Outdoor Instructor
Government of Western Australia
Perth Metro - 4 camp locations, Australia
21h ago

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Outdoor Instructor $23.59 - $36.31 per hour (20% casual loading inclusive)

Position No : Pool Ref CA14185

Work Type : Casual

Location :

Perth Metro - 4 camp locations

Closing Date : 2020-07-15 4 : 00 PM


Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Planning and Service Delivery; Sport and Recreation

Outdoor Instructor - Pool Ref CA14185

$23.59 - $36.31 per hour (20% casual loading inclusive)

About the Department

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC)’s Mission is to enable dynamic and inclusive communities and support the WA economy through effective regulation and the facilitation of outstanding sporting and cultural experiences and opportunities.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace equity and diversity. Aboriginal people, young people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Department, please visit the website .

About the role

Successful applicants will be considered for casual engagements and provide quality camp experiences with a strong focus on customer service.

Individuals who are keen to obtain outdoor instructor qualifications (e.g. abseiling or kayak leader competencies) and are interested in a service occupation (e.

g. education assistants, teachers, hospitality employees and similar) are encouraged to apply.

We are recruiting for staff from Term 4, 2020 onwards. Employment is seasonal, however during peak periods (Term 4 and Term 1 and 2) this can be up to five days per week for instructors who have a broad range of outdoor qualifications and good availability to accept work.

Employment is during business hours with some evening programs and weekend work available (no overnight stay required). Applicants who are willing to travel to more than one recreation camp should find greater hours of work are available to them.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are flexible to work casual hours, are reliable, can work well independently as well as in a team environment and are keen to obtain outdoor instructor competencies.

Applicants must be able to attend a skills assessment and orientation program on either :

23 July 2020 (approximately 10am 3pm)

24 July 2020 (approximately 10am 3pm)

Applicants who are successfully shortlisted will be provided the time and location of these programs.

Successful applicants will have a comprehensive training calendar available to them to obtain a broad range of courses and development programs.


A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment and applicants must be able to obtain a current Working with Children Check if successful in their application.

Applicants will also need to obtain a First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid or higher) alongside a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate before being eligible for work.

For temporary (fixed term or casual) positions in the Western Australian Public Sector, you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract.


The recreation camps are located at :

Bickley Outdoor Recreation Camp (Orange Grove)

Ern Halliday Recreation Camp (Hillarys)

Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre (Bicton)

Woodman Point Recreation Camp (Munster)

How to apply for this position

Applying to work casually in our recreation camps can take a lot of your time. Before applying, you should read the Job Application Kit and Job Description Form (JDF) and determine if you have the necessary skills and abilities to meet each selection criterion.

We cannot consider someone for casual engagements if they do not meet all the essential work-related requirements.

Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line and must provide :

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • a two A4 page (maximum) outline on your skills and knowledge in relation to the Work-Related Requirements that are listed on the attached Job Description Form
  • a completed Application Form and Application Question Form (only if applying via email or post).
  • For further details on how to apply please read the attached 'Job Application Kit'.

    For further job-related information, please contact Graham Sharpe on (08) 9492 9780 or Graham.Sharpe dlgsc.wa.gov.au (not to be contacted for a Job Application Kit).

    To submit your application, please click on the Apply for Job button.

    If you are unable to apply online, please refer to the attached Job Application Kit (section Submitting Your Application’).

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact DLGSC HR on (08) 6552 7540 or email hr.enquiries dlgsc.wa.

    gov.au for further assistance.


    To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

    CLOSING DATE : Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 4.00 pm (AWST)


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