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General Hand Catering

Employer:
NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
City/Town:
Manawatu - Wanganui - Palmerston North
Region:
Manawatu - Wanganui
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
24-Mar-2020
Closing Date:
05-Apr-2020
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Job Description

What you will do

This position is responsible for providing food service during the day to day functions within the Catering Platoon. 

You will:

  • Prepare and serve for diners as well as conversant with daily menu requirements; 
  • Clean and maintain all cutlery and crockery as per Standards; and
  • Have high standards of personal hygiene and maintain required levels of cleanliness of uniforms and footwear at all times.

What we need

Previous food service experience and an understanding of Health and Safety requirements and responsibilities are essential.

Along with your excellent customer service skills, you will be physically able to lift and move heavy items and ideally hold or be prepared to obtain an NZQA Safe Food Practices qualification.

If you are adaptable and flexible to work rotating shifts, including weekends and overtime as required, we would love to hear from you!

Who we are

The Catering Platoon is a sub-unit of 21 Supply Company situated at Linton Military Camp. The Platoon provides static and operational catering support to 1 (NZ) Brigade and dependencies. The Catering Platoon is made up of military and civilian staff working as a team to meet the requirements of the unit

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Tracey Wilson-Phillips on (06) 351 9709.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Sunday 5 April 2020.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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