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Barista (US)

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Starbucks Coffee Company
6 Windermere Blvd.
Charleston, SC
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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As a Starbucks Barista, you will create the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing legendary customer service with prompt service, quality beverages and products, and maintaining a clean and comfortable store environment.

You will be responsible for modeling and acting in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles and best of all, you’ll be part of a company that is consistently rated as a great place to work and the people here love what they do.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of Starbucks.
  • Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating to standard and to set a positive example for the shift team.
  • Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues.
  • Communicates information to manager so that the team can respond as necessary to create the Third Place environment during each shift.
  • Assists with new partner training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving respectful and encouraging coaching as needed.
  • Contributes to positive team environment by recognizing alarms or changes in partner morale and performance and communicating them to the store manager.
  • Delivers legendary customer service to all customers by acting with a customer comes first attitude and connecting with the customer. Discovers and responds to customer needs.
  • Follows Starbucks operational policies and procedures, including those for cash handling and safety and security, to ensure the safety of all partners during each shift. Maintains a clean and organized workspace so that partners can locate resources and product as needed.
  • Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Provides quality beverages, whole bean, and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards. Follows health, safety and sanitation guidelines for all products.
  • Recognizes and reinforces individual and team accomplishments by using existing organizational methods.

  • Summary of Experience
    • No previous experience required

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Ability to learn quickly
    • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Ability to build relationships

    Physical Requirements 
    • Constant standing/walking
    • Occasional stooping, kneeling or crawling
    • Occasional pushing, pulling, lifting or carrying up to 40 lbs
    • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps
    • Constant computer/POS Register and bar equipment usage
    • Frequent, continual, intermittent flexing or rotation of the wrist(s) and spine
    • Constant reaching, turning, and performing precision work around bar area
    • Constant receiving detailed information through oral communication
    • Constant talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word
    • Occasional Distinguishing, with a degree of accuracy, differences or similarities in intensity or quality of flavors and/or odors
    • Constant clarity of vision at near and/or far distances

    How To Apply

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