Cook - Centre Based Childcare

Position Title: Cook - Centre Based Childcare
Reference Number: 20240334/1468
Position Description: Cook - Centre Based Childcare - March 2024 .pdf (198.34 KB)
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Florence Collins Early Learning Centre is currently seeking a Cook to join the team and provide healthy delicious meals to all littler learners who attend care.

This is a great opportunity to work amongst the most honest taste testers in the world whilst also teaching them great eating habits that they will carry throughout their lives.   

The successful applicant will have or be willing to attain a Food Supervisors Certificate as well as have a thorough understanding of allergies and food preferences.

Previous experience ordering stock and overseeing all aspects of running a compliant kitchen in line with the required regulations will be highly regarded however not essential.

To succeed in this role, you will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, as well as sound written and verbal communication skills.

Current Employee Working with Children Check is mandatory for this position. 

The Benefits
This is a permanent part time position working a minimum of 65 hours per fortnight, with a current hourly rate of $31.92 + superannuation. 

There are also Casual positions available. 

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Ongoing training and development 
  • Discount to Council owned facilities
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long service leave (pro-rata) after 7 years


To Apply
To apply for this opportunity, please click apply now above. You will be required to answer the two questions and also upload your Cover Letter and Resume. 

If after reading the position description you have further questions please contact Sarah Ots, Early Learning Coordinator, on 03 5559 4464 or

Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 5 April 2024.

Warrnambool City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, we encourage you to apply.

Employees of Warrnambool City Council are expected to work under Councils values of: Accountability, Collaboration, Respectfulness, Progressiveness and Wellbeing.


Recruitment Process
Please note, that all prospective Warrnambool City Council employees will be required to undertake a medical assessment. Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which include reference checks and a criminal history check.

If you require advice and support during the recruitment process please contact us on the following details: (03) 5559 4800 or