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Sports Team Leader

City of Cockburn

  • Perth Western Australia Australia
  • Full Time, Contract/Temp
  • $75,025 - $79,815 per annum (pro rata)
Closing 1 Jun 2020
Applications 0


Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre

Like any organisation, it’s the people that make the difference - Are you ready for the challenge?

About Cockburn ARC

Here at Cockburn ARC we strive for excellence. We aren’t satisfied with settling for the industry standard, so we search for innovation, best practice and strive to succeed in everything we do. We’re flexible, hardworking, committed and not afraid to push boundaries to go that extra mile for our colleagues. We’re focused on service, placing the customer in the middle of our decision making and aspire for outstanding service that people talk about, whilst smiling for free.   

Our employees are always encouraged to become the best they can be through growth, education and opportunities. It doesn’t just take determination and commitment to do what we do - it’s that spark and drive to achieve our vision of getting more people, more active, more often that truly changes lives and contributes to health and wellbeing to over 1.4 million visitors per annum.

About the City of Cockburn

Cockburn is one of the major coastal cities found in the state of Western Australia. With a current population of over 116,000, the City is dynamic, rapidly growing and an exciting place to be.

About the Position

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated and customer focused individual to join Cockburn ARC’s Indoor Stadium team as Sports Team Leader. The role is busy and hands on with a focus on relaunching sporting programs.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A proven track record of results in managing social sporting competitions across the Sports and Leisure, Events or Hospitality sectors
  • Experience in developing sporting competitions and events
  • Exceptional people leadership skills including developing high performing teams, mentoring and coaching
  • Proven ability to work and perform in a high paced, active environment
  • Energetic and vibrant approach
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Solid understanding of budgets and financial management

The ideal applicant will have multi-sport experience and a passion for driving activity and connection through play, practice, learning and social competition. You should be energetic, dynamic, outgoing and fun, with a flair for working with a diverse range of participants. You will need outstanding communication skills and a commitment to customer service excellence to ensure all social sports participants are gaining maximum benefit and enjoyment from the services provided.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitable leader to make a valuable contribution to our fast-growing City. If you are an energetic and organised individual who is looking for an exciting challenge, then we want to hear from you!  

Base Salary: $75,025 - $79,815 per annum (pro rata), depending on qualifications and experience.

Hours; Full time, 38-hour weekly roster as per the requirements of the role and as negotiated with the Programs Coordinator with a fortnightly RDO available.

Term; Immediate start with the initial contract period until the end of August 2020, with a possibility of extension.

Information: Janay Hendriks, Acting Programs Coordinator on (08) 9411 3379.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

Apply for this role

Please go to the to the City’s webpage (, read the position description and complete the online application.

Closing Date: 9pm Monday 1 June 2020

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.


Janay Hendricks

(08) 9411 3379

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