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Online Employment Application

Kitchen Hand - Casual

Department: Food & Beverage

Australia Zoo is looking for casual Kitchen Hands that have a passion for food in a fast paced environment. With exciting times ahead and plans in place to make dining at Australia Zoo an experience of its own, we are looking for self-motivated and reliable staff wanting to contribute their skills and creativity to the iconic brand.

What this job has to offer you:

  • Home each evening giving you a healthy work/life balance
  • Working within an energetic, friendly environment with an atmosphere like no other
  • There are no split shifts and wages are paid weekly
  • Staff benefits and industry discounts
  • Opportunity to produce and serve quality meals


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare food for services
  • Cook food in various utensils and grillers
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly work station
  • Ensure all food and items are stored properly
  • Cooking menu items in line with current recipes and procedures


Essential Criteria:

  • Experience within Food and Beverage, preferably including food preparation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be well presented at all times and lead by example
  • Available to work weekends, Public Holidays and School Holidays
  • Must have own reliable transport as public transport is limited


Preferred Criteria:

  • Food Safe Handling certificate
  • Use hygienic practices for food safety certificate
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate


Applicants must be fit for physical work, enthusiastic, mature-minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative.

Apply for this job below. Applications close 27th of January 2020

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.