Job Opportunities

Have a passion for coffee? Want to work for a locally owned & woman led company? Apply to work with Java House | Heirloom Salad Co. We are currently looking for baristas to join our team at our Mormon Trek and North Liberty locations. View open positions below.

Don’t forget to download an application! Once completed, submit your application online, fax it to our office, or return it to your desired cafe.
Have questions?  Send an email to jobs@thejavahouse.com.

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Baristas | Guest Service Team Members for the following locations:

If you are seeking a fun and energizing coffeehouse environment with an amazing team or just generally love coffee, then you will enjoy this experience! We are seeking team members with a desire to work 15 hours and up to 40 hours a week with availability ranging from 5:15am to 7 or 8pm. We offer flexibility around busy school schedules, however part-time team members should be available some weekend days and maintain a minimum of 15-18 hours per week.

Java House offers a wonderful opportunity for growth and management experience with a company that is celebrating 27 years of local coffee brewing. Team members will be trained on coffee brewing, espresso machines, food preparation – including salads, sandwiches, soups and pastries – and food preparation for large scale event catering. 

Company product discounts are offered along with company sponsored insurance benefits for full-time status of 30 hours or more. Management opportunity and wage to commensurate with experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.00 – $14.00 per hour

Culinary & Pastry Assistant 211 1/2 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA

Seeking a full or part time Culinary and Pastry Assistant for our locally owned, Java House | Heirloom Salad Company Commissary and Bakery in South Iowa City. Immediate positions available within the hours of 7am – 4pm with 4 or 8 hours shifts. Must be available some weekends and periodically drive a company van to deliver product to our locations.

The Java House Commissary operates seven days a week from 7am to 10pm. Our team assists with the creation, development, production and delivery of pastries, sweets, hand-crafted soups and salad dressings for retail Java House and Heirloom Salad Company stores in Iowa City & North Liberty. While these positions do not require direct Guest service interaction, they do require attention to detail, a passion for food creation, staff should be task-driven with the ability to work independently with our small team of 3-6 people. Independently drive, as you may be working by yourself at times.

Range of pay based on culinary experience, food development and full | part time status employment. Serv Safe certification a plus. The Java House offers full insurance benefits for team members who exceed 30 hours per week and acquire full-time status.


Must be 18 years of age. Ability to stand for extended hours, lift 20-30 pounds periodically, ability to be exposed to 7 major food allergens. Must have a valid driver’s license with average driving record.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour