if they don’t mind spending time around bikes (and dogs too)! 


Looking for a sidework-loving, team player with a killer smile! Must be available at least one Weekend day. Server experience required. Part-time. 

(Not currently hiring, but accepting applications)


Craft beverage lover? We boast an awesome hand-crafted beverage program including coffee & espresso from Gimme! Coffee, fresh fruit smoothies, an extensive craft beer draft & bottle selection, a dope wine list & amazing rotating seasonal cocktail menu. All this + our house-made syrups are lovingly prepared by our Bartenders. Previous Bartending or Barista experience is required.

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