Career Opportunities

Barista and Shift Leads

Red Whale Coffee is seeking professional, passionate coffee connoisseurs to grow along with us. Responsible, detailed-oriented individuals with an interest in all things fine; food, wine, and coffee culture will make perfect additions to our team!

The Ideal Candidates Will Have:

  • Specialty coffee experience, strong knowledge of brewing methods and the ability to consistently demonstrate exceptional latte art.
  • A willingness and commitment to work as a part of our team in a positive and respectful way.
  • Prior experience with iPad-based POS systems or the ability to learn quickly is a plus.
  • Speed, reliability, precision, and mindfulness are desired qualities.
  • The ability and desire to consistently provide quality service.
  • The ability to work weekends as needed. We will do our best to work around schedules but flexibility is key!

Shift Lead candidates will have previous hospitality supervisory experience within quality, high volume environments. This position oversees all areas of Red Whale Coffee Retail, responsible for, but not limited to, monitoring the quality of service and product while interacting with guests as our Brand Embassador. This position will also be in charge of opening/closing procedures based on company protocol, labor and inventory controls, as well as following all proper procedures.

What We Offer:

Baristas competitive wages DOE

Shift Lead competitive wages DOE

Red Whale Coffee provides a happy and collaborative work environment with opportunities to excel in all areas of the business; roasting, sales, training, customer service, shift lead, barista, to name just a few!

Red Whale Coffee implement’s the most innovative industry equipment creating a unique coffee experience for both our customers and team! Come be some of the first in the Bay Area to experience working with these new and exciting delivery methods.

As a company, Red Whale Coffee will invest in the continued education and training of our team as well as sponsoring various local competitions, coffee education, and coffee cuppings!

Want to be apart of our amazing team? Email your resume to, along with a cover letter describing why you are interested in and qualified to join the Red Whale Pod. We look forward to meeting you.