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FIFO Chef | Casual

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Location: QLD FNQ
Work type: Casual / Temp
Categories: Chef


  • Drive to Townsville to Fly in-Fly out to remote QLD sites
  • Immediate start & competitive hourly rate
  • Flights, accommodation, meals & uniforms provided
  • For thousands working in remote and offshore areas, a hot meal, a clean bed, freshly laundered work wear and quality recreation are essential comforts. ESS provides the full suite of support services across large-scale remote accommodation centres, villages and camps.

    Drive from to Cairns to Fly in/out from Townsville

  • Our Chefs are willing to get to Townsville at sometimes short notice. Our flights are generally early morning so exceptional time keeping is a must. You’ll need to be comfortable to fly on smaller charter planes or domestic flights. 

    About the role:

    Our Chefs are “hands on” cooking for approx. 200-1000pax. Following set recipes or menu cards our Chefs will cook a variety of cuisines from modern Australian, Asian, European – you name it!

    Our Chefs are NOT picky! They can be rostered on for an early Breakfast/Lunch (Crib) or later Dinner shift.

    Daily Responsibilities:

    • Preparing buffet style bulk cooking for Breakfast and Crib lunch, or Dinner and Desserts
    • Working within a team, and offering  guidance and support where needed, to deliver exceptional quality and service to the village residents
    • Ensuring all OH&S compliance is a achieved and adhere to safe work practices and safe food handling procedures
    • Ensuring all catering controls are in place and wastage is kept to the minimum
    • Able to handle the physical requirements of the role including heavy lifting, occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling or lifting, constant standing & walking throughout the shift.


    Chef profile:

    • Qualified  with Cert III in Commercial Cookery or equivalent
    • Have bulk catering experience (essential) and confidence to cook a variety of cuisines
    • Have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines ensuring prep and services run smoothly
    • Demonstrate a passion for food by ensuring all food is tasty and appealing to the eye
    • Have a flexible and adaptive nature
    • Willingness to pass a full medical and ongoing drug and alcohol screening.


    Why work with us?

    We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers and promotions; ongoing training and development, a competitive hourly rate, recognition programs including service and safety awards, regular team event days, and site based benefits and a variety of company discounts.

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