Barista for Cafe in New York, NY

w8th_4Job Title: Barista
Locations: New York City
Reports to: Cafe Manager

Stumptown Coffee Roasters believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. Creating a sustainable workplace is at the core of who we are. We’ve worked hard to create a great place to work and are proud of the results. We’re not perfect, but being open to ideas and continually improving things has always been a fundamental part of how we work. We’re the kind of workplace where each of us works hard, has fun and contributes a lot.


Provide exceptional customer service as a Barista in our cafés.  Provide a coffee experience for the customer that has never been created before.  Make the customer experience unforgettable.

Essential Functions

  • Educate customers on all of our products
  • Maintain high quality and consistent product standards
  • Cup and taste coffee regularly to maintain familiarity with product and quality standards
  • Greet all customers with a friendly smile
  • Provide friendly, efficient and personal service to each customer
  • Create a rapport with customers by learning their names and favorite drinks
  • Support customer satisfaction
  • Accurately process transactions in the POS system
  • Stay informed of new coffee availability and attributes
  • Communicate with team members and management to solve problems and improve service
  • Support a positive work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None


  • Demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for coffee
  • Customer service that is executed in a personal and professional manner
  • Understanding of coffee shops and specialty retail
  • Desire to educate others about our coffee and espresso methods
  • Strong attention to detail and healthy respect for cleanliness and sanitation
  • Excitement about the task of ensuring that each customer has a quality experience in our café
  • Open to criticism and constantly striving to improve
  • Ability to multi-task with ease

Physical Demands

  • Stand and walk – must be able to stand for shifts and move about the café
  • Use of hands – operate espresso machinery
  • Taste/Smell – ability to detect and perceive smell of coffee
  • Talk/hear – frequently communicates with customers

Work Environment

  • Work is performed at the cafe
  • The work environment can be noisy


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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state or federal law