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Industry Job Opportunities


Sport and Recreation

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
$17.22 – $37.52 per hour (20% casual loading inclusive)
Position No: 14185
Work Type: Casual
Location: Perth / Regional – 5 camp locations
Closing Date: 2022-07-01 4:00 PM

We are seeking applicants with a strong focus on developing their facilitation and technical skills and who have good availability during normal business hours, to provide quality camp experiences with a strong focus on customer service.

Successful applicants will be considered for casual engagements in our recreation camps delivering entry-level programs from the start of Term 4, 2022.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are reliable, can work well independently as well as in a team environment, and are keen to obtain outdoor instructor technical qualifications.

Employment is seasonal and during normal business hours with some evening programs and weekend work available (no overnight stay required). Applicants who are willing to travel to more than one recreation camp will find greater hours of work are available to them.

The instructor’s rate of pay is determined based on qualifications, experience, and the program being delivered.

Applicants must be able to attend a skills assessment on either:

5 July 2022 and 8 July 2022

Applicants who are successfully shortlisted will be provided the time and location of these programs. Successful applicants will have a comprehensive training calendar available to them to obtain a broad range of courses and development programs.

For further job-related information, please contact Graham Sharpe on (08) 9492 9780 or (not to be contacted for a Job Application Kit).


Experience in outdoor industry/ leading groups is desirable.

Extended tours between Perth, Broom and Darwin (14-19 days)

Must have clean Medium Rigid Licence, PTD (Passenger Transport Driver) endorsement, Current First Aid (preferably Wilderness First Aid).

Visit our website to see if this looks like your dream job and contact us on 0423 369 437 or if you’re interested.


Kooringal Outdoor Education Centre- Christ Church Grammar School

Full-time, Fixed-term for the remainder of 2022

Christ Church Grammar School is seeking an Outdoor Education Assistant to join the dedicated team located at the Schools Outdoor Education Centre, Kooringal, situated on the Murray River near the town of Dwellingup and 110 km’s south-east of Perth.

This position will ideally suit a young enthusiastic person who is keen to develop skills and knowledge in the outdoor education field. The applicant we are seeking should have recently completed Year 12 studies and have a valid Australian driver’s licence, you will be physically fit and enjoy practical learning.  You will be required to work in a wide variety of environments across Western Australia and will be based/live in at our Kooringal Outdoor Education Centre.

Commencing as soon as practicable, your duties will include:

  • working with young people aged 10 – 17 years, in an outdoor environment.
  • participating as an assistant instructor in a wide range of outdoor education and recreation activities including environmental education, canoeing, kayaking, bushwalking and abseiling/high ropes course.
  • assisting with tasks relating to centre management: including catering, equipment maintenance, building and grounds maintenance and driving vehicles.

For further information regarding this position please contact the Director of Kooringal, Ryan Myles on 9538 1061, 0427 102 082 or


COURSE COORDINATOR- Outdoor Education Group

 Location(s): Camp Margaret River, Karridale WA

Based in the beautiful Margaret Region, Camp Margaret River, as the Course Coordinator you will be engaged from the pre-program handover through to program delivery. You will coordinate delivery of the operational and logistical aspects of program,  working and communicating with a range of key stakeholders to ensure program delivery meets OEG and client expectations.

You will lead and mentor a team of staff on their journey with OEG, supporting and enabling their development and further contributing to the quality of our programs and the broader impact of development on our industry

This role holds challenge engagement, excitement, and growth. 

Key Criteria

  • Experience delivering outdoor education or experiential education.
  • Experience leading a team of people.
  • Experienced and effective at communicating across teams and departments in a manner that supports effective feedback and reporting
  • Flexible, adaptable, and creative, able to problem solve and think constructively with a solution focused mindset
  • Strong IT skills with the ability to pick up new systems and processes quickly and efficiently Private & Confidential
  • Proven skills building strong and collaborative working relationships
  • A passion for outdoor education and the benefit it brings to young Australians
  • Current Working with Children Check

To view Position description click HERE

Interested, please call Ash Creighton on (03) 5770 8256 or