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Employment at Parliament

Find out about employment opportunities and conditions at the Parliament of Western Australia and what it is like to work here.

Vacancy Details - Parliament of Western Australia

Position Title:Barperson (Barista) – Casual
Level and Salary:$38.36-$39.58 per hour (includes 25% casual loading)
Department:Parliamentary Services
Section:Catering Services
Employment Type:Casual
Primary Responsibilities and Additional Information:Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons interested in a casual position of Barperson (with strong barista skills). This position is part of the Catering Services unit of the Parliament of Western Australia. The Parliament is a prestigious environment and provides excellent facilities for staff.

The successful candidate will be required to work day and evening shifts, mainly Tuesday to Thursday (no weekends or school holidays), approximately 23 weeks of the year when the Parliament is in session.

Barperson duties include working in a small bar sometimes unsupervised, generating a high volume of espresso coffees, professional beverage service in the a-la-carte dining room restaurant, and function beverage preparation. A minimum of five years’ experience in the food and beverage industry, Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) certificate and sound product knowledge of wine and general beverages is desirable.
Details:Applicants need to meet the following selection criteria:

At least 3 years experience handling cash and working in a bar
Reliable, dependable and diligent
Proven high level of customer service skills
Demonstrated experience working as part of a team
Able to work in accordance with workplace safety guidelines
Available to work late on sitting nights
Effective time management in busy times
Barista skills essential

Parliamentary Services offer generous employment conditions and a range of benefits including provision of uniform and free parking.

Please note: to be eligible for this position you must have either permanent residency status in Australia, be an Australian Citizen or a New Zealand citizen with a Special Category Visa.

A job description and application form can be downloaded below or by contacting Human Resources by email

Applications marked “Confidential – Barperson” must include an application for employment form, a copy of your resume and a brief statement addressing the selection criteria (no more than 2 pages) and be emailed to or posted to the Human Resources Manager, Parliament House, Perth WA 6000 by the closing date.
Contact for Further Information:For further job related information, please contact Mark Gabrielli on (08) 9222 7426 or email
Closing Date and Time:Friday 9 April 2021, 4.00 pm
(Applications received after the Closing Date will NOT be accepted)
Job Description Form:
(including Selection Criteria)
Application for Employment.docxApplication for Employment.docxPSD Values.pdfPSD Values.pdfJDF - Bar Attendant Casual.pdfJDF - Bar Attendant Casual.pdf