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Hiring Organization University of Sydney Union
Qualification 10th Pass, 12th Pass
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary AUD 28 To AUD 30 Per Hour
Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2006

Job Description

On the hunt for a well-paid job that can fit your schedule? If you have a friendly outgoing personality and are passionate about coffee, this is the perfect role for you! Located right within the beautiful grounds of Sydney University, we offer a fun environment for you to grow your skills and earn great money, with the support of an incredible team.


  • Welcoming customers and providing them with the no.1 service.
  • Preparing and serving outstanding hot/cold beverages.
  • Using your strong knowledge of our menus to ensure the best customer experience.
  • Ensuring coffee equipment, machines, and utensils are clean and sanitized regularly.
  • Helping with general duties including opening/closing the outlet, setups, accurate order taking, cash handling, serving food, cleaning, and supporting the team with your infectious ‘can-do attitude.
  • Using your strong interpersonal skills to sell the benefits of USU Rewards membership
    to customers.


  • Free USU Rewards membership on commencement worth up to $150.
  • A daily meal allowance/discounts to be used at all USU F&B and Retail outlets (working over 5 hours).
  • Flexible Hours Monday to Friday for better work/life balance.
  • A high-quality USU Hoodie (presented after 6 months of service).
  • Access to a range of discounts on thousands of products such as life insurance, mobile phones, and even gaming equipment!
  • Two days of paid training.
  • Penalty rates included working past 6 pm on weekdays and higher penalty rates for working on events on weekends.


We are Australia’s largest and oldest Student Union. We are about students on Campus. As the primary provider of coffee & food on campus, we have a wide range of cafes and quick service venues that include our own Food Truck & Coffee Van.

We are committed to a sustainable future for our campus community and have made commitments to 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. 


  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with commercial coffee machines in a high-volume environment (using at least 10kgs of beans per day).
  • Minimum 1 years of demonstrated experience in a fast-paced, customer experience-focused food environment (café / restaurant / QSR).
  • Minimum 1 year of experience using touch screen point of sale systems (POS) in a retail or food and beverage environment.
  • An infectiously positive, flexible, hardworking attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A love of coffee and great food.
  • Committed to delivering exceptional customer service.


We have several positions with varying hours and a range of locations, perfect for students. We don’t do weekends, so all shifts are Monday – Friday.

*You must be available to work a minimum of 3- 4 shifts a week, each shift consists of a minimum of 5 hours.


If you already work for USU, you have the chance to earn $50 for referring successful candidates for this role!


Founded in 1874, the USU (University of Sydney Union) is proudly Australia’s oldest and largest not-for-profit student organization, dedicated to providing students with the best possible university experience. 

Led by a student board elected by our members, the USU provides fun things on campus, such as 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.

In addition, 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. 

We are committed to promoting a workplace of equal opportunities. We promote healthy living and aim 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.

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