Manager Sports and Recreation - Sydney Metro Local Government Area

Sydney, Australia
$127,713 to $147,335 pa + super + benefits
06 Feb 2019
13 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Contract, Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time
  • 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.

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