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Assistant Kitchen Manager - FT

Department: Food & Beverage

An exciting opportunity to join Australia Zoo has come available in the form of Assistant Kitchen Manager.

About the role:

  • We are looking for a highly motivated, people and profit focused individual to lead a team to produce results
  • The position is full-time, 40 hours a week
  • The successful applicant will be required to manage the daily operations of the food & beverage outlets

Duties include:

  • Assist in preparation and design of food menus
  • Ensuring the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets quality standards
  • Manage and train kitchen staff
  • Working closely with the Head Chef to ensure that all HACCP and hygiene standards are in place and adhered to

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to supervise staff and to conduct on the job training to strengthen the culinary team and create a positive working environment
  • Ability to develop, monitor and budgeting for the department in line with overall profitability goals
  • Maintain highest professional food quality and sanitation standards
  • Experience in all facets of kitchen operations, including: stock control, labour analysis, roster creation, staff management
  • Extensive understanding of HACCP
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work on weekends and public holidays


Apply for this job below. Applications close 18th of August 2019

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.