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Sports & Recreational Officer


Full-Time Position – (Part-time hours negotiable)

Based in Warracknabeal or Hopetoun

Band 6

Yarriambiack Shire Council is seeking applications for the above full-time position from reliable and enthusiastic persons interested in developing sport and recreation opportunities and infrastructure across the Yarriambiack Shire Council.

Key objectives include:

  • To effectively engage with sporting groups, clubs and organisations and pool committees to maximise the opportunities for participation in sport and recreation.
  • To successfully plan, coordinate, evaluate and promote a wide range of sport and recreation opportunities in response to diverse community requirements.
  • To implement, coordinate and plan a range of sports and recreation initiatives and events across the municipality.
  • To implement, monitor, review and report on activities within the Sport and Recreation plans, strategies and policies including Activate Sport and Recreation Strategy.

To be considered for the position, all applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria.

Position description for the above vacancy can be obtained here by contacting Bernardine Schilling on 5398 0104 or All other enquiries should be directed to Gavin Blinman 5398 0131 or

Applications (including cover letter) are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Yarriambiack Shire Council and can be submitted via post to PO Box 243 Warracknabeal 3393, or email

Appointments will be in accordance with Council’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement No 8 and the Victorian Local Authorities Award 2001.

This position is classified as Band 6, Level A with a pay rate of $41.8400 per hour.

Applications close at 5.00pm on the Monday, 16 December 2019.

A satisfactory Current Police and Working with Children Check will be required by the successful applicant.

 Yarriambiack Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and committed to the principles of workplace diversity.


Jessie Holmes

Chief Executive Officer

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