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We are looking for one Cultured Tea Server.

Available shifts are

Thursday, Friday, and Sunday 2 pm - 8 pm.

"When there are intelligent and well-mannered tea servants to attend to tea service, throughout all aspects of tea service, from boiling water to serving the teagreat care and mindfulness should be taken to prepare tea properly."


~ Feng Ke Bin on " Yi Cha" - Proprieties for Testing Tea. Ming Dynasty ~


  • Active NYS DOH Food Handler Certificate

  • Established tea practice for 5 + years

  • Continuing self-education, including attendance of Floating Mountain workshops, Tea Ceremonies, and other Events

  • Physical ability to repeatedly kneel to serve each pour of tea to guests, hand-wash the floor at the end of each shift & carry a 20 lb. bucket of water up and down two flights of stairs 

  • Three-month probation/appraisal period

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Timely and efficient opening and closing of the tea house

  • Innate and up to date knowledge of available teas 

  • Skillful tea brewing abilities adhering to provide best practices via the teahouse operation guideline

  • Skillful and careful handling of the teaware

  • Ensuring the signature ambiance of Floating Mountain is maintained at all time

  • Maintenance of DOH requirements at all time​

Floating Mountain will provide:

  • Direct communication with and support from the owner

  • On-site training and support

  • Employee's discount on all tea teahouse products and services

  • Highly competitive hourly rate and paid social security and income tax, workers compensation, as well as unemployment insurance

Please consider closely before applying if you are:

- Have an established tea practice

- Fully committed to the position

- Ready to work hard

- Capable of being focused and present at all times in the tea house

- Having a beginner's mind

- Ready to leave your ego behind the teahouse door and cultivate humbleness

To apply, please upload a short (2-3 minute) video telling us about you and why you will be a desirable addition to the Floating Mountain team.


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