Barista - Whistler, BC

Barista at the Ecologyst café
Full Time and Part Time available

Job Description
The Ecologyst Barista is committed to providing exceptional service while living into the values of our organization. Ecologyst Baristas bring fun, respect, authenticity, excitement, passion, and knowledge to what you do every day. You are proactive in your ongoing education regarding the company, reporting, café products, the environment and the world of coffee. You’ll be crafting specialty coffee beverages and food, maintaining the cafe inventory, keeping the space orderly and clean, providing education on our cafe products, maintaining merchandising protocols, and delivering exceptional customer service to our local and international clientele. We’re known for being the best coffee in Whistler for a reason.

About Ecologyst
Ecologyst is an ecosystem of different types of businesses. We are on a mission to decarbonise our supply chain by evolving how we manufacture apparel in North America, and provide thoughtful curations and experiences within our spaces. With an aim of leaving it better for future generations, we’re creating systems to support people and brands alike in the transition to a world that is existing in harmony with nature.  Our café is a place to gather, share ideas, and come together over incredible food and beverages that people keep coming back for. We can’t wait for you to join us!

Responsibilities for Barista:

  • Prepare and serve coffee/tea drinks and food that meet our quality standards
  • Properly handle, clean and maintain all equipment
  • Respond to multiple orders, questions, concerns, and complaints in a polite and efficient
  • manner
  • Accurately handle cash and credit card payments, following appropriate cash-handling procedures
  • Serve customers quickly, efficiently and with kindness
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of all the menu offerings and café products we offer
  • Observe relevant health and safety standards
  • Contribute ideas of how to improve our offering, and collaborate with teammates
  • Product Education: communicate the features and benefits of our product assortment authentically through storytelling and connection. You treat our customers the same as you would a guest in your home.
  • Culture: You are committed to leaving it better than you found it. You bring fun, respect, authenticity, excitement, passion, and knowledge to what you do every day.
  • Community: You love people and you love our planet. You can’t wait to connect with others over your favorite hidden gems, the city’s best local experiences, upcoming events, or tips on how to live lightly. You think where we live is unbeatable and can’t wait to share it with everyone you meet.
  • Mentoring, Training and Employee Development: You not only participate in training opportunities but you are the first to offer a hand to others and show them how to succeed in everything they do. You are proactive in your ongoing education regarding the company, reporting, products, the environment and the coffee industry at large.
  • Passion for product: You understand the menu offering, the brands we carry, the sourcing, and can share about various coffee processes that leave our customers feeling like they left with new knowledge about coffee. We display and maintain our café products with the utmost care and understand how to meet the needs of our community.
  • Sales Performance: You are able to consistently hit sales targets with a natural knack for understanding how to meet the needs of our community.

What you bring

  • You are passionate, respectful, outgoing and genuinely like helping people.
  • You are a great communicator. You are self-motivated but also work well as part of a team.
  • You love to build things; communities, teams, systems, and more.
  • Organization is your jam and you are known for your attention to detail.
  • You are always looking to do more with less. Your philosophy on life is fewer things, more experiences.
  • You love our natural world and are motivated to respect, honor, and value life on earth. You are an advocate for positive environmental impacts and are always looking to make a difference in your personal and professional life.
  • You are an individual as a part of an ecosystem, understanding that your choices have an impact on others. You are self-aware, confident and take responsibility for your actions.
  • You have availability to work Monday to Sunday, including evenings and weekends.

To apply please email your resume and letter of interest to —we look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants must be willing and comfortable with learning and working on the retail sales side as well as café. 

A reasonable estimate of the pay range is $16.75 to $17.75 + tips at the time of this posting. Within the range, individual pay is determined by factors such as job-related skills, relevant experience, education and/or training. Please note that the range reflects the base pay only and does not include tips and additional perquisites that we offer. 


Employee Conduct
It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with customers, co-workers, and vendors.

Indigenous candidates and candidates residing within our local communities are highly encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Location: 4338 Main St #125 Whistler, BC
Department: Retail and Café
Minimum Experience: Entry-level