Position Vacant – Bar Manager – Brookfield Members’ Bar

Applications are now open for the position of Bar Manager.

Applications should be submitted ( CV and cover letter address why you would be suitable for the role) to the Brookfield Members’ Bar Committee for consideration at

Application close on Friday 17 November at 5pm.


 JOB TITLE: Bar Manager, Brookfield Show Society Inc

 REPORTS TO: Brookfield Show Society Bar Committee / President of Brookfield Show Society.

 MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS: Have or attain Responsible Serving of Alcohol (RSA)

 REMUNERATION: Casual Employee


  • Ensure Members’ Bar is a vibrant community orientated destination for the local community; 
  • Actively promote Members’ Bar events, and facilities for hire for private functions.
  •  Support relevant show society sub-committees in relation to bar requirements for major events on the Brookfield Showground;
  • Ensure compliance with liquor licensing, house rules and governance arrangements set by the Brookfield Show Society;
  •  Effectively manage casual bar staff, to ensure a professional service standard is maintained.
  • Meet financial targets set by Show Society Executive.


 Bar Operations – Management

  • Undertake stocktake of bar inventory monthly; & before & after major events (i.e. Show, Long Lunch, Bush Christmas, Australia Day).
  • Arrange supplies for Members’ Bar ensuring best possible prices are acheived.
  • Work with Vice-President (Compliance) to ensure Community Liquor Permit and Event Permits are current at all times.
  • Ensure compliance with Community Liquor Permit (i.e. noise levels, trading hours).
  • Liaise with Treasurer around floats required and ensure takings are reconciled and are appropriately secured after each event.
  • Ensure Bar is secure and left in a tidy state at the end of each night / event.
  • Provide Monthly Bar Report to Bar Committee for presentation at Show Society Meting


  •  Advertise events to maximize attendees;
  •  Post relevant articles on Facebook (both Show Society and Local Community Facebook pages);
  •  Prepare and send relevant e-newsletters and create posts on showground Website;
  •  Place A Frames around district to promote event; 

Staff Management

  •  Mentor and manage casual employees to ensure a professional service is provided at all times.
  •  Arrange rostering of bar staff for events and manage staff hours during events to ensure
  •  Ensure Timesheets are signed off and provided to Treasurer for payment.

 General Members’ Nights

  •  Ensure Members’ Bar is setup and open.
  •  Either Work the Bar, or arrange for Bar Staff to be rostered on.

 Brooky Bite Nite & Burger Bar

  • Arrange for Food Vendors to attend on designated nights ensure a good selection and variety is achieved.
  • Advise Treasurer of Food Vans attending so invoices can be sent.
  • Setup for Events (i.e. Tables & Chairs, Festoon lighting etc)
  • Be on hand to allocate Food Vendor locations etc.

 Private Functions

  •  Manage booking enquiries for private functions provided by the Booking Officer, Brookfield Recreation

Reserve Trust.

  •  Ensure compliance with guidelines set by the Brookfield Recreation Reserve Trust (i.e. No 18th or 21st Birthday parties, no events if hall is booked for an event).
  •  Arrange staff as required.
  •  Arrange for cleaning of Members’ Bar post event.

 Major Events

  •  Liaise with organising committees around requirements for bar, i.e. stock, bar staff etc.




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