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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Hospitality and Tourism
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/JE20009902A
Closing Date: 09-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C0784.docx (Word, 577KB)

2. VPS Application Form.docx (Word, 628KB)

Contact: Helen Higgins
9865 8222 or

Position Details

About the role:

This position is responsible for planning, preparing, cooking and serving of meals and snacks to visitors and guests of the Airlie Conference Centre. Airlie Conference Centre caters for events such as fine dining for VIP events, working lunches for daily training programs, breakfasts and cocktail parties.

Working in a small team of four people, you will supervise two Food Services Assistants. This position will report to the VPSG5 Catering & Conference Services Manager.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Planning & preparation of all menus and food for events at Airlie while adhering to specified budgets.
  • Ordering of stock to ensure satisfactory provisions.
  • Managing & rotating all stock to ensure zero wastage.
  • Managing the food safety plan and the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the kitchen, the equipment and associated areas.
  • Recipe development & implementation.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery.
  • Current Food Safety Supervisor certificate.
  • Creativity and contemporary knowledge of food trends.
  • A clear understanding of dietary requirements.
  • Self-motivation & the ability to multitask.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Airlie Leadership Centre, Domain Road South Yarra.
  • This position may require shift work as indicated in the Position Description (as attached to the advertisement).
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with the Acting Chief Health Officer's Direction – COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, you are required to be fully vaccinated (this includes a booster vaccination) and your employment with Victoria Police is subject to proof of vaccination.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 9 October 2022.

Please Note:
All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE).

For further information, please contact: Helen Higgins on (03) 9865 8222 or

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email or on (03) 8335 8081.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

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