Recreation Support Officer

CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Government & Defence
Government - Local
Full time
Posted 4d ago

Part Time 38 Hours per fortnight

The City of Cockburn is dynamic and rapidly growing. It provides its employees with generous employment conditions and highly desirable lifestyle benefits including:

  • Generous superannuation (up to 14.5%)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Great study assistance (50% HELP contribution)
  • Additional 2 days of leave per year
  • Cockburn ARC membership
  • Wellness programs

The City

Cockburn is one of the major coastal cities found in the state of Western Australia. With a current population of over 120,000, the City is dynamic, rapidly growing and an exciting place to be.

Situated just 22km south of the Perth CBD, Cockburn boasts an amazing coastline, beautiful beaches and parks, and is supported by a rich mix of community facilities and diverse employment opportunities.

The Position

Are you a team player who has an interest in sport & recreation and encouraging an active and healthy community? If so, then the City would love to hear from you.

This position will be tasked with providing key administration and business support to the City’s Recreation Service Team.

You will be responsible for providing officers within the service unit assistance with the coordination and administration of funding programs, support in delivering events and initiatives, answering initial enquiries and general administrative support to the Recreation Services team.

This position is critical in providing a high level of customer service both internally and externally.

The successful applicant will possess;

  • Relevant experience in providing business support.
  • Well-developed communication skills.
  • Time management and organisational skills.
  • A willingness to support the team.

Days/Hours: Part time – minimum 38 hours per fortnight with the opportunity to work additional hours on occasions. The days and spread of hours will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Salary: $57,423 – $62,258 per annum (pro-rata), depending on qualifications and experience.

How to apply: Please read the attached position description and selection criteria for a full understanding of the role before applying.Then click on the ‘Apply for Job’ button on the City’s webpage ( and complete the online application.

Statements addressing the selection criteria is not required; however inclusion of a Resume and Cover Letter in your application is a must. In the Cover Letter (no more than two pages), applicants are asked to answer the following questions:

  1. In your opinion what does good customer service entail?
  2. Provide an example of a time where you have had to provide support to a team?
  3. In relation to the previous question, outline why that support was important?

Information: Stephanie Walding, Club Development Officer 9411 3676

Closing Date: Saturday 23 October at 6pm

The City of Cockburn is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 The City of Cockburn reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to this date.

Applicants are required to demonstrate a commitment to the City of Cockburn values of Safety, Customer Service, Excellence, Accountability and Sustainability.


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