Childcare Kitchen Officer

Job No: NGSC286
Location: St Arnaud

Job Type Casual - Temporary to 30 June 2023
Package $34.84 per hour (casual rate)
Position Description Childcare Kitchen Officer

About us

Northern Grampians Shire Council has a diverse employment base, across 14 worksites in the Grampians Region of Victoria and employs people to provide services and governance to local communities. We offer flexible work arrangements, providing access to relevant training and professional development opportunities with a variety of employee benefits. We promote innovation, responsiveness, respectfulness and continuous improvement as our core values. 

We have a Bring Your Own Device and Mobile Allowance policy, which we encourage candidates to read in conjunction with the position description.

Covid-19 Vaccination Status

Our organisation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and evidence must be provided by the preferred candidate prior to an offer of employment.

About this role

This position supports the provision of snacks and meals to the St Arnaud Early Learning Centre clients. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake shopping and grocery deliveries. 
  • Undertake food preparation activities in the centre. 
  • Manage the provision of a clean and safe kitchen environment. 
  • Liaise with staff and children in the centre, as required. 
  • Perform, as directed, other duties that are within the limits of the incumbent’s skill, competence and training. 

About You

Qualifications and experience  

  • Employees will have commenced on-the-job training which may include an induction course.  
  • Possess a suitable Food Handlers Certificate 

Selection criteria  

  • A demonstrated ability to communicate on a variety of levels. 
  • High standards of hygiene and understanding of safe work practices in a food preparation environment. 
  • Ability to prepare and serve food and beverage in an Early Learning setting/environment. 

How to apply

  • Download and read the position description.
  • Attach a cover letter and resume.
  • Submit your application by following the process on this page.

If you'd like to know more contact Natasha Ezard, Team Leader St Arnaud Early Learning Centre at or call 03 5358 8700. 

Applications close 12.00pm Monday 30 January 2023

Northern Grampians Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to being a child-safe organisation, with zero tolerance for child abuse.


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