Red Canoe General Store is a coffee bar and local market adjacent to Mount Gretna Craft Brewery & Pub. Nestled inside is an on-site coffee roaster filling the air with amazing aromas.  For the taste buds we offer delicious coffee, espresso and specialty drinks along with kombucha, teas and locally made baked goods, artisan lunch boxes and snacks. Our neighborhood General Store also carries locally made pantry items, meats and cheeses, kitchen wares, soaps and lotions and fun finds for everyday needs or thoughtful gifts.

Essential Responsibilities:
Fun, enthusiasm and desire to create an inviting and local vibe for our community
A big smile! Greet all customers as neighbors with friendly, efficient and personal service
Availability to work mornings and/or evenings and weekends
Create a rapport with customers by learning their names and favorite drinks
Ensure cleanliness and organization of General Store and coffee bar - inside and out.
Maintain high quality and consistent product standards
Accurately process transactions in the point of sale (POS) system
Cup and taste coffee regularly to maintain familiarity with product and quality standards
Stay informed of new coffee availability, attributes and trends
Learn with our team to be able to lend a hand across the business  from brewery to kitchen and share our products, services and programs with our customers
Become a brand steward and personify the brand at all times and generate positive brand awareness
Represent the brand at local events

Desire to learn about making great coffee and coffee drinks and share with others
Strong attention to detail and healthy respect for cleanliness and sanitation
Excitement about the role of ensuring that each customer has a quality experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Open to feedback and constantly striving to improve
Willingness to cross-train across our business
Espresso and Latte Art experience preferred

Physical Demands:
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time move about the General Store
Use of hands - operate espresso machines and other brewing equipment, manage the register, stock shelves
Ability to lift 30 pounds unaided

Job Type: Part-time

Required Education: Minimum of high school or equivalent

Anticipated Start Date: April 2017


Red Canoe General Store Barista

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