Barista
What do you do?
I serve coffee to deserving folks at an established coffee chain.
Advantages and disadvantages of this job
Flexible schedule I get to work with people. The products are exciting.
I love my job!
This job is:
Part-time
Full-time
Flexible Schedule
How many hours a week is this job?
You can choose.
I work 20 hours a week, two 10 hour days.
When do you work?
Two days a week
How much control do you have over your work schedule?
530 in the morning till 330 in the afternoon 330
Could I bring my child or pet to work?
Older children are OK
Maybe, it depends on the circumstances
Do you have to own a car?
No
Work environment
Inside
Is there anything to be aware of in the environment?
You have to be careful of hot water, sharp knives or slip and fall accidents
Is there a dress code?
Yes
How do you dress?
Casual
How do you dress for work?
Apron provided. You have to have your hair up
Is this job:
Both Fast-paced and Relaxed
Level of Responsibility
Low (There is nothing that can’t be handled by someone else there.)
Is this job physically demanding?
On your feet all day
Have to lift heavy things
Co-Workers
Work with just a few people
Work as part of a team
Management
You mostly work independently.
How much initiative and/or authority do you have?
You can’t change prices, but you can give small incentives and samples.
What does this job pay entry level?
$8.00 an hour
What could it pay later?
Where I am, $13.oo is the highest anyone is getting.
Are there bonuses for working holidays?
Yes
Do you have to go to school to get this job?
On-the-job Training
What kind of school teaches this job?
There are schools available associated within the company
Do you have to pass a background test?
Checking for criminal record
Drug test
What practical skills do you need?
Enjoy talking to people
Good listener
Is Continuing Education required?
No
Benefits
medical and dental coverage
pension
401(k) savings
employer will match your 401(k) contributions
Benefits are available even to part-time employees, as long as you are over 20 hours a week.
Location
This job could be done anywhere.
Barista

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