Outdoor Instructor

Sport and Recreation

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
$17.22 - $37.52 per hour (20% casual loading inclusive)
Position No: 14185
Work Type: Casual
Location: Perth / Regional - 5 camp locations
Closing Date: 2022-07-01 4:00 PM

About the Department

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC)’s Mission is to enable dynamic and inclusive communities and support the WA economy through effective regulation and the facilitation of outstanding sporting and cultural experiences and opportunities.

DLGSC is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace equity and diversity. Aboriginal people, women, young people, people with disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For information on DLGSC, visit the website at www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au.

About the role

We are seeking applicants with a strong focus on developing their facilitation and technical skills and who have good availability during normal business hours, to provide quality camp experiences with a strong focus on customer service.

Successful applicants will be considered for casual engagements in our recreation camps delivering entry-level programs from the start of Term 4, 2022.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are reliable, can work well independently as well as in a team environment, and are keen to obtain outdoor instructor technical qualifications.

Employment is seasonal and during normal business hours with some evening programs and weekend work available (no overnight stay required). Applicants who are willing to travel to more than one recreation camp will find greater hours of work are available to them.

The instructor’s rate of pay is determined based on qualifications, experience, and the program being delivered.

Applicants must be able to attend a skills assessment on either:

5 July 2022

8 July 2022

Applicants who are successfully shortlisted will be provided the time and location of these programs.

Successful applicants will have a comprehensive training calendar available to them to obtain a broad range of courses and development programs.

For further job-related information, please contact Graham Sharpe on (08) 9492 9780 or Graham.Sharpe@dlgsc.wa.gov.au (not to be contacted for a Job Application Kit).

DLGSC is committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As a measure to achieve equality and support, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) will apply to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.


A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment and due to the position having a significant child-related focus applicants must be able to obtain a current Working with Children Check if successful in their application.

Applicants will also need to obtain a First Aid Certificate (HLTAID011 Provide First Aid or higher) alongside a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate before being eligible for work.

To be eligible for appointment to temporary positions in the Western Australian Public Sector, you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract.


The recreation camps are located at:

Bickley Outdoor Recreation Camp (Orange Grove)

Ern Halliday Recreation Camp (Whitfords)

Point Walter Recreation and Conference Centre (Bicton)

Woodman Point Recreation Camp (Coogee)

Camp Quaranup (Albany)

This recruitment is targeted towards the Perth metropolitan recreation camps.

How to apply for this position

Applying to work casually in our recreation camps can take a lot of your time. Before applying, you should read the Job Application Kit and Job Description Form (JDF) and determine if you have the necessary skills and abilities to meet each selection criterion.

We cannot consider someone for casual engagements if they do not meet all the essential work-related requirements.

Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line and must provide:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • written confirmation that they can attend a skills assessment on the 5th or 8th July 2022
  • a completed Application Form and Application Question Form (only if applying via email or post).

For further details on how to apply please read the attached 'Job Application Kit'.

To submit your application, please click on the Apply for Job button.

If you are unable to apply online, please refer to the attached Job Application Kit (section ‘Submitting Your Application’).

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact DLGSC HR on (08) 6552 7540 or email hr.enquiries@dlgsc.wa.gov.au for further assistance.


To avoid last minute congestion of the system which may result in your application being received after the closing time and therefore not be eligible, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 1 July 2022 at 4.00 pm (AWST)

Attachments: - 14185 - outdoor instructor.pdf
- applicationform_758646.pdf
- applicationquestions_758646.pdf
- job application kit.pdf