San Antonio Zoo
  • 23-Nov-2021 to 09-Dec-2021 (CST)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 12.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Employee discounts on merchandise, food, and entry. Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance benefits after 3 months of employment. Paid leave accrual benefits after 4 months of employment

San Antonio Zoo Starbucks is looking to hire a part-time Barista. Do you enjoy the hospitality industry? Does it make you feel good to focus on guest interactions and exceed service expectations? Do you want to be part of a dynamic nonprofit organization that focuses on securing a future for wildlife? If so, please read on!


We are a year-round operation; this position requires a flexible schedule for workdays, weekends, holidays, and occasionally after-hours for special assignments. The part-time Barista position is on a rotating schedule, and the hourly compensation for this position is $12.50.


Fun perks include discounts on entry, food, merchandise, zoo annual pass, and an increase after 6 months of satisfactory employment. In addition to the employee recognition program, eligible for internal positions after 4 months of employment and employee appreciation activities!


As a Barista, you will have more direct guest contact than any other single group of Zoo employees. It would be best always to exhibit a positive guest service attitude and apparent interest in guest assistance. You will perform tasks related to counter sales, drink and food preparation, presentation, cooking, stocking, beverage drawing, cash handling, catering, and sanitizing.

You must be fully committed to San Antonio Zoo's mission to create awareness that inspires action to care for the wildlife we steward and the animals we protect. It would be best if you took pride in knowing your hard work makes a difference in wildlife conservation.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age or older.
  • Must obtain Barista Certification within 10 days of employment.
  • Six (6) months of restaurant, theme park or hospitality industry is preferred.
  • Six (6) months of cash register/cash-handling experience in a food service operation is preferred.
  • Minimum of six months of customer service experience preferred.
  • Must obtain Barista Certification within ten days of employment.
  • Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members.
  • Responsible for completing all online training courses by assigned deadlines.
  • Be able to work positively under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
  • Successful candidates must complete a pre-employment background check and drug screening.


All future zoo crew, please apply at and complete our application.

We look forward to meeting you!

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