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Careers

In order to pull all the various parts of Babylonstoren together as one, we rely heavily on a stellar team of receptionists, housekeepers, chefs, gardeners, therapists, horticulturists, managers and winemakers to make it all happen. Babylonstoren has many exciting employment opportunities, and so if you are passionate about your career and enthusiastic about the possibility of working for us, please send your CV to [email protected] with the position your are applying for in the subject line.

Positions Available

We have exciting positions available for individuals who are passionate about bees and the process of honey extraction.

Requirements

  • Passed matric
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Experience with bees, honey and honey extraction will be to your advantage
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Comfortable to do presentations for guests

Responsibilities

  • Demonstration and explanation of honey extraction to guests
  • General tasks and assistance in our Honey Room

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

We’re looking for a front-end focused web engineer to join our growing digital team at Babylonstoren, building innovative digital projects for our e-commerce and hospitality businesses in South Africa as well as our sister estates around the world.

This is a senior position, so we expect you to hit the ground running, producing solid high- quality code from the day one. Ideally, you will have at least five + years experience and some form of tertiary education.

Technical Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, as well as JS libraries and frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue.js or similar.
  • Solid experience and understanding of scripting and markup languages.
  • Experience working with APIs.
  • Must have the ability to write clean code and be able to work from existing code and frameworks.
  • Must reliably implement code edits and identify and fix errors.
  • Solid understanding of web design, navigation, usability best practices, and SEO best practices.
  • Fluent in both Afrikaans and English.

What we expect from you

  • You are honest and diligent
  • You have a strong urge to create and build things
  • You’re curious and keep up to date with the latest frameworks and tools
  • You recognise code as a craft
  • You take pride in your work and get things done (not 98% done)
  • You are a proactive problem solver
  • You are a team player, that works well independently
  • Genuine interest in web development in an ecommerce environment
  • Self-starter, independent worker, and willingness to keep learning

    Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Babylonstoren has an exciting new position for a passionate cheesemaker to join the Babylonstoren Deli division.

Requirements

  • Relevant qualification in cheese production & development
  • Minimum of 1–2 years’ hands-on cheese-making experience
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Detail orientated
  • Computer literature

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Exciting new position for a passionate ice cream maker to become part of the Babylonstoren team!

Requirements

  • Ice cream experience or chef qualification will be to your advantage
  • Sensory interest in dairy product and quality control
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and keep to deadlines
  • Detail orientated
  • Own transport

Please send CV to [email protected]

Babylonstoren requires the services of a passionate assistant mechanic to join the farm team.

Requirements

  • Matric and at least N1 qualification (minimum requirement)
  • Knowledge of irrigation pumps
  • Knowledge of auto-electrical work
  • Welding skills
  • Must be able to function independently
  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Computer literate

Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of vehicles and tractors
  • Repair, welding and maintenance of irrigation pumps and equipment

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about maintenance to become part of the Babylonstoren team!

Requirements

  • 2–3 years’ maintenance experience
  • Experience in a tourism environment will be to your advantage
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems
  • Afrikaans and English speaking

Responsibilities

  • Checking all common areas and outside areas for malfunction/breakage and reporting these to maintenance manager
  • Performing maintenance fixes such as repairing broken locks, paintwork, plumbing, woodwork
  • Checking control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues (fault-finding) and replacement of light bulbs
  • Installing appliances and equipment
  • Inspecting and troubleshooting equipment and systems (e.g. ventilation)

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

Babylonstoren has an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about maintenance, planning and organising to become part of the Babylonstoren team.

Requirements

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a maintenance planner
  • Computer literate (Office, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Must have relevant Planned Maintenance Training
  • Experience in the hospitality sector will be an advantage
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Responsibilities

  • Acting as liaison between operations and maintenance
  • Improving workforce productivity and work quality
  • Eliminating potential delays through planning and coordination of labour, parts, material and equipment access
  • Maintenance of records and files essential to meaningful analysis and reporting of maintenance-related matters
  • Regular communication with operations and manager
  • Job knowledge regarding what needs to be done, required labour hours, etc.
  • Coordinating equipment downtime
  • Ongoing planned and annual shutdown maintenance
  • Assisting with development of annual overhaul/shutdown schedules
  • Communicating with requestor for complete clarity on work to be performed
  • Communicating with maintenance and operations before equipment is taken out of service
  • Assisting with all administrative tasks
  • Maintaining workshop (receiving and dispatch of stock to site)

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]

We have an exciting position with exposure to a variety of crops, for someone with a passion for farming!

Requirements
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory/management role on a farm
  • A working knowledge of fruit production, organisational skills, time management skills and supervisory skills
  • A knowledge of stone fruit and pome fruit will be to your advantage
  • Must be able to work under pressure and perform
  • EE candidates required
Responsibilities
  • Personnel management, development and motivation
  • Management of production unit
  • Handling of audits
  • Management of day-to-day activities on the farm
  • Management of fertilising and pest control programmes
  • Irrigation scheduling
  • Admin

Competitive package and housing offered.

Please send CV and salary expectation to [email protected]