Chef / Port Hacking

Division/branch: Youthworks Conference Centres

Location: Royal National Park (Sutherland), NSW

Job type: Full time

Closing date: As soon as position filled

Youthworks Conference Centres provide a place of temporary community for groups for relational and personal growth. They are intentional partners to schools, churches and like-minded community groups through networking, collaboration and facilitation of Word ministry. They provide outstanding venues in amazing locations and Christian hospitality. They believe their interactions with guests and each other are opportunities to promote and proclaim the gospel.

About the role

As a Chef, you will be responsible for playing a key role in contributing to our client’s satisfaction and enhance Youthworks’ reputation, through preparing menu items to the required specifications and standards

Your responsibilities

  • Prepare ingredients/food for cooking and service

  • Cook and prepare menu items in cooperation with the rest of the catering staff

  • Ensure that all food and other items are stored properly

  • Ensure that food is prepared and delivered to service point(s) in a timely fashion

  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen

  • Answer, report and follow the catering coordinator’s, or delegate’s, instructions

You will need to demonstrate

  • Ability and availability (if required) to cover shifts Monday to Sunday to assist with seven-days-per-week operations

  • Catering or cooking qualifications

  • A passion for cooking

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and to be flexible to reflect changes in priority

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with a focus on providing strong customer service

  • A systematic and focused approach to tasks with a strong attention to detail

  • An ability to work with a wide range of staff to achieve effective outcomes

  • Strong work ethos

  • Willingness to work within a Christian environment and for an Anglican organisation

Additional information

Hep C and Hep B Immunisations are desirable but not essential.

Current drivers licence and own transport are essential as there is no public transport anywhere near the Youthworks Conference Centres.

How to apply

Obtain the Position Description.

Submit in writing a cover letter and resume by clicking 'Apply Now' below.

Additionally, please upload the completed Application Form when submitting your cover letter and resume.

Your application should address all selection criteria listed in the position description and include current qualifications, relevant professional experience and Christian ministry involvement. Please include a past employer and your current church minister as a referee.

Youthworks Conference Centres is committed to participating in the NSW Working with Children Checks program, and successful applicants must have a valid Working with Children Check ID number for paid employment before an offer of employment can be made. Persons who are ineligible need not apply.

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Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

If your skills are a fit, you will be contacted by a member of our recruitment/HR team.

Applications cannot be processed until a completed application form is submitted.