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Tuckshop Assistants (casual) - MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

  • 493016
  • Cairns
  • MacKillop Catholic College - Mount Peter
  • Non-Teaching
  • Casual

Casual Tuckshop Assistants

Commencement Date: Monday 13 February 2023 (or as negotiated)
Employment Type: Casual
Salary Range: Service Staff Schedule, Level 1 - $35.07 to $36.28 gross per hour 
Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Sunday 5 February 2023

MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

MacKillop Catholic College (, a master-planned Prep to Year 12 College, was established in 2016 with Prep-Year 3 classes.  The College will progressively develop by year levels and the first Year 12 cohort graduating in 2025. Guided by the authentic discipleship of Saint Mary MacKillop of the Cross, and the Josephite tradition, our mission, to inspire hearts, minds and spirits, is grounded in the vision to provide quality 21st century education to the young people in our community.

About the Role

The employee appointed to this position will have competency at this level involves application of knowledge with depth in some areas and a broad range of skills.  The employee shall be fully competent and experienced in a technical sense and requires little guidance.  Over time the employee will demonstrate understanding of a broad knowledge base.

There is a range of roles and tasks in a variety of contexts involving some complexity in the extent and choice of actions required.  As the employee gains experience they may be asked to identify, analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

Competencies are normally used within routines, methods and procedures with some discretion and judgement involved in selection of equipment, work organisation, services, actions and achieving outcomes within time constraints, good interpersonal and communication skills.

An employee in this position works under limited supervision and work may be checked in relation to overall progress and may take the form of broad guidance and involve a level of autonomy when working in teams.

The Tuckshop Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Tuckshop Convenor and Business Manager.

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

  • Retrieving orders from online ordering facility – Flexischools;
  • Preparing morning tea and lunch orders for students, staff and guests;
  • Counter sales;
  • Assisting Convenor with ordering and purchasing of tuckshop supplies. 
  • Checking of goods received against order and delivery dockets - inventory
  • Keeping tuckshop area clean and well maintained;
  • Assisting with menu setting;
  • Keeping temperature checks and assisting with stock control;
  • Replenishing stock on of shelves, fridges and racks;
  • Cash handling and end of day reconciliation;
  • Adhere to Workplace Health and Safety requirements in the tuckshop environment;
  • Use of own vehicle to collect goods from outside food services;
  • Keeping record of staff accounts;
  • Maintain appropriate behaviours when engaging with children;
  • Attending to all duties without direction from the Tuckshop Convenor.

For further information about the responsibilities, please see the Position Description Download File Retail Assistant (Tuckshop) PosD L1 MCC.pdf

Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education

What we offer

  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

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

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

Select 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

For current employees, apply via the 'Employee Login' tab on the homepage of the Careers website.


Melissa Canton - Administration Officer, Human Resources
P:  07 4081 7600

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