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We're currently looking for people for a Part-Time Barista position.
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Part-Time Barista Opportunity


We are absolutely passionate about the coffee we roast, sustainable initiatives, quality, exemplary service and a design-led approach. We are now hiring for the position of Part-time Barista to work alongside our Café Manager and Café team members.

Key responsibilities will include:
+ Crafting our high quality coffee from a La Marzocco Linea PB espresso machine with consistency and skill.
+ Working collaboratively with our team members to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
+ Preparing non-pressurised coffee via Chemex, Aeropress and Fetco across a range of rotating single origin coffees.
+ Being a team player and understanding that your role as barista may also involve time on the floor interacting with customers and running food.

The successful applicant shall:
+ Be personable, open and friendly.
+ Have initiative, enjoy meeting and interacting with different people, a team oriented approach.
+ Be detail focused and have demonstratable coffee knowledge (minimum 2 years in the coffee industry in a high volume location).
+ A willingness to become a true brand ambassador for Kokako and genuinely stand behind and advocate for the values the brand has been built on.

If you love specialty coffee, are excited to learn more and feel you are ready for the next challenge, this could be the perfect job for you in 2017!  It's a part time role of two to three shifts per week including at least one weekend day. More hours may be available in the future and this may be suited to student who is passionate about coffee. If this sounds like you and you have the experience we have outlined we look forward to hearing from you. Applications from those already established in the NZ coffee industry will be treated with utmost confidence and discretion. 

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted. To apply please email your CV to Kokako Café Manager Joe Prisk. Email: café@kokako.co.nz or call us on (09) 3792868 ext 2

For more information about Kokako please read through our website or visit any of our social media platforms - Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.