Glass, Person, Goblet, Alcohol, Beverage, Wine Glass, Wine, Pub, Bar Counter



  • 618621
  • Townsville, QLD, Australia, 4810
  • Full Time

ESS Defence delivers the best hospitality and catering services to our Defence personnel. We are committed to providing nutritional and delicious meals to our customers, whether it is in dining halls or out on the field. The work that we do is essential in keeping our Australian Defence Force healthy, comfortable, and living their best Defence Life!

We are currently looking for an experienced kitchenhand to join our team at Lavarack Barracks. This is a full-time position with full training and support will be provided to the successful candidate. 

The Position:

  • Delivering great customer service 
  • Assist with vegetable and salad preparation
  • Maintain clean kitchen areas
  • Follow safe food handling procedures
  • Assist with preparing and presenting food

The Person:

  • Team player and able to work autonomously
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Attention to detail, fantastic food presentation and strong organisational skills
  • Previous experience in a kitchen environment
  • Previous experience in operating standard kitchen cleaning equipment


  • Parking on site
  • Uniforms supplied.
  • Meals when on duty
  • No split shifts
  • Minimal weekends required (one per month maximum)

As you will understand, Government establishments need to be highly secure. This means that due to Government security clearance requirements the successful applicant will be subject to an Australian Police check paid for by the Company.

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