Careers

Want to work with Tasmania’s leading hospitality employer? Now’s your chance!

Wrest Point is currently going through major transformation and growth.  As we build awesome new bars and restaurants to complement our dazzling new casino, we have more opportunities for passionate people (like you!) who would like to join our fun team.

A little about us

Located at the edge of the River Derwent with spectacular views of kunanyi/Mount Wellington, Wrest Point has been a Hobart icon since it first opened in 1973.

We are proud to be a large contributor to Tasmania’s tourism industry and we love being able to provide meaningful employment to hundreds of Tasmanians.

Here are some of the many benefits of working with us:

  • Above award wages and excellent employment conditions
  • Paid parental leave
  • Additional two days’ paid carers leave for permanent employees
  • Income protection for eligible employees
  • Free secure car parking
  • Free laundered uniform or dry-cleaning for eligible employees
  • Free meals in a fully serviced staff cafe
  • Discounts for a wide range of internal and external products and services
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Years of service awards

Our values

To us, our hardworking team of employees are the heart of our business. Our core values of respect, integrity, teamwork and passion are how we work and behave – much more than words. We believe if you have the right attitude and the same values as us, we can teach you the rest. These values are central to all our programs, activities, and opportunities at Wrest Point.

Diversity and inclusion

As an employee of Wrest Point, we never want you to be someone you’re not. Embracing who we are is what we do here. After all, it is our differences that make life interesting!

We celebrate diversity and inclusivity and pride ourselves on being collaborative.  We believe we do our best work when we harness the perspectives and experiences of the diversities within our teams.

Training and development

We appreciate that all of our employees have their own motivators and career aspirations.  As one of Tasmania’s largest private employers, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide opportunities to help our employees succeed in their chosen career pathways and to offer a multitude of opportunities across all of the Federal Group Businesses.

Become part of the team

When the going gets tough, we get tougher. Covid-19 threw some curveballs at us at Wrest Point and the greater Federal Group. But like always, we remained dedicated to supporting our employees and Tasmania’s tourism industry. What’s next for Wrest Point with you on our team?

ADVICE WHEN APPLYING

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  • Overview

    Every one of our employees plays a crucial part of the vibrant Wrest Point experience.

    We want to ensure that we select the best people who have a passion for delivering exceptional customer service where lasting memories are created.

    When applying for any position, it is an opportunity for you to tell us your story, your experience, qualifications and what you can bring to the Wrest Point experience. Below are some general tips to assist you with your application.

  • Your cover letter

    This is your opportunity to tell us why you want the position, what you will bring to the position and why you think you will be a good team fit at the Wrest Point. We also want to hear your story, to fill in any gaps in your resume or to explain your career moves.

    You should also address the position’s selection criteria and don’t forget to include your contact details.

    Remember, this is your opportunity to make a positive first impression on the Recruiter along with your resume.

  • Your resume

    Ensure your resume is tailored to the position you are applying for and that you can demonstrate you have the skills and experience to be considered for the role. Be proud of your achievements and list these in your resume.

    Where possible, explain any gaps in time in your resume and make sure your contact details are accurate and up to date, especially for referees if you have listed them. If you are listing referees, ideally we are seeking two professional referees as a direct supervisor/manager/owner.

    Your resume should be a reflection of who you are, so feel free to include your voluntary experience, outside interests and hobbies.

  • Attending your interview

    Before attending your interview, research the company and the role you have applied for. You should find information on our website and you may know friends or family who work at Wrest Point. You may wish to visit Wrest Point before your interview, to ensure you know where to go and gain an understanding of your potential new working environment.

    Our general recruitment process may cover all or some of the below steps:

    • Review application submitted and supporting documents
    • Phone screening with shortlisted applicants
    • Individual Interview or Assessment Centre (group interview)
    • Follow up interview (if required)
    • Testing/Online Assessments
    • Pre-employment checks

    Meeting with a recruiter is your opportunity to create a positive first impression. Consider how you present yourself, including the way you dress and your body language. All of our positions require either a uniform or business attire to be worn at all times.

    Please bring the following to your interview:

    • 100 points of identification (drivers licence/proof of age card and Birth Certificate or Passport will be sufficient). In addition to supplying the necessary identification, (where relevant) a candidate will need to provide evidence that they have a legal entitlement to work in Australia.
    • Qualification documents and certificates relevant to the position (e.g. RSA, RCG).
    • Recent professional reference details (preferably supervisors/managers from a current employer – minimum 2 references).
    • A list of questions that you may have in relation to the role, department or the business.
    • A copy of your resume for you to refer to; or provide the Recruiter with an updated version.

    During the interview, we ask a series of behavioural based interview questions that focus on the core competency areas of the position. You will be required to provide examples of experiences where you have demonstrated these behaviours. You will have the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of the position and to ask your own questions of the interviewers!

    Always allow sufficient travel time so you can arrive early and then relax! If you are unable to make your interview on time, please contact us.