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Retail Assistant (Secondary)

  • 492531
  • St Mary's Catholic College - Woree
  • Non-Teaching
  • Casual

Retail Assistant

Commencement Date: Monday 11 June 2022

Employment Type: Casual (on call)

Salary Range: $33.58 to $34.79 Gross per hour


St Mary's Catholic College, Woree, Cairns

Situated in the southern suburbs of Cairns, St Mary's opened in 1986 and boasts a proud reputation for providing quality Catholic co-education for the families of this exciting and dynamic region.

Committed and dedicated staff work closely with parents to provide students with the supportive and caring environment essential for their spiritual, academic, social and physical development. Young men and women are educated in a co-educational environment which prepares them for the "real" world after secondary education and allows for a variety of learning styles.

About the Role

The employee appointed to this position will have competency at this level involving the application of knowledge and skills to a limited range of tasks and roles. There is a specific range of contexts where the choice of actions required is clear. Competencies are normally used within established routines, methods and procedures that are predictable and judgment against established criteria is also involved. This position works under direct and/or routine supervision, work is intermittently checked, and may be reviewed on completion. The position may take the form of general guidance where working in teams is involved and may involve detailed instructions in some situations. An employee in this position will have no supervisory responsibilities however an experienced employee may assist others by providing peer support in the completion of routine tasks.  Indicative hours of work are between 7:00am - 1:30pm, school days.

Typical duties performed may include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing morning tea and lunch orders under the direction of the tuckshop convenor
  • Engaged in the reception, sale, taking or delivery any goods for sale by retail and/or for hire
  • Salespersons
  • Window dressing
  • Ticket writing
  • Collecting orders
  • Storepersons/packing goods
  • Maintain appropriate behaviours when engaging with children

Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education
  • The ability to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s COVID 19 vaccination directive

What we offer

  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Description: Download File 210906 Retail Assistant (Tuckshop, Uniform Shop, Book Shop) PosD L1.pdf

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