Food, Beverage & Events Attendant

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role
The passionate team at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is searching for suitable individuals to join them for the opening of a newly designed performing arts venue. You will be a part of representing exceptional customer service, high quality delivery of food and beverages and be able to assist in the preparation and service of activities and events.

Reporting directly to your Coordinator (Food & Beverage or Front of House), the focus of this position is to:

  • Provide excellent customer service at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and to contribute to the successful delivery of programs, activities, services and events at the facility.
  • Preparation, presentation and service of food and beverages include barista and responsible service of alcohol.
  • Deliver fine dining food and beverage service.
  • Assistance in preparing and setting rooms for events and in delivering events.
  • Events and theatre ushering.
  • Cleaning duties when required

Skills & Experience
In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Cert 1 or 2 in Hospitality or demonstrated relevant experience in hospitality or a food/events service industry
  • Current RSA with relevant experience in bar service (if over 18)
  • Barista Course Completion plus 2 years experience in a busy café or restaurant environment
  • Experience in cash handling and reconciliation
  • Experience in restaurant and catering food service
  • Current Class C driver’s licence

This position requires a current NSW Working with Children Check. Applicants are required to apply and pay for this check if not already obtained. 

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. What does excellence in customer service mean to you and provide an example of how you have shown excellence in service within the hospitality environment.
  3. This position requires an NSW Working With Children Check, please provide your Working With Children Check number.

Contact:  Shane Spencer (02) 4429 5759

Applications Close: This vacancy will remain open until a number of applicants have been recruited. Applications will be reviewed regularly, and you will be advised on your status. Please be advised that you may only apply once.

Please note – Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is currently closed for renovations and is due to reopen in April. The successful applicants will commence training mid-March.


When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds

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