It’s not a job, it’s an opportunity

Your next opportunity

From cleaning, security and facilities management, to utilising your culinary skills, there are so many exciting career opportunities at Compass Group.

We are on the hunt to find the best and brightest people to take our business forward, whether that’s being one of the faces of Compass, serving customers, delivering high quality food and managing our teams, or supporting Compass Group’s operational teams in a corporate office. As one of the top 10 largest employers in the world, we can give you the opportunity to explore different career paths and create an exciting, challenging and rewarding future.

Find out what your next opportunity could be.

Why work at Compass

Great people
Great service
Great results

We’re driven and we set high expectations, as do our clients and consumers. This means we expect performance and results but provide the training, benefits, recognition and sense of achievement to go with it. We try to make Compass an exciting place to work. Yes, it’s work, but we have some fun while we’re doing it and create a wonderful team spirit that relies on openness, trust and common goals.

Hospitality service staff, cafe management
Chefs in kitchen

Graduates & Apprenticeships

Learn while you earn

Compass Group is committed to attracting, retaining and developing our employees to be the best in the business. We offer a range of training and development programs such as Vocational Training Programs to provide a nationally recognised qualification in your area of expertise and Graduate Programs in both our Remote and Urban business.

Meet our people

Our people are awesome. They breathe life into our brands. They make great things happen. Sometimes, they just make you smile. They’re not just at the heart of our business, they are our business. And we need lots more just like them.

We know better than anyone that in a service business, people make more of a difference than anything else. So, we pull out all the stops to ensure what we offer is unbeatable. That way, we get to attract and retain the best of the best.

As the world’s leading food service and support service company, Compass Group can offer amazing opportunities at all levels. Such opportunities will help you develop personally, as well as professionally. Ultimately, you’ll be well prepared for a bright future with us – a future that could take you almost anywhere.

Our people are as diverse as the career opportunities we offer. Here we showcase a number of their stories. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Go to our Job Search page for all current opportunities. Each job advertisement has an ‘Apply’ button. You will be asked to submit your CV and complete the online application form which takes approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. Once complete you will receive an email notification confirming receipt of your application.

You will need to be able to recall your password and secret question to update your application or to check on its progress. Please note that we only accept applications online.

Before applying for any jobs with Compass Group in Australia you have to have an approved visa from the Australian Department of Immigration & Citizenship (DIAC). For advice on visas, refer to the DIAC website ( or visit your local Australian embassy. Business sponsorship is only available for professionals and other skilled migrants who have skills in particular occupations required in Australia. This is called the Skilled Occupation List (SOL) and requires a skills assessment. This list is available on the DIAC website.

We recommend that you consider which job best matches your skill-set and career aspirations and apply accordingly. This then enables the Recruiter to focus on considering you for that position.

Compass Group has a professional team of recruiters that work directly with our hiring managers, reviewing all applications. Candidates will be reviewed and those qualified will be contacted by email regarding the status of their application. If unsuccessful, you will also be advised via email. We have a thorough selection process, so expect it to take two to four weeks from the date of your application to receiving an employment offer.

Due to the high volume of interest in opportunities with our company, it is not possible for our recruiters or hiring managers to field calls from every candidate. A Compass Group recruiter will contact you should your skill-set and experience match one of our opportunities. It is our priority to make sure you are kept regularly updated with email notifications on the progress of your application. We request that you do not phone Compass Group offices with any recruitment related matters as they will not be able to answer your inquiries.

Our candidate experience may include any of the following:

  • online application (submission of CV and cover letter)
  • telephone interview
  • information session at our state offices
  • assessment centre
  • behavioural based interviews
  • site visit
  • background and reference checks
  • medical checks (for select roles)
  • site entry requirements (for select roles)

To view your submitted application, go to the applicant login page and then choose the application from which you would like to withdraw from and click ‘Withdraw’. From the dropdown list, select a reason for withdrawing your application. Enter brief details and click ‘Withdraw Application’. Your application has now been withdrawn.

Join our talent community

Keen for your next opportunity to be with Compass?