Service Attendants - Housekeeping and Kitchen Cleaning

Job Description

This could be your chance to get your start in a lucrative industry. 

  • Permanant full time work, guaranteed hours
  • Drive in drive out work from Mackay and surrounding areas
  • various roster and various sites
  • Open Australian  Drivers licence and car is essential - no shared cars
  • Mackay and surrounding areas only
  • induction time and training time paid
  • Referral programme and retail discounts
  • Coal board medical, standard 11 and police check paid

We’re looking for customer service-oriented people with industrial cleaning or hospitality experience OR an alternate transferrable skill set with a positive can-do attitude. Your next adventure awaits!  

Candidates sharing a car or outside of Mackay and surrounding regions will not be considered.   

What do Service Attendants do? 
Service attendants are hospitality-minded specialists that help improve quality of life for village residents living and working away from home: 

  • Working across a range of functions to support operational needs 
  • Housekeeping/Cleaning accommodation rooms aka: “dongas” 
  • Assisting in the Kitchen and Dining Room service areas 
  • Mine Site Cleaning of Offices, Crib rooms and Ablution Blocks 
  • Providing customer service in the Tavern or Retail shop 
  • Maintaining cleanliness of outdoor areas and grounds 


What does it take to work DIDO? 
The DIDO lifestyle can be very rewarding but it isn’t for everyone. Consider what to expect and what is required of you when assessing your options: 

  • Ability to work 10-12-hour shifts, day or night shifts as required 
  • Ability to endure remote environment in extreme heat or weather conditions 
  • Ability to multi-task and assist in other areas with positive teamwork approach 
  • Ability to understand the requirements of safe work and safety protocols 
  • Ability to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug & alcohol testing 
  • Australian working rights and up to date COVID-19 vaccinations are essential 
  • An open drivers license 
  • Ability to drive to and from the mine site 

Most of all, what’s in it for you? 

This is an entry-level role which can lead to many more opportunities for your future. Here’s what’s on offer:  

Permanent role with Sodexo - we’re looking for keepers!  

Great annualised salary with consistent hours, holiday, sick pay, and superannuation 

A structured on-boarding and induction program to ensure you get the best start in your DIDO life 

Your food and accommodation are covered whilst at site – let the savings begin! 

Access to fantastic Village facilities and lifestyle options including gyms, fitness classes, pools, tennis courts, and social activities (dependent on Village) 

Access to employee benefits, discounts, and our recognition program 

Great teamwork and a solid group of people around you! 

Sodexo offers over 80 different career streams, upskilling opportunities, and the unique opportunity to progress your career as you learn the business and gain new skills. Your development is our investment. 

What are you waiting for? Submit your application today and become part of our family! 


Why choose Sodexo?  

Sodexo is a people business, employing over 400,000 people worldwide and thousands in Australia. Our hospitality all-rounders play a key role in keeping our sites functioning and well-maintained for village residents' safety, comfort, and well-being. We are committed to providing opportunities for service attendants who are as passionate about excellent service as we are. 

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater because we believe our everyday actions have a big impact. With us, you belong in a company that allows you to act with purpose and thrive in your own way. We are always looking for people to join our team and help us create a lasting impact on individuals, society, and the planet. 

At Sodexo, we are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all applicants regardless of age, race, sex, ethnicity, religion and beliefs and people with disabilities.   

We offer a competitive salary, many training, upskilling and development opportunities and an outstanding benefits and recognition program!