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We seek a skilled and enthusiastic Barista to join our team and provide exceptional customer service. As a Barista, you will be responsible for crafting delicious coffee beverages and providing excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment. If you are passionate about coffee and enjoy working with people, we want you on our team!

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Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and serve a variety of coffee and tea beverages, including espresso, cappuccinos, lattes, and more.
  • Maintain knowledge of all menu items and make recommendations to customers.
  • Ensure proper operation and maintenance of coffee equipment.
  • Greet customers in a friendly and welcoming manner and provide prompt service.
  • Handle cash and credit card transactions accurately.
  • Keep the café clean and organized, including stocking supplies and cleaning equipment.
  • Consistently create high-quality drinks by following recipes and maintaining a keen eye for detail.
  • Operate and maintain coffee machines and other equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Restock coffee beans, syrups, milk, and other supplies as needed, ensuring proper inventory management.
  • Address customer inquiries, concerns, and special requests with professionalism and courtesy.

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proven experience as a Barista in a café or coffee shop setting.
  • A passion for coffee and a genuine desire to provide exceptional service.
  • Basic math skills for handling cash transactions.
  • Food safety and hygiene certification (or willingness to obtain it).
  • Friendly, approachable, and enthusiastic personality.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must be able to handle a fast-paced and high-pressure work environment
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays


  • Knowledge of various coffee brewing techniques and latte art preferred.
  • Knowledge of coffee bean varieties and roast profiles.
  • Proficiency with coffee machines and brewing equipment.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration.
  • Time management and multitasking abilities.
  • Cash handling and point-of-sale system proficiency.
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards.

Salary Range

The salary range for this position will vary based on experience and qualifications. We offer competitive pay and opportunities for growth within our company.

Brand Voice

[Company Name] is a [industry] innovator dedicated to [brief description of what the company does]. With a passion for [key aspect of company purpose], we have been [brief company history or background]. Our mission is [insert mission statement]. 

We are guided by a set of core values, including [list core values, e.g., integrity, innovation, teamwork]. These principles drive every decision we make and every action we take.

Over the years, we have achieved [mention significant achievements and milestones, e.g., industry awards, record revenue growth]. These accomplishments reflect our company culture is built on a foundation of [describe the main characteristics of your company culture, e.g., collaboration, creativity, diversity].

Application Process

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [insert email address] with “Barista Job Application” in the subject line. We will review all applications and contact qualified candidates for an interview.

[Insert Company Name] is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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