Barista (Everett Location)

Location: Portland, OR

World Foods (Everett Location) - Barista

** Must have open availability to work nights and weekends.

830 NW Everett St.
Portland, OR 97209
Located in NW Portland, World Foods has been serving customers since 2004. We provide our customers with both fresh produce, curated beer & wine selection, local meat & seafood, traditional Lebanese cuisine, international groceries and local culinary favorites from the Pacific North West. 

All activities - from the day to day operations to the strategic growth of the business – are geared to support our principles.

Hospitality and Warmth
We want to do more than just provide a wide product selection and delicious food – we want to enrich our customer’s lives with customer service that demonstrates genuine warmth and hospitality. By engaging with our customers on a personal level, we elevate ourselves above being ‘just a business’ to being a cornerstone of the community we’re in.
Unique and Inspired Selections
From staples to local favorites to international specialty items, the products available at each grocery store location must consistently demonstrate our knowledge of local trends and show deference to international culinary favorites. 

  • Have the option to enroll in affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Be compensated based on your professional knowledge and experience.  
  • Receive a 20% discount at both World Foods locations.
  • Work an environment where our employees and life-long customers are dedicated to the success of the store.
  • Experience what it is like to work in a dynamic and rewarding environment.
  • Learn Quickly: You are able to learn new processes and procedures quickly and consistently apply learned knowledge.          
  • Adapt: Change is a necessary function of a growing business and you adapt your work and communication style to best-fit new processes, procedures, and business needs.                                                                                         
  • Be Precise: Your detail-oriented approach allows you to accurately input, and find errors, in large bodies of information.    
  • Maintain Dependability: You come to work prepared, on-time and use work time appropriately.                          
  • Work Proactively: Within the boundaries of your position, you do your best to meet business needs without being asked.
  • Effectively Multi-Task: You are able to handle multiple requests, questions, and concerns simultaneously and naturally prioritize which item needs to be resolved first.                                                                              
  • Engender Customer Loyalty: You are aware of, and go out of your way to help, customers.                                       
  • Promote Teamwork: You are able to work with diverse groups of people and forge effective professional relationships with employees and management.                                                                                                                                 
  • Think Critically: When something doesn’t work, you are able to either fix the problem or find an effective and efficient work-around.                                                                                                                                             
  • Communicate Effectively: You are able to write, speak, and understand English.
As the Barista, you will be responsible for fulfilling the following job responsibilities:
  • Greet and interact with customers in a manner that develops rapport, encourage repeat business, and strengthens company brand.
  • Accurately ring orders in adherence with policies and procedures; consistently give customer proper change and their receipt.
  • Proactively learn about, and esthetically share learned knowledge, relating to whole beans, tea blends, blended drinks, and alcoholic beverages on tap.
  • Serve as a back-up to front-end Cashiers & Grocery Clerks         
  • Attractively merchandise the coffee and bar area.         
  • Ensure all chilled foods are kept out of the danger zone by minimizing the amount of time product is out of refrigeration.
  • Ensure safe handling of all hot and cold drinks during drink preparation.
  • When needed, assist other team members in keeping the bar and store clean and well organized.
  • In addition to coffee, serve beer and wine.
  • Pour and serve alcoholic beverages in a manner that adheres to store policies and OLCC regulations.
The following capabilities are required in order to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden on the company are available to address the following requirements.
  • Sustain concentration and focus in a busy environment.
  • Use full range of motion to and utilize fine motor skills.
  • Pick up, carry, hold, and deliver items of up to 10 pounds.
  • Use direct, peripheral, near, and far vision.
  • Recognize, interpret, and respond to variety of sounds.
  • Sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.
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