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In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 17 mines, four independent port terminals, a rail network spanning nearly 2,000 kilometres and related infrastructure, all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand. They are one of the world's leading producers and exporters of iron ore and also have one of the largest Pastoral leases in the Pilbara.

Job Type:

Full Time


Very competitive rates


Immediate Start


Until positions filled

Job Description:

  • A unique opportunity for experienced Station Cook to work at Rio Tinto's iconic Pastoral Stations, Hamersley and Rocklea Station.

  • Collectively, these stations stretch across the heart of Western Australia's breathtaking Pilbara Region. These stations are in close proximity to Tom Price, Paraburdoo, nestled either side of the beautiful Karijini National Park and 3 hour drive to the coast of Karratha.

  • The primary aspects of this role will include maintaining the homestead, gardening, grocery shopping and cooking with potential work across the station if required.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

What you will be doing:

  • Order kitchen and homestead supplies whilst staying within set budget

  • Providing healthy meals for approximately 6-10 staff

  • Prepare and provide snacks & lunches according to staff and guest numbers

  • Cater to relevant allergies/dietary restrictions as needed

  • Clean and prepare guest rooms for various station visitors

  • Maintain tidy communal areas and recreation room

  • Station lawn maintenance

  • Adhere to Occupational Health & Safety legislation, as well as company safety policies

Job Requirements:

To succeed in this role, you will require:

  • A passion for cooking!

  • Gardening housekeeping experience preferred

  • Great attitude and work ethic

  • Self starter & able to work autonomously

  • Respectful to others and friendly nature

  • Punctual, clean and observant

  • Relevant skills to be able to complete key responsibilities as above

  • Ability and willingness to live in a remote area within a communal environment

  • Experienced 4WD driver

  • Current full car license

Job Benefits:

  • Private room and ensuite

  • Communal modern kitchen 

  • All food and board provided

  • Work shirts provided

  • Most weekends free

Click on the Apply Button to apply with your resume and at least 2 contactable references or for more information please contact Jennifer at

Please note

  • **We will only accept applications from applicants who have current working rights in Australia. We cannot assist with visa or sponsorship applications. 

  • You must also have a current driver's licence**

Rio Tinto 20240229 | Cl filled 20240313 | RP 20240415 | CL 20240515

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