Bru Bar Barista (FT or PT)

Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America Req #53
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Job Summary

A Bru Bar Barista is responsible for promoting coffee consumption by educating customers and preparing and serving a variety of coffee drinks, along with pastries and other baked goods. The Bru Bar also serves a variety of beer, wine, and liquor.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Welcome customers and determine their food and drink interests and needs.
  • Educate customers by presenting and explaining the drink menu and answering questions.
  • Prepare and sell coffee drinks by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques, such as espresso, caffe latte, and cappuccino.
  • Generate revenue by attracting new customers and offering additional products.
  • Maintain inventories of coffee bean supply, coffee brewing equipment, pastries and other food items, and other supplies.
  • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, performing preventive maintenance, and reporting needed repairs.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following organization standards and sanitation regulations.
  • Improve quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes, implementing changes, and maintaining and improving the appearance of the coffee bar.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Specifications


  • Clear and concise verbal communication skills.
  • Self-directed and able to maximize use of time, resources and technology.
  • Dependable and meets goals.
  • Exemplifies professional conduct and adherence to company Core Values



  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Physical & Other Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Evenings, weekends and holidays are a regular part of the schedule.
  • Must have excellent attendance and conduct record for consideration.
  • Non-smoking candidates preferred.
Crystal Mountain is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 2020 Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer. 

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and cross-country skiing, two championship golf courses, shopping, award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan's only alpine slide, the Park at Water's Edge, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and a conference center. Visit  

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America