Philadelphia
Barista

Function Coffee Labs is a neighborhood shop where coffee meets science. Their goal is to be one of the best coffee shops in the world, a preferred source for quality coffee and innovation, and to make specialty coffee knowledge accessible to all. The Function Coffee Labs team comes from all different backgrounds, but the one thing that brings them all together is a love for coffee and the possibilities it creates. If you have a genuine passion for specialty coffee, a mindful work ethic, a curious mind and a positive attitude, you’re encouraged to apply to join the team!

Role

Functions Coffee Labs is currently seeking a full-time barista to provide an exceptional coffee experience for their guests. Function Coffee Labs baristas are not only knowledgeable about their craft, but they are also friendly. The team at Function Coffee Labs pride themselves on maintaining high quality standards while also taking a genuine interest in each and every guest who walks through their doors.

  • Use knowledge of and passion for coffee to provide a top-notch customer experience

  • Take drink/food orders

  • Prepare drinks for guests

  • Light food prep

  • Process cash & credit card payments using the Square register

  • General cleaning

  • Coffee Prep (stamping cups and weighing coffee beans)

  • Restock items when low

  • Lead weekly public cuppings

The ideal candidate

  • Makes guests and fellow team members feel appreciated and valued throughout interactions

  • Enjoys "geeking" out over coffee and sharing their expert coffee knowledge with guests

  • Dials in and maintains consistent espresso extraction as per FCL brew ratios

  • Follows all FCL drink recipes and procedures

  • Is reliable and hardworking - arrives on time ready to crush it

  • Maintains an organized and hygienic working environment, clean routinely and restock as required

  • Performs well under pressure and maintain efficient, friendly service

Requirements

  • 1+ years experience in crafting specialty espresso beverages using a manual machine

  • 1+ years experience in a customer service environment and a passion to provide an exceptional customer experience

  • Basic latte art skills and an understanding of extraction

  • Attention to detail and strong communication skills

  • Experience in, and an ability to use a Point of Sale (POS) system

Perks

  • Personalized coffee training program

  • Career development opportunities

  • Monetary and coaching support for coffee competitions

  • Daytime hours

  • Company discounts

  • Great working environment & company culture

Salary

Salary is an average $13-$19/Hour (wage is inclusive of tips)