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Employment Type
Permanent Full Time
Civic Centre - Nunawading
Position Summary
  • Band 5 ($70K plus super)

Permanent ongoing position

This position will provide support to the various sporting and recreational clubs for use of recreation facilities within the City of Whitehorse and facilitate the planning and development of recreation resources and opportunities for the Whitehorse community.

The role will:

  • Liaise with and develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders such as sporting and recreational clubs in the provision of advice and management of recreation projects.
  • Provide advice to sporting and recreational clubs on Council related matters as required.
  • Process and administer the seasonal booking of sports fields and associated facilities.
  • Manage and administer various sport and recreation lease agreements or related documented arrangements as required.
  • Support the delivery of development opportunities to educate and develop the capacity of local clubs and associations throughout the municipality.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications or significant working knowledge in Leisure, Recreation, Sports Management or a related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with working with sporting and recreational clubs and/or volunteers.
  • Experience in project management and demonstrated ability to prioritise a number of projects and tasks in a busy and demanding role.
  • Demonstrated experience in reviewing/developing and implementing operational processes.
  • Highly developed customer service and stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to show initiative and be a positive contributor to work place culture and team performance.


Whitehorse City Council provides a supportive workplace with a variety of flexibility options, ongoing professional development opportunities, employee recognition programs and salary packaging opportunities, including more affordable child care & gym memberships at Council owned facilities. Further information can be found here: 

Further information is available from Naomi Hirst on 9262 6329. Applications close Monday 24 February 2020 . To apply, please click 'Apply Now' or visit Applications should address the key selection criteria contained in the position description.


Position Description
HS - LRS - Recreation Services Officer -2020.docx
Application Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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