Working with the Department of Sport and Recreation

At the Department of Sport and Recreation, we talk the talk but we also walk the walk.

We have a management culture that values and encourages participation in sport and recreation, which is supported by our corporate health and wellbeing program and flexible working hours and leave options.

On average, we spend about one third of our waking hours at work, so why shouldn’t we enjoy them?

Department of Sport and Recreation, Leederville office

Job opportunities

We are looking for people who can work with us to continue building this dynamic and positive work environment.

Current Department job opportunities

Director Industry Development & Participation

Thursday 29 September 2016

Classification: PSGOGA, Class 1, 171,438 p.a.
Position No: 4EXECL1T
Location: Leederville
Closing Date: 17/10/2016 3:00 PM

Combat Sport Commissioner

Monday 19 September 2016

Classification: Sitting Fee
Position No: 4BOXCOMT
Location: Perth
Closing Date: 03/10/2016 4:00 PM

Graduate Project Officer

Monday 12 September 2016

Classification: PSGOGA, $59,172 - $64,256 P.a.
Position No: 5GRD201T
Location: Bunbury
Closing Date: 07/10/2016 3:00 PM

Graduate Project Officer

Friday 09 September 2016

Classification: PSGOGA, $59,172 - $64,256 P.a.
Position No: 4GRD201T, 4GRD202T, 4GRD203T
Location: Leederville
Closing Date: 07/10/2016 3:00 PM

Current industry job opportunities

Member Relations Team Leader, City of Cockburn

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Member Relations Team Leader to establish and lead the new Cockburn ARC sales team.

Closes 14 September 2016.

More information on the Member Relations Team Leader opportunity

Head Gymnastics Coach, Subiaco PCYC 

Subiaco PCYC is looking for a experienced and dedicated Head Coach to run their gymnastics program.

Closes 16 September 2016.

More information on the Head Gymnastics Coach opportunity

Customer Service Officer, University of Western Australia (UWA) Sport

UWA Sport seeks to appoint a passionate and experienced customer focused team member. We are searching for someone who loves peoples, thrives in a diverse and fast paced environment and considers themselves a customer service professional. The role will be the customer facing contact point of the organisation and suits someone who is seeking a career in customer service and support.

Closes 18 September 2016.

More information on the Customer Service Officer opportunity

Sports Program and Facilities Manager, University of Western Australia (UWA) Sport

UWA Sport seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and business minded professional to the role of Sports Program and Facilities Manager.

Closes 18 September 2016.

More information on the Sports Program and Facilities Manager opportunity

Community/Club Development Officer, Shire of Carnarvon 

This dynamic and vital position will assist the Community Development Team in the positive promotion of the Gascoyne Region and in particular the Shire of Carnarvon, build close relationships with various sectors of the community and encouraging a sense of community and connectedness. You will also assist in the provision of increase awareness of inclusive principles and strategies and universal access through the Carnarvon community.

Depending on your qualifications and experience, a cash component of $39,886 – $52,480 per annum (exclusive of allowances as per Shire of Carnarvon Policies) superannuation (up to 11.50%) and five weeks annual leave loading is offered. 

Closes 19 September 2016.

More information on the Community/Club Development Officer opportunity

Program Coordinators – Shooting Stars Program, Netball WA

Are you passionate about increasing indigenous participation in sport? Would you like to work in a hands on role making a difference to indigenous girls in regional and remote communities? We are looking for two vibrant and energetic people to join our Shooting Stars team in Derby and in Mullewa.

Closes 19 September 2016.

More information on the Program Coordinators – Shooting Stars Program opportunity

Performance Team Director, Western Australian Institute of Sport

The Performance Team Director leads and manages the operations of a multidisciplinary team focused on maximising athlete performance within a select group of sports plus a range of Individual Athlete Support Program athletes.

Closes 28 September 2016.

More information on the Performance Team Director opportunity

Club and Competitions Coordinator, NRL

The NRL currently has an opportunity for a Club and Competitions Coordinator to join the NRL WA team and be part of the game’s exciting future.

Closes 16 September 2016.

More information on the Club and Competitions Coordinator opportunity

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteering in sport and recreation is not only rewarding, it also builds stronger communities. Volunteering WA provides a list of sport and recreation volunteer opportunities in Western Australia.

There may also be volunteer opportunities at your local sport or recreation club. Find our which clubs are in your local area.

Volunteer at the World Masters Athletics Championships 2016!

Your chance to be part of WA's biggest sporting event for 2016. The Perth 2016 World Masters Athletics Championships (WMAC) is the premier competition for world-class track and field athletes over 35 years. 4,000 athletes and 3,000 spectators will come to Perth from over 40 different countries - giving volunteers a chance to meet new people, learn new skills and brush shoulders with some of the best athletes the sport has ever seen, including former Olympians.

Closes 3 Sep 2016.

More information on volunteering for the Perth 2016 World Masters Athletics Championships.

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