Job Details

Location: Dumbo

Employment Type: Full time

Minimum Qualification: 1 year barista experience / 1 year supervisor

Our popular and bustling cafe in Dumbo, Brooklyn is looking for a new assistant manager/barista to help lead our team. Our Dumbo location is neatly situated feet from Brooklyn Bridge Park, and only blocks from the Bridge itself. Our customers are comprised of weekend tourists and daily regulars from the businesses and apartments surrounding us! We are currently hiring for a full time assistant manager that will take on opening and closing shifts as well as at least one weekend day.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: 

  • Opening and closing the cafe
  • Cash handling, including fulfilling change order from bank 
  • Maintaining cafe while on shift to expectations 
  • Training new staff on café procedures and systems
  • Handling disciplinary conversations, giving write ups, and working with staff to ensure they are meeting necessary standards
  • Communicating with the store manager on a regular basis concerning the café, personnel, and other appropriate matters  
  • Having stellar customer service, and creating an environment that encourages customers to return
  • creating beautiful looking and delicious tasting hot & cold coffee drinks
  • Serving all of our house made baked goods and being knowledgeable about all of them
  • Maintaining and cleaning the equipment
  • Maintaining and cleaning our shop
  • Maintaining café standards, and ensure that the presentation of the café is up to par
  • Assisting customers with taking orders
  • Daily store inventory & product order
  • Other prep work related to the position (ie: measuring coffee, filling in product, etc…)
Qualifications and requirements:
  • Hard working, willing to get your hands dirty
  • Warm, friendly and a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in regards to upper management
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctuality, reliability, & ability to take direction
  • Ability to work as part of a team and understand how that quality affects the overall running of the café
  • A true appreciation for good food and quality coffee
  • Capable of training new employees
  • Ability to handle disciplinary conversations/terminations/write ups
  • At least 1 year previous barista experience required, latte art skills are a plus
  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience
  • NYC Food Handler's Permit is required. If you do not have one, you will have to obtain one 
Please attach a resume as well as a cover letter to let us know little about you, and what you are looking for in your next position. This position offers an opportunity for growth, including taking on the role of our in store coffee trainer in addition to the assistant manager position.