The Grounds of The City is looking to transform the lifeless concrete jungle of the city, and give the people of Sydney what they deserve, a venue that brings true value to their lives. A place to connect with one another, to escape the everyday, to live, to laugh, and to love. Grounded by an ultimate mission: to create special moments for people.
We are searching for someone who has extensive experience as a Barista with a track record of serving quality specialty coffee, and/or someone who can create memorable experiences for each and every guest.
You’ll work in a team of skilled baristas and coffee professionals, having a strong attention to detail. You will need to be committed to ensuring the highest quality possible when producing coffee. You will need to have the ability to coach , train and influence the team of baristas to achieve the highest standards allowing the guest experience to be second to none.
This role is broken up into two parts.
Part One – you will perform daily head barista activities including:
- Building new relationships with customers
- Management of front of house coffee operation
- Preparation and presentation of beverages
- Training and management of staff.
- Coach, train, and influence the team of baristas
- Ensure that the guest experience is second to none
Part Two – bringing into play your strong understanding of all things coffee including technical components to deliver high quality coffee.
2+ years experience in a similar role in specialty coffee.
Proven experience as a Barista working in a high volume environment. Ability to maintain speed while serving a high standard of beverages.
Customer focused – passionate about interacting and building rapport with guests.
Experience and understanding of multiple brew methods and modern techniques
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
A genuine desire to learn and grow with us
Have strong people management and communication skills
Relish the training and development of staff
Thrive on creating a strong work culture
Genuinely LOVE coffee
Friendly: You are bubbly, kind, and approachable, displaying the utmost respect and service standards to all customers and staff.
Hard-worker: You do everything to the best of your ability, demonstrating a sense of urgency, with great effort and endurance.
Attentive: You are always aware of your surroundings, paying close attention to customer needs.
Willing to learn: You are continuously willing to grow and develop yourself, learning the extra requirements needed to serve at The Grounds of the City.
Passionate: You are highly driven and energetic- passionate about delivering our unique experience.
Articulate: Must have great communication skills, particularly with regard to coffee. Strong command of the English language is also preferred.
Qualifications, Education & Experience
A Barista certificate is preferred but not required
A minimum of 2 years experience as a Barista trainer is required.