We are Quest Coffee Roasters, a long established espresso bar and organic coffee roastery with a loyal community following in Burleigh Heads and the Gold Coast. We sell coffee beans and products in store, online, and wholesale. We are known for our top quality coffee, delicious in house baked cakes and treats, and friendly café service. We have an opening for a Barista / Day Manager at our Quest Burleigh Cafe on James St, Burleigh Heads. Casual full time hours with option to switch to full time after 6 months.

Our team is young, energised, passionate, and you’ll be supported by experienced professionals from coffee, product, business, and software backgrounds. Our goal is to build a workplace and business that gives back to society by empowering individuals, small businesses, and communities. We believe social and environmental business sustainability is essential to the health of our society.


  • Ensure happiness and effectiveness of cafe team.
  • Maintaining and enforcing high quality standards across cafe operations in food, drink, and cleanliness.
  • Grow the recurring customer base and a high Google rating from their experience
  • Running shifts, including open and close.
  • Maintaining and enforcing high quality standards across restaurant operations in food, drink, and cleanliness.
  • Ordering.
  • Barista and food handling responsibilities alongside the team.
  • Uplifting the cafe experience for customers.



  • 1 or more years of recent experience as a day or cafe manager
  • 2 or more years experience as a barista
  • Strong listening and verbal communication skills
  • A strong understanding of health and safety
  • Certification in Hospitality or related industry.
  • Baking or food handling experience.
  • IT / programming experience
  • Marketing / photography / or writing experience


  • Australian citizen or resident with an appropriate long term visa to work in Australia
  • Availability to work at least 1 weekend day
  • Availability to work shifts from 4:45am to 3:00pm weekdays, and between hours 5am to 5pm on weekends.
  • Loves coffee and tea
  • Own transport to and from work


  • You strive for open and honest communication with respect for others
  • Professional demeanour and a desire to exceed expectations
  • Strong customer focus and empathy
  • Desire to learn
  • You are reliable, punctual, and organised
  • You like getting things done and care about how they get done
  • You are proactive and self-directed, identifying issues and opportunities ahead of time
  • You strive for achievement and making a difference


  • $32.00 to $35.00 / hr Base Rate + Super, Bonuses, and Penalty Rates
  • Support from a great team of professionals, fostering a collaborative and positive work environment.
  • Enviable working location in the beautiful Burleigh Heads


Please submit your CV and a short cover letter using the form below and we’ll reach out to you to schedule an initial chat. Your cover letter should include:

  • how you found out about Quest and why you want to join,
  • a little bit about your goals
  • any other skills you may have from Nice to have list above

Suitable candidates may be requested to complete a half day barista trial.

Job Category: Barista Day Manager
Job Type: Casual
Job Location: Burleigh Heads Cafe Gold Coast Queensland

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