Also known as: Kitchen Attendant.

Kitchenhands assist Cooks and Chefs in preparing and storing food, washing dishes and utensils, and cleaning work areas. Kitchenhand jobs are rewarding in the mining industry.


  • Wash and clean utensils and dishes that are returned to the kitchen and make sure they are stored appropriately;
  • Handle, sort, store and distribute food items;
  • Wash, peel, chop, cut and cook foodstuffs and help to prepare salads and desserts;
  • Dispose of rubbish;
  • Organise laundering of linen; and
  • Clean food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas.

Skills Required

  • Enjoy practical work;
  • Good hand-eye coordination;
  • Able to work quickly and safely;
  • Good personal hygiene;
  • Free from skin allergies to foods and detergents;
  • Good communication skills; and
  • Able to work as part of a team.


$25,000 - $40,000