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Stores Assistant

  • Supportive team
  • Professional development
  • Great work environment
  • Salary $48,387 to $53,470
  • Glen Waverley location

We are a leading Tertiary provider recognised for innovation in education and training, applied research, creativity and entrepreneurship. Our open, collaborative and quality-driven culture inspires learners and staff to excel. Join a professional team, a supportive work environment and a cohesive, collaborative culture.

As the Stores Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Ensure that the training kitchen, food service and storage areas, including chemical storage room and laundry, are maintained in a clean, hygienic and safe condition and provide maintenance reports as appropriate.
  • Maintain kitchen and stores equipment in a safe, working condition to ensure compliance with OH&S and other food health and storage requirements.
  • Receive and store stock and equipment deliveries, check for accuracy against delivery dockets/requisitions and participate in scheduled stocktaking processes as directed.
  • Prepare trolleys with required classroom stock and materials and return unused food to stores and/or cool room and store appropriately.
  • Launder kitchen and front of house cloths used in the delivery of classes.
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner, providing appropriate reports where matters require consideration and attendance including the reporting of maintenance, repair and servicing requirements.
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly logs to include temperature checks of equipment and food items and other monitoring and recording as required.
  • Support the Institute’s Strategic Plan and Vision and work to ensure that all activities align to the Institute’s commitment to quality.
  • Ensure compliance with Institute policies and procedures and contribute to the ongoing improvement of departmental stores systems and processes.
  • Act in accordance with Holmesglen Safety policies and procedures to ensure the department is compliant with relevant Occupational Health and Safety legislation

You will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to show initiative, work independently and/or work co-operatively and effective with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain hygiene practices in a commercial hospitality/kitchen and stores environment.
  • Demonstrated cleaning experience in the commercial hospitality, stores and kitchen industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in the safe and hygienic handling, storage and distribution of food/equipment, chemicals and commercial hospitality products.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks and work schedules.

What we require:

As a Minimum

  • Certificate II in Kitchen Operations or year 12 and demonstrated relevant experience.
  • Food Safety qualification which includes the current food handling/hygiene qualification, SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety


  • Certificate III in Catering Operations or Commercial Cookery

For more information about the role please contact our Recruitment team on (03) 9017 3371 or via email [email protected]

To apply for this role please email a cover letter and a current resume to [email protected]

In line with special measure provisions in Section 12 of the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act (2010) Indigenous Employment Partners will only be accepting applications for this position from people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.

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Job Details

  • Role Category
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary $48,387 - $53,470
  • Location Melbourne
  • Job Posted 24/08/2021
  • Application Close
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