Barista wanted

As a Barista you will be responsible for making and delivering specialty coffee and other beverages to a high-quality standard as well as assisting with other Front of House roles when required. This role requires a high-level of customer service as a member of the front-of-house staff. 

Who We Are

Arc is one of Australia’s biggest & best student organisations in Australia and is made up of a dynamic and energetic group of people focused on providing students and clients with the best experience possible. We work hard. We expect results (but we have fun doing it).

About the Role

This is a hands-on role and the Barista must be passionate about coffee as well as customer service and teamwork. This role will be the face of Home Ground when customers arrive at the venue and the backbone of the Food and Beverage team.

Home Ground will primarily operate weekdays <7am-5pm>, offering consistent regular hours. However, this position may involve ad hoc evenings and weekend work based on bookings at the Village Green Precinct. Some flexibility will be required.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Barista who can meet targets and drive outcomes for our customers and organisation. We want someone who can hit the ground running, think on their feet and deliver amazing coffee and service to our customers. You will have excellent people skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. You’ll be able to think strategically, creatively and proactively in a fast-paced environment. Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

We're looking for someone who shares our values and culture, who brings passion and positivity, and make sure their team embodies the same culture.

Check out the Position Description for key tasks and accountabilities and for more info.


The main duties of this position include:

·     Being the welcoming face of the venue for front of house services.

·     Preparing and serving specialty coffee and other beverages as per our menu

·     Demonstrating extensive knowledge of the coffee options available as well as other hot and cold beverages provided

·     Effective and efficient use, maintenance and cleaning of all coffee equipment including but not limited to coffee grinder, coffee machine and puck press.

·     Stay customer focused and nurture an excellent customer experience.

·     Assessing and responding to customers’ needs and preferences, making appropriate recommendations

·     Serving in compliance with food safety regulations and guidelines.

·     Be punctual and able to observe regular and consistent attendance.

·     Maintaining COVID cleaning compliance & restriction guidelines.

·     Always maintaining an efficient work area, ensuring all work spaces are clean and all inventory is restocked.

·     Complying with Arc WHS & Injury Management policy and procedures to actively participate in the achievement of a safe working culture

·     Actively engaging in fair and equitable workplace practices and behaviour to ensure discrimination free workplace in accordance with legislative requirements

·     Maintaining an awareness of Arc’s environmental policies and procedures minimising the impact of Arc’s business on the environment.



·     Barista experience

·     Previous experience in a similar food & beverage service-related role.

·     Strong customer service background.

·     Excellent communication skills.

·     Open to the variety of roles that this position entails.

·     Friendly, confident, and helpful personality

·     Excellent team player with good problem-solving skills

·     Passionate about coffee

·     Can successfully deliver key brand messages with enthusiasm and confidence.

·     Reliable, and flexible availability during the week, inclusive of weekends.


·     RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol)

·     First Aid Certificate.

What We Can Offer

·     A casual hourly rate of $29.15

·     A fun, fast and driven environment with lots of potential for learning and growth

·     A workplace culture that truly values and supports diversity and inclusiveness

How to Apply

Submit your resume and apply below.

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Arc Diversity and Inclusion statement

Arc is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender equality, diversity and social inclusion.

We have created an Arc working culture in which all differences are valued: from age, gender and ethnicity to thinking styles and beliefs. We positively encourage applications from all candidates irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or other characteristic. Our goal is to make everyone feel involved, respected and connected – where different ideas, backgrounds and perspectives work together to preserve the Arc values and behaviours.

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