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Cafe Attendant

Job Details

Jewish Silicon Valley - Los Gatos, CA
Part Time
$16.00 - $18.00 Hourly
Traditional & Non-Traditional Hours


Position: Café Attendant – Food Service

Department: Operations

Status: At-Will, Part Time, Non-exempt position

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Supervisor: Operations Manager


Job Summary:

The Café Attendant will provide routine food preparation and customer assistance services

throughout the Café.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays
  • Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Engage with and understand our customers, including discovering and responding to customer needs through clear and pleasant communication
  • Prepare food and beverages to standard recipes or customized for customers, including recipe changes such as quantity of ingredients or substituted ingredients
  • Available to perform many different tasks within the Cafe during each shift
  • Arrange table settings (grab and go style), restock beverage fridge and snack shelve, replace stir sticks, paper napkins, pre-packaged condiments according to café standard, as needed
  • Clears, cleans, and sanitizes tables
  • Maintains, cleans, and sanitizes workstations
  • Follows all safety and sanitation guidelines and regulations to ensure quality food service


Required Skills /Abilities:

  • Ability to read and follow instructions and learn quickly
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Understanding of proper food handling and sanitation procedures
  • Ability to multi-task


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • California Food Handlers Certification (or ability to achieve before first day of work)


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Prolonged periods of standing
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the café
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times
  • May be required to work in excessive heat and cold in association with the kitchen environment


While performing the duties of this job, the work environment can be noisy and you may be

working in close proximity with others. This role routinely interacts with children of school age

(lunch program) and adults of all ages.


This position is contingent upon the completion and cleared background check via Livescan assessment.


Disclaimer: This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work

performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties

described are not to be interpreted as being all inclusive to any specific employee.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of

different position and, when possible, to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified

employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description

changes the at-will employment relationship existing between JSV and its employees