Jobs At The Oak Barrel


Have A Passion For Craft Beer?

The Oak Barrel is growing and we’re seeking another team member at this exciting time of our business to work across our beer, spirits and wine selections.

We’re looking for a true blue craft beer fanatic who’s willing to discover, explore (and taste!) new beers with our passionate team of likeminded booze buffs.

Enthusiasm, passion and a curiosity for malt, hops and yeast are a must for this role, which will involve becoming acquainted with our vast selection of of craft beer from across Australia and the world.

The role will also involve interaction with the spirits selection, particularly whisky, as well as our vast selection of wines. 

This is a full time role. We operate on a rotating roster; hours will include night shifts and some Saturdays (however, we’re closed on Sunday and most Public Holidays).

You will be providing these skills to the business (including but not limited to):

  • Typical retail bottle shop duties incl. serving customers, stocking shelves, etc.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Sound knowledge of beer essential; knowledge of whisky, spirits and wine
  • Ability to grow with the business
  • RSA certificate required

You will ideally have a minimum of 12 months experience in the industry, be reliable, diligent and have a professional and friendly manner. Above all you must be a good all rounder and able to work independently within a small team.

Due to the nature of this position you need to have an excellent knowledge of English both written and oral.

Only applicants with permanent residency of Australia need apply.

If you feel you fit the requirements, please submit your resume by email only with Beer Enthusiast Application in the subject line to

The Oak Barrel is one of Sydney's oldest bottle shops. Founded in 1956, it has been independent family-owned ever since. Specialists in wine, beer, whisky and other spirits, The Oak Barrel was named ALIA Bottle Store Of The Year in both 2016 and 2017, beating out major chain stores across Australia. In 2018 we were named Single Outlet Retailer Of The Year at the Australian Icons Of Whisky Awards. As well as a huge selection of products and expert staff, The Oak Barrel hosts regular tasting events and flagship Fairs across all departments.