Camp Chef – Position Description

Students Explore Australia

The successful candidate will travel with our team to different locations to assist with catering school camps. You will work within a team to deliver a high quality of food service to our campers, including food preparation, cooking, cleaning, and adhering to food hygiene and safety standards. You must be willing to travel to different camp locations and adapt to different kitchens and facilities. For the duration of the camps you will stay on-site, with accommodation and meals included.

Your main duties will include:

  • Engaging with our students at meal time, and brightening their day with simple, fun, meals
  • Preparing meals and cooking as outlined in the food plan
  • Adhering to food hygiene and safety standards
  • Serving meals to campers
  • Setting up and cleaning up your workstation
  • Helping to clean dishes
  • drive the company van and catering trailer


Role Requirements:

  • Must have the right to work in Australia
  • Must hold a current drivers license
  • Must hold a current working with children’s check (WWC) or be willing to obtain one
  • Must be willing to travel and be away from home for 3-5 days at a time
  • Ideally have experience in similar roles or hold current qualifications in cookery/kitchen operations
  • You will hold a big advantage if you have an Light Rigid license (purely as part of our on-tour contingency plans – having a spare minibus driver)


Our ideal candidate will be:

  • A team-focused player with an optimistic, can-do attitude for life and for work
  • Passionate about cooking
  • Organised and punctual
  • Able to follow instructions and food plans
  • A chef or cook that has any experience with kids, and feels an urge to mix up their routine


If you feel that you are the right fit for this role, and you embody our core values – then we encourage you to apply today!

How to Apply:
Please email your application to [email protected] with the subject line “Camp Chef Application – (your name)”. In your application, attach a copy of your CV with a minimum of 2 references, and a cover letter that addresses why you want to work within in our team!