Apprentice Chef

Date: 22 May 2023

Location: HMAS Cerberus, VIC, AU, 3920

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.


In partnership with the Australia Defence Force, we are seeking an Apprentice Chef to join the team at HMAS Cerberus at the Royal Australian Navy base. 


HMAS Cerberus is a dynamic environment and is responsible for the largest output of meals served to Defence personnel ranging from 50,000 - 80,000 meals per month.


As an Apprentice Chef, you will:

  • Get paid above the average apprenticeship rate
  • Complete a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery 
  • Have the opportunity to advance into management positions


With great hospitality hours, this role will see you in a Full-Time position with shifts scheduled anytime between the hours of 6am – 8:30pm Monday to Sunday.

This opportunity will provide you with the confidence that you have the knowledge and skills to succeed in your career.

What we are seeking:


No experience is necessary for this position as we are seeking enthusiastic candidates who have the desire to build a strong career in the Hospitality industry.  Ventia are committed to developing and mentoring their Apprentices so they can learn valuable skills and gain exposure to all aspects of the hospitality industry. 


To find out more about what is like to work in our hospitality teams, we encourage you to watch the video at the top of this page. 


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 and Medical Pre-Employment Checks as required by the contract.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.


Position Reference Number: 150837

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