Qualified Chef - Relocation or FIFO to Australia

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sodexo provides a range of services at remote locations across Australia, servicing both on-shore and off-shore sites, in difficult and challenging environments. At Sodexo, our Energy & Resources segment serves four markets: Mining, Offshore & Marine, Onshore Energy, and Engineering & Construction Projects. Our growing team of employees is dedicated to improving productivity, building meaningful client relationships, reducing on-site problems and improving quality of life for the thousands of Australians who call our remote sites home.

Job Description

Relocation to Queensland, Australia or FIFO from New Zealand

Sodexo inspires and nurtures our chefs to become leaders in their industry and deliver fantastic food which delights our customers. All we ask is that you have a passion for what you do, and an eye for innovation.

If you’re looking to being part of a team driving the latest food trends across Australia, we have several permanent opportunities available for experienced and qualified Chefs to work across various sites and shifts preparing and cooking breakfast, crib, dinner and desserts. Our chefs are responsible for preparation, ensuring recipes are strictly adhered to as well as deliver the highest quality, consistency, and food safety standards.

 If successful, you may choose to Fly-In-Fly-Out on a 2:1 roster, from New Zealand to our Greater Australia remote sites or Relocate to Queensland Australia for further opportunities.

You must be a New Zealand Citizen, Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident or have full working rights in Australia to apply.

These roles pay will be between $70,119-$80,377  per annum.

Who we are looking for?

If you have a passion for food and thrive in fast-paced environments delivering food to the highest of standards as well as demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and food safety, then we want to hear from you!

To be successful, you will need:

  • Trade Certificate, Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (or equivalent, including international qualifications)
  • Previous experience in mass-catering environments (volume/bulk cooking) is highly regarded
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP and Food Safety

What's in it for you?

We are currently offering full time roles with competitive salaries to chefs who wish to relocate to Queensland, Australia or Fly- in fly-out from New Zealand plus uniforms, recognition/rewards, employee discounts and development opportunities!

Relocation to Queensland Australia 

·         Full time Roster: 14 days on, 7 days off 11 hour shifts

·         First flight from New Zealand to site provided by Sodexo to Chef

·         Up to $2,000 of relocation assistance

·         Accommodation and meals provided while on site

·         Drive-in, Drive-out or Fly-in, Fly-out from site pending on location


Fly-in, Fly-out from New Zealand

·         Full time Roster: 14 days on, 7 days off 10 hour shifts

·         First flight from New Zealand to site provided by Sodexo

·         $7,000 travel allowance

·         Accommodation and meals provided while on site


How to apply?

If you are interested in joining the Sodexo team and you meet the minimum criteria above, please apply with your resume detailing relevant employment history and availability. For a confidential discussion please call RECRUITER NAME on +61 455 718 358 if you are unable to connect, please ensure you provide a follow up email to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Why choose Sodexo?

Sodexo is the world’s leading provider of food services. We have a well-respected culinary history – demonstrated by our Love of Food. We offer world-class food by attracting top culinary talent. Our chefs are everything to us.

We believe the more diverse we are, the stronger we are. No matter your background, we will do all we can to help you thrive. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities, valuing diversity, and creating an inclusive working environment for all our employees. 

Additional Information

Sodexo is a contract services company and employment is conditional to Sodexo’s ability to maintain the client contract and its service levels. All employees are subject to a police check and a Working with Children check (where applicable)