Soon you will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to enter our club as per the Queensland Government Public Health Directive.
In the 2019 - 2020 financial year our Community contribution was:


1 Glenella Road, Glenella, Mackay QLD 4740 | (07) 49 656 100


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.


Magpies Sporting Club is entering an exciting period of performance and growth and we are seeking a passionate Operations Manager to join our Senior Management Team to be a part of our journey.

Our Club has a strong middle management team, a highly qualified and stable senior leadership team and a positive and professional Board.  Together, we are achieving strong and consistent performance and we are excited and motivated to embark on the delivery of a 5-year strategic plan and a 15-million-dollar renovation.

At Magpies, we pride ourselves on our positive workplace culture and our values driven approach to leadership.  We believe in profits for purpose, sustainable success, and making a difference in the lives our Members and Guests, our Players, our Staff and most importantly our Community.

The Operations Manager is responsible for leading our middle management team in the delivery of our Clubs Vision and Mission.   With an engaging and empowering leadership style, they will coach, mentor and develop each of their direct reports to fulfill their potential and deliver high levels of performance.  This is a challenging, rewarding and diverse position that is well supported by the rest of the senior management team.

Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Operations Manager will be exposed to Board Meetings, Strategic Planning, Change Management and Leadership Development.  With opportunities for succession for the right person, there has never been a more exciting time to join our Club.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience;

– A strong hospitality management background

– Well developed leadership skills with the ability to lead a large and dynamic team

– Demonstrated experience in achieving strong operational and financial outcomes

– Qualifications in Business, Management, Hospitality or a relevant discipline.


We are seeking high calibre candidates and we are offering;

– An attractive remuneration package that is above industry benchmarks

– Generous relocation assistance from anywhere in Australia

– Flexible options with Roster and Hours of Work

– Phone, Laptop and Meal Card all provided

The Mackay region is the gateway to the beautiful Whitsundays and is only a 1.5-hour flight to Brisbane.  Mackay is one of Queensland’s fastest growing coastal cities with a population of over 117,000.  Home to Australia’s longest stretch of sub-tropical rainforest and more than 30 pristine beaches, Mackay offers the best of the Queensland lifestyle.




  • We strive to be “above the line”
  • We Coach before we Criticise
  • We act with purpose and intent always
  • We have respect for Self, Respect for others and are Responsible for our actions
  • We appreciate and value the demands of our industry
  • In our team we energize, educate and empathise.
  • We are passionate about our Club and deliver on the Magpies Mission everyday


Magpies mission is to provide a superior entertainment experience and a sense of belonging and pride, through personal and professional service. Our success enables us to support our community and sport in the greater Mackay Region.


Magpies Vision is to make a real difference in the lives of our Members and Guests, our Players, our Staff and our Community.


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.


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 or apply now below, for your application to be considered.

Employment Application Form



Meet Jess, our amazing Functions Manager at Skys Function Venue. #MagpiesStaff #SkysFunctions #SkysWedding
We are seeking a casual Kids Room Attendant for The Nest.
Working approximately 7 hours per week, this would be ideal as a second job or for a student.

To be considered for this role, you must enjoy working with children and have:

🔹A Current Blue Card or the ability to obtain one
🔹Availability to work Friday dinner service, Saturday lunch and or dinner service, and Sunday lunch service 

Please apply online at

#MagpiesStaff #MackayJobs
Congratulations on your 10 year employment anniversary Christine!  Thank you for  your contributions and being an essential part of Magpies success. #MagpiesStaff #WorkAnniversary
Meet Sarah, our friendly Gaming Supervisor at the Players Lounge. #MagpiesStaff #PlayersLounge
We're looking for an enthusiastic, creative and qualified Chef or Cook to join the Magpies Team!
#MagpiesStaff #MackayJobs
🤩 Kevvy Langer, our loveable larrikin, resident clown of the club, is celebrating an amazing 10 years of service with Magpies Sporting Club. Thank you for all your hard work & dedication to Magpies. We appreciate you. 👏 #MagpiesStaff
Magpies Sporting Club requires a motivated and experienced Cook or Chef to join our team. This position is a key part of our kitchen team who operates a fast-paced kitchen on a daily basis.
👉 More info:
👉 Apply:
Today we celebrated Mums to be: Jella, Kim & Bec who are now on maternity leave awaiting their bundles of joy.  We will miss you & best of luck for safe arrivals.  #MagpiesStaff
Our Magpies Dry July Staff Team collectively raised $386.60 by taking part in Dry July to focus on our health and wellbeing. Magpies Sporting club matched it dollar for dollar for a total of $773.20 raised for people affected by cancer. #MagpiesStaff #MagpiesCommunity #DryJuly
We're recruiting for a HR Administrator to join our award winning and passionate Magpies Team.  This is an entry level position that would ideally suit a current University Student or an Administration Assistant with an interest in HR.  This is a part-time position, ideally working a Tuesday - Friday roster. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a small and professional HR Team, to deliver HR services to internal stakeholders.  For more info and to apply 👉
Jay, one of the cleaners here at Magpies, celebrated 10 years employed with us today! Congratulations Jay, we appreciate all the hard work you do for the club. #MagpiesStaff
Well done to Wehan, Bec, Hillary, Jess & Vas who represented Magpies Sporting Club in the Mackay Marina Run Corporate Challenge this morning. For most of us it’s a challenge just to get out of bed that early on a Sunday winters morning 🤣#MagpiesStaff
Magpies staff received flu vaccinations today.  All were very brave and enjoyed the lollipop afterwards 😜 #MagpiesStaff
🎈Finchy celebrates 10 years working at Magpies today! Thank you for all your hard work and loyalty. Here’s to another 10! #MagpiesStaff
💙 Meet our littlest Magpies supporter. Daina and Blakke welcomed Marley into the world early this morning. Congratulations he is gorgeous. #MagpiesStaff
🤰🤰 Today we spoiled the Magpies Mumma's to be and their little Pee Wee's.  Daina & Mel finish up this week for maternity leave, watch this space for baby announcements! We will miss you ladies, and hope you're back soon! #MagpiesStaff
This weekend Carla, from Spain says hasta luego to Magpies and Mackay, as she heads off on a new adventure enjoying our beautiful country. Adiós amiga, we will miss you! #MagpiesStaff #HubCafe
Got what it takes to be our mascot?…
Our Mascot ‘Swoop’ provides entertainment at Magpies Home Games.  We are looking for a reliable and energetic person to perform as Swoop on a regular basis.  The successful person will need to be friendly and outgoing.  Due to costume restrictions, there may be height and weight requirements.  If this position sounds like you then please send your resume and a cover letter introducing yourself to 
#MagpiesStaff #MagpiesAFL
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