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Working With Us

We are always interested in talking to people with a passionate interest in wine and food. View our current job vaccancies.

 

Our Restaurant

 

Ten Minutes by Tractor restaurant has been rated Two Hats in the Good Food Guide and Two Stars in the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide since 2013. We have also rated in Gourmet Traveller’s Top 100 since 2013 and ranked in their Top 10 Regional Victorian Restaurants since 2010.

 

Our wine list has been awarded Three Glasses by Gourmet Traveller since 2008 and won Wine List of the Year in 2008; the Good Food Guide has awarded our wine list Regional Wine List of the Year in 2013 and 2016.

 

Our Location

 

We are situated on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula with its idyllic rural and seaside lifestyle now, with the Peninsula Link freeway, only an hour from the centre of Melbourne.

 

Our Style

 

We are passionate about what we do here and strive to create a unique and personal experience for each of our guests. Those people we are looking for will have, above all, a passion to learn and move forward in an encouraging, professional team environment; they will also have experience in similar situations and a wide-ranging knowledge of produce, technique, wine, service and hospitality in general.

 

We have considerable experience in employing people with 457 and 417 visas and welcome applicants from all around the world for short (6 month) or longer term employment.

 

Current Positions Available

 

Sommelier

Responsible for day-to-day wine and food service ensuring we consistently deliver an exceptional experience and the highest standards of service.

Essential skills

  • Effective communication
  • Good time management
  • Ability to multi-task

Experience

  • Previous experience in restaurant front of house service and customer facing roles
  • Two years’ experience working in similar establishments
  • Proven work experience as a waiter
  • Experience with POS systems

Qualifications

  • Minimum WSET 2, preferred WSET 3 Wine qualification or higher
  • RSA qualification
  • Hospitality management training and or management courses

Commi Chef / Chef De Partie

Ensure ingredients are available for the Head Chef, Executive Chef and the kitchen team to deliver the culinary offerings for Ten Minutes by Tractor.

Essential skills

  • Effective communication
  • Good time management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • A team player

Experience

  • Two years experience working in similar establishments

Qualifications

  • Completed Commercial Cookery Certificate III qualification

Kitchen Hand

Ensure kitchen environment is kept tidy and clean, dishware is properly cleaned and available and provide assistance in the kitchen as needed to deliver the culinary activities for Ten Minutes by Tractor

Essential skills

  • Effective communication
  • Good time management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • A team player

Experience

One year experience in similar establishments

Qualifications

Previous experience as a Kitchen Hand in similar style of restaurant

Tractor Driver

Currently managing over 32 hectares of vineyards across 8 separate sites on the Mornington peninsula we are seeking a 'hands on' energetic and experienced Tractor Driver to join our team. To be successful in the role you will have high energy levels, great work ethic, the ability to think on your feet and a team player will be key with previous tractor experience and viticulture background. ​ Ordinary Hours of Work are Monday - Friday but the position requires the candidate to have a level of flexibility which requires working after hours and weekends during peak periods. Remuneration negotiable on experience.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to work independently
  • Tractor driving
  • Manual labour such as lifting
  • Chemical spraying
  • Willing to work flexible hours

Experience

Experience in irrigation
Cultivation

Qualifications

Hold current chemical certification (would be highly advantageous)

 

Vineyard crew

We are seeking full-time and a casual runner and waiters to join our front of house team, with a keen interest in hospitality, experience in customer service, a strong work ethic and a desire to learn about wine and our region. We have a roles available in our cellar door, terrace and fine dining restaurant.  Full time and part time positions available, immediate start. Career growth opportunities for the right candidate.

Essential Skills

  • Exceptional service skills - preferably with fine dining experience
  • Effective communication skills
  • Professionalism, punctual and well presented
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexible working hours, weekends essential
  • Genuine desire to evolve, adapt and progress your career

Own transport required

Qualifications:

RSA.

To Apply

Please email your cover letter and CV to info@tenminutesbytractor.com.au.

If your particular role is not listed please don’t let this prevent you from getting in touch – we are always interested in meeting like-minded people and discussing options.