2 Feb 2016

Cafe Lead

Water Avenue Coffee Full-Time

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Job Description

The lead role is to assist in the smooth functioning of the cafe’s workflow and customer service. This is a full time position of 5 shifts/week. The majority of that time will be spent behind the counter interacting with customers and supporting the staff.

The cafe lead is responsible for the efficiency and quality of service, The cafe lead will support both the register and barista positions by prioritizing needs and allowing the register and barista to remain at their stations as much as possible.

This position will take an active role in the overall customer experience by answering questions, guiding guests through their transaction and ensuring satisfaction upon delivery of the order.

The cafe lead will assist the cafe manager in maintaining a clean cafe by finding side projects or additional cleaning tasks, either completing those as time allows or delegating them to other staff members as is appropriate.

The lead position will also report any issues with service or operation to the cafe manager. This may include problems with customers, areas of improvement for other staff members, or facility and equipment issues.

Necessary qualities for the cafe lead role:

-good communicator
-big picture awareness
-great service experience
-attention to detail
-friendly and easy going
-positive attitude
-ability to prioritize
-customer focused
-sense of urgency
-3+ years specialty coffee experience
-1+ years in a leadership role

Please email with a resume and cover letter explaining why you would like to join our team: matt.crocker@wateravenuecoffee.com

Markets: Portland. Job Categories: Barista. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 23 days.

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