Assistant Manager

  • Full Time

Website Hotel Kununurra

About this Job

Hotel Kununurra is looking for its new Assistant Manager

Hotel Kununurra is the premier entertainment venue in town for visitors and residents, alongside 49 hotel rooms with 3 different accommodation categories. The property in the center of town is comprised of two bars, family restaurant, a drive through Bottleshop and the only TAB facilities in Kununurra.
Live music, sporting events and a regular weekly entertainment schedule make our venue the place to be every day of the week. The Hotel Kununurra is an active community member supporting sporting teams and various local organizations.
Your role will be to support and oversee a team of 30 to 40 with particular focus on the Reception & Front Office teams plus all Venue Duty Managers. The Hotel has a core of long-serving staff at all levels thanks to the current Management team and the new Assistant Manager will benefit from their experience and passion for the property. You will report to the General Manager and have the support and resources of the Kimberley Accommodation Group Directors and Senior Management team for Finance, HR and Compliance matters.
Kimberley Accommodation own and operate multiple hospitality operations across the Kimberley region, and as a Family Business have been living and working in the industry here for the last 40 years.


The Role
As Assistant Manager of such a diversified venue the successful applicant MUST have the following:
Experience in an AM position overseeing multiple revenue departments, or a Duty Manager role of a significant sized venue and ready to make the next step;
Ability to lead, develop and mentor your team to deliver the best possible guest experience every time, and promote an outstanding working environment for your team;
Can demonstrate proven experience in managing food & beverage operations, and developing and running an entertainment focused venue;
Proven experience managing Front Office teams within accommodation properties including Night Audit and/or Reception responsibilities
A proactive personality – someone who constantly seeks a better way to do things;
History of performing under KPIs in relation to wages, stock control, and general profitability;
Hands-on management style, ability to work alongside your team and lead by example at all levels within the business;
Represent and engage with the Kununurra community on behalf of the Hotel, demonstrate active participation in your application;
Manage and oversee the company’s Occupational Health & Safety procedures and standards;
Report to Senior Management and facilitate regular department meetings;
RSA and Approved Manager qualifications, Clean Police record, Manual driver’s license;
Excellent computer skills including Hotel PMS experience preferred such as CMS, Protel or Opera. Roster and wage analysis software and Point of Sale experience also an advantage.


Fabulous opportunity for next step up in career
Position to test your skills & knowledge
Escape the daily city life for the beautiful Kimberley!
Immediate start
Competitive salary inclusive of accommodation & meals!

The Kimberley Accommodation Group is a professional group built on a family tradition of commitment to guest satisfaction and offer a range of accommodation and hospitality both for guests and staff in Broome, Halls Creek, Wyndham and Kununurra.

If you are ready to experience the Kimberley, grow your career and live in regional Australia, we would love to hear from you!


Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as an Assistant Manager?

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