7 Jul 2016

Full-Time Espresso Educator /Birch Coffee Trainer

Birch Coffee – Posted by Birch CoffeeNew York, United States

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Job Description

At Birch Coffee, we’re looking for like-minded people who share a deep passion for service and coffee. We’re in the specialty coffee business and our priority is serving the people around us. We source and roast our coffee with unabashed pride. Thought and conversation go into every single decision that is made and we know that each individual that walks through our door is on the receiving end of the outcome. If this sounds like a place where you’d fit right in, we’d love to meet you.

Espresso Trainer
We are looking for an awesome educator who has:

-3+ years experience as a trained barista in the specialty coffee industry

-some previous experience in a teaching/training capacity is preferred.

As a direct representative of Birch Coffee, you will be expected to be well versed in coffee language and possess a solid, working knowledge of specialty coffee & latte art capabilities.

We are looking for someone who genuinely enjoys the practice of teaching and working to develop others’ skills.

Other characteristics that would help you succeed with Birch Coffee

– you have ease, comfort, and joy in engaging people

– you have top-notch communication skills.
– A superb ability on pro-active problem solving

– Comfort in diffusing conflict in an objective manner
– A natural instinct to set a high standard and continually raise the bar


Technical skills/knowledge for this position:

-general mechanics of espresso equipment and maintenance

-ability to troubleshoot and provide solutions

-precision in evaluating and dialing in espresso, utilizing all variables

-milk concepts and texturing

-mechanics of pouring latte art (heart, Rosetta, tulip)

-ability to maintain a clean work space


Important qualities we look for in our Espresso Trainers:


-capacity for leadership’

-ability to adjust your style to benefit individual trainees

-ability to manage expectations of trainees

-being encouraging and engaging

-capable of following a set curriculum

-ability to break down concepts

-ability to grade trainees objectively

How to Apply

Don’t worry about sending a cover letter but in order for us to review your application, please tell us the following in the body of your email, in addition to why you want us to take a look at your resume: 1. What movie always makes you laugh? 2. If you were a professional wrestler, what would your entrance song be? 3. When was the last time you did something nice for someone else just to do something nice? Here are some awesome things that will enter your life if bring you on board: Lots of laughs Opportunity for growth Paid vacation! All the amazing Birch coffee and tea your heart can handle. Please email us along with your resume to employment@birchcoffee.com Looking forward to meeting you!

Job Categories: Trainer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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