Magpies prides itself in having a mix of energetic and enthusiastic professionals who are customer focused and dedicated to this challenging industry. We have a team of over 90 staff members which include Management, Frontline Management, Grounds, Administration, Cleaners and Operational Staff.

Magpies Sporting Club is a not-for-profit community club that is member driven and community orientated.  Our mission is to provide an environment for exciting entertainment, promotion of sport and support our affiliated clubs and the wider community. All staff are carefully selected by the Management team and are provided with the necessary on-the-job training to succeed within the industry. We also provide support and opportunities to all staff with their own career’s and life goals. Our commitment is to always recognise that our staff are the most important asset to Magpies and by nurturing, developing and supporting them, we will always benefit from our quality and caring staff.


Magpies Sporting Clubs house policy requires all new employees to obtain a current responsible service of alcohol and responsible service gambling certificates from a nationally recognised provider, prior to commencing employment.

All staff who are involved in the service or supply of liquor must hold a current responsible service of alcohol (RSA) certificate.  All staff that carry out any gambling duties must hold a current responsible service of gambling (RSG) certificate.


At Magpies we pride ourselves on having the best staff in town.  If you are a bright and positive person who delivers excellent customer service and takes pride in your work then you will fit right in at Magpies Sporting Club!

  APPRENTICE CHEF We are seeking a 1st or 2nd year Apprentice Chef to join our team at Magpies Sporting Club. You will have the opportunity to learn from experienced and professional Chef’s in one of Mackay’s most successful dining venues.  Our kitchen caters to a busy bistro and café in addition to a large function centre. The successful candidate must meet the below criteria;

  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and split shifts
  • Strong work ethic and a commitment to learning the Chef Trade
  • Some experience in a Kitchen environment would be advantageous

Please submit your resume and cover letter below.


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If you would like to work in the hospitality industry and consider Magpies right for you, click on the link below to download an application form.

Once completed, along with a copy of your resume and certificates, you can either drop in and see our friendly staff at reception, email the HR Manager at hr@magpiesmackay.com.au or apply now below, for your application to be considered. Employment Application Form