Location: Portland, OR

Ya Hala - Baker

8005 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97215

Our History
Located on the outskirts of SE Portland, Ya Hala has been serving Portland’s finest Lebanese food since 1999. With a foundation in quality, tradition, and gathering, we provide our customers with an exceptional dining Lebanese experience.

Our Principles
Our principles are founded on enriching people’s lives with the food and service that demonstrates genuine warmth and Lebanese hospitality. Moreover, the quality of food is a reflection of our standards for having the finest Lebanese food in a city of exceptional restaurants. These values have allowed us to become a Portland staple for 17 years.

Working for Ya Hala means you will:
  • Work an environment where our employees and life-long customers are dedicated to the success of the restaurant.
  • Be able to make lasting positive changes.
  • Have the option to enroll in affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Receive 50% off meals at Ya Hala.
What We Need from our Pita Baker:
  • Experience: You have a minimum of 6 months working in similar environment. Our ideal candidate will also have a minimum of 6 months of experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to Learn Quickly: You learn new processes and procedures quickly and apply that knowledge in a way that supports business needs.
  • Ability to Adapt: You appropriately view change as a necessary function of a growing business and adapt your work and communication style to best-fit new processes, procedures, and business needs.
  • Detail Oriented: You are precise in your work and are able to accurately input, and find errors, in large bodies of information. You must have the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at one time.
  • Dependability: You come to work prepared and on-time and use work time appropriately.
  • Proactive: Within the boundaries of your position, you do your best to meet business needs without being asked.
  • Multi-Tasker: You are prepared and able to handle multiple requests, questions, and concerns simultaneously and you naturally prioritize which item needs to be resolved first.
  • People Skills: You absorb and process what you hear and see quickly and communicate relevant information in a manner that is readily understood by the intended audience.
  • Customer Service Skills: You are able to work with a diverse group of customers in a way that engenders repeat business and customer loyalty. 
  • Critical Thinking Skills: When something doesn’t work, you are able to either fix the problem or find an effective and efficient work-around.
  • Equipment Savvy: You must have the ability to understand how the equipment is used and operated to effectively maintain and repair the equipment.
  • Linguistic Abilities: You’re able to write, read, speak, and understand English.
What You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Create food such as made-to-order pizzas, pita bread, and other items.
  • Determine amount and type of food and supplies required to meet customer demand.
  • Fulfill customer made-to-order meals in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prepare meals for the grab-and-go section, as well as the made-to-order department.
  • Correctly prepare all food served following standard recipes.
  • Complete all necessary check-lists, production, and shrink logs as directed.
  • Prepare meals for the grab-and-go section, as well as the made-to-order department.
Capability Requirements:
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.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Previous experience in a customer service role is preferred.
  • Must possess exceptional customer service, listening, speaking, and social skills.
  • Knowledge of basic math skills is preferred.
  • The ability to read, write, understand, and speak English is required.
  • Effective communication is Spanish is helpful.
  • Ability to communicate with fellow employees and guests.
  • The ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Must possess a valid Food Handlers’ card.
  • Frequently climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and use hands and fingers to complete work related tasks.
  • Regularly stand, reach, push, pull, and bag products. 
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds.

Upload your resume or stop in and fill out an application at 8005 SE Stark St, Portland OR 97215.
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