Barista Positions with Nossa Familia

The role: Nossa Familia is seeking 4-5 part- & full-time baristas for our upcoming Seven Corners Café (SE 20th & Division), and our Central Eastside Café (SE 3rd & Clay), both with minor food prep.
Classification: Hourly, non-exempt
Anticipated Hours: 20-35+/week
Wage: $11.25 + tips
Benefits: Retirement, PTO, health care, supplemental/dental pre-tax, paid holidays, alternative commuting benefits, paid parental leave, paid volunteer hours, free coffee


As a Barista, your job will include:

  • Producing the best coffee drinks in town!
  • Wow-ing the customer with perfectly-extracted espresso, perfectly-textured milk, and beautiful latte art.
  • Being excitable and personable when interacting with our customers. We ONLY want the friendliest baristas in town!
  • Being knowledgeable (or teachable) about specialty coffee, and excited to educate our customers on flavor and origin.
  • Being diligent in accurately processing transactions.
  • Willingness to work up to 9 hours per day (typical days will be in the 4-8 hour range)
  • Ability to lift 50lbs (infrequently) and ability to remain standing and stationary for extended periods of time may be necessary.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisors and manager

Applicant expectations:

  • Passion for specialty coffee, community, sustainability, and Nossa Familia's business as a whole.
  • Barista experience highly preferred, but we are willing to train the right person
  • Proficient in making quick decisions, critical thinking, and a sense of independence in the workplace
  • Pride in quality of product, quality of service, and cleanliness of environment--unwavering in this regard.
  • Highly professional and organized.
  • Able to follow directions and comfortable with accountability.
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record may be necessary.
  • Food Handler's Card

Note, there is limited parking at most of our locations - employees are encouraged to bike commute or use public transit.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume and complete the following personality assessment, Applications without all parts will be immediately discarded. Your cover letter should explicitly address the barista position.

Any questions should be directed to Geoff at Please apply through Poached.

Emily Sterling