Food Coordinator/Cook – Little Geckos – Tindal, NT

Opened 8 days ago
Closes 27 October 2022
Katherine, Northern Territory

Permanent part time
25.5 hours per week

One Tree Defence Unit Little Geckos is located at the RAAF Base Tindal, just 15 km outside of Katherine. Katherine is the fourth largest settlement in the Northern Territory and is known as the place where “The outback meets the tropics”. Situated on the Katherine River 320km southwest of Darwin.

The team have created three separate learning environments for different age groups. Children feel like they belong here, and so will you. On the weekends the adventure and experiences of the surrounding region will have you longing for the great outdoors. Travel, adventure, and an amazing career – you can have it all!

What you’ll bring:

  • A valid Working with Children Card (or ability to obtain)
  • Safe food handling certificate
  • Knowledge of safe practices working in a kitchen environment
  • Prior experience in menu planning and healthy meal choices for children
  • Your own vehicle (or ability to obtain one)

What you’ll do:

  • Work in partnership with families in meeting all children’s dietary requirements
  • Provide healthy and nutritious snacks and meals for children
  • Maintain the environment to ensure Health Regulations are being met
  • Co-ordinate the purchasing and ordering of supplies to reflect the menu
  • Collect weekly shopping (Fuel will be reimbursed)

What you’ll receive:

  • Complimentary uniforms
  • Supportive online induction
  • Learn at your pace with specially designed online courses
  • One Tree Employee Assistance Program
  • Face-to-face training and mentoring

One Tree is a national not for profit offering early childhood education, out of school hours care, community services, registered early childhood training, and professional support. As a team, we’re determined to lead, meet the challenge, and work together. That’s how we turn challenges into possibilities for children and families, every single day.

Our diverse team is 800+ strong and work in all corners of our country. From regional towns to remote communities and cities, we’re proud to provide 53 services in the places that need it most. If you’re looking to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, then One Tree is the place to be.

Please send us a cover letter along with your updated resume to apply for this amazing opportunity. Call us on (03) 8311 6203 or click to view our website: for more information.

One Tree is committed to equal opportunity, child safety and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we work with. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.