Coffee House: Coffee House Employee

Contact Information

Name: Mariah Freitas


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


Payrate: $14.00/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: Yes

Resume Required: No

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Approximately 12 hours per week, depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0014-4323-2021

Last Date to Apply: Dec. 6, 2021



The Coffee House is now hiring employees for Fall 2021. Employees will spend their time preparing great food, providing excellent service, and/or working registers for our 9000+ daily customers.

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


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Applicants selected will be considered for one position only, based on the applicant's experience and CoHo staffing needs. The three different general Coffee House areas, each comprised of several options, are listed below. If you prefer one position over another or have experience that would make you a good candidate for a particular position, please note it in the body of your application.


Out Front Positions:

  • TxMx and Cook
    • TxMx: Preparing and serving a variety of Tex-Mex themed menu items.
    • Cooks: Serving primarily made-from-scratch homestyle favorites.
  • Deli and Croutons
    • Deli: Preparing and serving sandwiches and bagels.
    • Croutons: Preparing and serving made-to-order salads.
  • Swirlz and Ciao
    • Swirlz: Serving baked goods, smoothies, acai bowls, and brewing coffee.
    • Ciao: Assembling, baking, and serving pizza by the slice.
  • General Out Front Duties (all areas above)
    • Display excellent customer service while working the service areas.
    • Maintaining a safe and sanitary work area during a shift.
    • Working in the dish room 1-2 hours per week and applying closing/cleaning techniques.
    • Working 12 hours per week (including 6:30 AM opening, closing, and dish shifts.)


  • Display excellent customer service skills.
  • Maintain a balanced cash drawer.
  • Work in the various areas of the Coffee House to ring up our customers' purchases, stock various items, and maintain a clean area during a shift.
  • Work between 1-2 hours per week as a busser in the dining room, emptying trash, wiping tables, and stocking service platforms.
  • Work 1-2 hours per week as a S.C.R.E.E.N. team member (security, customer relations, employee ethics,) monitoring the dining room and service floor for hazards and/or theft and providing customer service.
  • Working 12 hours per week (including 6:30 AM opening, closing, and busing)

Kitchen Position

  • Hot Kitchen
    • Preparing hot food for all service platforms, such as beans and rice, soups, entrees, sauces, etc.
  • Bakery
    • Preparing scratch-made bakery items such as pizza dough, cookies, cakes, and breakfast items.
  • Cold Kitchen, Grab & Go
    • Cold Kitchen: Preparing cold food for all service platforms, such as vegetable prep, salsas, slicing meats, etc.
    • Grab & Go: Packaging and labeling a variety of convenience items, including sandwiches, salads, wraps, etc.
  • General Kitchen Duties
    • Learning proper food preparation procedures, including cooking techniques, following a recipe, knife skills, and food safety.
    • Working in the dish room 1-2 hours per week and applying closing/cleaning techniques.
    • Maintaining a safe and sanitary work area during a shift.
    • Working 12 hours per week (including 6:30 AM opening, closing, and dish shift.)


If selected to joing the Coffee House team, new members will be REQUIRED to attend all the events listed below.

  • Mass Hire Event: One day during the week of July 19th. More information will be given if offered employment.
  • Orientation: Remotely at the end of August, exact date to be determined (times will vary.)
  • Hands-on training sessions: Tuesday, September 7th through Friday, September 27th excluding weekends (times will vary.)

You MUST be available for training during all training weeks... NO EXCEPTIONS!

Regular Fall Quarter Schedules will begin on Monday, September 20th.

Please attach a screenshot of your Fall Quarter schedule from My Schedule Builder in weekly calendar view. You can attach this by clicking "Choose a File" on the Resume portion of the application.


  1. No experience necessary; we will train you. However, please list all previous food experience on your application.
  2. Must be able to proivde 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 certificate, OR
    3. Photo ID and original social security card.
  3. Must have a current CALIFORNIA FOOD HANDLER CARD within two weeks of employment. Cost is ~$10-$15. Cards can be obtained online. Details will be given at orientation.
  4. Employment for all cashiers is contingent upon successful University background check within 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. 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?
  2. 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.
  3. What do you think we are looking for in a Coffee House employee and how do you exemplify these characteristics?
  4. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position, why you are qualified for this position, and how it relates to your interests.
  5. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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