Cook Centre Based Childcare

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

Warrnambool City Council 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.   

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.


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.

Training will be paid for and provided to the successful applicant. 

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


The Benefits
This is a permanent part time position with flexible hours on offer. The current base salary range is 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 Apply Now below. 

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



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

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