wyndham basketball

Technical Official Development Officer (TDO)

Wyndham Basketball Association

  • Werribee Victoria Australia
  • Part Time
Closing 27 Jan 2021
Applications 0


Overview of Wyndham Basketball Association

The Wyndham Basketball Association (WBA) is the largest non-professional sporting association in Melbourne’s West.  At the Wyndham Basketball Association, our vision is to “Be the association of choice in Melbourne’s West, providing the opportunity for everyone to participate in the game of basketball”. Our goal is to grow and strengthen our basketball community, by providing development pathways that are affordable, accessible and inclusive for players, coaches and officials of all abilities. The WBA currently has 15 junior domestic clubs with 385+ teams and 3000+ players, 150+ senior domestic teams with 1000+ players, a strong Aussie Hoops program for beginners, 42 junior Representative Teams, 4 Big V teams and 230+ Active Referees. 

About the Role

Do you love sport? Are you passionate, enthusiastic and willing to work in a fast-paced and challenging sporting environment? This job may be for you! The Technical Officials Development Officer (TDO) leads the coordination and development of all technical officials (including referees, score bench and statisticians) at the Wyndham Basketball Association.


  • Be the key point of contact for technical official development within the Wyndham Basketball Association, including referees, score bench, statisticians, and referee coaches;
  • Work closely with the Technical Officials Commission (TOC) - Wyndham Branch committee to identify courses required and establish yearly calendar of development activities & courses;
  • Schedule, book and promote courses, formal education sessions and ongoing development initiatives as per calendar, and as required;
  • Ensure all development initiatives have appropriate course content and are appropriately staffed with qualified technical official educators;
  • Ensure appropriate paperwork is completed and submitted before and/or after each course to ensure qualifications and certifications are obtained/maintained, and recorded;
  • Ensure WBA and league quotas/targets are met for numbers of referees, scorers, statisticians, graded referee coaches, domestic referee coaches and elite panel referees;
  • Obtain feedback on training courses & information sessions to identify potential areas of improvement;
  • Analyze and understand retention rates & diversity for technical officials, and work with TOC-WB to identify initiatives to increase retention and diversity;
  • Ensure suitably qualified referees and technical officials are rostered for domestic games, VJBL games and Big V practice matches.

Selection Criteria


  • Strong organisational and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Understanding and experience in the sport of basketball
  • Qualified basketball referee or technical official
  • Working with Children Check
  • Willingness to work weekends and evenings as required/directed


  • Experience in the development and/or delivery of training courses
  • Qualified basketball referee coach
  • Qualified score bench and/or statistician 
  • Representative level or above refereeing experience

Applicant information

This is a permanent part time position for 12 hours per week (flexible work arrangements supported)

To request a full position description, please email jobs@wyndhambasketball.com  

Questions can be directed to the General Manager, Craig Armstead, via (03) 9742 5440


Application Instruction

Applications close at 9:00am on Wednesday 27th January 2021. Please note that we may begin the recruitment process with relevant candidates prior to the closing date for applictaions. *All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia*

Craig Armstead

(03) 9742 5440

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