Sydney Metro LGA
Sportspeople Recruitment

Manager Sports and Recreation

Sydney Metro Local Government Area

  • Sydney New South Wales Australia
  • Full Time
  • $127,713 to $147,335 pa + super + benefits
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  • Sydney Metro Local Government Area
  • Senior Management and Leadership Position
  • Oversee and develop Sports and Recreation Facilities
  • Maximise community use of services

One of the 30 Local Government Areas (LGA) in metropolitan Sydney, this organisation has a values driven culture and a commitment to the community, along with all the lifestyle benefits that come with working for local government.

The Manager Sports and Recreation is responsible for the effective planning and provision of high quality Sports and Recreation facilities for this LGA. This position is responsible for the management of LGA run recreation facilities including athletic and playing fields, ovals, pitches, courts, golf courses and aquatic/fitness/leisure centres.  The role is also key in identifying, reviewing and reporting on community needs and priorities to LGA staff, management and key stakeholders.

This role acts as a primary service provider under relevant legalisation for the delivery of community services functions and is part of the leadership team of the LGA.

To be considered for this role you will hold relevant tertiary qualifications and/or have equivalent experience in sports, recreation, facility management or related field. You will be a dynamic and credible leader, experienced in managing multi-disciplinary teams with a customer centric approach to service and the ability to swiftly build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and community groups. You will need to demonstrate a successful track record in a number of functional areas within the sports and recreation sector including effectively managing financial budgets and resources, as well as delivering against approved strategic objectives.

This is a unique opportunity to lead, inspire and manage the Sports and Recreation teams to achieve sustainable service outcomes that reflect the community needs of the area, and to promote the LGA as a credible partner in the provision of recreation and sporting opportunities, and provision of operations support to internal clients.

Essential Requirements

  • National Police Check
  • Working with children check
  • Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria


Employer and Other Details

Full details on the organisation will be provided to progressing candidates.

NOTE: For permanent jobs in the NSW Public Sector, applicants need to be an Australian citizen or permanent resident.

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Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. If you are intending to apply, please do so now to avoid missing out on this opportunity. Sportspeople Recruitment reserves the right to close applications at any stage of the recruitment process if we feel we have received a sufficiently strong candidate group.

Preferred Format: Candidates must complete and submit the Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisement) at the time of applying. The Form contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application. Sportspeople Recruitment prefers a 2 page letter of introduction and an accompanying CV of no more than 6 pages, merged into the Application Form as one MS Word file.

Your application should be sent electronically to with the subject identifier of the email to be formatted as follows:
190201-01 Manager Sports and Recreation <<Your Name>>

The Manager Sports and Recreation recruitment assignment is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment - a specialist division of People Recruitment Group.

Scott Oakhill

FREECALL AU 1800 634 388, +61 2 9555 5000 or, 0408 258 337

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Manager Sports and Recreation Sydney Metro Local Government Area

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