Management Couple / Manager | The Empire Hotel | Queenstown | TAS

Join our team at The Empire Hotel, located in Queenstown, TAS. View the position description, fill in the form and press apply now.


  • Live in one of the most picturesque and unique parts of Tasmania, only a short trip from Cradle Mountain and the beautiful beaches of Strahan

  • Work in a venue seeped in history and rich in the bygone era

  • Live amongst the rainforest and enjoy an adventurous lifestyle, with some of the world’s best mountain bike tracks and hiking at your doorstep

  • Plan your roster to maximise your work life balance and take advantage of your new backyard

  • Become a West Coast Ambassador and enjoy West Coast Tourism experiences, including the Gordon River Cruise and West Coast Railway

  • Never worry about traffic, or even a traffic light again

  • Receive support from our remote management team, to ensure you succeed and are supported in your role

Our team at The Empire Hotel are looking for an experienced (min 2+ years) management couple or manager to take the reins of our 120-year-old venue and run it as their own. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, which includes everything required to meet your pub's financial targets, recruiting, and managing your team members, maintaining your plant & equipment, providing a safe and healthy workplace, and abiding by all laws that govern us. You will receive remote support from our management team, who are here to help and ensure your success in this role. Live-in (private) accommodation is available as part of the Salary Package, and we are happy to discuss further options for accommodation and roster with the right candidate. This is an ongoing, full-time position, ideally suited to a couple, we will also consider single applicants with the appropriate background and experience. Work hours are approximately 38 to 43 hours per week per person. We are offering an attractive salary package, which will be dependent on experience. The role requires Management experience in all aspects of the Hospitality Industry which includes: • Small Public Bar • Intimate Lounge Bar • Gaming Room (15 machines) • Restaurant (65 seats approx.) • Bottleshop • Keno • Accommodation (24 rooms)

The Successful applicant will need to demonstrate the necessary skills to operate a Hotel including:

• Business Acumen – being able to set and achieve budgets & goals • Legislation compliance – Liquor (RSA), Gaming (RCG), food hygiene etc, Gaming License TAS essential (or be willing to obtain immediately) • Leadership –including Leading by example & running a full team (FOH / BOH / Housekeeping / Cleaning/ Retail) • Organisation – being able to run a multi-facet operation • Decisive & Clear Thinking – be able to make decisions quickly & firmly • Creativity – showing imagination & ingenuity • Integrity – be honest and take responsibility • Computer Literacy – Spreadsheets, H&L Software, RMS software (preferred) Applications who are suitably qualified and experienced welcome, and we will contact suitable candidates for interview. This position is available for an immediate start.