Person, Chef, Jacket, Clothing, Coat, Apparel

Apprentice Chefs FIFO/DIDO

Apprentice Chefs FIFO/DIDO

  • 607332
  • All of Australia, Australia
  • Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  • Brisbane CBD, QLD, Australia, 4000
  • Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
  • Mackay, QLD, Australia, 4740
  • Surat Basin, QLD, Australia
  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Roxby Downs, SA, Australia, 5725
  • 4 Angas Place, SA Regional, SA, Australia, 5255
  • Karratha, WA, Australia, 6714
  • Perth, WA, Australia
  • Pilbara, WA, Australia
  • Port Hedland, WA, Australia, 6721
  • Ravensthorpe, WA, Australia, 6346
  • WA Regional, WA, Australia
  • Full Time

Do you see yourself as a successful Chef in the future, working well in a team environment, perhaps even leading your own kitchen brigade? 

We are recruiting for Apprentice Chefs in our ESS Support Services business – you’ll step into a Fly-in/Fly-out (FIFO) or Drive-in/Drive-out (DIDO) role in QLD, WA or SA. You’ll be based at one of our remote regional client mine sites and we encourage applicants from: Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide plus other points of hire in Queensland such as Mackay, Townsville, Cairns, Mt Isa and Emerald.

What we’re offering

  • An established, tailored training program for our FIFO/DIDO team members
  • Working with TAFE you may have a blended training delivery in our kitchens & on campus
  • Dedicated training sessions (5-day blocks throughout the year) with our partner Culinary Education Providers (TAFE) – all coordinated and paid for by ESS
  • Online learning modules and assessments form part of the study program (study time will be allocated at site but expect to top this up with your own private study time) 
  • You will ordinarily work a 14/7 swing (14 days on/7 days off)
  • Meals, accommodation, uniforms and Chef equipment will be supplied by ESS
  • A starter pack of knives with personalised kit bag
  • *If working FIFO, all flights to & from site are provided by ESS

A bit about you

  • We’d expect you to have a genuine interest in all things culinary and be a real “foodie”!
  • You enjoy the idea of working remotely and are committed to a three-year FIFO chef apprenticeship – and an on-going role as a qualified FIFO Chef with ESS
  • You can work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • You are reliable, hardworking, resilient and follow instructions
  • You have the capacity & willingness to commit to additional study outside of work hours
  • You are an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Drivers Licence is an advantage (manual license is preferable)

What can you expect from us

  • You will be trained and mentored by an exceptional team of highly qualified chefs who have developed their passion for food all over the world
  • You will be exposed to cooking in Production Kitchens, along with Functions and Retail, learning the skills and techniques to deliver high quality food across a variety of styles of cuisine
  • You’ll obtain a nationally recognised trade qualification, a Certificate III Commercial Cookery
  • You will receive competitive remuneration and enjoy working with a stable, and growing organisation

If this sounds like you and you’re someone who thrives on new challenges, wants to build on your culinary skills, likes working in a diverse team environment, and consistently delivers to the highest quality, then you'll fit right in and we'd love to have you on our team. 

Compass Group embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation and People with Disability to apply.

Start your application:

Give me a job alert

Refer someone to this job

Not You?

Hold tight. You will now be directed to a new page to complete your application.

Similar Jobs


ESS Remote 601247 Darwin NT Australia Darwin, NT, Australia Compass Group Remote (NAT.ORM) Chef
Seasoned chefs wanted for various mine sites across Northern Territory Fly In Fly Out of Darwin

Can't find the right role?

Receive job alerts in your inbox

Not You?

Thank you