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

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Current 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

High Performance Coordinator, Gymnastics WA

The High Performance Coordinator will be responsible for the delivery of planned and innovative High performance programs to assist in achieving success in Gymnastics at world class events.

More information on the High Performance Coordinator opportunity

Participation Officer - Great Southern Region, WA Football Commission

An opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team as Participation Officer for the Great Southern Region during the months of February and October on an initial 24 month fixed term contract. The position reports to the Regional Development Manager, Great Southern Region and is responsible for enhancing and promoting participation across the region, whilst developing football at the entry level of the game. This position is part-time time (20-25 hours per week) with flexibility around the days of work.

More information on the Participation Officer opportunity

Events/Administration Officer, Parks and Leisure Australia

The Events and Administration officer position provides administration and event services, committee support, records management, office management, database and web services, customer service; and support to the Executive Officer. The region’s annual professional development and events program includes some 10 plus events, state conference and Awards of Excellence.  The position is contracted, with the successful applicant required to supply their ABN.  The contract is currently for up to 20 hours per week Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9am to 3pm with additional hours worked on event days.  Some flexibility occurs with these hours. It is anticipated that this role will grow to 38 hours per week as events and sponsorship increases.    

This position offers the exciting opportunity to be part of a small robust and growing organisation, where you can carve out a career in events and association management associated with the parks and leisure industry.

Closes 14 February 2017.

More information on the Events/Administration Officer opportunity

Marketing and Communications Manager, Gymnastics WA

  • Strategic yet creative role with the goal to drive the growth of Gymnastics within WA.
  • Be a part of one of Australia’s fastest growing sports!
  • Flexible, part time hours, supportive team and central location.

Closes 19 February 2017.

More information on the Marketing and Communications Manager opportunity

Game Development Coordinator – Coach/Player, Netball WA

Netball WA is looking for an experienced and energetic person to join our Game Development Unit in the role of Game Development Coordinator – Coach / Player to be responsible for the operational delivery of coach and player pathways, the National Coach Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) and player development programs.

Closes 24 February 2017.

More information on the Game Development 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.


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