Retail Barista

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We’re looking for passionate coffee lovers to join our team. The ideal barista is someone who is excited about coffee, food and creating remarkable guest experiences. Prior coffee, or food-service experience helps but it's not a requirement. We're more interested in who you are and what you makes you tick. The latte art and slinging-spro thing comes later, and with plenty of practice.


You Will
  • Deliver exemplary hospitality to our guests and your fellow teammates
  • Work in a team to "dial-in" a variety of different brewing methods and serve our delicious coffees and other drink offerings
  • Develop your coffee palate and stay knowledgeable about Spur’s current coffee and food offerings through tastings, cuppings and information provided to you
  • Ensure quality and uphold Spur standards you should taste your own and team members’ drinks
  • Maintain coffee knowledge on current offerings and confidently and accurately communicate product information to customers
  • Plate and serve food
  • Respond graciously to questions, orders, and concerns.
  • Support your team in keeping the cafe running smoothly and beautifully - these tasks include cleaning, cleaning and more cleaning
  • Support a positive work environment
  • Accurately process transactions in the POS system
  • Handle and maintain all equipment with respect and appreciation
  • Communicate with team members and management to solve problems and improve service
  • Offer relevant, well thought out ideas and suggestions for improving store operations.
  • Attend all individual and company scheduled training sessions and staff meetings to constantly advance education on coffee, tea, merchandise, and espresso bar skills
  • Complete other duties as assigned


You Are

  • Passionate about coffee, food and people
  • A professional—you are serious about your work but don’t take yourself too seriously
  • Open to criticism and instruction and constantly striving to improve
  • Able to multi-task with ease in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliable and consistent - your manager and teammates can always depend on you to be punctual, looking sharp in accordance with our dress code
  • Always ready to bringing your A game
  • Obsessed with the details! You love honing your craft and understand each cup of coffee and each plate of delicious food for its individual potential
  • Dedicated to your team and your guests - you understand and value empathy and use it to guide interactions on and off the job

 

You Have

  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Eligible to work in the United States and 18 years of age or older
  • The ability to read and speak English proficiently
  • A strong attention to detail and a healthy respect for cleanliness and sanitation
  • A flexible schedule
    • Saturdays & Sundays are required days of availability
    • Work Hours - Varies dependent upon weekly schedule
    • Hours are extended when work load is increased


Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit - use hands to handle or feel - reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Perform repetitive motion with your hands, wrists and forearms to operate espresso and brewing equipment
  • Taste and smell—ability to detect and perceive smell of coffee, tea and food
  • Talk and hear—frequently communicate with customers
  • Carry weight, lift – lift up to 5 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally


A few benefits we offer

  • Free drinks and food on your shift
  • A complimentary box of beans to take home with each pay period
  • Staff Discounts on whole beans and merchandise
  • Family and Friends Discounts on drinks and food offerings

 

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