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The best hospitality jobs in the Yarra Valley and Bendigo. Balgownie Estate offers exceptional wines, restaurants and bars, accommodation, and Cellar Doors.

Balgownie Bendigo and Yarra Valley are such beautiful places to work. With vineyards and gardens, magnificent views and fresh air. Why wouldn’t you want to work with us?

At Balgownie we are always on the hunt for enthusiastic and exceptional people who can add value to our operation.

Our mission is to enhance and grow our reputation as a classic food, wine and accommodation destination and exceed guest expectations.

We offer genuine, down to earth hospitality. We are consistently warm and personable with a commitment to quality and high levels of customer service.

Balgownie strives to be a classic and relaxed destination that our customers (and staff) cannot wait to get back to.

If you would like to be considered, please send us a covering letter introducing yourself and your ambitions, along with a copy of your resume (both in pdf format please).

Email: pcadmin@balgownie.com

Balgownie Estate Positions Vacant

Please check the Balgownie location attached to each role before you apply.

Beauty Therapist (endota spa)

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 weeks ago

endota Yarra Valley opening in May 2022, will be located at the beautiful Balgownie Estate. A 30-hectare vineyard boasting luxurious accommodation, a fantastic restaurant with recently renovated modern décor, and more. The spa features large double treatment rooms for the ultimate immersive experience, and endota’s first infrared sauna!

endota is Australia’s largest network of day spas, renowned for our amazing treatments, products, and down to earth service. With over 20 years in the wellness industry and over 100 spas across Australia, our employees feel empowered to dream large and are inspired to use their creativity and work collaboratively. As a world-leader in providing wellness solutions to our clients we live consciously and give back willingly. We are proud of our organic and natural certifications and strive to further improve our environmental footprint. Our Values are front and centre and are the guiding principles of how we work together. Beyond a business, endota is a place of belonging. Join our family!

Benefits:
We provide a supporting & inspiring environment so that you can be your “best me”.

Receive endota treatments at a discount, and enjoy our range of products at wholesale prices
Free membership to endota Retreat – your online wellness portal of exercise classes, meditation, healthy recipes, daily affirmations and more!
Our National Education Program is designed to provide treatment & product training and on-the-job training with your spa leadership team
We recognise your talent, dedication, and passion through our National Therapist Awards
The Therapist Incentive Program rewards for achieving KPI’s
Participate in spa challenges with various prizes of products and vouchers
Complete all required online training and receive $150 worth of in spa treatments
Quarterly wellness nights held in spa, be pampered by colleagues, and enjoy delicious snacks
Receive discounts from some of Australia’s leading brands across health, wellness, fitness, lifestyle and more!

The Role:
endota therapists are passionate about providing a high level of customer service to our clients throughout their wellness journey.

In the role of a therapist, you will perform spa and beauty treatments, advise clients on products and regimes, and recommend home-care solutions. Using your beauty knowledge, you will prescribe your client’s skincare needs, offering products and solutions that will achieve your KPIs. You are encouraged to take ownership of your treatment room including set up, pack down and cleanliness.

About You:
As an endota therapist, you are willing to share your time, experience, and expertise – not only for the good of others, but for your own personal satisfaction and growth.

You hold a Certificate IV or Diploma in Beauty Therapy with previous industry experience
You are dedicated to the wellbeing industry & providing immersive experiences for our clients
You are a professional who cares about the quality of service delivered to your clients
You have strong communication skills and excellent personal presentation standards
You enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise for client and personal satisfaction
You have availability to work late nights and weekends
You will be as passionate about the endota brand as we are and share our core values and philosophy

If you are passionate about what you do, want to share your knowledge and experience, and learn from your colleagues – then endota is for you.

APPLY NOW via the seek.com link below.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Commis Chef/Breakfast Cook

Bendigo
Posted 2 weeks ago

b>Balgownie Bendigo is seeking a casual Commis chef or Cook with a passion for producing excellent food to join our growing team to work Breakfast shifts for 2 or more shifts per week.

Benefits:
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program
Brand new Kitchen

The Role:
The Commis Chef/Cook will deliver exceptional quality food who is motivated to work well as part of the team.

A la carte fine dining breakfast
A positive & very professional team
Some lunch prep/service if available.
Flexible hours and days.
Room for growth and progression.

About you:
Have a experience as a breakfast cook/chef.
A passion for producing high quality food.
A can do approach with the ability to follow directions and have initiative.
Available for a range of shifts including weekends.
A commitment to producing consistent results of a high quality.
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Maiden Gully.

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Food and Beverage Attendants

Yarra Valley
Posted 6 months ago

This position has been updated recently.

Full time, part time and casual positions are available.

Benefits:
Consistent and secure hours available from 10 – 38 per week depending on what you are looking for.
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business.
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program.
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

The Role:
F&B Attendants will have a hands on approach to serving our customers with a warm and friendly customer service style.

Table service
Making coffee, serving drinks & food
Strong communication skills
High level of customer service

About you:
Experience working in food and beverage with table service knowledge.
Knowledge or interest in wine and other beverages.
A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
You have a current RSA.
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Bar Supervisor

Yarra Valley
Posted 1 month ago

Benefits:
Full time consistent ongoing flexible role.
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business.
Fun & dedicated team environment!
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

The Role:
The Bar Supervisor will work in a positive, fun and happy environment with a hands on approach in our BRAND NEW Bar in restaurant 1309 @Balgownie.
Creating & making cocktails
Serving wine & other drinks
Cleaning & organisation of the bar
Ordering stock and organising stocktake
Busy, creative and fun role & environment

About you:
Experience in customer service
A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
You have a current RSA.
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Sous Chef

Bendigo
Posted 2 months ago

Benefits:
Flexible rotating roster – Every second weekend OFF!
Attractive Salary Package – With fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation!
Days In Lieu – Gone are the days where a chef works 50 hour weeks for a salary. You will be compensated for unreasonable overtime to help create a good work life balance.
Career Progression – This is a long term career opportunity with ongoing mentorship and supportive management!
Close-Knit Team – Become a valued member of our 6 person kitchen!

The Role:
An exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate and hardworking Sous Chef to join our friendly and professional team. You will have experience and confidence in cooking Modern Australian cuisine and working within a fine dining environment.

Natural leadership abilities
Outstanding customer service skills
Committed to providing exceptional guest experiences.

About you:
3 years minimum Chef de partie experience
Full Australian Working Rights
Minimum Certificate III in Commercial Cookery – Or Similar
Demonstrated experience working in a fine dining restaurant
Demonstrated understanding of food costs menu writing experience
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently and lead a team on the Head Chef’s days off
Creativity and proven passion for the industry!

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Demi Chef

Yarra Valley
Posted 1 month ago

Benefits:
Full time role with ongoing job security
Hourly rates including all penalties paid and additional overtime for hours worked above 76 per fortnight
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business
Excellent workplace wellbeing & recognition program
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

The Role:
The Demi Chef role is a vital part of our kitchen operations where career development, upskilling and training is a prominent part of the role.
Fun & nurturing team environment where creativity is encouraged.

A la carte fine dining
Conference & events
Exceptional quality food

About you:
Have a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or higher
A passion for producing high quality food
A can do approach with the ability to follow directions and have initiative
Available for a range of shifts including weekends
A commitment to producing consistent results of a high quality
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern Suburbs)

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Room Attendant/Housekeeping

Yarra Valley
Posted 1 month ago

Housekeeping, the heartbeat of a hotel…

ahs hospitality is seeking housekeepers and room attendants for those that have a passion for the hotel industry, attention to detail and service with a genuine smile.

With a range of casual and part time housekeeping roles ready to go, ahs hospitality can offer you permanent consistent work within our housekeeping team, with properties based in the Yarra Valley area.

Service with a smile is our mantra and we truly believe we are the best outsourced service company you could choose to work with.

You will be provided with training, development and an environment filled with team spirit. In return we ask you to bring your shining personality and will to enhance each and every guests experience.

This role requires the following abilities:
High standard of cleanliness and attention to detail
Ability to work as part of a team
Enjoy working with people
Capacity to work in a physical role
Ability to work fast and thorough
Good communication skills
Professional attitude and strong customer service skills
Good availability during weekdays and available to work on a rotating roster
Time management and organisation skills

In reward we offer:
Training and development
The opportunity to be a part of a vibrant and dedicated team
Discounts and additional benefits on private health insurance
Access to MyDiscounts – discounts on everyday shopping needs
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that applicants must have the right to work in Australia, with full work rights preferred

Kitchenhand

Yarra Valley
Posted 3 months ago

Benefits:
Consistent and secure hours available from 10 – 38 per week depending on what you are looking for.
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business.
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program, including free yoga for staff.

The Role:
Kitchen Hands will assist the kitchen team in the delivery of high quality foods to ensure a smooth and efficient operation in the kitchen.

Efficient cleaning and storing of crockery and cooking utensils
Ensuring kitchen equipment and service areas are clean and well maintained
Strong communication skills
High level of organisation

About you:
Experience working in a commercial kitchen is preferred but not essential
A friendly personality with a passion for the industry
Ability to work well under pressure
Attention to detail
Available for a range of shifts including weekends
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern Suburbs).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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