SMG Part-Time Barista in Dubuque, Iowa

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an excellent and immediate opening for a Part-Time Barista at the Five Flags Center. Baristas are responsible for ensuring guest satisfaction, beverage quality, and cleanliness. Baristas must also have knowledge of beverages like coffee, blended coffees, and espresso drinks.


  • Prepare and serve beverages like coffee, blended coffees, and espresso drinks whether hot or cold
  • Ensure work area is clean and sanitized, including sanitizing utensils, or equipment
  • Describe items on the menu to customers
  • Suggest products that might appeal to customers
  • Serve prepared food items such as muffins, donuts, breakfast items
  • Operate coffee making equipment
  • Collect and process payments from the customer including cash, credit and debit cards
  • Display merchandise in an attractive and functional manner
  • Perform general and preventive maintenance on machines used for coffee making regularly


  • 1+ years of related experience in the coffee service industry
  • Must have basic working knowledge of cash register and cash handling procedures.
  • Strong verbal communication; personable and guest service driven
  • Working knowledge of all forms of coffee and standard beverage recipes
  • Must be able to pass a credit and background check


  • Ability to stand for long periods of time required.
  • Ability to move quickly in a safe manner.
  • Flexible hours including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Work hours are casual-labor, seasonal and non-guaranteed


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position requires stooping and lifting. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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