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Cook And Cleaner/cook (2 Positions)

Townsville Catholic Education Office Paluma, Townsville

Job Description

Position: Cook
Salary Range: $51,894 - $53,809 pending experience
Classification: Full Time, Permanent
Commencing: Immediate Start
Closing Date: Friday, 5th February 2021 unless filled prior

Position: Cleaner/Cook
Salary Range: $51,894 - $53,809 pending experience
Classification: Full Time, Permanent
Commencing: Immediate Start
Closing Date: Friday, 5th February 2021 unless filled prior

The Gumburu Environmental Education Centre is located in the World Heritage Listed Paluma rainforest, approximately 90 minutes drive north of the city of Townsville. The centre is owned and operated by the Townsville Catholic Education Office and was originally established to accommodate school and Church groups for retreats and environmental education.

Since it opened in 1995, more than 45 000 people have experienced the tranquility of Gumburu, with its educational, spiritual and creational opportunities. Paluma is a mountain-top village nestled in the heart of prolific rainforest with spectacular geological features and fascinating flora and fauna.

The Gumburu Environmental Education Centre is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Cook and Cleaner/Cook to join the team. Both roles are Full Time, Permanent positions and will commence as soon as practical. These two positions would be a perfect fit for a couple looking to make a lifestyle change up in beautiful Paluma, making use of subsidised accommodation options in this beautiful rainforest setting.
About the role
The role of the Cook is to ensure the preparation/cooking and serving of varied and nutritious meals for students, visitors and staff at the Centre. The Cook will be required to recognise the individual needs of the visitors as they arise from time to time. Please view Position Description for more information.

The Cleaner/Cook contributes to the effective and efficient operation of the Centre by providing a high level of cleanliness to the facilities. The Cleaner/Cook will work within a team to provide a clean, safe and pleasant environment for students and employees and create a physical environment that is conducive to learning and safe student movement. Please view Position Description for more information.

About you

Mandatory Criteria

Current Working with Children Suitability Card - The successful candidate will require a paid Blue Card before commencement as per the No Card, No Start policy developed by Queensland Government.
Current Food Handling Certificate
Current Driver’s Licence
Ability to travel from time to time within the Catholic Diocese of Townsville
Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner.
Desirable Criteria

Experience in a hygiene-controlled environment
Knowledge of food hygiene control and best practice processes in a kitchen environment
A current First Aid Certificate.
What we offer

Competitive Salary Range
Subsidised accomodation options
Modern facilities, equipment and resources
Superannuation up to 12.75% employer contribution(in a co-contribution arrangement)
Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
Up to 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave
Corporate health insurance
Thorough and professional induction
How to apply

Applications Close 4pm Friday, 5th February 2021 unless filled prior.

Postcode: 4816 (Paluma, Townsville)

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Townsville Catholic Education Office

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Townsville Catholic Education supports a diverse region extending from Townsville to the Burdekin and Whitsunday regions in the south, and north to Ingham and Halifax, south-west to Winton, and west to the border with the Northern Territory, encompassing Mount Isa and several small, isolated western towns and east to Palm Island.
Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos. We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff is recognised as being central to achieving our mission.

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