Leisure Business Coordinator

Town of Port Hedland

  • Port Hedland Western Australia Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 17 Feb 2019
Applications 0


$103,443.60 per annum (including Port Hedland Allowance)

Town Provided Housing

The Town of Port Hedland is transitioning the management of the Wanangkura Stadium, South Hedland Aquatic Centre and Gratwick Aquatic Centre to in-house management and an exciting new position has opened up for a Leisure Business Coordinator

  • Great opportunity to be part of the growth ahead
  • Establish strong working relationships within your team
  • Resourceful and exciting new position

The Town of Port Hedland offers a working environment that provides innovation, creativity and teamwork in addition to encouraging personal and professional development.

As the Leisure Business Coordinator, you will be tasked to oversee the day to day operations associated with programs and activities conducted at the Town of Port Hedland leisure facilities.  You will also be responsible for the administration of customer service, bookings and business processes of all The Town of Port Hedland leisure facilities.

You will be required to provide strong leadership and to lead, coach and develop a multi-disciplined team of full time, part time and casual staff.  This is a position whereby your interpersonal skills both verbal and non-verbal are required to effectively communicate, interact and work with individuals and groups.   

The ideal candidate would have proven leadership skills and a willingness to take the initiative and a mind open to new challenges.  There will be a lot of variation of tasks in this position and you will need the proven skill to multi-task and make decisions quickly.  You will also need a sense of humour.

The preferred candidate will have previous experience in a similar role and will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Formal qualifications and demonstrated experience in Recreation, Business Administration or similar
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role
  • Hold a current national “C” class driver’s licence
  • Current Working with Children
  • National Police Clearance

What the Town of Port Hedland offers:

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and remuneration package which may include a range of benefits such as:

  • Town provided housing
  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program (includes discounted gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:  PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

Applicants are advised to provide a resume along with a brief summary (should be no more than one page) outlining how their skills and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who fail to address this criteria may not proceed to the second stage of recruitment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For more information on the Town or to obtain a copy of the position description please visit the Town of Port Hedland website. Should further information be required please contact Tony Butler, Manager Facilities 08 9158 9300 Applicants must apply online at www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment .

Applications close 4:00pm Sunday 17 February 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

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Sarah Warren

(08) 9158 9344

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