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Summer Job Fairs for East Bay Regional Park District

2nd Annual Youth Job Fairs (ages 15-24)
East Bay Regional Park District

The East Bay Regional Park District is hosting two Youth Job Fairs for upcoming summer (and beyond) job opportunities for youth ages 15-24.  The event details can be found below, as well as on our flyer (DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE).

DATE LOCATION

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Big Break Visitor Center
69 Big Break Rd.
Oakley, CA 94561

Tri Delta Transit #393 dropping at Main Street and Big Break Road

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Richard C. Trudeau Training Center
11500 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94619

AC Transit #339 towards Chabot Space and Science Center to Skyline Blvd/Joaquin Miller Road

SCHEDULE FOR EACH EVENT:
9:00 – 9:45am Check In
10:00 – 11:00am Job Fair
11:00am – Noon Workshops

We encourage youth who have an interest in spending time outdoors, working with children, aquatics, and public safety to attend.  Youth should come prepared to get to know Park District employees and to learn about the wide variety of job opportunities for youth and students.

Please help us spread the word:

  • Post the Youth Job Fairs flyer in your school office, career counseling office, classrooms, school website, school newspaper, etc.
  • Encourage a student who loves the outdoors to attend!
  • Please forward this e-mail to teachers, counselors, parents, after-school programs, etc. that might be interested.

Thanks so much, and hope to see  your students at the Youth Job Fairs in 2016!

East Bay Regional Park District Youth Job Fairs flyer
East Bay Regional Park District Youth Job Fairs flyer

Have an interest in Coffee? Specialty’s is HIRING a Barista

Specialty’s Cafe & Bakery is a family-owned, made-from-scratch concept that has been serving neighborhoods for 20 years. We serve breakfast and lunch over the counter, as pick-up orders, and as a preferred catering option to companies from start-ups to the Fortune 500. Our kitchen team comes in early each day to bake fresh bread and pastries, hand-craft hearty soups, and prep ingredients for the best sandwiches and salads around!

Being this successful while working with a made-from-scratch model means that no job at Specialty’s is easy! We are looking for people that can show attention to detail, a willingness to work hard, and the ability to stick to a plan. Our best Team Members work quickly, work together, and have a whole lot of fun.

We are looking for a Barista to join our crew! This person will deliver great guest service and quality coffee in a timely, friendly, and knowledgeable manner. Prepare and serve great espresso and coffee drinks according to recipes while providing our guests with excellent customer service. Greet, educate and thank guests on different coffee, tea and specialty drinks

What We Need From You:

  • Be physically able to work an eight (8) hour day or more while on your feet
  • Safely lift ten (10) to fifty (50) pounds while wearing a back support belt
  • Have ability to perform basic mathematics on the spot
  • Show sharp attention to detail
  • Excellent guest service skills

 

What You Get From Us:

Excellent starting wage plus tips

  • 401k after 6 months of employment
  • Extensive training program
  • Fantastic growth opportunity, we promote from within
  • Most importantly, you will work in a family-like environment where your contribution is truly valued

 

To apply, click on the link!

Barista

To learn more about Specialty’s: Specialty’s – About Us

Specialty’s Cafe© and Bakery is an equal opportunity employer and offers an environment which treats all of our employees with mutual trust and respect. We encourage open and honest communication and recognize creativity

Cashiers and Cooks at SPIN! Pizza Needed

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza at Alameda Landing is hiring!

We are looking for enthusiastic, cashiers & cooks. Weekend availability required.

SPIN! features hand-spun pizzas, fresh salads, and a great wine and beer selection. We have great opportunity for growth, as we will be opening several locations in the SF Bay Area and we are looking for awesome people to grow with!

Line & Prep Cooks: experience preferred, however none required. Working quickly and efficiently is essential in our fast paced, fun environment.

If you are interested in joining us please send us a resume, your availability and references to jobs@parkerhg.com

SPIN! Pizza is located at 2670 5th St., Alameda.

PICANTE SEEKS BUSSER/RUNNER

WELL ESTABLISHED, HIGH VOLUME RESTUARANT SEEKS BUSSER-RUNNER POSITION

PICANTE in Berkeley, California is looking for an experienced, high energy Busser -Runner. This is an opportunity to join one of the best companies to work for in the Bay Area. We offer a great work environment, reasonable hour (30 hrs/week), and competitive pay.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT WOULD NOT BE LIMITED TO:

Customer Service, Cleaning side work and Beer & Alcohol service responsibilities.

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS:

At least 18 years of age
Fluent in English
Must be available for mornings, evenings and weekends.

WE PROVIDE:

Hourly Rate & Tips equating to $15 per hour
One week paid Vacation
Free employee meals on duty and 50% discount on food and beverage items off duty.
A comfortable and casual work environment

CHECK US OUT AT picanteberkeley.com

If this position sounds interesting AND you meet the criteria listed above, then APPLY IN PERSON between the hours of 9am and 10pm at Picante, 1328 Sixth St. Berkeley, California 94710

NO phone calls. On-site interviews only.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea-Now Hiring Retail Staff in Alameda!

The secret to great coffee is the people who make it!

Peet’s Coffee & Tea is looking for part-time Retail Associates and Shift Leads for our Alameda store. If you have a passion for coffee and tea and are looking for a fast-paced, fun place to work, we want you to join our team!

Peet’s offers great benefits including:

  • Industry-leading training and knowledge
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage (starting at 21 hours/week)
  • Generous employee discount
  • Opportunities for advancement

    Read the requirements & Apply Online Now to be part of our Gold Standard Specialty Coffee Company, via the links below:

    Click here to apply for Retail Associate

    Click here to apply for Shift Lead

    To apply in-person, print out and complete our job application and return it with a copy of your resume to the store:

    Peet’s Coffee & Tea
    1365 Park Avenue
    Alameda, CA

    We encourage applicants of all ages, races and ethnic backgrounds.

    Retail Associate Requirements:

  • Dedicated to exceeding the expectations of customers.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Open availability preferred, including early mornings, and evenings.
    Availability to work at least 4 hours on both Saturdays and Sundays is a must.

    Retail Associate Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customers know they are welcomed and appreciated; understand what they want and help them with what they need.
  • Consistently deliver the highest quality coffees, teas, beverages and baked goods in accordance with Peet’s distinguishing quality standards.
  • Demonstrate that customers come first by serving them with a sense of urgency.
  • Ensure all areas in store are maintained, clean and well organized and reflect the quality of the Peet’s brand.

    Shift Lead Requirements:

  • Minimum one year of retail supervisory experience and/or related experience and training.
  • Cash handling experience and attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively problem solve, using sound judgment.
  • Dedicated to exceeding the expectations of customers.
  • Open availability preferred, including early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays/Sundays.

    Shift Lead Responsibilities:

  • Executing quality store openings and closings, following all necessary procedures, including adherence to safety and security guidelines.
  • Preparing and serving handcrafted bar drinks and brew and serve coffee and tea. When acting as Service Leader, providing consistent feedback to team members on bar drink quality and presentation.
  • Performing inventory control tasks, including receiving, counting and ordering product to ensure enough stock is on hand to meet customer demands and to control costs and waste.
  • Model customer engagement by providing personalized superior customer service.

    Company Overview:
    Since 1966, when Alfred Peet opened the first Peet’s store in Berkeley, California our goal has been to offer the best coffees & teas in the world, without compromise. We believe that meticulous selectivity, artisan roasting, and our commitment to freshness make the difference you can taste.

    We’ve grown considerably since our beginnings. Peet’s is now sold in multiple channels: 200+ retail store locations in nine states, National Home Delivery Service, select Office Coffee and Food Service programs and is expanding rapidly in Grocery across the U.S. Currently, Peet’s is available in 12,000+ grocery stores across many states.

    Essentially, though, we haven’t changed much. We remain committed to the artisan crafts of coffee and tea and delivering the highest quality, always.

 

Peet’s-Open Interviews in Berkeley Mondays & Wednesdays!

The secret to great coffee is the people who make it!

Peet’s Coffee & Tea is looking for part-time Baristas/Retail Associates and Shift Leads for our Berkeley-College Avenue and Vine Street stores in Berkeley. If you have a passion for coffee and tea and are looking for a fast-paced, fun place to work, we want you to join our team!

Peet’s offers great benefits including:

  • Industry-leading training and knowledge
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage (starting at 21 hours/week)
  • Generous employee discount
  • Opportunities for advancement

    Read the requirements & come to our open interviews to be part of our Gold Standard Specialty Coffee Company! Print out and complete our job application and return it with a copy of your resume to the store:

    Mondays at the Vine Street store from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Peet’s -Vine St.
    2124 Vine Street
    Berkeley, CA

    Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Peet’s -College Ave.
    3200 College Avenue
    Berkeley, CA

    We encourage applicants of all ages, races and ethnic backgrounds.

    Barista/Retail Associate Requirements:

  • Dedicated to exceeding the expectations of customers.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Open availability preferred, including early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays/Sundays.

    Barista/Retail Associate Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customers know they are welcomed and appreciated; understand what they want and help them with what they need.
  • Consistently deliver the highest quality coffees, teas, beverages and baked goods in accordance with Peet’s distinguishing quality standards.
  • Demonstrate that customers come first by serving them with a sense of urgency.
  • Ensure all areas in store are maintained, clean and well organized and reflect the quality of the Peet’s brand.

    Shift Lead Requirements:

  • Minimum one year of retail supervisory experience and/or related experience and training.
  • Cash handling experience and attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively problem solve, using sound judgment.
  • Dedicated to exceeding the expectations of customers.
  • Open availability preferred, including early mornings, evenings, and Saturdays/Sundays.

    Shift Lead Responsibilities:

  • Executing quality store openings and closings, following all necessary procedures, including adherence to safety and security guidelines.
  • Preparing and serving handcrafted bar drinks and brew and serve coffee and tea. When acting as Service Leader, providing consistent feedback to team members on bar drink quality and presentation.
  • Performing inventory control tasks, including receiving, counting and ordering product to ensure enough stock is on hand to meet customer demands and to control costs and waste.
  • Model customer engagement by providing personalized superior customer service.

    Company Overview:
    Since 1966, when Alfred Peet opened the first Peet’s store in Berkeley, California our goal has been to offer the best coffees & teas in the world, without compromise. We believe that meticulous selectivity, artisan roasting, and our commitment to freshness make the difference you can taste.

    We’ve grown considerably since our beginnings. Peet’s is now sold in multiple channels: 200+ retail store locations in nine states, National Home Delivery Service, select Office Coffee and Food Service programs and is expanding rapidly in Grocery across the U.S. Currently, Peet’s is available in 12,000+ grocery stores across many states.

    Essentially, though, we haven’t changed much. We remain committed to the artisan crafts of coffee and tea and delivering the highest quality, always.

 

NICK AND ARON’S and NICK’s PIZZA are hiring!

Nick’s Pizza is an Oakland indie pizzeria serving sourdough pizzas with local and seasonal ingredients.
Nick and Aron’s is our larger restaurant, bakery and brunch spot
Our food is killer and so is our crew. We believe in creating community through great food and genuine customer service.You can learn more about us at www.oaklandstylepizza.com or nickandarons.com

We are accepting resumes for cooks and brunch counter staff.

A few great things about working for us
Shift meals and generous discounts
Bosses and managers that really care about their staff
We’re a small, truly locally-owned, growing business
We listen to great music at work

Brunch Server/Counter Position:
Nick and Aron’s 4316 Telegraph
Must be available Sat and Sunday Morning
Customer service, barista, cashiering, preparing and light food prep.

Cook:
Nick’s Pizza 6211 Shattuck
prep and line cook
must be fast and clean
must take pride your product
customer oriented
good attitude, team players to the front of the line
must be available evening weekends
experience with hand tossed pizza preferred, but we’ll train the right folks

The ideal candidates:
*Must be available weekends
*Great personality-hard working and happy to give great service
*good math skills
*has some cashiering experience
*great team player
*is hard working and good-natured
*is interested in local and sustainable foods
*has experience providing great customer service to a wide variety of folks
*takes pride in a job well done
*is non-judgmental and accepting of people with all types of backgrounds and lifestyles
*comfortable with working a cash register and taking phone orders
*is punctual and reliable

If you are interested please contact us VIA EMAIL OR IN PERSON with a copy of your resume, your availability to work, and a note about why you are interested in this position. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

We are an equal opportunity employer
Women, People of Color and LGBT folks encouraged to apply

Downtown Berkeley YMCA is Hiring Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

Downtown Berkeley YMCA is Hiring Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

Please submit your resume in a word document to Joedy Michael at: jmichael@ymca-cba.org.

Founded in 1903, the YMCA of the Central Bay Area is an association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of every child, improving our communities’ health & wellbeing, and giving back and providing support to our neighbors. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or backgrounds, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

For more information about the YMCA of the Central Bay Area, visit www.ymca-cba.org

The Downtown Berkeley YMCA is a neighborhood leader in providing programs that improve our communities’ health & wellbeing. With an approach centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. Our youth programs provide a nurturing environment for children and offer positive, fun activities that build athletic, social and interpersonal skills.

The Downtown Berkeley YMCA branch is looking for certified Lifeguards and/or Swim Instructors. These are part-time positions under the supervision and guidance of the Aquatics Director.

Lifeguard applicants must have current certifications in:
• CPR for Professional Rescuer
• Standard First Aid
• American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguarding

Prefer swim instructor applicants have current certifications in:
• CPR for the Professional Rescuer
• Standard First Aid
• American Red Cross WSI certification or YMCA Swim Lesson Inst.
• American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguarding
• OR a combination of education and/or experience desired

Desired Characteristics
• Excellent customer service skills
• Professional demeanor — punctuality and shift consistency
• Ability to model and teach the YMCA’s four core values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility

Compensation:
Part-time position, $14-$16 for lifeguards and swim instructors with exp.

Please submit your resume in a word document to Joedy Michael at: jmichael@ymca-cba.org.