Coffee House: Coffee House Employee

Contact Information

Name: Alex Rios

Phone: 530-752-8484


You can visit the Coffee House website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $11.00/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: Yes

Resume Required: No

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 12 hrs/week

Start Date: Nov. 26, 2018

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0014-2983-2018

Last Date to Apply: Nov. 12, 2018



The Coffee House is now hiring employees for Winter Quarter 2019. Employees will spend their time preparing great food, providing excellent service, and/or working registers for our 9000+ daily customers.

Please note there will be no interviews for this position. Applicants will be selected based on experience and thoroughness of application. All new team members will have a probationary period; details will be given if offered employment.

Applicants selected will be considered for one position only, based on the applicant's experience and CoHo staffing needs. The three different Coffee House positions are kitchen employees, out front employees, and cashier employees.  If you have a preference for one position over another, please note it in the body of your application. This is NOT for a barista position.

If selected to join the Coffee House team, new members will be required to attend orientation and classroom training sessions Monday, November 26th through Friday, November 30th (times will vary). Hands-on training will take place Monday, December 3rd through Friday, December 14th.  

You MUST be available for training during both training weeks...NO EXCEPTIONS

New team members will be required to work during at least one week of Winter break (12/17-12/21 or 1/2-1/4).

Regular Winter quarter schedules will begin on Sunday January 6th.

Please attach a screenshot of your Winter 2019 class schedule from My Schedule Builder by date and time(calendar view) to your application. Include any other regular commitments you may have (internships, clubs, sports, meetings, etc.). You can attach this by clicking "Choose a file" on the Resume page of the application.


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Perform an assortment of duties, including, but not limited to:

  1. Display EXCELLENT customer service while working the service areas.
  2. Maintain a safe and sanitary work area during a shift.
  3. Work in the various areas of the Coffee House to prepare and serve food to our customers.
  4. Maintain a safe and sanitary work area during a shift.
  5. Learn basic and more advanced "scratch" cooking and baking techniques. Prepare salads, slice meats and cheeses, prepare vegetables for recipes, create casseroles, sauces, soups, entrees, and make cookies, cakes, frostings, and bars.
  6. Maintain a balanced cash drawer.
  7. Work between 1-2 hours per week as a busser in the dining room, emptying trash, wiping tables, and stocking service platforms.
  8. Work in the dish room and apply closing/cleaning techniques.
  9. Work 12 hours per week during the academic year. This will include early mornings starting at 6:30am, late evenings, and weekends.

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  1. No experience necessary; we will train you.  However, please list all previous food experience on your application.
  2. Must be able to provide one of the following ORIGINAL documents (cannot be photo copies) for hiring paperwork on the day of orientation:
    1. Current passport
    2. Photo ID and original birth certificiate, OR
    3. Photo ID and original social security card.
  3. Must have a current CALIFORNIA FOOD HANDLER CARD within one weeks of employment. Cost is ~$10-$15. Cards can be obtained online. Details will be given if you are hired
  4. Employment for all cashiers is contingent upon successful University background check wihtin one week of job offer.
  5. Must be able to life up to 50 lb.
  6. Must be able to follow directions and complete given tasks.
  7. Must display a positive attitude in the workplace.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  4. What do you think we are looking for in a Coffee House employee and how do you exemplify these characteristics?
  5. Describe a time you have gone above and beyond your responsibilities to get something done, whether at a job, in school, or in your personal life.
  6. At the Coffee House, we value the uniqueness of each member of our community. What will you bring to the Coffee House culture? What do you hope to get from this job?

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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