Careers

Bogan Shire Council has a Cook’s position available within their Early Learning Centre. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a local leading employer, working in the early childhood sector. Bogan Shire Council seeks employees with a willingness to contribute to a team environment and promote customer service excellence.

The Cook will join the energetic and passionate Children’s Services team, supporting the work of the educators and Children’s Services to provide nourishing and nutritious meals to children attending the Early Learning Centre.

The Cook will be required to source and order appropriate ingredients, in-season fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry and plan meals in consultation with the Manager and Educators, taking into consideration special dietary requirements, allergies and religious or cultural requirements.

The ideal candidate will be a friendly and self-motivated team player, who has a passion and creative flair for cooking, has completed Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) competencies through a registered training organisation in menu planning, nutrition and safe food handling (or be eligible to obtain), is aware of and supports cultural diversity in our community and who has a genuine interest in working with children and families.

The successful applicant will be required to work 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 1pm.

This position contributes to Council’s long term strategic goal through providing professional support to children aged 0-5 years in a safe environment, encouraging them to reach their potential.

The Cook position is permanent part time, 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Salary Benefits

  • Remuneration at Grade 3 of Council’s salary system ($560.40 - $606.80 pro rata 20 hours per week) depending on qualifications and experience
  • 9.5% superannuation
  • 4 weeks’ annual leave
  • Sick, Carers and other leave as per the Local Government (State) Award
  • Salary sacrificed childcare at the Bogan Shire Early Learning Centre
  • Professional development
  • Council provided uniform

Applications must address the selection criteria in the Position Description, include a letter and resume, list 2 referees and be received by 4.00pm Thursday 20 February 2020. Please refer to the selection criteria in the Position Descriptions and Application Guides for how to apply. These are available from Council via the website (see section below) by calling (02) 6835 9000 or in person from 81 Cobar Street, Nyngan NSW.

Applications should be marked ‘Confidential – Recruitment’ and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

The General Manager

Bogan Shire Council

PO Box 221

Nyngan NSW 2825.

Bogan Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer. Selection is determined by merit to ensure employment of the best person for the job.

Position Description Link

Application Guide Link

Contact Us

Bogan Shire Council

81 Cobar Street 

P.O. Box 221
Nyngan, 2825
New South Wales

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