CAREERS

​People are our passion. We are dedicated to growing our staff through strong family values and our management team and staff are dedicated to servicing our customers with the highest quality products, baked using traditional recipes.

 

CURRENT VACANCIES 

CHEF

 

  • Modern and inviting café style bakery

  • Generous salary package

  • Long-term career opportunities with a progressive family-owned company, that stands for family, passion, honesty and progress.

 

Village Bakehouse Group is an Australian-owned company, operated by fourth-generation family bakers, the Stevenson’s. Brothers Bill, Rob and John’s baking heritage dates back to 1918 when their grandfather, Aussie Stevenson, established his first bakery in Dubbo.

 

At Village Bakehouse Group strong family values are imperative to us. Our senior management team and staff are dedicated to delivering an exceptional level of customer service. Every day, our goods are enjoyed by families across New South Wales and beyond. We provide our customers with the highest quality products that are freshly baked every day using our traditional family recipes. Yes, we are traditional however, we always have an eye on the future.

 

Village Bakehouse Orange is a welcoming bakery-style café, with a friendly ambience. We serve our own Bakehouse blend coffee, modern breakfast and lunch menu, outstanding pastries and awarding winning pies. Village Bakehouse is a place of quality and flavour.

The Village Bakehouse Group is expanding and as the business grows so do opportunities for our team.  We are currently looking for a highly motivated industry professional to join our team.  You will be an experienced & creative Chef, that is passionate about food. You will possess a high level of attention to detail, enthusiasm and be eager to work with us to enhance the overall dining experience for our customers.

 

In your role as the store Chef, you will focus on managing a busy kitchen and contribute to an inclusive and positive work environment that is rewarding for all staff.  You will lead by example, have a can-do attitude and be highly organised.

 

Reporting directly to the Retail Operations Manager your responsibilities within this role will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Positively represent and be an ambassador for the Village Bakehouse brand

  • Oversee and manage the daily operations of the kitchen

  • Encourage fellow employees to strive for excellence in all areas of their work with a willingness to share culinary knowledge

  • Maintain a safe workplace for both staff and customers.  You will require a sound knowledge of work, health and safety responsibilities and a commitment to WHS and safe food handling and hygiene

  • Maintain food safety standards and possess a sound understanding of and commitment to relevant food safety legislation

  • Deliver exceptional customer service

  • Stock Management

  • Quality control

  • Work at close quarters in a hot, fast-paced environment

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a commercial kitchen

  • Demonstrated experience in food preparation, cooking and service

  • Possess a food safety/food handling certification.

  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations or equivalent will be highly regarded

  • Previous experience working in a café/restaurant environment

  • A passion for outstanding product development and customer service

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated organisational and communication skills

  • Impeccable attention to detail

  • Flexibility in working hours including mornings, days, early afternoons, weekends and public holidays. No night work is required

  • Capable of lifting up to10 kilograms and stand for long periods of time

  • Above average problem-solving skills

  • Effective time management skills.

  • Driver’s licence

 

 

If you are experienced, passionate and driven and believe you could fulfill this role please apply. To be considered for this position please send your current curriculum vitae and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to taylor@villagebakehouse.com.au  

This is an exciting time for the Village Bakehouse Group and we welcome your application.

BAKERY CAFE MANAGER

Village Bakehouse in Orange NSW is an inviting bakery style café with a welcoming ambience, serving our own Bakehouse Blend coffee and featuring modern breakfast and lunch cuisine, outstanding pastries and awarding winning pies.

 We are seeking a highly motivated industry professional to take our business to the next level of customer service and a customer experience rarely seen outside metropolitan areas and who will keep up with the trends that this industry has to offer. You will be a hands on manager who is excited to be able to showcase our onsite Bakery and train and mentor staff to be as passionate about their work as you are.

If you answer yes to these statements, then this is the position for you!

I want a career, not just a job, and I’m ready to go to the next level

I want to be a part of a dynamic organisation that has its eye on the future

I want to work with and share my passion for great food and coffee with my staff and customers

I want to use my knowledge of business principles and experience in budgeting and rosters in a successful business

I thrive on being busy and multi-tasking

I get a buzz out of a clean and well-presented work space

We are looking for a person who will persistently focus on the core goals of the business and motivate a team to ensure a fantastic work environment that is both financially and personally rewarding. The ideal person for this role will:

  • Oversee and run the daily operations of the business to ensure it maintains its projected financial targets

  • Positively represent the Village Bakehouse brand to the public to maximise the growth of the business

  • Develop a culture in the team that reflects a work environment that customers, employees and management perceive as the Number 1 hospitality employer to be associated with.

 

JOB TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Train and empower all employees to operate at their maximum capacity to achieve the business goals

  • Showcase the onsite Bakery to bring out the best in the staff and the theatre baking concept

  • Develop and implement staff training programs

  • Motivate all staff to share the common goal of being an industry leader in the coffee and Bakehouse cultures

  • Lead by example with a can-do attitude, professional manner, great organisational skills, customer service focus and knowledge of the products

  • Focused on a safe workplace for both staff and customers

  • Be hands on in preparing and serving products to customers in peak service periods.

  • Maintain food safety standards

  • Ensure all food and coffee made is of the highest standard

  • Address specific customer concerns in a timely and professional manner to ensure we do not have a repeat occurrence

  • Communicate with the wholesale department and suppliers for all stock ordering, returns, new menu items and quality control of produce supplied.

  • Oversee and post all social media communication to ensure it is relevant and of a positive nature

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years experience in a similar position in a fast paced food and hospitality environment

  • Proven business acumen and track record of leading a team of 10+

  • Experienced in rostering, labour percentages and P & L

  • Barista experience - drink coffee, live coffee, love coffee

  • A passion for outstanding products and customer service

  • Personable, approachable and willing to lead and grow with the team

  • Computer skills in word, excel, email, social media platforms, POS systems, Eftpos terminals

  • Above average problem solving skills

  • Available for a 7 day rotating roster, some weekends and early starts 

 

To be considered for this position send your current resume and a cover letter to Taylor@Villagebakehouse.com.au

Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

 
 
AFTER SCHOOL JUNIORS


Our after school juniors are pivotal to the day-to-day operations of our business. Their role is to prepare orders and offer exceptional service to our customers. Trained by our team of crew trainers, our juniors are coached and encouraged daily.

SENIOR CASUAL & FULL TIME 

 

Our full time employees are trained to prepare and present our delicious products as well as providing our customers with the highest level of customer service daily.

BARISTA

 

Our baristas are trained to provide our customers with the richest, smoothest espresso products, constant on-going training allows our baristas to develop and adapt to market trends.

SUPERVISOR

 

Our expertly trained supervisors are employed to ensure operational standards of our company are met daily. Ensuring that our customers have the best experience possible upon every visit is our aim.

APPLICATIONS

 

To apply for a role, please ​email your resume to Dubbo@villagebakehouse.com.au listing the role, location and any other other relevant details.