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Station Cook


Location: Coolullah
Position: Station Cook


The role

NAPCo has owned Coolullah Station since 1992 and the property is positioned to the southwest of NAPCo owned Boomarra in Queensland’s Gulf Country, along the Leichhardt River on the edge of the rich Mount Isa mineral fields.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Coolullah team as a Station Cook, in a permanent full-time position.

For this position, you will need to be organised, friendly, and most importantly, a great cook that has a passion for cooking hearty and nutritious meals.

Day to day duties include:

  • Cooking tasty, nutritious, home-style meals for station employees and guests (from 10-15 people on average)
  • Menu planning
  • Preparing the grocery list to order and maintain adequate supplies
  • Ensuring variety in daily and weekly meals
  • Ensuring the kitchen, dining room and food storage areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Maintaining kitchen utensils and cooking equipment in good order

Ideally the successful candidate will:

  • Have experience in a similar role, cooking for live-in groups and providing meals to schedule
  • Have a passion for producing quality, wholesome and nutritious food
  • Be a self-starter that has excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Have an understanding of food hygiene practices
  • Have the ability to work in a safe manner
  • Enjoy the unique lifestyle a remote cattle station offers

We’re looking for someone to start in approx.. Feb/March 2021, though could engage someone earlier if you’re open to undertaking alternate duties (cleaning / gardening) until next year.

Employee benefits

  • A competitive day rate and generous annual leave entitlements
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Single air-conditioned accommodation and all meals provided

Pre-employment requirements

Prior to commencement, all new employees are required to undertake an Australian National Police Check and are also required to be vaccinated against Q Fever (all associated costs covered by NAPCO).

For more information on this opportunity, please phone 0429 399 630 or email hr@napco.com.au.