About the role and who we are looking for :
We are looking for an enthusiastic Cook to work at our Defence base in Ohakea, Palmerston North . Hours of work are Permanent Full Time , as rostered across 7 days (30hrs per week).
You will be responsible for :
In this position you will be responsible for the preparation, cooking, and presenting of food. You will also be planning and catering for buffets and functions as required, developing menus to meet special dietary and cultural needs, and other general kitchen duties.
In addition, you will be responsible for receiving and storing kitchen supplies, assisting with menu planning, and maintaining the consumer's satisfaction - this role is all go!
Ideal skills and experience you will have :
If you're our perfect candidate you will be hard working, with a friendly outgoing personality and a 'can do' attitude. You will already have some experience working in a commercial kitchen producing high quality food and ideally you will hold food safety certificates (Unit Standard 167 and 168), or be happy to train for one.
You will need to have the ability to work independently and in team but, most importantly you will demonstrate a passion for great food, customer service and quality.
A bit about Compass Group :
We are New Zealand's leading and largest provider of food and support services across multiple industry sectors including Business and Industry, Education, Defence, Offshore and Remote, Aged Care, Hospitals and Senior Living.
These industry sectors and managed by our sub brands Eurest, Chartwells, Restaurant Associates, Medirest, and ESS. We specialise in turning ordinary acts of service into extraordinary experiential moments for our clients.
With innovative and talented teams across New Zealand, we transform experiences from being GOOD to GREAT.
Our people are awesome, they breathe life into our brands and make great things happen! Our strength comes from the combination of the things we have in common - our shared values, vision, and purpose and to make our commitment unique for you - RESPECT, GROWTH and TEAMWORK are the founding pillars of these commitments.
We are an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.
hence we ensure you will have a rewarding career path supported by employee benefits, training & development and recognition along the way.
Please note that a full security clearance and police vet is required and must be maintained for this position.
To be considered for this role you should have resided in New Zealand for a period of 6 months or more from the time of application.