Swiss Australian Farm Holding (SAFH) Neumayer Valley Station is a cattle property located 290km North of Cloncurry in the Gulf of Carpentaria, QLD. We currently have a cooks position that involves cooking a variety of wholesome homestyle meals for a staff of 12.

Start Date: Immediate

Remuneration: Negotiable based on experience

Job Description: This position is best suited to a happy, self-motivated person who enjoys cooking simple, hearty meals for a staff of ~12.

  • You must have high hygiene standards and ideally have some station cooking experience.  Some gardening and domestic work will be required when the domestic staff is away. 

  • We require a dependable person who enjoys working as part of a small but hardworking team. 

  • Applicants must have a strong work ethic, be clean and tidy in appearance, self-motivated, and have good time management, communication and organisational skills, be happy with their own company as they will spend the majority of their time alone and ideally be a non-smoker.


Work within mealtimes, which are 6am Breakfast, 9am Smoko, 12pm Lunch, 7pm Dinner. Generally, an organised cook can work in a 2 hour break after lunch.

Duties will include:

  • Prep and cook 4 meals per day (including morning smoko) | Staff of 12pax.

  • Working within a budget

  • Prepare weekly meal plans

  • Cleaning all parts of the kitchen (cupboards, walls, benches, cold rooms and appliances)

  • Clean outside eating area, deck, BBQ, paths & toilet

  • Wash kitchen linen

  • Assist with the butchering

  • Gardening and domestic duties (when domestic staff is away)

Essential Criteria:

  • Must be happy to work long hours and up to 6 days per week

  • Organised person with good time management

  • Positive work attitude

  • Self-motivated and willing to work to management’s requirements

Desired Criteria:

  • Manual drivers licence

  • Current first aid certificate


  • New self-contained unit, air-conditioned accommodation with own ensuite

  • Free wifi & electricity

  • We pay award rates and it is based on experience, ability and application.  For rates of pay you will have to speak to the Managers assistant Kylie on 07 4745 3444.

Put your CV together with at least 2 work reference contacts (as they will be contacted) and submit via the button below. Only applicants who fit the above brief will be considered. For information about the role please call Kylie on 07 4745 3444.

SAFH REF | 20210724 | CLOSED 20210810