Working with the department

At the department, when it comes to 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?

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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

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries jobs.

Manager Business Solutions

We are seeking an outstanding leader with demonstrated experience in leading the provision of quality services in the Solutions and Systems area within the Department’s Digital and Technology Services Branch.

Closes 14 December 2018

More information on the Manager Business Solutions opportunity

Senior Solutions Developer

We are seeking a suitably qualified Senior Solutions Developer with project management experience to join our Digital and Technology Services team.

Closes 13 December 2018

More information on the Senior Solutions Developer opportunity

Desktop Support Officer

We are seeking to create a pool of experienced and qualified Desktop Support Officers to provide professional and responsive first level technical support and troubleshooting through the provision of ICT service-desk.

Closes 12 December 2018

More information on the Desktop Support Officer opportunity

Current sport and recreation industry job opportunities

Competitions Officer, Football West

The role reports directly to a Competition Manager and is a front line role, engaging with our football community. The key requirements of this role will be to assist with the management of Football West competitions, ranging from juniors through to NPL.

This role is a fixed term contract from February to September 2019 with the possibility of extension.

Closes 28 December 2018

More information on the Competitions Officer opportunity.

Expression of interest: nomination to the Board of Directors, Tennis West

The Tennis West board consists of seven elected directors and two appointed directors, all positions are voluntary. The board has identified a skills gap following the most recent election and is seeking two appointed directors, for a term of up to three years.

Interested persons who wish to join the board will need to address in writing how they meet one or more of the following selection criteria:

  • Experience with local government (reflecting the important role local governments and councils play with member clubs);
  • Experience in sport strategy and innovation, or;
  • Experience in developing and implementing a broad communication strategy to stakeholders/

Closes 28 December 2018

Further information can be sought by contacting Tennis West CEO Michael Roberts on +61 8 6462 8301 or

Perth Stadium opportunities

The team that will run the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct is taking shape. Here's your opportunity to join the dynamic VenuesLive team that will operate iconic Perth Stadium, which is scheduled to open in early 2018.

Opportunities at Perth Stadium

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.