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Barista/Coffee specialist

Advertiser: Rocket CoffeeMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
8 Jan 2019
Waikato, Hamilton
Work Type
Full Time
Hospitality & Tourism, Bar & Beverage Staff

There's a plethora of amazing & unique coffee in the world & we believe our life's work is to bring them to the folks of this fine nation. We are Rocket Coffee, a small specialty coffee roastery based in central Hamilton.

SL28 is our coffee shop down Riverbank Lane right by the river. Coffee is our main focus; but we also offer a short menu of particularly tasty toasties and pastries. We are on the look-out for someone to join our small team; who cares about our customers; has outstanding attention to detail; is hungry to learn & produce delicious coffee. 


Ideally you will:

Be passionate about coffee!

Love interacting with our loyal customers

Have experience producing exceptional tasting coffee in high volumes

Have a solid knowledge of both espresso and soft brewing

Be fast, efficient, accurate, tidy and understand that there is always more to learn!


Bonus if you have:

Experience as a specialty barista (weighing and timing doses and shots)

Experience as a short order cook

A food hygiene certificate


Key responsibilities:

Producing delicious tasting coffee fast and efficiently

Making our customers day! - being attentive, considerate, friendly and helpful

Pouring simple but crisp latte art

Keeping the space spic and span - there's nowhere to hide your mess in our open plan shop!

You will be expected to learn to prepare our short -order menu with as much care as our coffees



So if you're interested in letting the beans take centre stage & deliver their grand soliloquy, we should get together & see if our thinking suits yours...

Send through your CV and cover letter OR to find out more email with 'SL28' as the subject or come in & see us!

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a barista?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • How many hours are you available to work per week?

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