Sport & Recreation Officer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $82,062.83 AUD / Year

Website City of Whittlesea

Permanent, Full time
Band 5
Salary $82,062.83 + Super + Flexible Working
19 day month with RDO or 9 day fortnight option, your choice!

About Us
The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia. As a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives of our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role
Make a difference in our community!

The Sport & Recreation Officer will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of Council sporting facilities and assests, to ensure safety and access to facilities for all. This includes management of sports ground allocations process, school/community bookings, facility maintenance and maintaining a good understanding of clubs’ facility requirements and governance affairs. This role will be one of two Sports & Recreation Officer positions with sporting clubs allocated to each officer (Liasion) based on Council planning precints.

About you
This role requires someone who has stakeholder management experience with community sports clubs or Community organisations. Good attention to details and is interested in making a positive change in health & wellbeing within the community and ensuring City of Whittlesea Clubs are a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all.

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

Want to know more?
For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or please contact Trevor Croughan, Coordinator Sport & Recreation on 9217 – 2170.

To apply for this position, you must address the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description in your cover letter. Please note, that applications that do not address the Selection Criteria may not be considered.

Applications close at 11.45pm on Friday 26 July 2024

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviews in early August.

Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

Please note all applicants must apply online, and no late applications will be accepted.

We are happy to take applications from international candidates if you have a valid Visa to work in Australia.

At the City of Whittlesea, we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQA+. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

Council is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within a work context, with the support of workplace adjustments. Where possible, the Council will identify and resolve potential barriers to the recruitment and employment of people with disabilities within the organisation.

If you require a workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process, please email with your request outlining your preferred method of contact. Workplace adjustment (also known as “reasonable adjustment”) is defined as: “Whatever is considered necessary and achievable to enable an employee to perform their job role efficiently and to the best of their abilities”. A Workplace adjustment can be requested at any stage in the recruitment process and/or as a part of the employment of an individual.

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