Neptune Mountaineering is looking for a Barista for our cafe. If you are a talented barista with experience preparing custom coffee orders, serving a variety of food items and have a passion for customer service please apply. Climbers, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts are a plus. We will be serving Specialty Fair Trade Organic Women farmed coffees, high-end made to order food and baked goods. This is a hourly position that will require morning, night and weekend availability.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Engaging customers with warmth and attentiveness
  • Provides consistent quality in the preparation of drinks and brewing of coffee
  • Educates customers by presenting and explaining the coffee drink menu; answering questions
  • Maintain appearance, cleanliness, and organization of the café
  • Sells and serves baked goods and food items to customers
  • Restocks shelves, when necessary
  • Regularly lift and/or move items up to 40 pounds
  • Regularly handle food and hot beverages in a safe manner
Our ideal candidate:
  • Has at least one-year previous experience working in a barista role with cash handling, responsibility in the food and hospitality or equivalent related experience
  • Carries themselves in a friendly, energetic, personable manner and has a passion for great customer service, with a customer-first and quality-focused mentality
  • Should be agile and professional and maintain composure in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality
  • Is able to work well under stress, and be able to multitask effectively without compromising quality
  • Is an excellent communicator, relating well to customers
  • Is extremely reliable and punctual
  • Has the ability to perform various physical tasks during the work shift

The starting pay for this position is $14/hr. + Tips (tips are generally better than competing cafes)

Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter and resume.
along with their answers to the following questions to be considered:
  1. What's your favorite coffee beverage and how do you take it?
  2. What is your connection to the gear sold at Neptune?