Sourdough Baker / Pastry Chef at Companion Bakery

Location: Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia.

Are you a qualified or very experienced baker with a passion for making high quality artisan bread? Are you excited about the prospect of working with organic flours and long fermentation methods?

Traveling (short-term) and longer term bakers are welcome to apply.

The following characteristics are essential:

* Skilled at hand shaping dough
* Motivated to make high quality baked goods
* Ability to learn new techniques
* Excellent communication skills

- Experience with sourdough and longer fermentation doughs (levain, biga, poolish,etc) is essential. Cake and pastry skills are valued but are not essential.

You will be working at an educational bakery operated by the Artisan Baker Association. Some of your baking skills will be shown via video and photos on our you need to feel comfortable in front of a camera.

* Opportunity to show off your artisan baking skills
* Join a team who are genuinely interested in baking as a craft
* We prefer to work day shifts where possible
* Current position is in Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia

A Pastry Chef position is also available.

Please note that applications that are unsuitable or have no supporting resume will not be considered.

How to Apply

Email CV's to admin [at]



I am from Australia and level 3 craft qualified. I studdied Bread Making at East Sydney TAFE in the early 90's.
I have also studdied Bread Making in Germany, France and Italy as well.

I currently live in London working as a New Product Developmentment Baker for Montana Bakery.

I have worked around Europe and run a consultancy firm specialising in the production of  Intercontinental Breads including German,Austrian,French, Italian Techniques

If I can be of any use to you like finding experienced staff willing to work down under please dont hesitate to ask me.


The Consultancy has a website and can be found at

Kind regards


Alec Nayler

Hello thanks so much for such interesting work i have observed at your site.

My Name is stephen and am a baker  working with a  certain bakery in uganda and i love baking as a passion in my life to the extent of creating new forms of art in both confectionaries and Bread. I also appreciate bakers that come up with various forms of art  and  new ideas which are  interesting.. anyway  i have loved your  work and i hope to see more of your passionful art  as we get to Know each other. i wish you all the best.