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Job Category : Animal Production – Beef

Location : Queensland

Work type : Full Time

Salary : -

Job Description :

Station Cook required for an immediate start! The Role You'll be responsible for cooking and preparing food for approx. 10-20 people.  Offering a modern and well equipped kitchen along with great working conditions, you'll ensure that there is a good variety of nutritious and tasty meals for the team, including breakfast, morning tea, lunch and dinner. You'll undertake menu planning and ensure that the kitchen is adequately stocked at all times while following good hygiene standards. Offering flexibility on shift arrangements, excellent rates (dependent on experience), and your own pets will also be considered. Working and living in air conditioned areas, your duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Food preparation duties for up to 20 people
  • Creating tasty and nutritious food for station staff and visitors
  • Ensure baked items are available for staff for a packed morning tea and lunch
  • Meal planning
  • Food ordering, supply monitoring and budgeting
  • Ensure kitchen and associated areas are kept clean & tidy at all times

The Benefits

  • Great community
  • Accommodation included
  • Meals included
  • Central regional location

Skills & Experience The desired candidate will have hands-on food preparation/catering experience, however not essential.  You'll need to be an organised and capable cook who will enjoy life on a station. You'll be focused on flavour and nutrition while maintaining hygiene standards in all your activities. To be considered for the role, it's important you can offer the following skills:

  • Ability to cook tasty and nutritious food for up to 20 people
  • Skilled in planning ahead and accommodating extras without undue wastage
  • Catering capacity for functions (occasional)
  • A good work ethic and cheerful attitude
  • A team player who can fit in with our friendly staff
  • A strong commitment to WHS
  • Exceptional organisational skills

This job listing was posted by : Appleton Cattle Company
Profile :

Appleton Cattle Company is a large scale organic beef producer, with multiple properties across Central Queensland. 

These positions are based at Islay Plains Station, 70km from the small rural town of Alpha, or 200km from Emerald.  There are a number of permanent staff residing on that station, along with a range of contractors at different times.

Address : Available on application
Location : Queensland
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