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Chefs and Experienced Cooks- FIFO

Date: 27-Feb-2023

Location: Queensland, QLD, AU, 4350

Company: Ventia

Sick of being over worked, understaffed and unable to take a holiday? At Ventia we offer the ultimate roster to get that quality work life balance back with either 2:2 (2 weeks on:2 weeks off) or 2:1 (2 weeks on:1 week off) - imagine having at least 1 weeks holiday every month and not working every single weekend! 


About the Role:

We currently have multiple positions for Chef's and experienced Cooks to join our team for an exciting opportunity of Fly in Fly out (FiFo) positions on our remote Oil and Gas mining camps. Ventia's Cooks pride themself of creating hearty catering services to all field-based staff on our remote mobile camps to provide a home away from home in remote and diverse country across Queensland.


Our FiFo Mobile Camps roles allows you to work independently in the kitchen bringing your culinary skills and 'home cooked' style meals to the table. You will be preparing a variety of meals from breakfasts, snacks, desserts, nutritional and hearty dinners, catering for 8-35 field staff. and report directly to the Camp Manager.


  • Provide high quality, nutritious food to our employees & clients
  • Manage and run the kitchen autonomously 
  • Cooking, food prep, cleaning of the kitchen & assisting with ordering
  • Strict adherence to all HSE policies, procedures & safe food handling practices
  • Contribute with a high level of customer service
  • Assist with transportation of meals, general cleanliness, laundry services and other ad hoc duties as required

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience cooking a variety of dishes
  • Qualifications in commercial cookery or similar are advantageous, but not essential.
  • Food safety awareness
  • Ability to work autonomously with strong time management skills
  • Manual Drivers Licence mandatory
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Current National Police Clearance Certificate or willing to obtain
  • Flexible availability (including night shifts) with ability to work away from home for extended periods


  • True work life balance with opportunity for an even time roster giving you the ability to relax and focus on your loved ones or hobbies in your time off
  • Ongoing career development and training opportunities with rewarding career progression
  • Industry Safety Induction & 4WD Course trainings arranged and paid for by Ventia
  • Travel to various beautiful location in the bush throughout Queensland and Australia
  • Attractive and competitive wage



  • Exceptional safety records, standards, and practices
  • We are committed to the safety of all employees. Our goal is to ensure everyone goes home safe and sound every day
  • Work with a diverse, collaborative & supportive team
  • Develop lifelong friendships from working in close knit teams (welcome to your second family!)

About Ventia:

As one of Australia’s largest providers to the Oil & Gas sector, Ventia has been a trusted partner to the oil and gas sector for over 60 years. Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They are the spirit behind every action and intention here at Ventia, helping us to create a workplace where everyone can thrive. No matter what someone’s role is, where they are based or what their goals are, our values act as a universal guide to help our teams do the best work of their life at Venita.    

  • Collaboration – We achieve more together  
  • Integrity – We do what’s right  
  • Challenge – We drive to deliver          
  • Ingenuity – We create better ways  



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


How to Apply:
Please click the "Apply Now" to submit an application with your cover letter and CV. You must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment police check and medical including a drug and alcohol test.


Please Note:
The Mobile Camps FiFo point of hire is Toowoomba and the meeting point is the Wilsonton Airport Toowoomba. You will be required to make your own way to the meeting point in Toowoomba, Ventia provides flights from Toowoomba to site and can offer overnight accommodation in Toowoomba prior to departure if distant travel is required.  

Position reference: 147471

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