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Job Description

Job Overview​:
  • Make people feel seen and taken care of from the moment they come in - our customers, as well as each other.

  • Share your curiosity and excitement about life, about coffee, about our community, and your workmates.

  • Make OMC a bright spot in people’s day: keep the space welcoming, beautiful, vibrant, and cozy.

  • Make delicious drinks and serve them with warmth and generosity.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Warmly greet all who come in, make them feel seen and taken care of right away.

  • Share your curiosity and excitement about life, coffee, our community, and your workmates.

  • Make OMC a bright spot in people’s day: keep the space welcoming, beautiful, clean, vibrant, and cozy.

  • Make delicious drinks with strong attention to detail and serve them with warmth & generosity.

  • Learn our menu so you can guide people through it and take orders with patience and confidence.

  • Taste our drinks regularly to uphold our shop's standards, ensure quality, and to develop your palate.

  • Accommodate special requests and needs with enthusiasm and chill. It’s not “us vs. them”, the people on the other side of the counter are friends. There’s no room for a disgruntled service attitude or tourists as enemies.

  • Work at a good tempo, not “in the weeds,” nor lethargically.

  • When there’s a line, acknowledge people while they’re waiting.

  • Proudly prepare and serve all drinks, regularly tasting and dialing-in so every drink is beautiful and wildly delicious. 

  • Follow all food safety, health, and safety guidelines.

  • Support your team by helping keep the space stocked, beautiful, and welcoming. Including but not limited to sanitizing, clearing tables, washing dishes, sweeping, dusting, mopping, cleaning and stocking the bar, taking out trash, recyclables, and compost as needed.


  • Previous barista experience (Specialty coffee experience encouraged but not required)

  • A love for coffee and food

  • Existing Food Handler's Certification (You may obtain it within 30 days after hiring)

  • A strong work ethic and a good attitude

  • A flexible schedule

  • Patience

  • A sense of camaraderie


  • Empathetic, intuitive, and inclusive

  • Reliable - your team can depend on you to be punctual, consistent, and bring your A game

  • Highly motivated and able to work in an autonomous environment

  • Optimistic and problem-solving

  • Curious and imaginative

  • Proud of your work and take ownership for it

  • Self-aware!

  • Warm, generous, caring

  • Passionate about our planet and committed to our values of environmental sustainability and harmony, inclusivity, and community


  • Interact warmly, enthusiastically, and patiently with public for several hours each day.

  • Physically make coffee, follow recipes accurately with attention to detail, clean, and restock given any accommodations we can reasonably co-create.

  • Smell and taste coffee and food.

  • Stay calm, focused, and organized under stress.

  • Work mornings, evenings, weekends and some holidays.

Odd Meter Coffee requires all staff to be fully vaccinated. 


  • Email and tell us why you think would be a good fit and please include a resume if you have one.

Odd Meter Coffee is an equal opportunity employer.  We value open mindedness, dedication to good work, and a sense of camaraderie.  We hire based on these qualities, a job's requirements, our business's needs, and one's qualifications.  All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,

gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other

characteristic protected by law.

We believe that bad behavior in the service industry disproportionately hurts the most marginalized people in society — including people of color, women and LGBTQ+ people, those from working class backgrounds, military veterans, people with housing insecurities, or those with arrest records. We want people from these communities to be equally centered in our space. Therefore, we encourage people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities to apply.

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