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Station Cook

North Star Pastoral Daly Waters, Northern Territory

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

North Star Pastoral are seeking a cook to join the team at Maryfield Station.

Ideally located just 45km from the famed Daly Waters Historic Pub and encompassing a 10,000 head Export & Abattoir Preparation Facility, Maryfield Station is a special place to work.

​START DATE: Immediate

JOB TYPE: Full time, couples will be considered.

REMUNERATION: Negotiable day rate, depending on experience. All food and board included.


- Preparation of nutritious, tasty meals for staff and visitors daily. This includes hot smoko and dinner and preparation of food for staff to prepare/pack their own Breakfast and Lunch.
- Preparation of menus and grocery lists.
- Maintaining a happy, hygienic kitchen and dining area.
- Cleaning of kitchen and dining areas as well as other shared areas where required.
- Maintaining stores areas, ensuring they are clean, well-stocked and utilised efficiently.
- Assisting Admin and Management with Social Club duties such as stores stock take.
- Other general ad-hoc duties as required.


- Be positive and easy going
- Have experience with remote work- or live-in positions
- Be self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision
- Be flexible and adaptable
- Have prior experience menu planning and cooking for group


- An above award daily rate
- Air conditioned double room with own living area (Couples will be considered)
- Being part of a passionate team of people from all walks of life
- Station is 2WD accessible year-round

Postcode: 852 (Daly Waters, Northern Territory)

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  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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North Star Pastoral

Member since: September 2020

North Star Pastoral is privately owned business which started with the purchase of Venture Farm QLD in 2004. Since then North Star have acquired an additional 3 stations in the Northern Territory, Spelling Yards in Mt Isa and recently opened a Feedlot and Spelling Yard Facility based on one of their Northern Territory Stations.

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