Sport and Recreation Development Officer

City of Moreton Bay

City of Moreton Bay is Australia's third largest local government spanning rural townships and urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts. Council employs a workforce dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of residents, providing more than 100 services to the community across road and transport infrastructure, parks, sport, rubbish collection and community and cultural facilities. Together, we make a significant contribution to local lifestyle, community and economy.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Brisbane, Australia ⚠️

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $91,222 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading (increasing to $94,415 effective 1 July 2024) Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days
  • Location: Strathpine

About our opportunity

We are looking for a Sport and Recreation Development Officer to join our dynamic team at Strathpine!

In this administrative role, you will collaborate with sport and community organisations to:

  • facilitate the planning, funding and delivery of new infrastructure.
  • enhance systems, processes, structures etc. to improve operations.
  • provide assistance in helping organisations achieve optimal participation.
  • deliver quality customer service and respond to enquiries as they arise.

To build and maintain positive working relationships, you would be expected to be active across the community…meeting with sport and community organisations weekly to help them succeed!

As a senior member of our team, you will also have the opportunity to contribute to some of our key capital projects such as new clubhouses and sports field upgrades!

About you

You will bring your extensive experience of the community, sport and recreation industry to support effective operations of organisations across the City. You will have the ability to identify needs of the community to support the delivery of capital and operational projects.

As an effective communicator, you will have highly developed communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, to deliver quality service to our community.

We have a large and fun team, so it is important that you enjoy working as part of fast paced team and are willing to contribute to a positive work environment!

Successful candidates will possess a tertiary qualification in social science or sports management (eg. Bachelor of Business Sport Management).

Position Description

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Why join the City of Moreton Bay Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2,000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.
  • Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at [email protected].

For more information about City of Moreton Bay and to stay across what's happening in our region, follow us on LinkedIn.

*Applications will close midnight, Monday, 24 June 2024.

City of Moreton Baymoretonbay.qld.gov.au

Delivering sustainable services to enhance the lifestyle of Moreton Bay residents.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including leave loading and public holidays.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work environment with some work-from-home days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.2k across 16 departments:

  • engineering
    86
  • support
    55
  • education
    51
  • business development
    31
  • operations
    20
  • arts and design
    19
  • media and commmunication
    18
  • legal
    14
  • finance
    11
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Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Customer service
  • Communication skills

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