Research / Advocacy

Jobs/Tenders

To advertise a position or tender, contact Nicoll Parton (08) 8332 0130 or communications@parksleisure.com.au

TENDERS

Tennis West Strategic Facilities Plan

Western Australia

Tennis West is seeking a suitably qualified consultant to prepare a ‘Strategic Facilities Plan ( A Future Plan for Tennis Facilities)’. The plan will build on the outcomes achieved from a strategic facilities planning process that was current for the period 2006 to 2015. Western Australia is a state that has had limited development of new tennis assets over the last decade. This strategic planning process will seek to ensure that Tennis West is able to offer a comprehensive vision for not only the metropolitan area but regional centers.

The request for quote process closes on the Friday 21 March 2017

To request a scope of works please contact Graeme Hall, Manager Places to Play (08) 6462 8304.


Aquatic Facilities of the Rainbow Waters Playground

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Provision of Operational Services for the Aquatic Facilities of the Rainbow Waters Playground, Ellenbrook. The Principal is seeking tenders from qualified contractors for the provision of operational services for the aquatic facilities of The Rainbow Water Playground, Ellenbrook.

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Lease and Operation of Sugarworld Water Park

QUEENSLAND

The Sugarworld Waterpark is located within the 8.52Ha Sugarworld Parklands. Council is seeking submissions from suitably qualified operators to manage this well-established, iconic Cairns facility under a lease agreement. Sugarworld Waterpark.

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EMPLOYMENT

Design Technical Officer

City of Rockingham, WA

$75,162 per annum.

In this newly created role, you will be preparing landscaping and public open space designs for capital projects and upgrade works across the City. You will be involved in the end-to-end design process - from the initial concept/ scoping through to assisting with the preparation of budgets and contracts for completion of the work. You are well versed in project management principles and possess a sound understanding of landscape construction techniques. You are a detail oriented, solution focussed person with a passion for designing sustainable and inclusive spaces for the community.

To be successful in this role, you must possess a qualification in Landscape Architecture or Urban Design with significant experience in your relevant field, as well as a current C Class driver’s licence.

For more information CLICK HERE

CLOSING: 4pm, Friday 24 March 2017


Recreation Development Officer

Macedon Ranges Shire, VIC

$62,057 - $72,143 p.a. plus Super & RDO

Macedon Ranges Shire offers a range of lifestyle opportunities including a wide variety of sport and recreation activities. There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Recreation professional to assist in the planning, development, management, maintenance and delivery of sporting and recreational opportunities and projects within the community.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate qualification in sport and recreation or demonstrated experience working in the field of sport and recreation. You will possess an exceptional and demonstrated ability to develop relationships and work with key stakeholders and the broader community on a range of projects.

For more information CLICK HERE

CLOSING: Monday 27 March 2017 at 5pm.


Recreation and Open Space Planner

Bass Coast, VIC

$44.98 - $50.28 per hour plus superannuation

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced recreation planning professional to join Council’s Recreation and Culture team in this fixed term, 0.6 FTE maternity leave replacement position until March 2019.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Managing recreation and open space planning activities to address the future needs of the Shire;
  • Coordinating the implementation of the full range of Council-adopted Recreation Plans;
  • Providing advice to other council departments on planning issues that require specialist recreation advice; and
  • Managing the delivery of capital works projects relevant to recreation and open space.

For more information CLICK HERE

CLOSING: Sunday, 26 March 2017


Strategic Planning Consultant (recreation)

Brisbane, QLD

ROSS Planning is a leading sport and recreation planning consultancy based in Brisbane. The company provides specialist planning advice on a wide range of matters for local government authorities, state government agencies, state sports organisations and some private sector clients.

The company has developed a reputation for successful completion of projects that are well researched and contain realistic and unambiguous recommendations. Projects are undertaken across Australia.

Specific duties will include:

  • preparation of strategic plans for recreation and sport facilities, physical activity, outdoor recreation or open space
  • development of active transport plans
  • research and project work associated with feasibility studies for indoor and aquatic facilities
  • development of master plans for sport and recreation parks
  • development of management plans for recreation areas or facilities
  • preparation of tender proposals
  • other project work related to the industry.

For more information CLICK HERE

CLOSING: Friday 21st April


Horticulturist

City of Rockingham, WA

As part of the Parks Services team, you will undertake maintenance activities for parks, reserves and streetscapes within the City of Rockingham. Duties include landscaping, garden refurbishment, pruning and mulching.

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Horticultural Leading Hand

City of Rockingham, WA

Would you love to use your horticultural skills while tending to our beautiful open spaces in Rockingham? In this diverse role, you could lead your team in the morning and inspect garden beds in the afternoon. You will take pride in your work, have a passion for our City and constantly seek opportunities to improve your horticultural skills, learning about new techniques and equipment.

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Coordinator Recreation Planning & Design

Blacktown, NSW

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated leader to join our team. With extensive experience in Strategic, Urban and/or Recreation Planning, our new team member will be responsible for coordinating open space planning strategies and delivering over 150 new parks including 70 new sports fields in an unprecedented phase of development and growth in Western Sydney. Coordinating a team of Recreation Planners, Landscape Architects and Project Officers, you will be encouraged to adopt innovative ways to address the changing recreation and open space needs of our existing population of 340,000 people as well as the needs of the incoming population. With a forecast population of over half a million residents, this role has the opportunity to establish an enormous recreation and open space legacy.

For more information CLICK HERE

CLOSING: 17 March 2017


Parks Assets and Services Manager

City of Sydney, NSW
We are looking for an enthusiastic and outcomes focused person to lead the Parks Assets and Services team in delivering high quality parks and open spaces, to effectively oversee contract service delivery, to manage relationships with customers and stakeholders, and deliver a range of works to improve and enhance these public spaces.

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Community Development Officer

Cairns Regional Council, QLD

This position is responsible for the planning, development and facilitation of a range of community initiatives across the Cairns Regional Council area that contribute to meeting community needs and aspirations.

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Assistant Facility Manager

City of Stirling, WA

Our Recreation & Leisure Services team have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Assistant Facility Manager to assist in the establishment and day to day management of the new state-of-the-art Scarborough Beach Pool facility.

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Events and Administration Officer

Parks and Leisure Australia WA

The Events and Administration officer position provides administration and event services, committee support, records management, office management, database and web services, customer service; and support to the Executive Officer. The region’s annual professional development and events program includes some 10 plus events, state conference and Awards of Excellence.

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Senior Recreation Planner

City of Casey, VIC

An opportunity has arisen at the City of Casey for a senior recreation planner to play a key role in the strategic planning and development of new and existing recreation facilities and open spaces across a growing municipality.

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Coordinator Recreation

Macedon Ranges Shire Council, VIC

The Macedon Ranges Shire Council is looking for an enthusiastic and team orientated individual to fulfil the role of Coordinator – Recreation within the Recreation and Sport department.

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Project Officer - Open Space and Recreation Planner

Rockdale, NSW

From $82,883 to $92,829 p.a. plus super

Council is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to fulfil the role of Project Officer - Open Space and Recreation Planner. This position is in the City Places & Systems team within the Place Outcomes unit.

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PV: Project Officer - Land Use Planning

Rockdale, NSW

Bayside Council is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to fulfil the role of Project Officer - Land Use Planning. nt

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Open Space Planner

Willoughby, NSW

In this position you will play a key role in the initiation and implementation of recreation projects to support the Open Space and Willoughby Leisure Teams.

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Leisure Services Project Officer

Nillumbik Shire Council, VIC

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with the development, implementation and administration of a broad range of community leisure facilities, programs, infrastructure projects and services as an integral member of the Leisure and Social Infrastructure unit.

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Infrastructure Projects Officer

NSW

The primary responsibility of this position is to deliver facilities and recreational projects including; sports grounds, playgrounds, community and operational building works, open space and environmental programmes, this may include but not limited to: planning/investigation, estimating, approvals, statutory requirements, procurement, supervision and commissioning.

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Facilities and Recreation Planner

NSW

The primary responsibility of this position is to assist Council and the Community in the provision of appropriate and fit for use buildings and facilities in the context of available resources. The role will also investigate, advise and report on Buildings, Facilities and Recreation matters.

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Landscape Architect

NSW

In this newly created role you will be responsible for developing a citywide landscape theme that promotes and enhances Albury as a Liveable City through the preparation of landscape and urban designs.

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Recreation Facilities Manager

NZ

We are seeking a Recreation Facilities Manager to join the Parks Sport & Recreation and lead the team who operate our network of world-class swimming pool and recreation facilities.

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Sport and Recreation Officer

NSW

The Role: Council is seeking a community focused individual to manage Council’s sports field allocations and provide high level customer service and support to local sport and recreation groups.

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Recreation Officer

NSW

Are you passionate about creating opportunities for people to participate in sport and recreation, get active and improve their health? Do you want to assist national, state and local sports and recreation organisations to provide facilities and the best opportunities for teams and individuals to train, compete and host events?

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Strategy Consultant - Venues and Facilities

Sydney or Melbourne

As one of the most high profile strategic Sports & Entertainment consultancies in Australia with an enviable client list across the sport, leisure and entertainment industries, Gemba is looking for an experienced Consultant for our Venues & Facilities team, based in either Mlebourne or Sydney.

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Senior Project Officer – Recreation and Parks Planning

VIC

Goal Statement: To provide Council with high quality project management of recreation and parkland planning for passive and active open space that reflects current and future needs.

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Community Facilities Landscape Coordinator

VIC

In this busy role, reporting to Team Leader Landscape Services you will provide a strategic approach to managing the upgrade and development of landscaping and gardens maintenance at Kindergartens, Maternal and Child Health Centres, Community, Playgroup Centres and Shopping Precincts.

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Parks Projects Manager

VIC
Reporting to the Team Leader Parks Development, The Parks Project Manager will assist in the effective delivery of a range of landscape construction based projects for the Parks and Open Space Department, involving research and analysis, design coordination, consultancy and advocacy, procurement, budget management, works supervision and contract administration.

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Coordinator Projects and Contracts

VIC

Based in our Parks Services team, you will provide exceptional operational leadership to the teams that conceptualise, develop and maintain our City’s exceptional parks, foreshore areas, conservation reserves and streetscapes.

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Bluewater Leisure Centre Manager

VIC

We are seeking a highly motivated person to manage all aspects of the Bluewater Leisure Centre, a community multi-purpose leisure and recreation facility.

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Environment and Open Space Coordinator

VIC

Nillumbik Shire Council is located in Melbourne’s north-east and is known as the Green Wedge Council where environmental sustainability is highly valued and the community is actively involved in land management and environmental issues.

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Active Communities Team Leader

VIC

Mount Alexander Shire is known for its local food and wine, for a vibrant arts community and breathtaking natural surrounds. Perfectly located in Central Victoria, just over an hour from Melbourne by car or rail, you’ll enjoy a balanced lifestyle with great services, schools and homes in townships like Castlemaine and Maldon.

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Senior Horticulturalist

VIC

An opportunity exists for a qualified and experienced Horticulturalist to join our Natural Environment and Parks Business Unit.

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Open Spaces Development Officer

QLD

We are seeking an experienced and motivated person to join our Open Spaces and Resource Recovery Team. Reporting to the Manager, you will be responsible for developing and delivering parks, sporting and open space projects for our community.

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Capital Works Officer

TAS

The Capital Works Officer is responsible to coordinate the investigation, design, construction and commissioning of identified works program using project management techniques to ensure effective, efficient and safe project implementation including project scheduling.

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Sports Industry Analyst

VIC

insideEDGE is seeking to appoint a Sports Industry Analyst to join its expanding team of sports and leisure planning consultants. This is a contract position for two years.

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Elite Sports Precinct Coordinator

VIC

The Elite Sports Precinct Coordinator will focus on planning and implementation of the bookings, programs and events at the Elite Sports Precinct. The position will engage with a range of stakeholders including, Elite Sports, Students, Sporting Clubs, Schools, Faculties, Deakin YMCA and timetabling.

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Bayswim Manager

NZ

We currently have a vacancy for a Manager to lead our popular Swim School which operates across two facilities. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our high performance team.

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Manager - Parks and Recreation

NSW

The Parks and Recreation Branch is primarily responsible for managing and enhancing indoor and outdoor recreation facilities and the management of Council’s tree preservation order.

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Sport & Recreation Development Officer

NSW

Tamworth is recognised as a regional hub for sport and recreation with excellent facilities on offer.

CLOSED