Barista - Full Time

At Blue Bottle, our mission is to connect the world to delicious coffee. From seed to cup, we elevate the craft of coffee in everything we do. We strive to build a better tomorrow by investing in what matters: a sustainable future for our people, the company, and our planet. About the Job At Blue Bottle Coffee, a Barista is someone who is passionate about coffee, culinary items, sustainability, and creating incredible guest experiences grounded in care and respect. We invite you to grow as a team member and create community through coffee with us.

You will

Deliver exceptional hospitality to our guests, your fellow teammates, and all of our vendors and suppliers
Make and serve a selection of delicious beverages with a variety of different brewing and preparation methods 
Prepare and serve delicious food 
Stay knowledgeable about Blue Bottle’s current beverage and food offerings and preparation techniques; continuously cultivating your own curiosity and knowledge through in-house tastings, cuppings, and trainings 
Taste our Blue Bottle beverages regularly to ensure quality, uphold our standards, and develop your palate
Create community in our cafes by sharing your joy and knowledge of coffee with our guests; inspire your fellow teammates to do the same
Support your team by taking joy in the tasks that keep the cafe running smoothly and beautifully—these tasks may vary but can include cleaning, clearing and washing dishes, sweeping, dusting, mopping, cleaning and organizing condiment stations, and taking out trash
Be passionate about the planet and help us achieve our company-wide sustainability goals 
Uphold and follow all health, food safety, and safety guidelines
Promote a safe and respectful working environment

You are

Searching for a career in food and beverage with a dynamic, growing company
Passionate about coffee, food, and creating inclusive hospitality experiences 
Reliable and consistent—your leader and teammates can always depend on you to be punctual and bring your A game
Thoughtful and able to anticipate our guests’ needs
Obsessed with the details! You love honing your craft and understand the nourishing powers in each cup of coffee and each plate of delicious food 
Excited about taking on new experiences and possess a can-do attitude
Eligible to work in the United States and 18 years of age or older

You have

Existing Food Handler’s Certification required for the state you will be working in, or will obtain it within 30 days post-hire 
Basic math and computer skills
A flexible schedule and are available to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays

A few benefits we offer

Comprehensive Health, dental, and vision coverage for eligible employees starting on your first day
Best-in-class coffee training and continuing education
Free membership into Specialty Coffee Association of America and discounts on events (including Expos and Championships)
401(k) plan
Paid time off & paid volunteer hours
Free drinks at any of our cafes 
Discounts on any Blue Bottle whole beans, food items and merchandise
Flexible spending account & commuter benefits
Employee Assistance Program


Starting at $17.75 per hour
Cafe Incentive Program

Our Barista position is a dynamic one! Below we’ve mapped out the physical demands that are essential to the role

Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time. You’re on your feet the majority of the day, whether you are standing behind bar pulling shots or walking the cafe floor
Use of hands to reach, grip, turn and perform precision work. You’re using your hands to operate beautiful espresso machines, pour delicious pour overs, and operate the register (among other responsibilities)
As needed squat, bend, twist and reach for items below waist level or above shoulders. For example, you may have to bend down or reach up to grab cups, lids and towels
Ability to lift, push/pull, carry and/or move up to 50 pounds. For example, you’ll be handling bags of coffee beans, coffee kegs, crates of milk, tub of dishes and trash bins
As needed climb ladders, stairs, ramps and uneven floor and/or surfaces. For example, climb on a step stool to change menu slacks, go up and down stairs and ramps to storage areas
Ability to smell and taste. You’re tasting and smelling coffee and food, helping ensure quality control for each cup and plate
Ability to listen and speak. You’re listening and speaking with our guests to take and fill orders, and guide and create experiences
Bamaga, QLD, AU