At Sea Cook - multiple positions available
At Sea Cook
Area of operation is Far North Queensland, Australia
Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and exciting team undertaking and supporting scientific marine research
BPM is a leading environmental research and consulting firm providing expert scientific service in the Australian, New Zealand, Asian, South Pacific, sub-Antarctic and Antarctic marine environments. We have a number research vessels, which we use for our own research projects and to support a range of research activities undertaken by our clients. You can read more about BPM on our website.
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are currently seeking a number of experienced Cooks to join our team for ongoing work. Reporting to the Managing Director and/or the vessel Master, the main responsibilities of this role will include:
Coordinating all meal requirements and provisions for the duration of the voyages (approx. 14 days, for 16 people)
Preparation of ingredients and menus
Ordering and purchasing of goods within a set budget
Catering to dietary requirements as required
Cooking of meals
Stock control for the duration of the voyage
Operating kitchen equipment and cleanup/food area maintenance
Maintaining galley and mess to a satisfactory standard
Ensuring compliance with WHS and food safety regulations
Additional duties will include:
Assisting with handling ropes when berthing
Working with the BPM team to maintain the vessel in an organised and clean state
Assisting with linen changes and general laundry duties
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The successful applicants will meet the following criteria:
Experience working in a similar environment or position
Strong commercial cookery experience (preferably with an AMSA Certificate of Proficiency, Certificate 3 or 4 in Commercial Cookery, Diploma of Cookery)
Proven understanding of working to WHS and food hygiene requirements
Friendly outgoing personality with exceptional communication skills
Ability to deal with internal and external clients
Reliable and punctual
Impeccable personal presentation
Ability to work within a team offshore for extended periods
Shipboard safety certification
Radio operators license
Deck hand experience
Coxswain or Master qualifications
Candidates who possess previous marine experience will be highly regarded.
If you are passionate about great food and service, this is a unique opportunity to demonstrate your skills on an exciting voyage.
To be considered for this position you must email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm, Wednesday 31st October. Please ensure you outline in your cover letter and CV how your experience and skill meet the essential and desirable criteria.
Please note, resumes received via websites or social media will not be considered.
For further information, please contact Dave Paton, Managing Director BPM on +61 (0)431 664 472.