Shoalhaven City Council
Casual Chef

Posted: 15 Mar
Closes: 30 Jun


  • Salary: $36 - $40 per hour plus 11% Super
  • Working in a venue a wide variety of catering offerings.
  • Work at the state-of-the-art Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
About the role
As Chef, you will work a rotating roster as required, balancing multiple outlets and food requirements, from external catering to restaurant service for show dining and a fully operational café with possible shifts across Monday to Sunday, between the hours of 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. This position is based at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.

Reporting directly to the Food, Beverage & Events Coordinator, the focus of this position is to:

  • Assist in the preparation of catering requirement for the SEC function, which includes assisting with the preparation of food and can include preparation of tables and tableware.
  • Assist in the preparation of catering requirements.
  • Perform all general cleaning duties in the catering areas of the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
  • Knowledge and compliance with required health standards for the handling of food.
  • Provide courteous and attentive service to all customers, whilst serving meals and refreshments at functions
  • Accept allocated responsibility for and coordinate own work and area.
  • Participate positively in the work team.
  • Identify commercial opportunities for the business unit of the team and communicate these to the Head Chef

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Certificate II or equivalent qualification in Hospitality/Catering or related field
  • Food handling certificate SITXFSA001 or equivalent certificate
  • Barista trained, equivalent experience or willingness to obtain
  • Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol
  • Working With Children Check

Please refer to the attached Job Description for further criteria

This position requires a current NSW Working with Children Check. Applicants are required to apply and pay for this check if not already obtained.

About Shoalhaven City Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • Fitness Passport
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  • At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  • Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  • Why do you want to work at Shoalhaven City Council?
  • This position requires an NSW Working With Children Check, please provide your Working With Children Check number.

Contact: Leah Foley – Food, Beverage & Events Coordinator – 02 4429 5985

Applications Close: This vacancy will remain open until a number of applicants have been recruited. Applications will be reviewed regularly, and you will be advised on your status. Please be advised that you may only apply once.

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email.