Offshore Chef and Camp Boss Jobs
If you want to find
work as an offshore chef or camp boss, running your own kitchen on an oil rig, you should have gained a good
deal of cooking experience offshore before applying. Typically, a person moves into this leadership
role after working in a Cook capacity offshore for some time. The offshore chef or camp boss is responsible for running the rig-wide catering
section department, including housekeeping, so it's a pretty big job. You should be comfortable with
menus, ordering, inventory, and managing people for this position.
The offshore chef
or camp boss has the same responsibilities as a chef does in a land-based restaurant or hotel, managing the
kitchen, supervising the crew, and making sure good food is put out, as well as growing your employees. The
size of your crew will vary from rig to rig, and could be as small as 3 or as large as 15. You will have
Stewards, Cooks, Night Cooks, Bakers and Galleyhands reporting to you, as well as
the Housekeepers and Utility hands.
Great cooking goes a long way on
an offshore rig, and the men and women you server will love you. Nothing beats a hot plate of killer
food for those hard working crew members who are finishing up a 12 hour shift in rough weather. You'll
find much job satisfaction in seeing how much of a positive impact your food will have on others; if
cooking is your passion, being an offshore chef will enable to share that passion with others in a way that is
Offshore chefs and camp bosses typically earn from 60k to 80k a year depending on which catering contractor they
work for. Some rigs bypass the caterers and hire chefs directly.
Getting a Chef \ Camp Boss Job Offshore
Most of the mid to large companies have online applications. You can do this one at a time, or utilize the
services of a company such as Rigworker, which will forward your resume to around 1200 energy and drilling companies, after
ensuring that your resume meets the format that these companies typically prefer.
If the prospect of getting hired on as an offshore Chef or Camp Boss is something that appeals to you,
you can learn how and where to apply at http://OilJobsGuide.com for offshore chef and camp boss jobs.
If you are in the U.S., the fastest method of getting hired is usually applying in person at the catering
contractors in Houston, TX and Lafayette, LO.
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