Function Supervisor - Part Time

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Puffing Billy Railway is one of Victoria’s leading tourist attractions and welcomes visitors from both Australia and overseas. Passenger numbers have been increasing year on year, with families being a key market segment. The Railway is dedicated to the passengers’ experience and to maintaining our popularity as a safe and enjoyable tourist destination.

Puffing Billy Railway is seeking an experienced Function Supervisor with proven experience in the setting up and supervision of functions and night train services. Key responsibilities will include managing the full function process, stock control, rostering of staff and liaising with caterers and suppliers. This part time role will work as required according to the function calendar with night and weekend availability essential. Experience in a similar role combined with your determination to succeed will ensure your success in the position.

Key responsibilities for this role are (but not limited to):

  • Primary duties involve the full co-ordination and supervision of all functions on night train services as required.
  • Manage staffing and volunteer requirements for all functions, include rostering.
  • Manage the full function set up and pack down.
  • Manage beverage stock levels on both the dining carriages and at the Packing Shed.
  • Manage Food, Health and Safety compliance for the functions and manage staff to ensure process is adhered to
  • Build and maintain staff and volunteer job satisfaction.
  • Build and maintain individual client relationships in regards to function arrangements. 
  • Assist with other events on the Railway as required.

Key Selection Criteria for this role are:

  • An understanding of Puffing Billy’s history and current business is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the Tourism and Hospitality industry.
  • 5 - 10 years experience in managing function rooms or a multi outlet venue.
  • Current motor vehicle driver’s licence (manual).
  • Current Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate.
  • Experience in presentation and delivery of food items.
  • Current Food Supervisors Certificate.

Experience in a similar role combined with your determination to succeed as part of the railway operations will ensure your success in the position.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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Position Description

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