Comma Barista - Benefits, Paid Vacation + Growth Opportunity!

University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus - Kelowna, BC (27 days ago)

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UBCO is currently recruiting energetic, friendly and deeply passionate full-time Baristas at our Comma location to join our team! Withthe direction of the Food Services Manager, our Baristas provide exceptional customer service to all clients of the new UBCO Food Services Department. This could include serving customers, taking payments and preparing food and beverages. For more information on or new Food Services Department, check out the website at:

Take the perfect pause at Comma, located in our newest building, The Commons. Connect over coffee, refuel with hand-crafted sandwiches, bodacious salads and soups, pastries and much more. Treat yourself to a well-deserved break! We serve all-day breakfast and lunch including fresh market bowls sourced with ingredients from local food producers in the Okanagan. Comma proudly serves Canoe Coffee Roasters, a Kelowna-based small batch roaster, as well as items from many other micro-food producers who deliver fresh-baked goods and pastries to us every day. Curious to find out more about Comma and other locations on campus? Check our the link:

Please note this position is sessional, ongoing each year from September to the end of April (May, June, July, August off). As position is 8 months, monthly salary to start is $2,486.00 ($16.39/hour) starting as soon as possible.

Who are you?

  • You love coffee, and love the opportunity to be creative with it!
  • You are energetic, friendly and deeply passionate about customer food and dining experiences through exceptional customer service
  • You are excited about working in a fun university setting and building relationships with students, faculty, and staff
  • You have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with an aptitude for working in a collegial and collaborative environment
  • You have excellent organizational skills, with a demonstrated ability to handle a high volume of work during peak periods
  • You are looking for a career to develop into, not just a job. Endless opportunities for advancement with hard work!
  • You thrive while learning new things and take delight in solving problems
  • You have a Food Safe Level 1 Certificate (or are willing to obtain one) and a Grade 10 education, plus one year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Why Work for UBC?

We pride ourselves in having a dynamic workplace culture, great pay & benefits and opportunities for career growth. Here are just some of the reasons UBC is one of BC’s top employers:

  • Competitive salary and outstanding benefits
  • Generous vacation
  • UBC Pension Plan
  • Development and training opportunities
  • Profession development funds
  • Employee meal plan
  • Tuition waiver
  • Diverse portfolio offering opportunities in many different food services environments
  • Flexible working schedules

Job Duties:

  • Serves customers
  • Takes payments
  • Prepares food and beverages in food service restaurants, residences and retail outlets
  • Other duties as required


Grade 10 or equivalent and Food Safe Level 1 Certificate (or willing to obtain one). One year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $2,486.00 /month


  • Barista: 1 year (Preferred)