Full Time Barista

Job No: USU4422
Location: Camperdown, Sydney, NSW

We are on the hunt for our next superstar barista! If you have an outgoing personality and a killer pour this is the job for you! Located within the beautiful grounds of Sydney University, we offer a variety of modern QSRs for you to grow your skills and work with an incredible team. With the perfect blend of great conditions, competitive pay and of work/life balance (no weekends!), you can’t go wrong.



  • Serving customers and making them feel welcome
  • Preparing and serving outstanding hot/cold beverages
  • Ensuring coffee utensils and equipment are clean and sanitised regularly
  • Helping with general duties including accurate order taking, cash handling, serving food, cleaning, and supporting the team with your infectious ‘can do’ attitude



  • An $11 meal card per day worked
  • 17.5% Annual Leave Loading
  • A complimentary USU Rewards membership giving discounts on and off campus
  • A high-quality USU Hoodie & T-shirt
  • Access to a range of discounts on thousands of products such as life insurance, mobile phones and even gaming equipment!
  • Generous paid leave entitlements including 4 additional paid leave days per year
  • Ongoing paid training and development including Bronze Barista Training Certificate
  • And more!



  • At least 1 years’ experience working with commercial coffee machines in high volume environment (5kgs + per day) and a passion for coffee
  • At least 1 years’ demonstrated experience in a fast-paced, customer experience focused food environment (café / restaurant / qsr)
  • At least 1 years’ experience using a POS in a food and beverage environment
  • An infectiously positive, flexible, hardworking attitude towards work
  • Strong level of verbal and written communication skills
  • A love of coffee and great food
  • Committed to delivering exceptional customer service



We are Australia’s largest and oldest Student Union. We are about students on Campus. As the primary provider of coffee & food on campus our venues are diverse and cater to all areas of the University including our own Food Truck & Coffee Van.

We are committed to a sustainable future for our campus community and have made commitments ensuring sustainability is embedded into everything we provide – from our events and cafés to our student programs and facilities.

We care about your development so we offer two full days of paid training to help build your barista & customer service skills so you can become a coffee connoisseur & customer service star



38 hours per week, between the hours of 7am-5pm during Monday-Friday (depending on the business' needs some flexibility is required).



$52,750 p.a. + 10.5% Superannuation 



If you already work for USU, you have the chance to earn a $50 gift voucher and $50 credit to spend the USYD store for referring successful candidates for this role!



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The Health and Safety of our community is extremely important to us and so we ask that applicants are double vaccinated with a recognised COVID-19 vaccination and can show us their COVID-19 digital certificate or a medical contraindication exemption certificate.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

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The USU (University of Sydney Union) ) ) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose purpose is to be the heart of campus life and we have been doing that since 1874.
Led by a student board elected by our members, the USU provides events on campus such as WelcomeFest, festivals, events and parties. We also run an amazing array of programs, including an active volunteering program and a Language Exchange Program, to name a few. We support over 200 Clubs and Societies as well as operate bars, food and retail outlets across campus, providing great coffee, fresh affordable food, graduation gown hire and official USYD merchandise

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We are committed to promoting a workplace of equal opportunities. We promote healthy living and aims to protect the health and safety of staff, members and visitors to the University by providing a Smoke-Free Workplace. We do not accept unsolicited agency applications.


Due to the volume of applications received, shortlisted applicants will be contacted within approximately 4 weeks of the role’s closing date (or 4 weeks from the date of application if there is no specified closing date).



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