Person, Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Lunch, Meal, Bean


  • 601123
  • Emerald
  • Mackay
  • QLD Central
  • Rockhampton
  • Chef
  • Full Time

About ESS:

ESS provides a home away from home for people working in remote mining villages and offshore on oil rigs. We provide the hospitality solutions to ensure all guests are getting the comforts of home even in isolated locations.

ESS manages all aspects of large-scale accommodation facilities or “villages” for remote workers, providing the essential comforts such as a hot meal, a clean bed, freshly laundered workwear to health and wellness facilities for those working away from home.

The role:

  • DIDO or FIFO (at own expense)
  • 14 days on, 7 days off roster 
  • Accommodation, meals, and uniforms provided

We are currently seeking an experienced Chef to join our remote team in Clermont, Central Queensland. Here you will cater for 250-500 residents, therefore bulk cooking experience is highly desirable.

Our Chef’s work a 14/7 roster doing 10-12 hour shifts for 14 days straight and then have 7 days off, creating the perfect work-life balance!

This position is on a Drive-In/Drive-Out basis with accommodation and meals provided during your swings. If candidates desire to Fly-In/Fly-Out, this will need to be paid at your own expense.

Our Chef’s are “hands on” and you can be expected to work various shifts from an early breakfast/lunch or to a late dinner shift. Whilst you will be heavily supported by our highly skilled kitchen staff, it is expected that our Chefs will be there to also assist and perform all tasks from food preparation and right through to service and cleaning.

We offer buffet style, hot grills and cook to order styles of food across a variety of cuisines.

Safety is paramount in our Company and we expect that you will follow suit, ensuring safe work practices, including food handling and storage procedures, food hygiene, infection control and cleanliness are always adhered to.

The person:

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery
  • Bulk/function cooking experience
  • Be physically fit and able to work 10-12 hour days
  • Time savvy and ability to meet deadlines
  • Can demonstrate Australian working rights
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • High attention to detail and ability to problem solve
  • Excellent verbal communication

What’s in it for you?

  • Variety of recreational facilities onsite
  • Access to leading health and wellbeing programs
  • All meals, accommodation, uniforms, and flights included
  • Competitive salary
  • Career progression
  • An organisation that values you and your safety

The Benefits

Compass Group is an organisation that's proud of its people. We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities for career advancement. Recognised as an employer of choice we also have an attractive benefits program including a competitive salary and incentive scheme, recognition programs including service and safety awards, team event days, site-based benefits, and company discounts.

If this sounds like the position for you, apply now!

Immediate starts available.


Closing date: Jul 07, 2021
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