Blue Bottle Coffee Company is hiring for our outdoor locations (High Line & Smorgasburg)! We are looking for customer service minded professionals that posses a passion for specialty coffee. This is a seasonal position that would end in the beginning of November. Until then we are looking for a part-time to full-time barista (at least 4 days).
Our outdoor locations currently take place on the High Line in Manhattan 7 days a week and at Smorgasburg in Williamsburg on Saturdays. This job requires a lot of lifting and transporting in a mobile environment. Definitely a position for folks who like the outdoors and physical activity.
Overview: Treating our customers with respect and understanding is one of the cornerstones of our success and shares the same level of importance as the quality of our coffee.
Blue Bottle’s performance expectations for a Barista are: Providing impeccable customer service skills.
Be extremely punctual, tidy and clean in appearance (adhering to the Blue Bottle uniform policy at all times)
Work in a small team to prepare and serve beverages and pastries from the coffee bar.
Stay current with Blue Bottle’s coffee offerings through cuppings and information provided to you by your Lead Barista, Location Manager, and the Training Department.
Dial in and serve a variety of coffees in a variety of different brewing methods including but not limited to: espresso, pour over, and cold brew.
Maintain and organize all service ware and serving areas.
Attend a minimum of one cupping per week.
Submit daily Barista logs.
Maintain a clean bar and café space.
Close out daily sales.
Successfully complete a Barista Jury.
Are professional at all times and in all situations.
Act as a representative of Blue Bottle at all times.
Able to build long lasting professionally healthy relationships.
Seek out supportive advice, direction and guidance from your direct manager regularly.
Attend meetings as required and request meetings as you need them.
Collaborate with all other members of the company professionally, respectfully and with integrity.
Demonstrate exemplary communication skills – in person, on the phone, by email, in text messages or when using any other communication tool.
Consistently meet commitments in a timely and professional manner.
Accept constructive criticism well and offer it to others professionally and respectfully.
Can be flexible and jump in wherever needed even if the tasks fall outside of your job description.
Qualifications: To fulfill the expectations you:
Possess a high level of attention to detail. Work with an organized sense of urgency even in a slower service setting.
Visibly enjoy working in the action of the moment.
Like being creative and can be resourceful.
Visibly enjoy working in a high volume sales setting and can work effectively and efficiently at all times.
Job Requirements: Education and/or Experience:
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) Basic math and computer skills. 1 year of experience working in specialty coffee or equivalent prefered. NYC ‘Qualifying Certificate in Food Protection’ a plus.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ·
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is: regularly required to see, talk and hear. frequently is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds At times, may require more than 40 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position (all overtime policies as described in the handbook and required by law apply).
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing why you are applying for this job.
this position is PAID
This position has been filled.Thank you for your interest.