Sunshine Coast – Student Work Opportunities – 20 February

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Work Opportunities


Hello students! We have compiled a list of work opportunities below that might be of interest to you.

If the opportunities below aren’t the type of jobs you’re interested in, you can search for more work opportunities on the Sunshine Coast on popular job search websites such as SeekIndeedJora and Gumtree. These websites allow you to filter job listings by location, industry, job title, and experience level. You can also look for opportunities in local newspapers, apply in-store or on company websites.

If you need any help with applying to any of the jobs, please speak to Mel or Marta in reception or attend the Jobs Workshop on Tuesday afternoons between 1:15pm – 2:15pm.

Restaurant Team Member, Grill’d, Sunshine Plaza

About Grill’d

Grill’d is so much more than just nutritious burgers; it’s an experience – made up of great ambiance and of course, brilliant customer service. We now operate over 170 locally-minded restaurants around the country! Searching for a job in hospitality? We’re looking for awesome people to join our crew at Grill’d Sunshine Plaza.

What’s involved? 

  • Being the face and the hands behind our brand
  • Providing an amazing Grill’d experience front of house
  • Prepping quality ingredients in the kitchen with love
  • Becoming a whizz at all stations (chips, buns, dress bench, grill, wrap, floor & till)
  • Making sure the restaurant is always sparkling clean
  • Working as a team in a fast-paced, fun, quick-service restaurant environment!

What we look for: 

This is a great entry-level role, so no experience is required! If you have a big appetite for learning (ok, and burgers) we will show you the rest. What you do need is:

  • Passion – We are driven, motivated and bring a positive energy & attitude every day
  • Leadership – We always listen, communicate and connect with each other
  • Ownership – Resilience & perseverance are part of success
  • Trust – We always treat others as we want to be treated ourselves
  • Sustainability – We believe In the power of small steps, that collectively, make a positive Impact to the future of our planet


Waitstaff, Deja Vu Cafe, Mooloolaba

We are a funky, busy and fast paced beachside cafe offering great coffee, delicious food and great service. We are looking for waitstaff to be able to work in this environment.

Located on the Esplanade, De Ja Vu is the best spot in Mooloolaba to enjoy breakfast or lunch.

De Ja Vu Cafe & Bar — Mooloolaba — Coffee, Breakfast & Lunch (



Wait Staff, Superior Food Services

Who are Superior Food Services? 

Superior Food Services is an award-winning market leader in Food Service distribution. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of customer service excellence and provide valued offerings to our customers.

Mooloolah River Fisheries is a subsidiary of Superior Food Group. Due to the continual growth of our organisation, we are currently seeking applications for an experienced wait staff based in Mooloolabah, Sunshine coast.


Reporting directly to the Shift Manager, we are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic Wait staff to join our friendly team on casual basis to work in an busy environment. Previous experience as a wait staff, serving and waiting highly regarded, Great working conditions are on offer for the right person.

Your day to day routine will look something like this: 

  • Greet and seat customer in their assigned section
  • Take orders and serve food and drinks to customers
  • Make recommendations and answer questions about the menu to customers in their assigned section
  • Maintain a clean and organised work area in their assigned section
  • Assist with other tasks as needed in their assigned section


Wedding & Event Casual Roles, Maleny Manor

Join the team at Maleny Manor providing amazing service to our weddings and events

  • Enjoy working within a friendly, passionate and professional team
  • Multiple roles available across front of house and back of house positions
  • Flexible rostering hours to fit with study or university
  • In house training provided

About us:

Maleny Manor is one of Australia’s most renowned wedding and events venues, hosting 150+ events a year. Being in the industry for over 30 years, Maleny Manor offers personalised service with our own trained, professional team. Located in Maleny within the Sunshine Coast hinterland, the venue is open 7 days of the week for weddings and private events.

About the roles: 

With our 2024 calendar of events commencing, we are seeking to employ multiple team members including:

Front of house – Wait & Bar Staff 

  • Evening 3pm – midnight shifts
  • Table and tray service of beers and wines; Bar service for spirits and cocktails
  • Current RSA required (Or willingness to attain)
  • Previous hospitality experience preferable but not required
  • Multiple roles available with 15 hours (1-2 shifts) available or 30+ hours (4 shifts) available for the right person
  • $32 p/h Monday – Friday; $36 p/h Saturday; $42 p/h Sunday (*Adult Casual Rate)
  • Food service of canapes, sharing platters, individual drop menus

Back of house – Kitchen hand / Dishy 

  • Evening 2/3pm – 10pm shifts
  • Support the kitchen with prep, dish washing and ensuring high level of cleanliness in the kitchen
  • Ability to work autonomously at end of the night to clean down kitchen
  • Available Thursday, Friday & Saturday’s
  • 15 hours per week
  • Hourly rate from $29 p/h (higher rate available with experience)


Sunshine Plaza Cleaning Operative – Casual

Join our retail cleaning team at the Sunshine Coast

We are currently recruiting for a Cleaning Position to be based at the Sunshine Plaza on a Casual basis

At Trident, our retail cleaning team at Maroochydore offers a team environment, where you are supported and encouraged to do your best every day.

If you are new to cleaning and interested in learning new skills, this position offers the opportunity for you learn at your own pace.

With rostered shifts, this position offers flexibility so you can have a work life balance.

About you:

  • You will enjoy working as part of a team.
  • You will be positive and optimistic.
  • You will be motivated and able to multi-task.
  • You will have an eye for detail.
  • You will be able to work unsupervised.
  • You will be organised and have strong time management skills.
  • You will be committed to workplace health and safety.

The Position

As the Cleaning Operative you will be responsible for:

  • Commercial Cleaning
  • Day-to-day running of the daily cleaning services within the retail centre
  • General cleaning duties (sweeping, vacuuming, mopping floors, dusting, cleaning spills)
  • Operation of cleaning equipment
  • Emptying rubbish/recycle receptacles
  • Cleaning of bathrooms and toilets

Skills and Experience

You will have:

  • Clear Police Check
  • QLD Drivers’ License and own car
  • Ability to work on a rotating roster
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strong commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Previous experience stripping and sealing floor services is preferred but not essential


Part-Time Crew, Guzman Y Gomez

Job Description

  • 2 – 3 part time positions offering predictable hours & stable rosters
  • Shifts focused on evenings from 5pm to 11pm + weekends
  • Ability to offer 30+ hours for the right candidates

Our Crew members are the life blood of GYG. You are on the front line, greeting customers, taking orders, rolling burritos, re-stocking the fridges, basic food prep, wiping tables, and learning other roles across the team. You’ll get exposure to every aspect of what goes into running a busy, GYG business.

Experience is helpful, but it’s not everything. What we mean is:

  • Experience in hospitality venues or fast paced environments is great but not essential
  • You’re open to coaching, eager to learn and ready to put in the effort
  • ‘Can do’ attitude and can be relied upon to follow through

What’s in it for you?

So much! Check out some of the benefits below:

  • Google “Fast Food Industry Award” to see applicable pay rates (part time, level 1)
  • Comfortable uniforms! We provide t-shirts, simply BYO jeans and sneakers!
  • Stable part time role with predictable and consistent weekly roster
  • Heavily discounted GYG meals – 50% off on shift, 25% off when not on shift
  • An uncapped referral program! Bring your mates and earn $200 per successful referral
  • Comprehensive training and support to set you up for success
  • Team building activities and regular crew competitions
  • Cultural celebrations including Day of the Dead & Cinco de Mayo to name a few
  • A fun, hard-working and fast paced team environment, with supportive managers
  • Development opportunities to grow your leadership skills, including the option to progress from Shift Leader to Assistant Restaurant Manager and beyond


Retail Sales Assistant, Happytel, Sunshine Plaza

Happytel is the global industry leader in mobile device accessories and repairs with over 25 years of experience and 50 stores across Australia and New Zealand. We’re on a mission to provide top-notch service to our customers and take their smartphone experience to the next level. We’re looking for a passionate and motivated staff to be a part of our exciting journey!

Position Details:

  • Role: Casual Smartphone Specialist (equivalent to sales assistant)
  • Wage: $30.91/hr (incl. casual loading – junior rates may apply)
  • Location: GD K166 (near Coles) Sunshine Plaza 154-164 Horton Parade, Maroochydore 4558

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide our customers with a memorable shopping experience, offering expert guidance and solutions tailored to their needs.
  • Show customers how to maximise their device’s features, ensuring they get the most out of their technology.
  • Offer basic smartphone repair services and help our customers identify their device issues and needs.
  • Collaborate with the store manager to ensure the smooth day-to-day operation of the store.
  • Efficiently process orders, both in person and over the phone, demonstrating strong point-of-sale (POS) skills for timely deliveries and enhanced customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain an attractive and organised store layout through effective visual merchandising to enhance the shopping experience.


  • Passion for Excellence: A genuine desire to excel in delivering exceptional service and achieving sales targets.
  • Team Player: Thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced retail environment, working collaboratively with your colleagues to achieve success.
  • Communication Skills: Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to connect and engage with customers.
  • Reliability: Demonstrate a dedicated work ethic, ensuring consistency and commitment to your role.
  • Retail or Sales Experience: Previous retail or sales experience is a plus, but not mandatory – we welcome candidates with enthusiasm and willingness to learn!


Administration/Customer Service (Weekend and Casual Support), Holiday Mooloolaba

We are a multi-faced based business located in Mooloolaba seeking a reliable, self-motivated, well-presented person to work up to 20hrs a week on a casual basis, the candidate must be available every weekend (Saturday and Sunday), and most Mondays, some public holidays, plus have the flexibility for other weekday and annual leave relief. Reporting to the Senior Property Manager you will be responsible for providing office support and customer service assistance and be the “face of the business” by managing the front desk. This is a varied role that requires someone who is comfortable to multi-task and able to work autonomously.

Job Description 

  • Complete check-in-check out process for all guests
  • Oversee daily House Keeping
  • Process new bookings via phone/email
  • Respond to all email and phone enquires in a timely manner
  • Attend to all incoming maintenance requests and customer feedback
  • General data entry and office admin assistance
  • Greet visitors and handle tenant, contractor, and customer complaints and enquiries with a warm and friendly manner and record and communicate information received.
  • Assisting the Marina Manager with check-ins and check-outs.

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience with a high call volume reception
  • Able to work well both within a team and independently
  • A friendly and engaging personality
  • Highly efficient computer skills and degree of accuracy
  • High attention to detail
  • Must be available to work every Saturday and Sunday from 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • Work effectively in a busy multi-task working environment
  • Well presented and organised


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