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About Brick Road Coffee

Brick Road Coffee is more than just a place to grab your morning brew; it's a community hub where stories are shared, connections are made, and everyone is welcome. Located in the heart of Tempe, Arizona, our mission is to provide a warm, inclusive space that serves high-quality coffee and fosters a sense of belonging for all. We pride ourselves on sourcing the best beans and crafting beverages that delight our customers, all while maintaining a commitment to ethical business practices.

At Brick Road Coffee, we believe in the power of community and strive to make a positive impact both locally and globally. Our team is passionate about supporting queer-owned businesses and other local entrepreneurs year-round, ensuring that every cup of coffee you enjoy contributes to a larger cause. Whether you're here to catch up with friends, study, or simply enjoy a quiet moment, Brick Road Coffee is here to make your day a little brighter.

A Little About Who We Are Looking For:

At Brick Road Coffee, we are always on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals who share our passion for coffee and community. Our ideal team members are not just baristas but ambassadors of our mission and values. We seek individuals who are eager to learn, thrive in a collaborative environment, and are committed to providing exceptional customer service.

 

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Passionate about coffee and eager to expand their knowledge.

  • Friendly, approachable, and able to create a welcoming atmosphere.

  • Dependable and punctual with a strong work ethic.

  • Team players who support their colleagues and contribute to a positive work environment.

  • Open-minded and respectful of diverse perspectives and identities.

  • Motivated to engage with the community and participate in local events.

Day in the Life of a Brick Road Barista:

Welcome to the vibrant world of Brick Road Coffee! Here’s what your exciting day as a barista can look like:

  • Morning Magic: Start your shift by setting up your coffee station, ensuring everything is clean, organized, and ready to brew the best coffee in Tempe.

  • Customer Connections: Greet each customer with a warm smile and genuine enthusiasm. Whether it’s their first visit or they’re a regular, make their day special by sharing your passion for coffee.

  • Crafting Perfection: Master the art of brewing. From pulling the perfect espresso shot to creating beautiful latte art, you’ll be the expert behind every cup.

  • Coffee Conversations: Engage with customers about our unique coffee blends, the stories behind our beans, and the vibrant Tempe community. Your knowledge and enthusiasm will make their experience unforgettable.

  • Team Spirit: Collaborate with your awesome coworkers, supporting each other during busy times and celebrating your successes together. Teamwork makes the dream work!

  • Taste Testing: Occasionally sample new coffee blends and menu items. Your feedback helps us keep our offerings exciting and delicious.

  • Stay Organized: Keep the café tidy and welcoming. From wiping down counters to restocking supplies, you take pride in maintaining a clean and efficient workspace.

  • Innovation in Action: Bring your ideas to the table! Whether it’s a new drink recipe or a more efficient way to serve customers, your creativity is valued.

  • Community Engagement: Participate in local events and initiatives. From coffee tastings to community outreach, you’ll help make Brick Road Coffee a beloved part of Tempe.

  • End on a High Note: Reflect on the day’s achievements and prepare for tomorrow. Every day is a new opportunity to learn, grow, and make a positive impact.

 

At Brick Road Coffee, being a barista is more than just a job; it’s about creating memorable experiences, building community, and sharing your love for coffee. Ready to join the journey? We can’t wait to meet you!

Benefits:

  • Employee Discount

  • Free drinks each shift

  • Employee Shift Food

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Fun Environment

Other Details:

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Starting Salary: $15.50/hr + Tips after training period

  • Local and state regulations require a food handler's card

  • The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It's not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this job.

  • Brick Road Coffee will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

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