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Team Member & Shift Leader - Portland, ME

Company: The Works Bakery Cafe
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Team Member (greeting, counter-culture intelligentsia) & Shift Leader ( team member +)
About us: The Works - is a growing regional chain of community-minded caf--s, dedicated to providing the highest quality food and friendliest customer service. Each of our caf--s reflects the unique character and needs of the communities we serve. We're committed to sourcing healthy, local ingredients for our bagels, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, soups, salads, smoothies, fresh-baked sweets and more...Our mission is to contribute to the health and well-being of our communities: our customers, our team members, and the environment.
Come experience our vibrant, community-oriented culture that promises to offer something new each day and opportunities to grow.
About you: Do you like playing with your food? Are you hungry for a cool caf-- job that's inspired by great ingredients that are carefully sourced? Do you smile a lot? The Works is looking for a few fresh faces who want to make a positive difference in every customer's day. You're a team player who enjoys fast-paced work and interacting with others. You have good communication skills, pay attention to detail, an ability to multi-task, you are committed to providing great customer service, and are looking to develop leadership skills for the future.
Job Overview:
We're looking for fresh and friendly faces to join our front of house team in Portland, Maine! We prefer someone with prior food preparation experience, great communication skills, and the ability to move quickly and efficiently between tasks. There are many opportunities for advancement with training provided for the right candidate.
Position Type: Full-time and part-time positions available
Duties Include :

  • Greeting, serving customers and handling cash
  • Preparing handcrafted smoothies, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, entr--es, salads, soups, and more
  • Maintaining a clean and organized caf--
  • Ability to stay cool and calm in a fast-paced work environment As a Shift Leader, duties also includes :
    • Oversee daily administrative requirements such as cash handling
    • Adhere to established operational and service standards with commitment and passion to helping fellow staff do the same
    • Develop staff by giving timely, honest, and on-going feedback
    • Be confident in leading, directing and guiding others
    • Ability to stay cool and calm in a fast-paced work environment A successful candidate must have a neat appearance, be organized and punctual. "Can do" attitudes and friendly smiles are a must! Must be able to stand and walk for periods of 8 +/- hours each shift, and be able to reach, bend, balance, and transport objects repeatedly during a shift.
      Industry Leading Benefits:
      • Employee discount on our nourishing meals (a sample of all we make!)
      • Competitive pay (ask around-hourly pay plus pooled staff tips will be worth your efforts)
      • Paid vacations! (Yeah, get paid to play in the sand, hike a mountain or visit family...)
      • Insurance-take care of yourself with medical, dental, and vision insurance program
      • Performance-based BONUS opportunities!
        Salary Description
        $18.00 - $23.00/hr inclusive of average tips

Keywords: The Works Bakery Cafe, Portland , Team Member & Shift Leader - Portland, ME, Hospitality & Tourism , Portland, Oregon

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