Western Collective Bartender + Barista

Western Collective Bartender + Barista

We are looking for a new team member here at Western Collective who will be our front lines at our space here in Garden City. This is one hell of a job as you are the first impression people get when they walk through the door when they walk in. You represent our culture as well as our commitment to community and service. This role is Garden City based and is entirely focused on servicing our patrons to a level that impresses the heck out of them and maximizes their enjoyment in our space.

The primary actions of the role include

  • Be an expert in all things Western Collective including but not limited to Western Collective history and heritage, history of brewing and brewing process, the coffee and craft beer industry, beer and coffee styles and ingredients, and have basic sales knowledge
  • Generate deep brand awareness and positive product passion for Western Collective brands
  • Share passion for all things craft coffee and beer, as well as the ability to taste, describe and evaluate qualities and characteristics
  • Assess customers individual usage needs and interests in order to best recommend products
  • Continually learn and retain detailed, precise, often scientific, information which you must present in an interesting, fun, and engaging manner to groups of all sizes and levels of craft coffee and beer knowledge
  • Leading expertise in our inventory of our supply company and assisting customers to their best needs
  • Follow established procedures to keep coffee and bar areas clean and safe
  • Be a team player and able to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations
  • Other tasks as needed

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application
  • Valid state Driver License in good standing
  • Early morning, evening, weekend, and holiday availability required
  • Strong work ethic and self-starting attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a love for meeting and interacting with people
  • Thorough attention to detail and desire to take initiative
  • Must adhere to company’s policies and procedures
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • Able to stand for prolonged periods
  • Able to stoop, crawl, twist, turn, lift, kneel, climb ladders and stairs
  • Able to manipulate valves and clamps
  • Able to regularly lift/carry 44-pound boxes
  • Able to regularly lift/carry 55-pound bags above waist level
  • Able to regularly twist, turn, kneel, climb, stoop, bend, crawl, lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 75 pounds using appropriate techniques and tools
  • Able to lift/move 165 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance
  • Able to both work and thrive in a high-stress environment that has a quiet to moderate noise level
  • Able to read and follow written English instructions
  • Able to work in a factory/production environment which may be loud, slick, humid, cold, and hot
  • Able to work in indoor and outdoor environments with moderate noise and occasionally slippery floors
  • Able to comply with and enforce all health, safety, and personal hygiene policies and standards
  • Willing to work long days and overtime as needed

Employee Benefits & Bonus Eligibility

  • This is an hourly role with pay of $7.25+Tips // Hr with the potential to grow into full time as sales grow
  • Beer and coffee perks // 2 Free Beers // 1 Free Coffee per work day
  • Discounts on beer//coffee//merch

 

**Applications Accepted Until This Role Is Filled**

Please email jobs@westerncollective.beer with your resume and cover letter to apply.