Come join us at HostCo!


HostCo is a fast growing hospitality business that is a recent expansion of a well-established 130 year old parent organisation. We help plan weddings, corporate functions and any other special events. Our boutique venues, at the University of Sydney and beyond offer a choice of spaces which present both modern and old world charm. Offering a rich history, fine food and wine, exceptional service and event planning down to the finest detail we work closely with our clients to ensure their event is unforgettable.

At HostCo we offer fantastic employee benefits, including flexible and positive working conditions, work life balance, career development and the opportunity to grow and learn from some of the most talented professionals in the hospitality industry, along with some great staff perks such as end of year holiday break periods.

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Casual Functions Wait Staff

Job No: USU1918
Location: Camperdown, Sydney, NSW

  • Work alongside a professional team to deliver sublime event experiences
  • Available working hours between 7am to midnight, 7 days a week
  • Convenient and prestigious working locations


About HostCo:

HostCo is a Gold Licensed caterer and finalist in The 2016 Awards for Excellence – Restaurant and Catering (Best Wedding Caterer in NSW Sydney Metropolitan Area). We offer modern Australian cuisine with distinct international flavours to our discerning clients from a vast array of backgrounds at the University of Sydney. No two days are the same at HostCo, as events we cater for include weddings, conferences, high teas and product launches to name a few.
This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team in an exciting working culture


About the Role:

We are looking for experienced banquet waiters with a love for great food and a passion for delivering exceptional customer service to join our growing team at the Gardens on Forrest, Peakhurst.

There may be the opportunity to travel and work across multiple venues:

  • The Gardens on Forrest – Peakhurst
  • Holme Building – The Sydney University Main Campus


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Being professionally presented, bringing a positive attitude to our vibrant team and delivering unforgettable experiences for our guests
  • Genuine interest and knowledge of the food and beverage we serve, and attention to the standards in which we deliver this
  • A range of duties in events catering including venue set up / pack down, client liaison and cleaning of venues and equipment


Working Hours:

Hours are available Monday through Sunday between the hours of 7 am-midnight during the University Semester period. As we are a functions business, hours vary from week to week


Essential Criteria:

  • 1+ years’ of previous experience working as a waiter in functions and events
  • A current Responsible Service of Alcohol Photo card (RSA)
  • Wine knowledge and service, ability to carry 3 plates and carry beverage trays in busy environments
  • A demonstrated understanding of client and customer service and high level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent personal presentation & flexible 'can do' attitude towards work
  • The ability to occasionally lift up to 15 kgs


The Pay:

$24.56/hr + 9.5% Superannuation + Great Penalty Rates



How to Apply:

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

  1. Review the position description here before applying
  2. Complete our online application form below with your resume and cover letter (with contact details of at least two references you reported directly to) that address our essential and desirable criteria above.

Note: Once you have commenced your application you cannot save and continue at a later stage


We are committed to promoting a workplace of equal opportunities

We promote healthy living and aims to protect the health and safety of staff, members and visitors to the University by providing a Smoke-Free Workplace

We do not accept unsolicited agency applications.


Due to the volume of applications received, shortlisted applicants will be contacted within approximately 4 weeks from the date your application is submitted.


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