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Apprentice Chefs FIFO

Apprentice Chefs FIFO

  • 636490
  • Perth, WA, Australia
  • 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 WA. You’ll be based at one of our remote regional sites in WA and we encourage applicants from all over the state,

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
  • *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 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 - 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.


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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