Date:  30 Mar 2024

East Sale, VIC, AU, 3852

Company:  Ventia

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities.


We are currently seeking a Chef to join our small close-knit team at RAAF Base East Sale.


We have a full-time and casual position, working across a Monday to Sunday rotating roster between 5am - 8pm giving you flexibility to manage work life balance.

As a Chef, you will work closely with the lead Chefs to ensure the smooth operation of a high volume, fast paced kitchen. Our team service 4 bars & 4 Mess halls, serving between 15,000 - 20,000 meals per month, over breakfast, lunch & dinner as well special events.


Your previous hospitality experience, strong work ethic and willingness to learn will hold you in good stead. This is a hands-on role where you will be required to work in the kitchen as well as undertaking administrative duties.



  • Ensure efficient preparation and delivery of meal services
  • Operate large-volume commercial cooking equipment
  • Train food production personnel in Ventia's procedures
  • Food preparation and quality control
  • Maintain a clean & sanitised kitchen

Skills & Experience:

  • Commercial Cookery Certificate III, or above
  • Previous experience in a large commercial kitchen & fast paced environment
  • Sound knowledge of Food Safety Standards, relevant legislation, and statutory obligations
  • Strong planning and organisation skills

What We Offer You:

Ventia have also partnered with some reputable organisations to be able to offer discounts on Health Insurance, Banking (new home loans, credit cards, everyday bank accounts), flights & accommodation, car hire, car leasing and much more, we also offer the following:

  •  A flexible, supportive and inclusive work environment where you matter.
  • We take our people's careers seriously, helping them to learn and grow.
  • There's nothing more important to us than keeping our people and the public safe.
  • We look after each other and foster our people's wellbeing.

Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


You must be an Australian Citizen and have the ability to maintain a Defence clearance in order to be eligible for these positions, as well as be able to pass an Australian Federal Police Check.


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Position Reference Number: 156860

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