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Chef / Cook-iconic Hotel-outback Queensland

MLKA Hospitality Recruitment Cairns, Queensland

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Job Description

Chef / Cook-Iconic Hotel-Outback Queensland

Escape the city today and experience remote Australia!!

Take the leap today!!

We are seeking an experienced Chef / Cook for this iconic hotel located in Outback Queensland.

Commencing immediately – until October / November (dependent on season)

Full time role – seasonal contract


Mon-Fri  $23.09

Sat         $28.86

Sun        $34.64

Plus shift penalties, double time on 6th rostered day of each week,  overtime when required, Superannuation, accrued sick leave and 4 weeks per year accrued annual leave.

6 day week (overtime available – estimated equivalent to $60k / year)

Split Shifts (either b/fast / lunch or lunch / dinner)

Accommodation and Meals $120 / week

Own room – shared amenities (shared staff house)

Flights are arranged on the employee’s behalf. If the contract is not completed, the cost of the airfares are deducted from the final pay.


  • Cooking across a variety of shifts with supplied menu
  • Working closely with the Head Chef
  • Assisting with stock ordering and cost control
  • Doing Prep
  • Making Staff Meals
  • Washing dishes from time to time
  • General Cleaning
  • Working as part of a great team (3-4 in kitchen)

Other Information:

  • Current Food Safety Certificate essential. 
  • Own knives and Chef uniforms required.
  • Interviews for this role are carried out via skype or video call.  
  • Candidates must be aware that the kitchen is strictly a drug and alcohol free environment.
  • Must be prepared to handle extra over time hours during busy tourism periods and adapt to changes in structure and procedures during these peak periods.
  • The hotel hosts several very large events over the year
  • Previous Remote work highly regarded

Optus and Telstra mobile coverage available

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MLKA Hospitality Recruitment

Member since: December 2020

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism