Transnet: General Work Opportunities


This advert is open for application by external applicants.
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designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division.

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The closing date is on 15.07.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

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Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail
Position Title : Kitchen Attendant
Employee Group : Permanent
Department : Blue Train
Location : Pretoria
Reporting To : Sous Chef: Blue Train
Grade Level : L1
Reference Number : 50014183

Position Purpose :
To safely prepare and present the full course meals for guests at scheduled times on the Blue Train so as to ensure a superior culinary guest experience.
Position outputs :
Prepares food ingredients and cooking utensils
•Obtain menu for the Restaurant Manager and Train Manager
•Take out the required ingredients from the refrigerator/cupboards as per the measurements
•Take out cooking utensils from the cupboard and places utensils on working surface
•Prepare food by measuring, peeling, washing vegetables and other ingredients
•Prepare food and beverages as per standards recipes and customer requirements

PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent.

Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056.
Maintain clean and healthy working environment
•Maintain clean and healthy working environment
•Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
•Ensure dishes and cooking utensils are washed according to the required standards
•Ensure that all equipment are kept safe and within their safety standards
Competent kitchen staff
•Ensure that all kitchen equipment is in good working condition
•Food storage is managed
Manage stock inventory
•Check stock levels
•Check need for stock
•Order stock
•Monitor loss, abuse and shrinkage of stock
•Do stock take at end of journey
•Do stock take at the end of the financial year
Qualifications & Experience :
•Grade 12
•2 years’ experience in hospitality
Competencies :
Knowledge required:
•Basic understanding of Safety
•(able to identify hazards)
•First Aid level 1
•Hygiene Kitchen Standard
•Food Preparation (mis-en-place)
•Stock inventory
Skills Required:
•Utilization of kitchen equipment
•Understanding of kitchen procedures
•Deviation Management
•Health and Safety procedures
Attitude / values
•Detail orientation
•Energetic
•Driven
•Service Orientation

“NB: The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job”.
PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056.


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