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Location

  1. Casual Logistics Staff

    Suncorp Stadium

    About the Opportunity

    • Are you hardworking and have experience in logistics and/or stores?
    • Can you multitask and remain calm under pressure?
    • Do you want to be part of the excitement of working at international events & provide our guests with an unforgettable experience?

     

    At O’Brien Group Australia we believe that for every success, there is a team of champions that help to get there.

     

    We are seeking fun, enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who will share our passion and commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to our guests for the 2018 event season including:

    Foo Fighters Concert January, Ed Sheeran Concerts March

    Brisbane Roar A-league home games

    Queensland Reds Super Rugby home games

    Brisbane Broncos NRL home games

    Job Description:

    • Working as part of the Logistics Team which receives all food and beverage goods into the Stadium
    • Distributing goods to food and beverage outlets
    • Ability to work in a team and on your own
    • Must be flexible with work hours. Early morning starts and ability to work late nights on event days
    • Use of manual and electric pallet movers
    • Forklift Licence favourable
    • Accuracy and attention to detail essential

    About You

    If you are reliable, have a great attitude and excellent communication skills then APPLY NOW! 

    What We Offer

    For over 25 years, O’Brien Group has operated within Australasia’s premier venues. O’Brien Group Australia is a fully integrated company that owns and operates within major Australian and New Zealand stadiums and arenas. Today with over 6,500 employees, 16 million customers served on an annual basis and a host of exciting new ventures, O’Brien Group continues to be an innovative market leader in Australasia.

  2. Casual Food & Beverage Staff

    AAMI Park

    About the Opportunity

    • Do you have a positive, can do attitude?
    • Can you multitask and remain calm under pressure?
    • Do you want to be part of the excitement of working at international sporting events, concerts & provide our guests with an unforgettable experience?

     

    At O’Brien Group Australia we believe that for every success, there is a team of champions that help to get there!

    We are seeking fun, enthusiastic and dynamic individuals who will share our passion and commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to our guests for the 2018 Event Season at AAMI Park.

    We currently have vacancies for the following roles:

    • Retail bar staff (MUST have current Victorian RSA, tap beer experience preferable)
    • Cellar staff/Runners
    • Snack attendant staff and Supervisors
    • Corporate Suite Stewards and Function Stewards (MUST have current Victorian RSA)
    • Retail Cooks (Fry Cooks/Burger cooks)
    • Kitchenhands (mid-week and event days)

    About You

    Previous experience in banquet, function and/or restaurant environment will be looked upon favourably for all corporate roles. For our retail roles while previous experience is beneficial, if you are reliable, have a great attitude and excellent communication skills then APPLY NOW! 

    To be successful you MUST be available to commence work on Friday 2nd March, 2018. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview on Friday 2nd February, 2018 at AAMI Park (times TBC).

    Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to work the 2018 AFL season at GMHBA Stadium in Geelong.

    What We Offer

    For over 25 years, O’Brien Group has operated within Australasia’s premier venues. O’Brien Group Australia is a fully integrated company that owns and operates within major Australian and New Zealand stadiums and arenas. Today with over 6,500 employees, 16 million customers served on an annual basis and a host of exciting new ventures, O’Brien Group continues to be an innovative market leader in Australasia.

  3. Functions & Events Manager

    O'Brien Group Arena

    About the Opportunity

    O’Brien Group Arena is Australia’s premier ice sports and entertainment venue incorporating two Olympic-sized ice skating rinks, arena seating plus additional spectator viewing positions, cafés, licensed bar, function rooms, ancillary retail outlets, specialist winter sports medical suite and gym.  This position has a strategic focus on maximising conversion of enquiries into bookings for functions, events and corporate groups and to communicate the requirements of converted bookings to the operational management team.

    Some of the position’s duties include (but are not limited to):

    • Develop and execute an annual Functions and Events Plan aligned with O’Brien Group Arena’s sales and marketing objectives;
    • Measure and report performance of all sales and assess against goals;
    • Achieve budget targets and your designated Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s);
    • Consistently strive to bring new innovations and process improvement through continuous research on trends and developments in the events and functions space;
    • Use creative flair and business acumen to assist in establishing, developing and maintaining meaningful business relationships with current and prospective clients;
    • Work closely with our Sales Manager to deliver exceptional events to our clients;
    • Develop strong relationships with key accounts;
    • Respond to incoming requests for proposals and attend to incoming calls and requests for site visits by potential customers with a view to securing their business;
    • Administer and coordinate all sales and event activity including proposals, planning, contracting and invoicing to maximise business potential and cost efficiencies;
    • Be actively involved in sales and marketing activities.

    About You

    To be considered for the role you will have relevant tertiary qualifications and/or extensive practical experience in a similar role, preferably with a similar sized venue.

    Success of this role will be assessed by revenue growth, function number increases and unique functions/events.  The Function and Events Manager will manage events from initial enquiry through to the completion of the event and handover to the Operations team, and ensure client satisfaction to gain repeat business.

    The successful candidate will be resilient and determined.  You will have a passion for excellent customer service, strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  In addition, you will need to demonstrate problem solving capabilities as well as the ability to effectively manage workloads with competing demands.

    What We Offer

    In return for your experience and can-do approach you will be recognised with an attractive remuneration package.

    Driven by honest values and an amazing culture, we’re out to unleash the potential of every team member.  Enjoy going to work each day experiencing Australia’s premier ice sports and entertainment venue incorporating two Olympic-sized ice skating rinks. The Functions & Events Manager will become part of a high performing team responsible for some of Australia’s most elite ice sporting events!

    This is a role that provides excellent professional development and ongoing training with a growing organisation.

     

  4. Corporate Events and Finance Coordinator

    Adelaide Showgrounds

    About the Opportunity

    Reporting to the Venue Manager, the Corporate Events and Finance Coordinator is responsible for managing corporate functions, staffing and logistics.  In addition, this position also completes accurate financial reporting ensuring the requirements of company operations and legislative responsibilities are met.

    This role involves a high level of organisation and attention to detail as well as developing and working with a number of internal and external stakeholders to maintain excellence in customer service.

     

    Some of the positions’ duties include (but are not limited to):

    • Oversee the planning, organisation and delivery of functions at the Adelaide Showground within a management capacity (in consultation with Executive Chef and Function / Event Supervisor)
    • Engage in financial examination in such areas as forecasting and budgeting, engaging in cost reduction analysis and reviewing operational performance
    • Responding to function enquiries and preparation of all function quotes, with the use of Ungerboeck (USI)
    • Managing a large pool of casual staff, ensuring labour and budgets are managed consistently whilst achieving an increase in function sales
    • Analyse corporate event operations and consider and implement recommendations for improving operation and service efficiencies
    • Preparation of all invoicing (corporate, retail, subcontractors, vouchers)
    • Event day management including cash room operations, stock sheet reconciliation and area management of catering outlets

    About You

    To be considered for this role, you will have a strong background in the hospitality industry, as well as exposure to financial reporting including experience in managing departmental cost structures and staffing costs. You will be a forward thinker with operational know-how and the ability to adapt to a fast paced and changing environment.

     

    The successful candidate will have experience in achieving monthly function/event objectives whilst implementing strategies to further drive revenue and maximise productivity. You will have demonstrated success in building long term business relationships and leading a high performing team with a focus on impeccable service. You must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. The role involves weekend and evening work therefore a flexible approach to working hours is required.

     

    This role requires a good understanding of Microsoft Office products in particular Excel, the ability to easily pick up a variety of software applications. Experience using Ungerboeck, or similar Event Management Software is highly favourable, as well as Inzenius or similar payroll system.

    What We Offer

    O’Brien Group is Australia and New Zealand’s largest privately owned hospitality, entertainment and leisure company. For over 25 years, O’Brien Group has owned and operated within Australasia’s premier venues.

    Today with over 6,500 employees, 16 million customers served on an annual basis and a host of exciting new ventures, O’Brien Group continues to be an innovative market leader in Australasia.

  5. Casual Food and Beverage Event Staff

    Brisbane

    About the Opportunity

    As part of our team you will work a number of exciting events including Brisbane Broncos, State of Origin, Queensland Reds, Brisbane Roar, Brisbane Lions, Australian Wallabies Test Match, International Cricket Tests, Australian and International Artists and so many more!

    About You

    We are looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to join our casual Queensland team.

    To be successful in this casual position, you will:

    • Share our passion and commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to our guests
    • Provide high quality customer service at all times
    • Be reliable and well presented
    • Be able to work under pressure
    • Hold a current QLD RSA Statement of Attainment/Certificate (Snack/Food Areas exempt)
    • Food and Beverage experience preferred

    The following positions are available

    Corporate Areas

    Extensive Food and Beverage Experience in a banquet, function and/or restaurant environment

    • Supervisors
    • Suite, Box & Function Stewards
    • Bar Staff
    • Food & Beverage Dispense
    • Logistics

    Public Areas

    Food and Beverage experience preferred but not essential

    • Supervisors (Bar, Snack & Coffee)
    • Bar Outlet Staff
    • Snack Outlet staff
    • Cashiers
    • Short Order Cooks
    • Cellarmen
    • Area Managers
    • Logistics

     

    What We Offer

    What can we offer you?

    •   Competitive hourly rates
    •   A fun, dynamic & inclusive team to work with

    O’Brien Group is Australia and New Zealand’s largest privately owned hospitality, entertainment and leisure company.
    For over 25 years, O’Brien Group has owned and operated within Australasia’s premier venues.
    Today with over 6,500 employees, 16 million customers served on an annual basis and a host of exciting new ventures, O’Brien Group continues to be an innovative market leader in Australasia.

  6. Sous Chef

    Suncorp Stadium

    About the Opportunity

    Reporting to the Head Chef, this is a unique opportunity for a talented Sous Chef to contribute to and enhance food preparation at Suncorp Stadium and deliver innovative and creative food. In addition, you will contribute to a team of professionals in delivering exceptional guest experiences.

    The role assists with all kitchen operations including all kitchens, budgeting, and ordering.  The Sous Chef assists the Head Chef to supervise the staff of the kitchen and participates in the training and development of staff and also provides input for performance appraisals.  This role supports the Head Chef to manage the kitchen in compliance with all health and safety regulations by ensuring adherence to sanitary and safe food handling guidelines at all times.

    About You

    With substantial experience providing exceptional sous-chef services in commercial venues, you will be confident working in a fast-paced setting with the proven ability to take initiative and achieve results in a customer-focused environment.  The role requires a good level of physical fitness and involves weekend and evening work therefore a flexible approach to working hours is mandatory.

    Strong time management and problem solving skills allow you to take a systematic approach to food preparation and to deliver desired outcomes for the team.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills assist you to develop positive relationships with colleagues, contractors and guests, and your energetic, level-headed, and solutions-focused approach will ensure that you can deliver across this busy and diverse role.

    Qualifications and Licences required

    • Culinary Qualification
    • Food Safety Supervisor
    • Senior First Aid

    What We Offer

    O’Brien Group is Australia and New Zealand’s largest privately owned hospitality, entertainment and leisure company. For over 25 years, O’Brien Group has owned and operated within Australasia’s premier venues.

    Today with over 6,500 employees, 16 million customers served on an annual basis and a host of exciting new ventures, O’Brien Group continues to be an innovative market leader in Australasia.

  7. Casual Logistics and Stores Staff — Major Gold Coast Sporting Event

    Gold Coast

    About the Opportunity

    • Are you a hardworking and have experience in logistics &/or stores?
    • Can you multi task and remain calm under pressure?
    • Do you want to be part of Gold Coast history & provide guests with an unforgettable experience?

    At O’Brien Group Australia we believe that for every success, there is a team of champions that help to get there.

    We are currently seeking efficient, hardworking and enthusiastic logistics and stores staff to work at the biggest sporting event this decade on the Gold Coast in April 2018. This is a remarkable opportunity and we would like YOU to be part of it!

    A broad range of events (including the opening and closing ceremonies) will be held at the venues.

    We have vacancies for the following:

    • Stores staff
    • Cellarman
    • Logistics coordinators
    • Forklift drivers (valid license required – validity until at least May 2018)

    About You

    To be successful you must have previous experience in a warehousing, cellars or stores environment. High levels of manual handling and physical activity are involved with these positions

    To be successful you must be available for the duration of the event 4th – 15th April 2018.

    What We Offer

    For over 25 years, O’Brien Group has operated within Australasia’s premier venues. O’Brien Group Australia is a fully integrated company that owns and operates within major Australian and New Zealand stadiums and arenas. O’Brien Group continue to enjoy strong and consistent growth by innovation and securing new Contracts.

  8. Casual Chefs & Cooks — Major Gold Coast Sporting Event

    Gold Coast

    About the Opportunity

    • Are you a passionate & experienced Chef or Cook?
    • Can you multi task and remain calm under pressure?
    • Do you want to be part of Gold Coast history & provide guests with an unforgettable experience?

    At O’Brien Group Australia we believe that for every success, there is a team of champions that help to get there.

    We are looking for reliable, highly motivated and passionate Chefs and Cooks who can contribute to and enhance food preparation at the biggest sporting event this decade on the Gold Coast in April 2018. This is a remarkable opportunity and we would like YOU to be part of it!

    A broad range of events (including the opening and closing ceremonies) will be held at the venues.

    We have vacancies in both the Corporate and Retail areas, roles include:

    Corporate Areas

    Extensive experience in banquet, function and/or restaurant environment is required for all corporate areas.

    • Chefs
    • Cooks
    • Pantry Hands
    • Kitchen Hands

    Public Areas

    • Short order cooks

    About You

    To be successful you must have:

    • A hands on approach to the daily operations of working in busy kitchen environments
    • The ability to take direction and work in a team but  also work autonomously
    • Exceptional food quality and food safety knowledge
    • The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced kitchen
    • A Trade Qualification (Chefs only)
    • A Food Hygiene Certificate
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    To be successful you must be available for the duration of the event 4th – 15th April 2018.

    What We Offer

    For over 25 years, O’Brien Group has operated within Australasia’s premier venues. O’Brien Group Australia is a fully integrated company that owns and operates within major Australian and New Zealand stadiums and arenas. O’Brien Group continue to enjoy strong and consistent growth by innovation and securing new Contracts.

  9. Hospitality Management Staff

    Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide

    About the Opportunity

    About the Opportunity

    • Administration
    • POS Support
    • Finance
    • Operations Managers
    • Staffing Managers
    • Human Resources/Payroll
    • Function Managers
    • Venue Managers
    • Executive/Sous Chef
    • IT

    What We Offer

    In recent years O’Brien Group has expanded its operations and portfolio to include full scale venue management, ticketing, festivals, licensed clubs, hotels, live entertainment, media and venture capital.
    Today with over 6,500 employees, 16 million customers served on an annual basis and a host of exciting new ventures, O’Brien Group continues to be an innovative market leader in Australasia.
    O’Brien Group operates an ongoing process where expressions of interest and applications are accepted and held for any vacancies in the below roles that may become available in our many exciting venues across Australia.

  10. Casual Food and Beverage Event Staff | Gold Coast

    Cbus Super Stadium and Metricon Stadium

    About the Opportunity

    As part of our team you will work a number of exciting events including Gold Coast Titans, Gold Coast Suns, Nitro Circus, International Rugby matches, Australian and International Artists and so many more!
    We are looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to join our casual Queensland team
    To be successful in this casual position, you will:

      • Share our passion and commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to our guests
      • Provide high quality customer service at all times
      • Be reliable and well presented
      • Be able to work under pressure
      • Hold a current QLD RSA Statement of Attainment/Certificate (Snack/Food Areas exempt)
      • Food and Beverage experience preferred

    The following positions are available
    Corporate Areas

    Extensive Food and Beverage Experience in a banquet, function and/or restaurant environment

    • Supervisors
      • Suite, Box & Function Stewards
      • Bar Staff
      • Food & Beverage Dispense
      • Paperwork
      • Event Set up
      • Logistics
      • Kitchen Hands

      Public Areas
      Food and Beverage experience preferred but not essential

    • Supervisors (Bar, Snack and Coffee)
    • Bar Outlet Staff
    • Snack Outlet staff
    • Baristas
    • Cashiers
    • Short Order Cooks
    • Cellarmen
    • Area Managers
    • Event Set up
    • Logistics

    What We Offer

    • Competitive hourly rates
    •   A fun, dynamic and inclusive team to work with.