Ever wanted to join our team of coffee, beer, and game experts? We’re currently taking applications for Part-time Associate! See the description below, and email us at jobs@emeraldtaverngames.com accordingly.


Emerald Tavern Games & Cafe is a unique blend of board games, hobby games, play space, gourmet coffee, tea, wine, beer and light fare. We offer a comfortable, fun, and friendly environment for our customers to browse and play the latest in hobby and board games. Our English Tudor themed cafe is the perfect place to toast your friends over your favorite games.

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to join us as a Part Time Cafe and Retail Associate, with the possibility of becoming a full time associate after 90 days. Part time associates will be scheduled between 8-29 hours/week and work 1-4 days/week. Shifts vary from 4-9 hours per shift. Applicants should have some evening, and weekend availability. Daily duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Operating the point of sale to input retail and cafe purchases
  • Organizing and maintaining retail product
  • Assisting customers with selections of retail products and food/drink
  • Preparing our menu of coffee, tea, espresso beverages, smoothies, sandwiches and other food items
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in both the kitchen and dining areas

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $10.00-11.50/hr (including tips)
  • Employee Discounts
  • Benefits package available for full time employees


  • High school diploma
  • Able to lift 30-40 lbs
  • Able to stand for duration of shift
  • Dependable personal transportation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Tolerant of alcohol and those that consume alcohol
  • Love of games
  • TABC certification (if not current must be completed within 30 days of hire)
  • Texas Food Handler certification (if not current must be completed immediately)

Superior customer service is paramount. Associates must be friendly and outgoing, able to share their passion for the gaming hobby with customers and treat customers with the utmost courtesy and respect.

Availability Requirements:

  • Must be available and able to work minimum of two shifts per week
  • Must have some evening and weekend availability
  • Available to be scheduled for work 2-4 days/week (more is preferable)


  • Passion for/knowledge of coffee (or willingness to learn)
  • Knowledge of beer and wine (or willingness to learn)
  • Prior food handling/service experience

Please include a cover letter including a few paragraphs describing your hobby gaming experience in a nutshell, general weekly availability, and why you would like to work with us.