Roastery Assistant

Posted: 02/26/2023

Position: Roastery Assistant and Barista

Location: Normal Roasting Company, Burwell, Nebraska

Hours: 22-25 hours per week, more during November/December

(Monday-Thursday: 11-5)


Core Value for Normal Roasting Company

  • Work with leaders to achieve company goals
  • Work as a support person in the roastery 2-4 days per week with more required hours during the holidays.
  • Work as a barista 2-4 days per week and fill in as needed or when a barista is gone

Skills and Qualifications

  • Coffee experience not required
  • High attention to detail is necessary (not joking)
  • Open minded, curious
  • Own a smartphone, able to use apps and email
  • Ability to work company’s peak hours, such as early mornings, weekends, and holidays
  • Flexibility to work in coffee shop setting
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills
  • Work as part of an engaging, open-minded team (some of us like The Office and others don’t but we still like each other).
  • Willingness to continue learning and improving within your position and the company
  • Able to walk, bend, lift 35lb, and stand for long periods of time.

Essential Responsibilities

Roastery Assistant

  • Prepare all packaging for coffee shipments: labeling coffee bags, stamping boxes (aka jam out to whatever music you can dance + stamp to)
  • Assist with entire daily coffee packaging process (aka lots of podcast time)
  • Assist with end of day and scheduled cleaning processes
  • Be flexibile and ready to do what it needed around the shop and roastery
  • Report to Head Roaster any needs or issues.
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