Employment Opportunity – East Gippsland Program Coordinator

GippSport is a leading agency in the Gippsland Region aiming to encourage and foster participation in sport and physical activity.

GippSport has a vacancy for a highly motivated person to be employed full time to service the East Gippsland local government area.

The successful applicant will be required to have a wide range of management and interpersonal skills. An understanding of the principles of community development and inclusive practices is essential. A detailed knowledge of the sport and recreation industry and of the structure and operations of grass roots sporting clubs would be an advantage. A passion for sport and recreation will also be advantageous. Considerable travel and evening and weekend work will definitely be required. A motor vehicle will be made available.

It is intended that the successful applicant will be based at the City Oval offices in Bairnsdale and an initial 12-month contract with a three-month probationary period will be offered.  It is anticipated that the successful applicant will commence in March 2014. Applicants should have an appropriate tertiary qualification in Health Promotion/Community Development/Sports Management or substantial relevant experience.

Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description which is available for download below.  For further information please call Barry Switzer (Executive Officer) on 03 5135 8335.

 APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 4:30 P.M. ON FRIDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2014

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