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Casual Food And Beverage Staff - $28.05 Per Hour

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Melbourne, Melbourne

Job Description

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is the home of unconventional. At MCEC we do things a little differently. We bring fresh ideas and imagination to every event. We happily turn concepts on their head to make each experience momentous. We welcome events of all shapes and sizes, from board meetings and small celebrations through to conventions, gala dinners, exhibitions and concerts. Our doors are open for events and moments that connect us – in person, virtual or hybrid, and everything in between. And our city is our inspiration, located in the vibrant South Wharf precinct, just a stroll along the Yarra River. Melbourne is on show at MCEC – in the architecture and design, food and hospitality, location and views.

About the roles

We have a number of great opportunities available across our Food and Beverage team where you’ll have the opportunity to support us to deliver a range of amazing events. We have casual opportunities for Food and Beverage/Catering Attendants; Setups Attendants; Retail Attendants. These are opportunities where you’ll work with highly skilled and talented team members committed to providing the highest levels of quality and service delivery.

Roles available:

Food and Beverage/Catering/Setups Attendants – $28.05 per hour

  • Flexible availability across 7 days a week, day and evening
  • High level of personal presentation and grooming
  • Excellent work ethic – Reliable, punctual, positive attitude, resilient
  • Thrive on being part of and contributing to a high performing team
  • Able to provide a high level of customer service across MCEC.
  • Prepare and pack down event space – e.g. handling furniture or stock (not limited to)
  • Must hold a current Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate (RSA)
  • Be 18 years or over and have valid working rights in Australia
  • Physically fit – you’ll be walking majority of your shift and at times lifting/moving equipment and furniture
  • Able to abide to OH&S policy and procedure


  • Qualified barista
  • Previous bartending experience
  • Basic food preparation skills
  • Previous POS experience
  • Food Handling Certificate
  • Previous experience working in a large entertainment venue

About you

You’ll be reliable, punctual and have a positive attitude towards work. We’re looking for people who thrive on being part of and contributing to a team and who want to help us create amazing experiences for ourcustomers. Depending on the role(s) you’re interested in, you may need a valid RSA certificate, be physically fit and have a background in fast paced, high volume environments.

You’ll also need:

  • To be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • To be flexible with availability depending on shift requirements
  • Have valid working rights in Australia

Working at MCEC

At MCEC we encourage ideas and imagination and support our people to be inspirational. Whatever your role, we’ll foster the development of skills, insights and leadership. You’ll be working in a Melbourne icon, with a welcoming and supportive team. And there are many other benefits – 14 weeks paid parental leave; flexible work options; purchased leave; employee discounts; onsite restaurants, cafes and parking; and South Wharf and the city at our doorstep. We are diverse, inclusive and collaborative. As an equal opportunity employer, we actively encourage applicants of all ages, gender and background to apply. We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is built and value the knowledge of the oldest, continuous culture in the world.

Applications will be reviewed as they come in and suitable candidates contacted for an interview, so don’t hesitate to apply!

A National Police Check will be required for the successful candidate

Please note: All MCET employees must have evidence of a first dose COVID-19 vaccination in line with the Chief Health Officer Direction. The MCET COVID-19 Vaccination policy requires all employees who need to be onsite to perform their duties to be fully vaccinated.

MCECis an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Postcode: 3006 (Melbourne, Melbourne)

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MCEC is Melbourne’s home for inspiring events. We host more than 1,000 events each year, each one like no other. We have beautiful spaces, innovative menus and the best people in the business. Discover the difference at MCEC.