Working with the Department

At the Department, 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

Casual Outdoor Instructors

Friday 21 July 2017

Classification: $15.67 - $35.10 per hour (loading inclusive)
Position No: 3CASINST
Location: Orange Grove, Bicton, Hillarys, Coogee
Closing Date: 14/08/2017 3:00 PM

Research Officer

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Classification: Specified Calling Level 2, $91,548 - $101,179pa PSGOGA 2014
Position No: 13009
Location: Welshpool
Closing Date: 01/08/2017 4:00 PM

Regional Officer Administration - Kimberley

Friday 14 July 2017

Classification: PSGOGA 2014, Level 2, $59,172 - $64,256
Position No: 4RKIM21P
Location: Broome
Closing Date: 31/07/2017 3:00 PM

Manager Molecular Systematics Unit

Tuesday 04 July 2017

Classification: Specified Calling Level 2, $91,548 - $101,179pa PSGOGA 2014
Position No: 13690
Location: Welshpool
Closing Date: 25/07/2017 4:00 PM

Current sport and recreation industry job opportunities

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

Personal Excellence Advisor - National Programs, WAIS

The Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS) has an exciting opportunity for a Personal Excellence Advisor to join a World Class Sports Institute that values People and Excellence.

Applications close 24 July 2017.

More information on the Personal Excellence Advisor - National Programs opportunity.

Sport Competitions Manager, University of Western Australia (UWA) Sport

This position manage the wider programs and competitions team in the coordination and delivery of safe and financially sustainable programs and competitions, including but not limited to: Social Sports (both adult and junior leagues), Intercollege, Interfaculty, School holiday sports and camp programs, UWA Staff Sports Fun Day, Programs for external clients and groups such as CELT, Taylors College and more.

Applications close 24 July 2017.

More information on the Sport Competitions Manager opportunity.

West Coast Fever Academy High Performance Coach, Netball WA

West Coast Fever Netball Club (WCF) in partnership with Netball WA is seeking an experienced and dynamic Academy High Performance Coach to develop our nationally identified athletes to reach their potential in an exciting new era of high performance netball in Western Australia, building on the platforms established over the years.

Applications close 5pm Friday 11 August 2017.

More information on the West Coast Fever Academy High Performance Coach 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.