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TeaSource is hiring!  We have a part-time job opening and are accepting applications at our St. Paul store in the Highland neighborhood (752 Cleveland Ave S.).  See details below.


Commitment & Availability: 

Must be able to commit for at least a year (we do NOT hire just for the summer)

Must be available to commit through May 2015

Must be available for:

  • EVENING SHIFTS (starting as early as 1:00 & no later than 3:00)
  • Weekends required (Fridays, Saturdays, and some Sundays)
  • Days before and after Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are mandatory
  • 20-25 hours per week (up to 33 during holidays)
  • Do not apply if you cannot accommodate the above availability

 

Duties and qualifications: 

  • Exceptional customer service: greeting, offering samples, guiding, advising, assisting customers in a friendly manner
  • Encourage sales through outstanding tea knowledge
  • Prepare and serve hot and iced beverages
  • Quickly gain a working knowledge of 250+ teas and related products
  • Guide customers on proper brew techniques
  • Weigh / package bulk tea and stock product
  • Must be able to lift 30-40 lbs.
  • Communicate effectively with management, coworkers, and customers (in person and via phone)
  • Multi-task between helping customers and other assignments as given by manager
  • Accurately handle sales transactions
  • Cleaning (including washing of dishes and cleaning the bathroom)

NOTE:  This job is HARD WORK - you will be expected to maintain a "5th gear" pace of productivity. 

The ideal candidate is a motivated person with a positive attitude and strong work ethic.  Must be able to follow direction and work independently in a detail oriented manner.  A thirst for learning is required (previous tea knowledge not required). 

Please note: This position involves some physical stamina and strength.  This may include, but is not limited to: standing up to 8 hours, lifting 30-40 pound boxes, repeatedly lifting 3-6 pound canisters, and running up and down stairs.


do not call regarding this position - we ask all applicants to fill out our standard application form, which you may obtain at both stores or you can request one via email at stpaul@teasource.com. 

All follow up inquiry to an application should be via email.


Fill out an application and return it to Lisa Hyatt, St. Paul store manager.

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