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Part-Time Retail Barista (Potential Full-time)

Company: Texas Coffee Traders
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Texas Coffee Traders is a locally owned company that has been roasting and brewing coffee in East Austin since 1994. We have provided the freshest beans and most hospitable service to Austin and the surrounding area with a commitment to sustainability, quality, and community. Our warehouse includes the coffee process from roasting to brewing. We are a one stop coffee shop. From a simple cup of coffee to espresso machine repair, we have it all.

Position summary : The Retail Barista has the primary responsibility of going beyond the conventional barista position taking time to educate, taste, chat, and build relationships with our customers to provide an unforgettable coffee experience.

We are looking for someone to work 2 - 3 shifts a week that will typically be 8am - 4:30pm or 7am - 3pm including the Saturday shift of 9am - 1:30pm. Potential for Full-time either in retail or another department.


* Experience in hospitality and/or retail settings

* Vibrant personality with Outstanding Interpersonal skills

* Barista experience preferred but not required

* Current Texas Food Handlers Certification

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Help foster a positive work environment of outstanding teamwork, mutual respect, and exceptional morale

* Gain knowledge of general history, origin, and taste profiles of each coffee and be able to relay this information to the customer

* Maintain a clean and organized work space in all sections of work environment, including customer seating

* Operate all brewing equipment correctly to ensure the customer is getting the best coffee exactly how they want it!

* Weigh and grind beans accurately

* Cashier efficiently and accurately

* Maintain friendly relationships with all customers who come in including new and regular guests as well as wholesale clients

* Greet and assist every customer who enters the building

* Communicate effectively and work closely with other departments such as production and sales; follows department standards when entering different departments such as clean room policy

* Responsible for opening and closing duties as needed.

Abilities, Skills, and Requirements:

* Ability to take direction and follow instructions while being proactive and self-starting

* Able to accept constructive criticism, learn quickly and improve

* Works clean and efficiently; follows current food safety and sanitation practices

* Multitask effectively

* Must be able to lift 40lbs and stand and move consistently throughout a shift

* Interest in all things coffee, with the ongoing curiosity to learn more

Keywords: Texas Coffee Traders, Austin , Part-Time Retail Barista (Potential Full-time), Hospitality & Tourism , Austin, Texas

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