Job Opportunities

Have a passion for coffee? Want to work for a fun local company? Apply to work with Java House Coffee Roasters! Current openings are listed below.

Don’t forget to download an application! Once completed, submit your application online, fax it to our office, or return it to any of our cafes.
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At The Java House, we pride ourselves on our extensive barista training program, which takes several sessions to train our staff members to make espresso drinks to our standards. A key part of the training is teaching our baristas to create “latte art,” where the steamed milk is used to create images in the drink.


Culinary Assistant

Seeking several part-time culinary and pastry assistants for our locally owned, Java House food commissary in southwest Iowa City. Several flexible positions for our culinary team members available with immediate positions available from 6AM to 12PM. This facility operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Our team assists with the production of our pastries, sweets, proteins, hand-crafted soups and salad dressings for our retail Java House and Heirloom Salad Company stores in Iowa City. While these positions do not require direct Guest service interaction, they do require attention to detail, a passion for food creation, are task-driven and an ability to work independently.

Range of pay based on culinary experience and employment full or part time status. Servsafe certification a plus. The Java House offers full insurance benefits for all team members who exceed 30 hours per week.


Java House Delivery

Our Iowa City, Java House food commissary located in south Iowa City produces cafe pastries, soups, proteins and other cafe food items for our retail Java House and Heirloom Salad Company locations. We are seeking an energetic, independently motivated and task driven team member who can assist with our cafe deliveries on weekend mornings, 6AM to 12:00PM.

If you enjoy working independently, would like to join one of Iowa City’s most reputable, locally owned businesses, hold a valid license with good driving history and seeking a weekend, part-time position than this opportunity may be for you. Full-time or weekday opportunities in our food commissary is also available. Applicants should be able to lift 40 pounds comfortably and feel comfortable driving company delivery vans.

Range of pay is $11 – $12 per hour. Company benefits are available for anyone exceeding 30 or more hours per week.


Operations Manager

Our company is seeking several individuals who seek a desire to manage and develop our dedicated team while facilitating retail Guest, Product and facility operations for multiple retail Java House and Heirloom Salad Company locations in Iowa City, IA. Assistant retail manager opportunities are available for individuals seeking under full-time availability.

If you are seeking professional growth within a progressive company operating with retail store autonomy in an upbeat and enjoyable environment, this may be your perfect opportunity. Excellent communication and project management skills are required. The ability to both acknowledge and offer feedback to all members of our team is essential for the growth of this position.

This full-time Store Manager position does seek individuals with a minimum of 3 years of retail food management. MS Office, Aloha POS and understanding of digital social media are encouraged, however a desire to seek a personal challenge to practice our company training tools while implementing them respectfully, with integrity and accountability will be more important for this position.

$35,000 to $45,000 well consummate with experience. Full company benefits (Health, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance and IRA retirement options.)