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Red Bay Coffee Roasters

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Barista

Red Bay Coffee Roasters

Job Summary

Job Type
Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 14 days ago
Job Role
Barista, Cafe Staff
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 willingness to learn and grow with a rapidly expanding business?
  • Pay close attention to details and prefer a fast-paced environment?

We are looking to hire baristas for our 2327 Broadway location, next to the Impact Hub - Oakland, to prepare and serve beautiful coffee to the people, and we need your help to do it. We are currently hiring for part-time hourly positions who will report to our Cafe Manager. Availability on Tuesday and Friday for an opening shift from 6:15 AM - 2:15 PM is required. Broadway hours are the following: Open Monday - Friday 7 AM - 4 PM, and Saturday and Sundays from 8 AM - 4 PM.

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. 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 $15.00/hr + tips
Ultimately, you will ensure we provide an excellent experience for our guests.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • 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
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of barista experience
  • Knowledge of sanitation regulations - Food Handler / ServeSafe certified preferred
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Punctual and dependable with a strong work ethic
  • 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
  • Flexibility to work various shifts - including weekends and holidays
  • Passion for coffee and phenomenal service!

Benefits we currently offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • CalSavers Retirement savings program option
  • FSA & Commuter Benefits
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Access to Coffee Education & Training program
  • Drinks at our locations & a weekly complimentary bag of beans
  • Discounts on Red Bay Coffee food, merchandise, etc.
  • Free access to Red Bay Coffee curated events
  • Be a part of a beautiful diverse, inclusive, and community-driven culture

Visit us on our website to learn more about Red Bay Coffee to understand who we are: https://www.redbaycoffee.com/

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. We are committed to building a truly diverse team that is reflective of our communities and creates a culture that celebrates all that you bring to work each and every day. We recognize diversity goes beyond race or gender and can include age, economic class, educational background, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, religious or spiritual affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, individuals who are disabled or veteran status. There is beauty and strength in diversity, come be a part of our beautiful team!

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

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Culture & Perks

Ownership
Minority Owned
Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Retirement Benefits
Training
Perks
Casual Dress
Team Events
Workplace
Community Oriented
Diverse
Mission Driven
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