Sport and Recreation Project Officer

Sports and Recreation Project Officer
Full Time / Ongoing
Classification: GO6 ($97,107.77 + Superannuation)


Do you enjoy producing high quality outcomes? Join us in shaping the future of sport and recreational infrastructure across the Playford community!


About the Role... 


The Sport and Recreation Project Officer will assist the Sport and Recreation Planner with developing and managing best practice plans in relation to sport and recreation infrastructure across the City of Playford. This role will provide project management support and lead projects whilst proactively partnering with internal and external stakeholders to ensure community and corporate needs are met.


In addition, the position develops clear and effective reports and presentations for Executive, Council and Committee’s. The position provides strong customer service and advice to enquiries concerning sport and recreation.


About You...

You will have experience in the planning, coordination and delivery of Sport & Recreation projects and hold a qualification in Sports & Recreation Management or equivalent. You will also have highly developed research and report writing skills with the ability to confidently craft, present and represent Council at meetings and other community groups.

Experience in Local Government and knowledge of the role Local Government plays in supporting sport and recreation outcomes is desirable.


In addition, you will have:

  • Strong communications skills and the ability to effectively work and negotiate with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent team player with ability to collaborate across the organisation.
  • Experience in developing budgets and funding applications.
  • Hold a valid Class C Driving Licence.

What’s in it for you…

It's important to us that you are the right fit to join our team, but it's just as important that Playford is the right place for you. Our team work hard together, but also celebrate together, learn together and support each other. We have a commitment to work/life balance through flexible working conditions and we remain focused on providing a high level of service and positive experience for our customers and stakeholders.

You will also get access to employee benefits, some of them are:

🏆A real opportunity to make a difference in our community
💼Full time, ongoing position
✔️Fantastic learning and development opportunities 
💰 Attractive salary package and leave entitlements

How to apply…

Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.

More information…

If you hold an interest in the position and would like further information, please contact Sam Grieve, Senior Manager - City & Corporate Plans on 08 8256 0582.


Applications close at 12:00pm on Monday 27 May 2024.


Incumbents in this position may be required to possess, or be willing to gain a National Criminal History Clearance.


The City of Playford embraces diversity and inclusion. Candidates will have the opportunity to request support and reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process. Any information provided will be kept strictly confidential.

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   Posted 13 May 24

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