Cascades Restaurant and Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn, located in Goondiwindi, Queensland, has a position available for an experienced staff member to work in the following departments (depending on work history and experience):
• Food & Beverage – Kitchen Hand including food preparation, cooking simple meals, washing dishes and general cleaning duties.
• Restaurant – front of house, RSA required, barista experience highly regarded (a mix of breakfast and dinner shifts involved);
• Housekeeping – Cleaning hotel rooms to a 4* standard
Previous experience in an international hotel chain and/or a la carte restaurant would be highly regarded. Good spoken English language and written communication skills are essential, as are skills and experience relevant to the various roles. You must be able to work productively in a team-based environment, developing professional but friendly relationships with customers, other team members and management.
Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn is a TripAdvisor Hall of Fame recipient, and Cascades Restaurant has been awarded consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awards. We were recently recognised by the industry and the public in being identified as a “Best Of Queensland Experience”. We build our success on delivering our customers and guests a “capital city” experience based on superior quality and outstanding customer service standards. We cater for corporate and leisure customers, and groups.
The position provides consistent work in a variety of roles. You need to be versatile in the work environment and possess a reasonable level of physical fitness and be used to an active lifestyle.
The position provides 20+ hours per week at casual rates of pay and you will be required to work additional hours most weeks. Hourly rates of pay are Monday-Friday $26.03; Saturday $31.23; Sunday $36.44; and Public Holidays $52.05. Shift allowances apply on some shifts depending on start / finish times.
We are open for business 7 days per week, and weekend shifts are a regular component of the roster. Split shifts (morning and evening) and some early (6.00am) starts are involved, but a variety of shift times will be rostered to distribute the workload among employees. You will generally have one rostered day off (RDO) per week.
Shared accommodation in a modern, fully furnished, air-conditioned 3 bedroom house is available. Cost is $165 – $175 per week depending on size of bedroom (single person, own air-conditioned bedroom with ensuite) which includes utilities and Wi-Fi (Telstra NBN unlimited data plan). The house is shared with other international travellers working with us. Please note that there is a “no parties” policy for the house.
We require a commitment of 4 to 6 months and the successful applicant must agree to stay on until at least mid October, 2020. The position would ideally suit someone looking for consistent work and wanting to save money for their next travel adventure.
Goondiwindi was recognised in 2018 as Queensland’s best country town. Services and facilities include a diverse main street with hotels, restaurants and coffee shops, retail and fashion stores, hairdressers, and cinema. National supermarkets and fast food outlets are represented. There is a modern, well-equipped, affordable gym in town as well as walking paths / trails beside the beautiful Macintyre River.
Postcode: 4350 (Goondiwindi, Queensland)
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Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn and Cascades Restaurant
Member since: August 2017
Hospitality, Travel & Tourism