Contact Us  
OWA Banner4
HomeAbout OWAInteractMembershipResourcesEventsThe Industry
Contact Us
Management Board
Strategic Plan
Adventure Activity Standards
Outdoor Education
Industry News
Strategic Plans
Current Vacancies
Code of Conduct
Media Services
AAS Templates
Outdoor Apps
Activity Providers
Outdoor Ed Links
Leader Competency
Training Initiative
Aboriginal Instructors
Sector Survey 2013
Youth Program Alliance
National Curriculum
Outdoor Ed Links

Situation vacant - Casual Outdoor Instructors Sport & Recreation (closed)


Casual Outdoor Instructors
Sport & Recreation
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Work Type: Casual 
Closing date: 2017-08-14 3:00 PM

For further information and to apply use the following link:

Our people are passionate about building stronger, healthier, happier and safer communities through involvement and participation in sport and recreation.

Successful applicants will enter the Recreation Camps instructor pool, and provide instruction of team building, aquatic, paddling and roping activities based on the Challenge by Choice principles.

Applicants must possess a positive attitude, professionalism and the ability to work independently and in a team environment in varied environments. Successful candidates should have experience in providing sporting or outdoor instruction to youth in either a formal or informal setting.

Employment is seasonal, however during peak periods this can be up to 5 days’ work for instructors who may have a broad range of competencies. Employment is during business hours with some evening programs (no overnight stay required).

Applicants must be available to attend:
Orientation Program: Monday 28 August 2017
Location and details will be provided to successful applicants

Each of the recreation camps will also conduct ‘site induction and have a go day’ which are required to attain work at those campsites.

Applicants considered suitable but not appointed may be offered other similar opportunities as they arise within the next 12 months.

What’s in it for you?
In addition to the opportunity to add value, there’s an attractive package on offer which includes competitive salary, subsidised training and ongoing professional development. You will also join our passionate crew who thrive on being innovative and who are supported to build their capability while balancing work/ life commitments.

To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit

Selection Criteria
In your application please address the following position requirements:

  • Strong commitment to customer service

  • Proven problem solving abilities

  • Excellent presentation and time management skills (including availability)

  • Self-motivated with a flexible and adaptive attitude in a diverse working environment

  • Demonstrated ability to engage with a variety of clientele and ages

Other Requirements
You will be required to sign a consent form allowing the Department to conduct an online police check and provide a current Working with Children Check card prior to commencement of employment, as per our Employment Suitability Checks Policy.

Note: you need to be an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or Visa with applicable working rights to apply for this vacancy.

For Further Job Related Information

Contact Graham Sharpe on (08) 9492 9780 or

  Management Board
  Strategic Plan
  Terms and Conditions
  Member Benefits
  Join Now
  Code of Conduct
  Media Services
  AAS Templates
  Outdoor Apps
  Education Links
  Leader Resources 
The Industry
  Outdoor Ed
  Outdoor Educators
  Activity Providers
  Campground Operators
  Clubs and Associations

Outdoors WA  |   Tel: (08) 9468 0102   |    Email:   |   7 Irvine Street, BAYSWATER WA 6053