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Set on 11 acres of award-winning, tropical rainforest gardens, the iconic Cairns Colonial Club Resort is recognised globally as one of the region’s leading leisure resorts.

With 345 modern accommodation rooms, 3 lagoon-style pools, a large stand-alone Functions Centre plus Thirsty Flamingo, our popular poolside Bar & Dining outlet, the Colonial Club offers exciting career opportunities in a supportive environment for passionate individuals with hospitality experience and a “can do” attitude.

Please see a list of current openings below.

If you would like to be considered for future job openings, please forward your resume to


Two years previous experience in a similar role within a large hotel/resort will be highly regarded. Reporting to the Executive Chef this role is a fundamental part of the Kitchen Team.

The successful applicant will display:

  • A strong work ethic with a passion and enthusiasm for great food
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and produce consistently good food in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven knowledge and experience in all aspects of kitchen operations
  • MUST be able to work Breakfast/Lunch and Dinner Shifts
  • MUST have excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Experience in functions and banqueting will be a great asset but it is not essential.
  • We offer a great working environment with no split shifts and a very competitive salary


Please ensure that the following questions are answered in your cover letter:

  • Do you have the legal right to work in Australia?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a commis chef?
  • Which of the following culinary arts qualifications have you obtained?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have experience leading kitchen stations?


If you are interested in applying for any of the above positions, please send your resume with cover letter to with the name of the position you are applying for in the SUBJECT line. (Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.)


Cairns Colonial Club Resort is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

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