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Wild Starr Is Hiring

Wild Starr Coffee House is located in downtown Anchorage at 500 W 6th Ave will be a very unique local gathering place serving the finest local coffees, teas, and great, simple grab and go food with an emphasis on homemade, and locally-sourced. We are currently looking for Baristas who are interested in joining our team this spring and summer. Please review the Job Summary below, if interested submit your resume and professional references to

Wild Starr Baristas Job Description

Job Summary

Wild Starr has a special place in the community, promoting local small businesses along with a great variety of local artisan made products and art in our storefront and Coffee House. Our tag line is “Find Your Happy Place”, our coffee house baristas make the experience special by welcoming each guest and creating the perfect handcrafted beverages. They also are encouraged to experiment with our local syrup’s to make new drink combinations that our customers will love and hopefully crave to come back for more. A barista is the first step to a wonderful career, and we have wonderful opportunities for you to grow with us. If you love coffee, enjoy sharing your love for coffee, then apply for a position at Wild Starr Coffee House.


As a barista, you provide excellent service to our customers with every drink you create, ensuring their experience is your top priority. You make the customer experience pleasurable and welcomed. You share your passion for coffee by creating inspiring drinks that ensures customers are delighted by the handcrafted beverages you serve and look forward to coming into the Wild Starr Coffee House again and again.



Positive and can-do attitude

Exhibit and demonstrate initiative

Passionate about the local products we serve

Brings joy to the opportunity to interact with others and make fun happen​

Well-organized, efficient, and able to multi-task

Ability to engage, build rapport, listen, provide friendly and fast service

Can clearly and respectfully communicate and express oneself

Is resilient under pressure and is willing to ask for help

Listen to people and enjoy solving problems

Flexible and can adapt to an ever-changing; fast paced environment  

Experience with using a POS system

Ability to have a flexible work schedule



As a barista, you will provide excellent service to our customers by delivering the perfect beverage that exceeds customer expectations; beverages include a wide variety of specialty coffees, teas, hot chocolate, using espresso machines, coffee urns and blended drinks.


Take pride in our beverage and food selections by ensuring you can offer recommendations to our customers


Take initiative and consistently grow and expand your coffee making knowledge


Treat customers as the first priority at all times; offering respect and kindness to both customers and employees


Execute all operational standards correctly, in a timely manner and in accordance with the coffee house standards, safety and health codes


Take pride in the coffee house ensuring a clean and tidy environment ensuring that cleanliness encompasses all aspects of the customer experience


Ensure that the coffee house is welcoming to all customers by having a stocked display case and neatly displayed merchandise


Work in the coffee house requires physical activity (i.e., prolonged standing, repetitive bending, lifting, climbing, operating espresso machines), and kitchen prep duties when needed


Properly, safely, and efficiently prepares various food products for our charcuterie board and grab and go food items following and observing standard food handling procedures


Observes any problems with the quality or quantity of food being served and takes appropriate steps to resolve issues


Continuously cleans and wipes work areas including, removing garbage, cleaning coffee machines, countertops etc


Support Wild Starr Coffee House goals and initiatives and be a team player


Availability to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends


Protect Wild Starr Coffee House assets by adhering to all processes and working efficiently to control waste and shrink


Accept responsibility and execute all assignments correctly and with care


Shows up ready and willing to be a reliable team player and support one another


Accept coaching and feedback from others openly



One (1) year barista experience and  customer service experience

Observes grooming, customer service, and uniform/dress standards

Ability to work effectively with a minimum of supervision

Ability to quickly learn about the products, cash register operation, and location features



Safety guides our behavior

Honesty and integrity govern our actions

Commitments made will be fulfilled

All individuals are treated with dignity and respect

The environment will be protected and sustained

Job Types

Full-time, Part-time


Pay Range

$13 - $16.00 per hour (w/ excellent tips opportunity)


Employee discount

Flexible schedule



4 hour shift

8 hour shift

Day shift

Morning shift

Weekend shift

Wild Starr Statement

Wild Starr Coffee House is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition as defined by applicable law, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, hairstyle, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. 

Thank you for supporting local!!

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