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FIFO Camp Chef

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: Toowoomba, QLD, AU, 4350

Company: Ventia

Easternwell is rebranding to Ventia. Ventia’s Chefs are focused on providing catering services to all field-based staff on our remote mobile camps and villages. 


About the Role: 
Working either independently or within a small team, our chefs are responsible for running their kitchen and cooking all meals for our remote staff. You will work closely with our camp managers and housekeepers to provide a home away from home in remote and diverse country across Queensland in the Surat Basin. Many chefs in their current position work long hours 5-6 days a week, so it can be a struggle to get that work life balance!  When working on a 2:2 roster with Easternwell, you can look forward to getting that balance back and earning a great wage too. Progression to a 2:1 roster may also be available once probation period has been completed.
All accommodation and meals are provided to you while on shift. 

  • Provide high quality, nutritious food to our employees & clients
  • Manage and run the kitchen autonomously or jointly within a small team
  • 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

Skills & Experience:

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or higher issued in Australia or New Zealand (if overseas qualification or older Australian qualification, an official verification or RPL must be provided also)
  • Ability to work autonomously with strong time management skills
  • Open Manual Drivers Licence (car or higher)
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test
  • Ability to work away from home starting on night shifts


  • Courses paid for by Ventia (Industry Safety Induction & 4WD Course)
  • Ongoing career development and training opportunities with rewarding career progression
  • Travel to various beautiful location in the bush throughout Queensland and Australia
  • Enter an exciting new career path & gateway to hospitality and camp management in the resources and construction industry
  • True work life balance with an even time roster giving you the ability to relax and focus on your loved ones or hobbies in your time off
  • Attractive and competitive wage


  • Exceptional safety records, standards, and practices
  • Easternwell is committed to the safety of all their 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:
Ventia is one of Australasia’s largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia is a new and dynamic organisation with a rich history. 
Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it.  
Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it’s what unites and excites us.
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:
This position is FIFO from Toowoomba & occasionally Brisbane, we require the successful person to be able to travel to either location or reside locally. 
Travel from your home to the point of hire (Toowoomba/Brisbane) is your responsibility and is at your own expense.


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.

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