Front of House Supervisor 2019-09-10T15:54:10+00:00

The Merri Cafe – Front of House Supervisor

  • No late shifts
  • Permanent part time position
  • Free meal per shift and discounts at all other CERES enterprises


CERES Community Environment Park is an award‐winning, not-for‐profit, environment park and urban farm located by the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne. Once a landfill site and wasteland, today CERES is a thriving, vibrant community.  With over 450,000 visitors a year, CERES is the most visited environmental centre in Australia.

About The Merri Cafe

The Merri Cafe creates delicious, abundant and seasonal food that inspires people to think about their own food choices. The Merri Cafe links growing, cooking, eating and learning – to put food back at the centre of our lives in a way that benefits the community and enriches lives.

The Merri Cafe is a licensed restaurant open 7 days a week serving breakfast and lunch to the CERES community. All of the food and drinks served are organic, local, and seasonal, with the menu showcasing the best of Victorian produce. It is a lively and sophisticated space that seats up to 80 people and also provides a catering service to groups who hire meeting rooms at CERES and for CERES run events/functions.

What we are looking for

We are seeking a hospitality professional with at least three years’ current industry experience in a similar fast paced environment. Drawing on your operational experience and staff supervision skills you will lead and mentor your team to deliver consistently high standards of service productivity. Candidates will be highly organised, energetic and enthusiastic in this hands-on role.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to develop the role and make it your own
  • An excellent team of passionate and experienced individuals to work with
  • A unique location with strong links to sustainability and community

Apply now!

Click the button below to view the full position description. Applications must be submitted via the careers application form and should include the following as one document:

  1. A cover letter addressed to Sally Kennedy, The Merri Cafe Manager
  2. A statement addressing the key selection criteria from the position description
  3. A current CV

Applications must be received by 9am on Thursday 19 September 2019 to be considered.

CERES is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We actively encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences of our world to apply for this opportunity. CERES believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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