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The Australian National University

Casual Chef

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Work type: Casual
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 3 (Hosp) - 38HR

Classification: ANU Officer 3 (University House)
Salary package: $31 - $34.40 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation
Terms: Casual employment

Position Overview

University House is the ceremonial heart of Australia's National University, and a heritage-listed property that incorporates a boutique hotel and functions and events venues. Its commercial businesses serve University staff and graduate students, visitors to and guests of the University, and members of the community.

We are seeking qualified Chefs with diverse skills to join the team of in a busy commercial Kitchen. At University House, you will have the opportunity to work with Functions, A la carte and CafĂ©. We are looking for Chefs with a strong work ethic, positive attitude, with a high attention to detail and effective communicate while operating in a high pressure environment. 

This position offers flexible working hours, including rotating shifts weekdays and weekends paid at penalty rates, as well as opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career.

If you are a motivated, energetic person who is flexible, enjoys kitchen service within a supportive team environment, then we would like to hear from you.

Applicant contact: Mr Ajith Weerakoon (Executive Chef),  T: (02) 6125 5286 E:

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

  • Proof of relevant qualifications.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  20 March 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems