Coffee lovers, welcome to paradise. Starbucks standards and Dierbergs history go together like cream and sugar. Both have a reputation for specialty products and great customer service. And both have an impressive track record of hiring outgoing, friendly people to represent an established brand. If this sounds like someone you know (perhaps, you), welcome to the best of both worlds: serving hand-crafted beverages and delicious food as a part-time Starbucks Barista. So, what makes you stand out in a crowd? Why are you perfect for this job? Because you're: • Welcoming, with a genuine smile and eagerness to make someone's day a little better • Motivated to learn and you appreciate opportunities to expand your knowledge; our Starbucks stores regularly feature limited-release products and merchandise • Positive and helpful in describing menu items to customers, assisting with their selection choices and ensuring that their order meets their expectations • Independent, with excellent multitasking skills and an innate sense of urgency typical of a food and beverage environment • Focused and thorough, adhering to recipe and presentation standards while following health, safety and sanitation guidelines for all products • Flexible to work a varied schedule which includes weekends and holidays Why Dierbergs is different • Our culture sets us apart. Dierbergs is known for friendliness, customer-first service focus and most importantly, for treating each other like family. • You'll enjoy the stability of working for a company with a history of success while representing perhaps the world's most iconic coffee brand. • No late-night shifts. Starbucks in Dierbergs closes at 6:00pm. • We offer potential to cross-train into other departments or advance to a management role. • You'll enjoy benefits rarely found in a restaurant or retail setting. What you need to succeed • Respect for the simple beauty of hand-crafted specialty beverages and a friendly, outgoing personality to provide genuine, personalized service • Customer service experience in a retail or restaurant environment; certified barista a plus • Suggestive selling abilities and a general comfort in working with many people on a daily basis • "Big Picture" focus (doing all the things at once, and doing them well), love of a fast-paced environment and keen attention to detail (people notice the little things, and this is where you shine) Physical Requirements • Lifting & Carrying - Up to 35 lbs. occasionally • Pushing & Pulling- Up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally • Occasional - Sit, walk, kneel, stoop, squat, climb & overhead reach • Frequent - Head turn, trunk bend, side reach, grasp, power grip, pinch, finger, manipulation, & feel • Constant - Forward reach & stand What's in it for you? • Weekly paychecks - yes, we are going to pay you every single week! • Medical, dental and vision…401(k) and pension plans…vacation, personal and sick days - even for part-time Associates • Automatic, scheduled pay increases to reward your awesome performance • Work/life balance and flexible scheduling so you can have a life, too • Training and growth potential to help you reach your career goals with us • Discounts on cooking school classes and at the Starbucks kiosks inside some of our locations • Wellness initiatives, Associate appreciation and volunteer opportunities to keep you engaged and involved This description is representative only and is not exhaustive of all the tasks an Associate in this position may be required to perform.