Overview

Salary: from $287.25 per day + super
Casual position
VRN: 00007SIK

The NSW Office of Sport is seeking suitably qualified and experienced Program Officers at the following Sport and Recreation Centres:

  • Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre (South East and Tablelands)
  • Borambola Sport and Recreation Centre (Riverina Murray)
  • Berry Sport and Recreation Centre (Illawarra Shoalhaven)

The position
The Program Officer is responsible for planning and delivering outdoor education and recreation programs.

In this role you will be required to:

  • Develop and deliver programs to meet client needs including sport and active recreation outcomes for a variety of sport, community and school groups.
  • Conduct activities in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain high levels of customer service and adapt service delivery styles to match client groups.
  • Respond to client requests during programs including dealing with incidents and emergency situations.

Key accountabilities

  • Develop and deliver programs to meet client needs including sport and active recreation outcomes for a variety of sport, community and school groups.
  • Conduct activities in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain high levels of customer service and adapt service delivery styles to match client groups.
  • Respond to client requests during programs including dealing with incidents and emergency situations.
  • Communicate program details and client requirements to other Centre staff to ensure effective coordination of program components.
  • Ensure obligations of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 are met in carrying out duties.

Key challenges

  • Ensuring that programs meet the specific objectives required by clients and managing the varied expectations of clients.
  • Ensuring the safety of all participants in group activities.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of current trends in sport and active recreation and operating standards for activities.

When applying you need to:

  • Answer the two pre-screening questions (see below) which should demonstrate your competency in the focus capabilities (maximum of 2 pages).
  • Provide cover letter that details how you meet the capabilities of the role (maximum 1 page)
  • Provide a resume that details your previous experience (maximum of 4 pages)

Further information about “Applying for a role in the NSW Public Service” is available on I work for NSW.

Pre-screening questions

  1. Describe a situation when you developed and delivered a program to meet your client’s requirements and desired outcomes. Detail the scope of your program, the steps you took to implement and any challenges you faced.
  2. Outline a situation where you were required to display well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills, the ability to work as part of a team and initiative.

Essential requirements

  • Degree level tertiary qualifications in a relevant field (e.g. education) or a Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation and relevant industry experience.
  • First aid qualification
  • Undertake on-call responsibilities on a rostered basis during residential programs.

For further information about the role please view the role description.

For further information contact: Michael Cappello on (02) 6939 6312.

To apply for this role you need to submit an application via https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/, Job Reference No. 00007SIK.

Application closing date: Sunday, 12 July 2020 at 11:59pm.