Xtracycle Bay Area Mechanic position

Position Title: Lead Bicycle Mechanic and Product Specialist 
Job location: 237 Shoreline Highway, Mill Valley, CA

Founded over 25 years ago, Xtracycle is the leader in the Cargo Bicycle Space.  As a company, we believe that by providing a quality product with exceptional service, people will enjoy riding more, driving less, connecting with their community and the world around them, and finding fulfillment in everyday transportation with their families.  

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Bicycle Mechanic to join our team.  Along with the customary duties of a shop mechanic you will also be looked upon to become an Xtracycle product specialist to assist our customer support team and product manager. 

This is an in-person position that will require you to work out of the Mill Valley location and work at least 1 weekend day per week. 



Bicycle Assembly, Repair and Technical Support  
        • Assemble bicycles with all required accessories. 
        • Inspect bikes for safety and functionality. 
        • Assist customers with bike fittings and provide recommendations for accessories. 
        • Diagnose and service bicycles that are brought into the Xtracycle showroom. 
        • Provide support via email and phone to partner shops building and servicing Xtracycle bikes. 
        • Understand the needs of our customers and dealers outside of the Bay Area in order to provide expert advice on repairs and potential upgrades to their Xtracycle bikes. 
        • Keep track of service tickets and client support calls. 

    Product Testing and Design
        • Conduct hands-on testing of new and existing products to evaluate performance.  
        • Identify and document defects and usability issues with new and existing products. Provide and document solutions to these issues. 
        • Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies to assist in product development. 

    In-Person Customer Relations
        • Lead people on individual test rides and advise them on how to operate a cargo bike.   
        • Explain some of the many benefits of our cargo bikes and how they can help foster a healthier, more effective way to do many everyday tasks. 
        • Help people determine which of our cargo bikes would best fit their needs.  
    Help with the Functioning of the Showroom 
        • Along with other Xtracycle employees, ensure regular shop open hours. 
        • Help with inventory and regular stock counts. 
        • Help keep the physical space clean and tidy. 
        • Help with incoming and outgoing deliveries. 



        • Proven experience as a bicycle mechanic or similar role 
        • Strong customer service skills with a comfort to communicate with clients of varying cycling experience
        • Proficiency in using e-bike tools for bike repairs and maintenance
        • Familiarity with cargo bikes and their potential to positively impact everyday transportation
        • Attention to detail
        • Positive and friendly 
        • Well organized
        • A love of bikes 


    Systems at Xtracycle

        • Inventory Management Software 
        • Point of Sale system including financing and credit card processing 
        • Calendly 
        • Shopify 
        • Airtable  
        • Microsoft Outlook and Teams 


    This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours of work per week at $25-$30 / hour.


    To Apply

    To apply for this position, email steve@xtracycle.com. Please write "Xtracycle Product Specialist" in the subject and include your resume and a short cover letter.

    We’ll schedule interviews on a rolling basis with qualified candidates.



    Work in-person at our Mill Valley, CA based flagship store, located at 237 Shoreline Hwy.


    About Xtracycle

    For the last 25 years we’ve held the belief that bikes that haul give people utility and personal freedom. We strive to help everyday people become every day riders. 

    Xtracycle is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.