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The Perfect Barista Job Description

Barista Job Description

Everybody has their favorite Barista!

Your barista is often one of the first friendly faces you will see early in the morning before you load up on caffeine.

It’s important for a Barista to be a friendly, positive person!

Sometimes baristas are hired fully-trained, but, in other cases, you may specify that you will offer barista training at your company! Companies like Starbucks offer barista training programs.  

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Job Title: Barista at COMPANY NAME

NAME in LOCATION is seeking baristas for dessert and beverage service.  

Key Requirements:

  • Positive, friendly attitude
  • Experience making coffee and espresso drinks 
  • Flexible schedule
  • Works well in during busy rush hours 



  • Making and serving hot and cold beverages including coffee and espresso drinks
  • Welcoming customers and helping them to determine their coffee interests 
  • Educating customers about the menu options
  • Opening and closing the station 
  • Maintaining inventory
  • Keeping equipment clean and in running order 
  • Basic food preparation and service 

To Apply:

  • Submit resume detailing your experience
  • Submit a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit

* You must be legal to work in the United States.


Related jobs: Bartender, Barback, Pastry Chef and Cashier

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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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