Employment

WANT TO BE PART OF A FUN AND DYNAMIC TEAM?

Rivers is always looking for new talent to join our friendly and energetic team. Our bustling and dynamic business needs ambitious people who are passionate about our products and committed to offering exceptional service. Our aim is to provide our customers with a welcoming and unforgettable experience that inspires, educates and delights all age groups.

 

As an award-winning and nationally recognised leading lifestyle centre, Rivers have high expectations of our team members, but in return, we offer an enjoyable, rewarding and supportive work environment. Not all roles require experience, but you do need a fabulous personality, motivation and a keen enthusiasm to succeed.  


Current Positions Available 

SOUS CHEF / 2ND CHEF - Full Time

 

We’re seeking a qualified and highly experienced sous chef to join our dynamic team. In addition to producing food for our renowned Rivers Cafe (29 years and going strong!),  our busy kitchen also prepares food for The Barrow (our grab and go outlet created over covid) as well as catering for functions, conferences, and events.

 

As part of our tight knit team, you’ll assist the head chef with daily brunch service, preparation, cleaning, staff management and training, and ensuring our fast-paced kitchen is running efficiently.

 

You’ll have a genuine passion for food, excellent attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and strong communication and leadership skills. Experience in a commercial kitchen is a must and candidates who’ve worked in a similar café environment will be highly regarded. Baking and pastry skills are also an advantage.

 

Working on a rotating roster, this full-time role includes weekday and weekend shifts with one weekend off per month. Hours are typically 8am - 4:30pm each day, with some 6.30am starts.

 

To apply, please send your resume to info@riversofyarrambat.com and include a cover letter outlining what attracts you to this role, why you’d like to work with us, and anything else you’d like us to know! 


GARDEN CENTRE SENIOR SALES PERSON - Full Time or 4 days per week

 

We're seeking a qualified horticulturist to join our sales team in the Garden Centre. This is a senior position suitable for someone with broad retail garden centre experience and extensive plant knowledge.

 

The successful applicant will have a passion for indoor and outdoor plants, excellent organisational skills, and demonstrate a love of outdoor work.

Responsibilities include customer service, merchandising, and daily operations including incoming stock and plant maintenance. Opportunities exist for suitable candidate in selected plant buying and responsibility for a section of the Garden Centre. 

 

Role requires a full driver's licence, and fork-lift licence is an advantage. Days and hours are negotiable but will include regular weekend shifts. Position is available for an immediate start.

 

PLEASE NOTE ONLY CANDIDATES WITH RELEVANT EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE.

 

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to David Moad at david.m@riversofyarrambat.com