Person, Chef, Jacket, Clothing, Coat, Apparel



  • 642654
  • WA Regional, WA, Australia
  • Full Time

Compass Group is looking for chefs to keep the mining professionals on their remote sites happy, healthy, and working hard. All we ask from you are knowledge in the latest healthy eating principles and passion for creating delectable food.

Chefs & Sous Chefs 

Key Duties

  • Prepare, cook, and serve meals across breakfast, lunch, and dinner for residents and guests
  • Provide exceptional service when interacting with our staff, residents, and guests
  • Maintain food safety standards in line with company policies
  • Collaborate with the Head Chef to create “specials” outside the regular menu cycle
  • Manage the expectations of both clients and diners

The Person

The candidate will have experience working in a high volume, buffet-style kitchen. To be successful, you will need:

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or Trade Certificate
  • Passion for providing exceptional customer service
  • Ability to maintain professional standards in a high-pressure kitchen
  • Ability to pass pre-employment medical with drug and alcohol screening and national police clearance
  • Meet Covid-19 vaccine requirements
  • Experience in a fast-past environment, with an eagerness to learn
  • Comfortability flying to the site for 2 weeks on an 11-hour roster

Head Chef 

This is an exciting and rewarding field of work with real benefits, and positions to suit your lifestyle. ESS clients are in a mining capacity, and this will be your platform to showcase your passion for producing great food whilst understanding the latest trends and healthy eating principles.

Key Duties

  • Manage & lead the running of all aspects of the kitchen
  • Deliver to a high expectation of a premium experience
  • Take responsibility for ordering and stock control
  • Follow company health, safety, and security procedures always
  • Lead, manage and motivate a large team of chefs and utilities
  • Food Ordering
  • Particular sites will require management of other areas (housekeeping/bar & tavern)

The Person

  • Experience across a variety of industries
  • Creating and executing culinary offers across a variety of different outlets.
  • Manage & lead the running of the kitchen, food preparation & cooking
  • Observation of and implementation of allergy awareness controls.
  • Previous experience in an identical role
  • Function and menu development skills essential
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Passionate about delivering world-class customer service
  • Excellent work ethic with great communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a professional manner

The Benefits 

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities. Some of the benefits of working with Compass Group include:

  • Get the training that you deserve before getting to the site, in our world-class training academy
  • Clear career growth opportunities on and off the tools
  • Paid parental leave
  • Recognition programs including awards, long-service, and team events days
  • Support through Job Ready Program
  • Salary for Head Chefs $105,000-115,000
  • Salary for Line Chefs & Sous Chefs $80,000-90,000

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


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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