Job Description

About this Opportunity

  • Continuing / Full Time
  • Commercial Services, Corporate Services Division
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton
  • Higher Education Worker Level 3
  • Total Remuneration $71,970 to $80,189 pa (including salary of $60,816 to $67,761 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading) * Please note junior rates may apply.

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

You will effectively support the Head Chef in delivering kitchen and catering services undertaken at CQUniversity’s Student Residences (Capricornia College), ensuring compliance with legislative and occupational health and safety requirements. 

Duties will include (but are not limited to) supporting the production and planning of menus, preparation of basic food ingredients, requisitioning, ordering and storage of kitchen/catering supplies and other general cleaning duties.  

Be Rewarded

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity, and paternity leave
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance 
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Position Requirements

  • Completed a Certificate III in Cooking or completed Year 12 with 3 years relevant work experience or equivalent relevant experience or combination of relevant experience and education/training.
  • Detailed and demonstrated knowledge of menu planning for a broad range of catering styles and types, including bulk cooking, ala carte and dietary requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, unsupervised and be able to deliver a high-level customer service for clients.
  • Demonstrated safe work practices and taken reasonable care of own and others health and safety.


  • Current Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description on the CQUniversity Careers Site. 

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Monday, 15 July 2024

Job Requisition ID: 4819

When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.