Casual Functions Waiter

Job No: USU3722
Location: Camperdown, Sydney, NSW

If you’re passionate about great customer service and are on the hunt for flexible job that can fit around your schedule, this is the perfect role for you! Located right within the beautiful grounds of Sydney University, we offer a friendly  environment for you to grow your skills and earn great money, all with the support of an incredible team.



  • Responsible for the day-to-day set up and running of HostCo functions and events
  • A variety of duties including serving food and beverages, setting up and packing down events, and assisting with support the team with your infectious ‘can do’ attitude



  • Free USU Rewards membership on commencement worth up to $150
  • A daily meal allowance/discounts to be used at all USU F&B and Retail outlets (working over 5 hours)
  • Flexible Hours Monday to Friday for better work/life balance
  • A high-quality USU Hoodie (presented after 6 months of service)
  • Access to a range of discounts on thousands of products such as life insurance, mobile phones, and even gaming equipment!
  • Two days of paid training



  • Minimum 1+ years’ demonstrated experience working as a waiter in functions and events
  • Ability to confidently carry trays and plates
  • A professional ‘can do’ attitude
  • Flexibility regarding hours worked
  • Current Responsible Service of Alcohol competency card or willing to obtain one
  • A passion for delivering exceptional customer service
  • Current Australian driver’s license



Hours of work will vary week to week and will span over 7 days


$28.63 per hour + attractive penalty rates + 10.5% Superannuation


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If you already work for USU, you have the chance to earn a $50 gift voucher and $50 credit to spend the USYD store for referring successful candidates for this role!



The Health and Safety of our community is extremely important to us and so we ask that applicants are double vaccinated with a recognised COVID-19 vaccination and can show us their COVID-19 digital certificate or a medical contraindication exemption certificate.

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

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The USU (University of Sydney Union) ) ) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose purpose is to be the heart of campus life and we have been doing that since 1874.
Led by a student board elected by our members, the USU provides events on campus such as WelcomeFest, festivals, events and parties. We also run an amazing array of programs, including an active volunteering program and a Language Exchange Program, to name a few. We support over 200 Clubs and Societies as well as operate bars, food and retail outlets across campus, providing great coffee, fresh affordable food, graduation gown hire and official USYD merchandise

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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 of the role’s closing date (or 4 weeks from the date of application if there is no specified closing date).


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