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Station Cook

Red Dog Recruitment Hughenden, Townsville

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

About the Opportunity

Indulge your passion for cooking whilst joining a well-regarded family owned and managed cattle breeding and fattening operation located north of Hughenden, North West Queensland.

This position is an excellent opportunity to truly immerse yourself in outback life, save money and learn new skills.

Commencing immediately, for 4 weeks plus, this vital role will involve creating a wholesome evening meal and preparing cold meats, biscuits/muffins for lunch and smoko for up to 8 people. The kitchen is well appointed with dishwasher, cold room, large prep area and gas stove. Additional work such as cleaning and the option for ongoing work may be available.

You will be joining a family business with a reputation for providing a respectful and fair working environment.

Remuneration and Benefits

Above award hourly rate plus tidy ensuite accommodation (separate from main homestead), meals, Wi-Fi and utilities, provided at no cost.

The property is located near Hughenden, a relaxed friendly small town situated on the banks of Queensland’s longest river, the Flinders. Hughenden is halfway between Mount Isa and Townsville and boasts a multitude of activities to keep busy on the weekends including attending campdrafts, country races, several national parks to explore including the spectacular Porcupine Gorge National Park and the rich fossil and dinosaur history.

• Preparation of wholesome daily meals for approximately 8 people
• Prepare evening meal, provide food for lunches and smokos such as cold meats, muffins and biscuits
• Responsible for ordering and management of stock
• Responsible for maintaining clean and tidy kitchen
• Other cleaning work available
• No experience required!
• Passionate approach to preparing wholesome meals
• Enthusiastic attitude and willingness to live in a remote area
• Proactive and positive approach in all aspects of the kitchen
• Adhere to Food Safety Standards
• Licence essential

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