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FIFO Head Chef

FIFO Head Chef

  • 615664
  • Blackwater, QLD, Australia, 4717
  • Brisbane CBD, QLD, Australia, 4000
  • Collinsville, QLD, Australia, 4804
  • Emerald, QLD, Australia, 4720
  • Gladstone, QLD, Australia, 4680
  • Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
  • Ipswich, QLD, Australia, 4305
  • Mackay, QLD, Australia, 4740
  • Moranbah, QLD, Australia, 4744
  • QLD Central, QLD, Australia
  • Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, 4700
  • Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia
  • Surat Basin, QLD, Australia
  • Toowoomba, QLD, Australia
  • Townsville, QLD, Australia, 4810
  • Full Time

The role

ESS Support Services Worldwide is currently seeking an experienced Head Chef to join our accommodation facility based in the Dysart region.

This position requires proven catering management experience within a high-volume environment. As an ESS Head Chef you will be required to directly manage the catering team, monitor, and maintain quality / HACCP, ordering and ensure we deliver high quality catering and support services to our client. Your passion for exceptional customer service, genuine commitment to safety and strong people management skills are essential for you to succeed in this role.

This position is open to either FIFO or DIDO candidates on a 14/7 roster working 10 hour days.

The person

  • Commitment and ability to drive a positive and sustainable safety culture
  • Previous catering manager/ head chef experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Food Safety Supervisor qualification preferred
  • HACCP knowledge and experience
  • Experience within a high-volume catering environment (+800 covers)
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to write and implement training and procedures
  • Strong IT skills proficient knowledge of ordering and stock control systems
  • First class leadership skills with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility of the team’s overall performance
  • The ability to drive the customer service policy to yield exceptional customer satisfaction

Why join ESS?

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

About ESS

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.

This is a fast paced, high energy role so if you're looking for a new challenge and can demonstrate the above criteria, submit your application today!



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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