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Madrona Hill is a locally owned, neighborhood bakery and cafe located in North Portland. We serve exceptional coffee beverages, made-to-order sandwiches, and freshly-baked pastry goods every day. We love this city, this neighborhood, and most importantly, great coffee and atmosphere. We work hard. We work fast. We love to laugh and hear new stories, or old stories – whatever our customers want to tell us! We are open 7 days a week, 6am — 3pm, including most holidays. We also hold public and private events during business hours and after hours.

No phone calls or walk-ins please.
Thank you for your interest and have a great day!


We are looking to add a rockstar barista to our team. The barista positions will require barista duties, heavy food prep, stocking, and cashier/money handling responsibilities. Our days are full – we balance great customer service, preparing customer sandwich orders, making creamy lattes, cooking bacon, managing varying levels of food prep, baking chocolate chip cookies, and otherwise providing a friendly and cozy place to work, visit or be. If you think you can do all this calmly, and while staying engaged with your customers and your coworkers, please read on.

Compensation starts at $12.50 per hour, plus tips after initial training period.

You should have open availability and be able to commit to a set schedule for 90 days. Preference will be given to applicants with great attitudes and open availability. *A flexible schedule and availability on Saturday and Sunday is a must.* Baristas can earn up to 25-35 hours per week, depending on your flexibility and proven ability to work hard with great energy.

This position will require the following: * Food industry / restaurant experience including balancing and prioritizing multiple to do lists, a constant stream of customers, and food prep and assembly.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, this includes speaking and listening, with co-workers, customers, and vendors
* Great Attitude – high energy, positive outlook, engaging personality, sense of humor and willingness to grow, and an uncanny ability to maintain your cool.
* A flexible schedule and availability on Saturday and Sunday is a must.
* Availability to work private / public events, during business hours and occasionally after hours.
* Prompt and reliable transportation
* Current Multnomah County Food Handler Card.
* Current OLCC Card, or ability to obtain one.
* Strong work ethic
* A team player attitude, willing to look for and help out where needed
* Strong attention to detail, whether following a recipe or noticing your customer’s new haircut
* Accurate cash handling ability and the ability to balance a till
* Able to work like you are not the only person in the room, make good decisions and follow instructions
* Ability to lift 25 pounds over your head and to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
* Ability to stand while on shift
* High School Diploma or GED.

Please send your resume and concise cover letter in .pdf format to jobs@madronahillcafe.com. In your cover letter, please describe why you are a great, long term fit for this position, your schedule availability and list the titles of the last 3 books you read.


Who we are looking for: We are looking for a self-starting, experienced, early-morning baker to fill a part-time position, 2-3 days a week. We need someone that can bake consistently great products from our established menu and also has a talent for understanding new recipes and ingredients, before you make them. We are looking for someone that is comfortable working alone in the early morning hours, but also loves interacting with people and being part of a team (we are a super fun, friendly group, so you have to be down with that).

More about the position: This baker position will be approximately 10-15 hours per week, with a starting pay of $13.00 per hour. We have some opportunity for you to earn additional hours, based on your willingness to learn and grow, and on your critical thinking skills. Hours could grow into more as the position and responsibilities grow, and raises will come quick for the critical thinker that is driven to succeed. The hours for this position are 1am — 6am (or until you are done cleaning up). We open at 6am, so baked goods need to be out by then. We are open 7 days a week, including holidays.

This position will require the following:

*Ability to work weekends – the available days are Sunday and Monday, but Saturday and Sunday is a possibility. A third day may be added in for extra hours or as it becomes available.
*A vehicle – shift start time is 1am, so public transit is not an option.
*A team player that considers your impact on others
*Strong attention to detail, whether following a recipe or noticing a customer’s new haircut
*Able to maintain a clean and organized work environment, while planning for the week ahead
*Able to work quickly and efficiently
*Excellent communication skills, this includes both speaking and listening
*Great Attitude – drama and gossip will not be tolerated. Laughter and enjoyment of life is required on a daily basis.
*Able to work independently and follow instructions but also is conscientious and considerate of how what you do affects other people on the team
*Self-motivated but willing to accept and learn from feedback (no one is perfect and we provide feedback early and often so you can stay on course.)
*Able to frequently lift or move 50 pounds
*Standing while on shift
*Repetitive motion
*A sincere passion for baking and interest in continually bettering your skills

Tell us why: To apply for this position, please respond with your resume and a brief cover letter in .pdf form, describing why you are a great, long-term fit for this position. In your cover letter, please describe why you love baking and tell us a little about yourself, including what your typical day looks like when you leave the bakery.

Though we’d love to respond to every applicant, we will be unable to contact everyone who submits a resume.

No phone calls or walk-ins please. Interviews will be by appointment only.