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Snowy - Chefs - Casual

Snowy - Chefs - Casual

  • 644105
  • Canberra, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • NSW Regional, NSW, Australia
  • Casual

ESS is the market leading support services division of Compass Group providing ‘home away from home’ comforts for remote workers. Providing hospitality and food solutions to the teams working on various projects throughout the Snowy region, we're currently recruiting experienced Chefs to work multiple rosters available on a casual basis, including, but not limited to; 7 days on 7 days off, 5 days on 2 days off. 

The Position

  • Work collaboratively with a team of Chefs and Kitchen Hands to produce high quality, tasty and nutritious meals for hundreds of workers across breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Typically serving buffet style bulk cooking, Grab n Go lunch & retail products, BBQs and plated meals for functions/events etc.
  • Ensure OH&S compliance, adhering to safe work practices and food handling procedures
  • Ensure all catering controls are in place, and wastage is kept to the minimum
  • Maintain high standards of food hygiene, safety, infection control and cleanliness
  • Assist Head Chefs in managing team performance and employee development
  • Enjoy a state-of-the-art kitchen, amazing site culture with a friendly team around you!

The Person

  • Chef Qualifications, Cert III in Commercial Cookery or equivalent
  • Experiencing producing high-volume meals, ideally in a buffet setting
  • Experience with hygienic work practices and appropriate HACCP guidelines
  • Must be able to get to a pick-up point eg, Cooma/Canberra/Tumut or Wagga
  • White Card (or willingness to apply)
  • National Police Check (or willingness to apply)
  • Comfortable undertaking a pre-employment medical

Specifically, we are looking for candidates from local areas including, but not limited to Wagga, Tumut Valley, Cooma and ACT regions. We provide bus services to site from these locations. We also provide Fly In / Fly Out opportunities for Chefs outside of these areas.

Employee Benefits

As a team member with Compass Group, you will have the support, training, infrastructure, systems and processes you would expect from a global organisation. As an employer of choicer, we recognise high performance and foster individual development. Similarly, you will enjoy benefits including:

  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Corporate discounts across retail, hotels etc
  • Uniforms and safety gear provided

We embrace equal opportunity and promote 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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