Café Manager

Peninsula Leisure (PL) has an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Café Manager to join our leadership team at Peninsula Leisure on a full-time basis. Reporting to the General Manager – Customer Experience, this role will be responsible for the effective leadership and direction of the Peninsula Leisure Café team, and effective operations of the Café at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre, and Kiosk at the Pines Forest Aquatic Centre.  The objective of this role is to ensure the Café at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre (PARC) and the Kiosk at Pines Forest Aquatic Centre (Pines) are led and operated in the most efficient manner delivering the highest possible standards of service, and creating and developing a positive and constructive team culture aligned with the Peninsula Leisure values of ‘We think People, We Deliver, and We Re-imagine’.The successful applicant will work closely with the General Manager – Customer Experience to ensure:leadership and direction of the Café teamcontinued improvements in turnover and profitabilityeffective management of daily operationseffective management of finances and budgetadherence to all health and safety proceduresmaintenance of health, hygiene, quality and safety standardsexceptional levels of customer service About usPeninsula Leisure is a company focused on reimagining health and wellbeing experiences to activate and engage our community. We are committed to providing quality sports, recreation and leisure products and services driven by the exceptional talent of our people and our courage to be unique and think differently.Peninsula Leisure employees receive excellent benefits including complimentary PARC/PINES membership (gym, group exercise and aquatic access), flexible working options and professional development opportunities. Key Selection CriteriaTo thrive in this role, you will need:Strong leadership experience of a diverse team within the hospitality industryTeam management and developmentUnderstanding of large leisure centresExperience delivering exceptional customer service in a busy fast-paced environmentConflict resolution skillsExcellent communication skillsInitiative and problem solvingFinancial managementExperience delivering on Health & Safety standardsIf you have the required experience and want to be part of a fun, hardworking, community focused company, apply now by submitting your resume, and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.For a detailed list of responsibilities, please contact Lisa Newman-Morris for a copy of the position description: lisa.newman-morris@peninsulaleisure.com.auEmployment is subject to a satisfactory National Police check and a current employee Working with Children check. The successful applicant will also require current First Aid and CPR certification.Peninsula Leisure is an equal opportunity and child safe employer.Please note, as per the current Pandemic Order, employees of Peninsula Leisure are required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination to attend work. 70000 AUD Australia - VIC Melbourne - All locations Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Frankston 3199

Café Manager

  • Leadership opportunity
  • Award-winning company
  • Sensational location with staff parking & public transport nearby

Peninsula Leisure (PL) has an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Café Manager to join our leadership team at Peninsula Leisure on a full-time basis. Reporting to the General Manager – Customer Experience, this role will be responsible for the effective leadership and direction of the Peninsula Leisure Café team, and effective operations of the Café at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre, and Kiosk at the Pines Forest Aquatic Centre.  

The objective of this role is to ensure the Café at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre (PARC) and the Kiosk at Pines Forest Aquatic Centre (Pines) are led and operated in the most efficient manner delivering the highest possible standards of service, and creating and developing a positive and constructive team culture aligned with the Peninsula Leisure values of ‘We think People, We Deliver, and We Re-imagine’.

The successful applicant will work closely with the General Manager – Customer Experience to ensure:

  • leadership and direction of the Café team
  • continued improvements in turnover and profitability
  • effective management of daily operations
  • effective management of finances and budget
  • adherence to all health and safety procedures
  • maintenance of health, hygiene, quality and safety standards
  • exceptional levels of customer service


About us

Peninsula Leisure is a company focused on reimagining health and wellbeing experiences to activate and engage our community. We are committed to providing quality sports, recreation and leisure products and services driven by the exceptional talent of our people and our courage to be unique and think differently.

Peninsula Leisure employees receive excellent benefits including complimentary PARC/PINES membership (gym, group exercise and aquatic access), flexible working options and professional development opportunities.


Key Selection Criteria

To thrive in this role, you will need:

  • Strong leadership experience of a diverse team within the hospitality industry
  • Team management and development
  • Understanding of large leisure centres
  • Experience delivering exceptional customer service in a busy fast-paced environment
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Initiative and problem solving
  • Financial management
  • Experience delivering on Health & Safety standards

If you have the required experience and want to be part of a fun, hardworking, community focused company, apply now by submitting your resume, and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.

For a detailed list of responsibilities, please contact Lisa Newman-Morris for a copy of the position description: lisa.newman-morris@peninsulaleisure.com.au

Employment is subject to a satisfactory National Police check and a current employee Working with Children check. The successful applicant will also require current First Aid and CPR certification.

Peninsula Leisure is an equal opportunity and child safe employer.

Please note, as per the current Pandemic Order, employees of Peninsula Leisure are required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination to attend work.

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