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Red Bay Coffee Roasters

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Red Bay Coffee Roasters

Job Summary

$15-17 per hour + Tips/Bonus
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 7 days ago
Job Role
Employer's Industry
Food & Hospitality

Job Description

We are foodies, artists, activists, community folk, and innovators who love, love, love what we do. We believe that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success, and being open to ideas and continually improving is a fundamental part of how we work. We are committed to building a workplace where each of us works hard, has fun, and contributes a lot.

  • Do you love working with people and providing excellent customer service?
  • Are you reliable, dependable, and enjoy working with a great team?
  • Have a genuine interest in the coffee industry and would like to learn more?
  • Pay close attention to details and prefer a fast-paced environment?

We are looking to hire baristas for multiple locations to prepare and serve beautiful coffee to the people; and we need your help to do it. This is a part-time, hourly position based in San Francisco, at our newest location the Daily Driver and will report to our Retail Store Manager.

In the role of Barista your responsibilities would include educating customers on our drinks menu, making recommendations based on their preferences, up-selling special items and taking orders. While prior experience in coffee is great, it is not a requirement. To be successful in this role, you should have strong customer service skills, enjoy interacting with diverse groups of people, be dependable, reliable, and have a strong interest in coffee. You should also be able to work various shifts, including weekends. Note: This position’s compensation includes hourly base and tips.

Ultimately, you will ensure we provide an excellent experience for our guests.


  • Greeting customers as they enter, strong customer service skills is a must
  • Answering customers questions regarding the drink menu and ingredients
  • Educating customers on our drink menu and making recommendations based on their preferences
  • Upselling special items and capturing customer order details correctly
  • Prepare beverages following recipes
  • Serve beverages and prepared food, like cookies, pastries and muffins
  • Receive and process payments ( cash and credit card)
  • Keep the bar area stocked and clean
  • Ensure brewing equipment operates properly and report any maintenance needs
  • Comply with health and safety regulations
  • Maintains a level of calm and patience when faced with stressful situations
  • Communicate customer feedback to managers and recommend new menu items


  • Excellent customer service skills - external and internal
  • Excellent communication skills with both team and customers
  • Positive attitude and willingness to support your team
  • Reliable, dependable, and highly adaptable
  • Previous work experience as a barista a plus
  • Hands on experience with brewing equipment
  • Knowledge of sanitation regulations - food handler certification a plus, but not required
  • Flexibility to work various shifts - including weekends and holidays
  • Strong interest in coffee

Benefits we currently offer:

  • Paid time off
  • Drinks at our locations
  • Weekly complimentary bag of beans
  • Discounts on Red Bay Coffee food, merchandise, etc.
  • Retirement savings plan option
  • Opportunity to grow and expand with a growing coffee company

Red Bay is building a global community through our commitment to sourcing, developing, roasting and delivering our coffee. We envision a world in which coffee is a vehicle for inclusion, social and economic empowerment, entrepreneurship, innovation, and environmental sustainability.

We are a coffee company with an intentional commitment to embed diversity practices into the DNA of our organization and place inclusivity at the forefront of our culture. Women and people of color are highly encouraged to apply.

Business Overview

Our Story

Red Bay is a quality-focused purveyor of fine coffee based in the Fruitvale district of Oakland, California. We are currently small batch roasting in our garden coffee roasting lab, affectionately known as the "Coffee Dojo". Everyday we strive to develop beautiful coffees, fair relations and delicious approaches to enjoying life. We are food heads, artists, community folk and innovators and love love love what we do. Giving thanks. Ache' -Keba Konte

Team Size

11-50 team members


Culture & Perks

Minority Owned
Commuter Benefits
Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Retirement Benefits
Casual Dress
Team Events
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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