Canteen Manager Required – West Preston-Lakeside Football Club.

Published on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

West Preston-Lakeside Football Club is seeking a Canteen Manager to be responsible for the efficient and professional operation of a sports facility canteen.

The WPLFC is a very successful club across both senior and junior grades and prides itself on being recognized as a strong community leader.

The club provides and inclusive environment and the successful candidate will be a part of a dedicated team of volunteers who work closely together for the benefit of the club and its members.

The position will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the canteen (ordering, cooking, selling, managing stock, maintain accurate records, etc) under the guidance of the Facilities Manager.

The canteen normally operates for 18-22 weeks of the football calendar; on weekends during both senior and junior match days along with meals prepared Wednesday and Thursday on nights training.

The club is looking for a person or persons who are self-starters and can act independently within guidelines, who have the ability to work with canteen equipment and can supervise staff and deal with customers in a professional and warm manner.

The position is a paid position and further details, including remuneration, can be provided upon application.

Job Requirements

• Providing high quality, healthy food to our customers in a professional manner.

• Working with the club committee to ensure operational efficiency and canteen profitability.

• Ensuring that all staff and volunteers comply with all relevant policies and procedures as outlined by the club committee.

• Facilitate a happy, supportive and productive canteen environment, where canteen staff and or volunteers feel valued and welcome.

Duties will include:

• Management of canteen staff and volunteers

• Canteen operations during game days (Saturday/Sunday), training nights (Wednesday/Thursday), club functions (as required) and during carnivals (eg: rep footy or finals hosting).

• Effective communication

• Liaison with the Facilities Manager, Treasurer and suppliers.

• Stock management; be responsible for the economical ordering and checking of stock deliveries, as per the delivery docket.

• Maintain accurate and complete records, including canteen monies for banking

• Planning and involvement in special events

• Negotiated miscellaneous duties

• Delegate tasks effectively

• Must be able to work game day weekends (9 Saturdays and 14 Sundays) and training nights Wednesday/Thursday during the football season.

Application can be made in writing to or by calling Graham (Facilities Manager) on 0410 601 637 or Luciano (President) 0400 815 709.

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