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Chef - Village Services

Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: Dysart, QLD, AU, 4745

Company: Ventia

Lavishly landscaped with native plants and winding pathways, the vibrant Stayover in Dysart 410 room village creates a modern yet welcoming “home-away-from-home” for the Bowen Basin’s workforce. 

About the Role:
We are seeking a qualified chef to deliver a quality catering experience across breakfast, dinner, and crib meals in accordance with the Ventia Food Safety System. 
This role is based at our Dysart Village and the successful candidate will work on a 2:1 Roster. FIFO from Brisbane or DIDO dependant on your location. High quality, private accommodation and meals are provided on site for the duration of your swing. 
About You:
We are seeking qualified Chefs that are passionate in providing quality food services.  

  • Hotel Experience (Desirable)
  • Exceptional food presentation skills
  • Experience cooking in large commercial kitchens 
  • Australian Certificate III in Commercial cookery or International Equivalent
  • Experience with bulk desserts
  • Qualified Food Safety Supervisor, or ability to obtain (preferable)
  • Unrestricted Australian work rights

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Prepare food and serve according to menu and food safety program guidelines 
  • Assist to ensure kitchen and site management complies with the Ventia Food Safety System and CCP audit requirements.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and barbeques
  • Assist in the management of stock rotation, control and menu planning as per contract requirements
  • Work collaboratively with catering staff to ensure fluid services and respond to residents’ dietary requirements 


  • We offer genuine career progression in village management and hospitality. 
  • Recreational facilities such as BBQ areas, entertainment centre and equipped gym. 
  • Competitive salary commensurate with your experience.
  • Coherent team culture, “feel a sense of community and engagement”.
  • Private accommodation included. 
  • We advocate for supporting diversity and inclusion. 

All applicants must be willing to undergo and successfully complete the following:

  • Police check
  • Pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing  


About Ventia:
The Ventia Village Services team provides comprehensive village management services including facilities maintenance, land management, domestic services, administration, security, wellbeing, and catering services.
Ventia are proud to be delivering operational excellence and village management services to our client Ausco, for their Stayover Dysart in the Bowen Basin region of QLD.  
We provide village management operations on-site including administration, catering, housekeeping and grounds maintenance. Easternwell are passionate about ensuring all residents experience the highest level of quality and service during their stay. We are looking for individuals who share our vision for warm and welcoming “home away from home” style hospitality. 


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success. 


How to apply: 
To apply for this role, please click apply button on this page. Please upload your resume and copies of your relevant licences, tickets, and qualifications. Please also upload your work rights, which can be made up of an Australian passport or Australian Birth Certificate or Australian Citizenship Papers and a current photo ID (driver’s licence) or Overseas Passport with Visa grant documents.

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