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Casual Child Care Centre Cook

Job No: CoW053
Location: Whyalla

The City of Whyalla is one of the largest regional City’s within South Australia and offers a relaxed lifestyle where the Outback meets the Sea. Whyalla has a well-established industry and retail base, strong community spirit and its residents enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with plenty of amenities, events and activities.

It offers a culturally diverse regional community and is home to approximately 23,000 people.  The Council area includes Mullaquana and extends south of the City to Murninnie Beach and north of the Point Lowly shacks to the Department of Defence boundary fence. 

Whyalla City Council manages and maintains Childcare services, Library, Airport, Resource Recovery Centre, Cemetery, Crematorium, Infrastructure and recreational facilities including the Visitor Information Centre.

The Whyalla Child Care Centre is currently seeking applications for the casual role of Child Care Centre Cook.

Some of the duties and responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and providing nutritional daily diet for children attending the Child Care Centre.
  • Maintaining appropriate stock levels for the Centre's needs.
  • Prepare flexible and interesting menus.
  • Keep kitchen, pantry and surrounds clean in accordance with the accredited Food Safe Course - SRER.
  • Cook the meals to the daily number of children, clean dishes and maintain a hygienic and safe kitchen and dining area.
  • Keep within a given budget.

Further Information:

For more information refer to the following : 

Click here to obtain Position Description

Enquiries can be directed to Jo Vlassco on (08) 8640 4030, Child Care Centre Coordinator.

The salary applicable for this role is in accordance with the Local Government Employees Award and Council’s current Enterprise Agreement Grade 3, paid pro rata for hours worked and casual loading applies.


Applications should address the role requirements in no more than three pages, the question section should be completed and include a current resume.  Scroll down (past the image below) to commence the application process.  Please note, the application process will need to be completed in one session.

Applications close 9am Monday 24 May 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Whyalla City Council is committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, with a smoke, drug and alcohol free work environment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply

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