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merri cafe BARISTA

Casual 

  • Melbourne – Brunswick East

  • Job Posted on: 24 May 2024

  • Applications Close: 7 June 2024

ABOUT MERRI CAFE

The Merri Cafe links growing, cooking, eating, and learning – to put food back at the center of our lives in a way that benefits the community.

Serving a changing menu of local, organic, seasonal, and whole foods in a welcoming and casual space, The Merri Cafe provides a lunch and catering service to the CERES visitors and community. 

The Merri Cafe is a licensed restaurant, with menus showcasing the best products from our Victorian producers and farmers. 

The cafe is open 7 days a week from 8.30 am – 3 pm.

WHERE YOU COME IN

The Merri Café Front of House Barista plays a key role in the daily operations of the cafe enterprise.
They will be responsible for coffee making and supporting front of house customer service with duties
such as taking orders, cash handling and cleaning

You will make an impact by:

  • Delivering a high-quality coffee service for the cafe.
  • Providing consistent, friendly, and informed customer service.
  • Ensuring that a high standard of coffee and beverage service is maintained to meet customer
    satisfaction at all times.

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

This role requires:

– Proven barista experience, with strong customer service skills 

Proven hospitality experience, working in a fast-paced kitchen environment with an interest in and commitment to local, seasonal, and organic foods 

-Proven experience in working in a team environment. 

Please see the full Position Description below.

Qualifications:

– Appropriate hospitality qualifications such as current RSA, Food safety certificate 

Working at CERES  is more than just a job

It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place and working with others who feel the same. 

In addition to a connection to social causes you will have access to:

  • Collaborative, values-centered, and highly supportive team environment.
  • Access to unique environments including the park with strong links to the environment and community.
  • Generous staff discounts across many CERES enterprises.

SOUND INTERESTING?

We’d love to hear from you! Please submit your cover letter addressing the Person Specifications in the Position Description and resume as one document.

Please see the full Position Description below. 

At CERES we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society – in ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, disability, culture, and beliefs – and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making CERES a great place to work. We actively encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from CALD backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, people with a disability, and others to apply.

CERES Child Safe standards;

  • In line with the Child Wellbeing and Safety Amendment (Child Safety Standards) Act 2015, CERES is committed to upholding the Victorian Child Safe Standards, to the best of its abilities and resources.
  • CERES Upholds itself as an organisation committed to the right to survival, protection, development, participation, and empowerment of all children and young people.
  • Is committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, young people and children and young people from culturally diverse and/or linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and to providing a safe environment for children and young people with a disabilit

WORKING AT CERES IS MORE THAN JUST A JOB

It’s the feeling of knowing that your work contributes to making the world a better place and working with others who feel the same. 

In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Collaborative, values-centred and highly supportive team environment
  • Access to all CERES’ unique environments, including the park, with strong links to the environment and community
  • Generous staff discounts across many CERES enterprises and products, including educational programs and café purchases at Merri Cafe..

SOUND INTERESTING?

We’d love to hear from you! Please submit your cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description and resume as one document.

Please see the full Position Description below.

CERES is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees, consistent with our obligations under Occupational Health and Safety legislation. If you are successful in this role, prior to commencement of employment you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19, or that you have proof of medical exemption from the vaccine. Acceptable evidence includes a COVID-19 digital certificate downloadable from your myGov account.

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 inclusion and equity among our teammates are 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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