2021 Job Opportunities at the Birdsville Hotel

2021 Job Opportunities at the Birdsville Hotel

The iconic Birdsville Hotel is located in outback south west QLD and is on the edge of the Simpson Desert.

We are an award winning hotel who are well known for our genuine outback hospitality, great food, cold beer and comfortable motel accommodation.

Located in outback south west QLD on the edge of the Simpson Desert, Birdsville is well known for its major events; the Big Red Bash music festival and the iconic Birdsville Races.

If you are looking for new challenges and adventures and would like to join the team at our award winning Hotel then we would love to hear from you!

Current Vacancies: All positions are filled at this time.

However, we are accepting expressions of interest for roles which may arise during the 2021 winter season.

If you believe you would be a great fit for one of the below positions, please email us your resumé and tell us a bit about yourself. We may be in touch when an opportunity becomes available.

Kitchen Staff

  • A range of kitchen staff including qualified chefs as well as experienced cooks to join our team
  • Proven previous experience and qualifications are required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing the kitchen before meal service – this involves working through a Task List to ensure the kitchen is ready for work (such as switching on equipment).
  • Cleaning the kitchen before and after food service so that it is ready for the next shift.
  • Preparing ingredients such as chopping vegetables, stocks, meats, desserts as outlined on your Task List.
  • Looking after stock in the kitchen and informing the Supervisor of stock levels noting ordering requirements and inventory reflecting demand.
  • Knowing the menu and cooking according to the menu and recipe design to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Garnishing and presenting every meal with pride and care regardless of how busy the kitchen is.
  • Respecting equipment and applying safety standards at all times.
  • You will be fit and healthy with an outgoing nature!
  • You will have ability and a willingness to jump to all manner of planned and unplanned tasks in a sometimes hectic kitchen environment
  • The kitchen team member will be enthusiastic and demonstrate a desire to live and work successfully in the OUTBACK
  • It is a multipurpose role in a busy work space with conflicting demands especially during special events such as The Big Red Bash Music Festival and The Birdsville Races
  • You will need to be able to consistently meet deadlines and work at fast pace while maintaining excellence and care in service delivery
  • It requires commitment to cooking and a genuine desire to be part of a remarkable team delivering exceptional culinary services.
  • You must be willing to work closely and take direction from our Head Chef / Kitchen manager.
  • Applicant must hold the following current certifications. Current food handling / safety certificate, Chef trade certificate or certificate in commercial cookery.
  • Accommodation and 3 meals per day are provided for a very reasonable weekly fee.

Hotel All Rounders

  • The All Rounder positions include housekeeping, laundry, meal running, bar work, meal order taking, dishes, motel reservations including check in & check out, cash handling, basic food preparation and general hotel cleaning.
  • Applicants must hold a current RSA for QLD as well as hold a food handling / hygiene certificate that can be completed online.
  • Personal attributes and attitudes required to deliver this role successfully include honesty, integrity, creativity, fairness, emotional intelligence, confidence, focus, energy and robust health, accountability, a can do positive attitude and most importantly a great sense of humour.
  • Please note that for these positions it is critical that applicants have a high level of agility, energy and fitness.
  • Accommodation and 3 meals per day are provided for a very reasonable weekly fee.

Interested? Drop us a line.

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