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Barista - Temporary

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Texas, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


SpaceX is looking for experienced, passionate, and driven team members to launch and grow world-class coffee bars inside our corporate facilities. We are searching for candidates who have superior experience working with coffee, espresso, and tea. The current positions are best suited for those with several years of barista experience who possess hands-on knowledge of espresso drink preparation, coffee tasting, and general coffee bar operations.


  • Operate espresso machines with a high degree of proficiency
  • Provide world-class customer service to all customers, whether fellow SpaceX employees or external visitors to our sites
  • Prepare a variety of coffee-style beverages and food products
  • Adhere to proper safety guidelines at all times
  • Order supplies and maintain inventory accuracy as needed
  • Assist in regular upkeep of the café


This is a TEMPORARY position with SpaceX, for the length of time as stated, and is subject to change with minimal notice as business needs dictate.

  • LENGTH OF POSITION: 6 months (permanent hire conversion based on performance and business need)
  • LOCATION: Starbase, TX


  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 1+ years of customer service experience in a food service environment that includes coffee and beverage services


  • 1+ years of barista experience
  • Experience in a customer service or guest interaction capacity
  • Self-motivated and works well with others
  • Comfort with high-volume output
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to obtain valid ServSafe or state issued food handler card
  • Previous work experience in team settings


  • Ability to work in a continuously-standing position for five or more hours
  • Ability to work all shifts and available for overtime and weekends, as needed
  • Ability to perform manual labor tasks (lift up to 30 lbs. from the floor)
  • Ability to perform frequent bending, stooping, and lifting of objects
  • Willingness to work weekends and nights


Pay range:

Level 1: $18.50/hour

Level 2: $20.50/hour

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for potential discretionary bonuses. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, and various other discounts and perks. You will also be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.