Cascades Restaurant and Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn, located in Goondiwindi (Queensland – approx 4 hours from Brisbane or the Gold Coast), has a position available for an experienced person to work Front of House in our a la carte restaurant.
• RSA required;
• barista and drinks experience essential;
• prior experience as a Supervisor or Duty Manager will be highly regarded.
Other experience in one or more of the following areas would also be highly regarded:
• Front Desk – Guest Service Agent
• Housekeeping – Cleaning hotel rooms to a 4* standard;
• Kitchen Hand – assisting the Chef with food preparation, cooking simple meals, washing dishes and general cleaning duties.
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 cohesively in a team-based environment, as well as being able to work independently.
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 across multiple departments. 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 approximately 30 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 $185 per week (own air-conditioned bedroom with small 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 at least until the end of January, 2021. The position would ideally suit someone looking for consistent work and wanting to save money for their next travel adventure.
Please note that Goondiwindi is not a location that qualifies you for 2nd year Visa extension.
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 Macintyre River.
Postcode: 4390 (Goondiwindi, Queensland)
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Best Western Ascot Lodge Motor Inn and Cascades Restaurant
Member since: August 2017
Hospitality, Travel & Tourism