Cook Centre Based Childcare

Reference Number: 20230112/1524Applications Close:
Position Description:

Council is now seeking to appoint an experienced Cook for Centre Based Childcare.

The successful applicant will have 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.


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 40 hours per fortnight. With a current base salary range between $61,551 to $64,759 per annum (pro-rata) dependant on demonstrated skills and experience + superannuation. 


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 visit the Warrnambool City Council website and submit your Resume, Cover Letter and Responses to the Key Selection Criteria.
All applications are to be sent through to

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 10 January 2023.

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.

Successful applicants must comply with Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.


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

For more information about the recruitment process, please visit