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The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) employs a variety of people across a diverse range of recreation and sport to meet our vision of enriching the lives of South Australians through regular participation in sport and active recreation.

Current Job Vacancies

SASI Head Coach Beach Volleyball

Role Highlights

  • Dual role as National Beach Volleyball Men’s Development Coach.
  • Key role in South Australia’s premier high performance sports institute.
  • Identify and develop the next generation of Olympic beach volleyballers.

Role Details

Reporting to the Manager, Sports and Programs and with functional direction from Volleyball Australia’s National Performance Director, the Head Coach Beach Volleyball is responsible for the day-to-day coaching for the assigned training squad(s) with Volleyball Australia and SASI’s high performance beach volleyball program ensuring that the program athletes are selected for National Teams and that athlete development and progression is in line with international best practice. In addition, the Head Coach Beach Volleyball will provide strong coordination to South Australia’s state development coaches and volleyball community and work closely with Volleyball Australia’s key high performance staff as part of a collaborative approach ensuring system alignment between the SASI’s resourcing and Volleyball Australia’s High Performance Beach Volleyball Program.

Special Conditions

  • The Incumbent will be required to participate in the Agency's Performance Management Program.
  • The Incumbent may be assigned to another position at this remuneration level or equivalent.
  • This role requires a Working with Children Check.
  • Proven experience and success at coaching podium success at senior international level at World Championship or Olympic Games levels.
  • Some work outside of normal hours will be required.
  • Some interstate travel involving overnight absences will be required.

Essential Qualifications

  • Nationally or Internationally recognised beach volleyball coaching accreditation or certification.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience coaching beach volleyball at the National / International level and a proven track record of coaching athletes to podium performances at international benchmark events.
  • A current SA driver’s licence and willingness to drive.


OPS5 - Operational Services Stream

Enquiries to
Simon Cain
Manager, Sports and Programs
Phone number: 08 7424 7653
Email address: simon.cain@sa.gov.au

For a Role Description, further information and how to apply please visit https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search vacancy number 472423.

Applications close: 14/02/2022 11:00 PM

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Facility & Operations Officer

Role Highlights

  • Operational management of Olympic-level training facilities.
  • Supporting the growth of the SA sport and recreation sector.
  • Flexible and supportive workplace.

Role Details

The Facility and Operations Officer contributes to the effective operational management of the facilities under the care and control of the Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing. This position is responsible for the effective planning and delivery of the portfolio’s facility management and operations. This involves maintaining a clear planning, delivery and reporting structure, optimising portfolio benefits from the available resources, implementing procurement processes, administration of the Across Government Facility Management Agreement (AGFMA), contract management, and engagement with a range of stakeholders, government, not for profit and commercial. A key focus will be providing strategic input and contributing to the planning and development of the asset portfolio.

Special Conditions

  • The Incumbent will be required to participate in the agency's Performance Management Program.
  • The Incumbent may be assigned to another position at this remuneration level or equivalent.
  • The incumbent may be required to work at a range of venues.
  • Some work outside of normal hours may be required.
  • Some interstate travel involving overnight absences may be required.
  • This role requires a Working with Children Check.

Essential Qualifications

  • A current drivers license
  • A White Card


ASO5 -  Administrative Services Officer

Enquiries to

Anthea Shem
Senior Manager, Venues and Capital Projects
Phone: (08) 7424 7794
Email: anthea.shem@sa.gov.au

For a Role Description, further information and how to apply please visit https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search vacancy number 471407.

Applications close: 17/02/2022 11:00 PM

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Internal Applicants

The ORSR is a State Government employer, with most positions only available to Public Sector employees.

Internal vacancies can be found at I Work For SA.

External Applicants

Employment opportunities that are open to the public may be advertised via external media such as http://www.seek.com.au www.careerone.com.au and sportspeople.com.au. They are also advertised on I Work For SA and on this website under current vacancies.

Overseas Applicants

Please refer to the Department of Home Affairs  in relation to gaining approval to work legally in Australia.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing celebrates its diverse workforce and values it as a source of strength to achieve our goals and deliver our programs.

To serve our agency, we need to maintain a workforce that represents the diversity of the South Australian community.

We are committed to building an inclusive workplace where all people feel valued, are empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work and have equal access to opportunities that help them reach their full potential.

Our commitment is reflected in our Disability Action and Inclusion Plan that outlines our strategy for the following topics and groups:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment
  • Disability employment
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse
  • Young professionals employment
  • Mature age employment
  • Gender equity
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer+ (LGBTIQ+) inclusion

We also have a Inclusion and Diversity Working Group that listens and responds to the voices of our workforce.

Work Experience

Secondary students wishing to undertake work experience at the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing should submit their request in writing before the end of April each year. All applications will be reviewed early May with the outcomes notified to all applicants shortly thereafter. Work experience placements will be fulfilled between June to December each year.

The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) offers two (2) work experience opportunities for South Australian secondary students each year across the following business areas, for a maximum of three (3) days:

  • Infrastructure and Sector Capability
  • South Australian Sports Institute
  • Strategy and Investment

For more information on each area, please refer to the 'about us' section on this web site.

Recreation and sport is a popular choice for many students and the demand for work experience is significantly greater than the available opportunities.

Interested secondary students should prepare and Expression of Interest (EOI) including the following information:

  • The date of your placement
  • Your educational background
  • How work experience at ORSR will assist you in determining your career directions
  • What areas of recreation and sport you would like to gain work experience in (refer to the organisation structure)
  • Any other information that demonstrates your desire for a placement at this Office
  • Indigenous students and students with a disability are also encouraged to apply.

Please address your EOI to:

Work Experience
Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing
PO Box 219
Brooklyn Park SA 5032

Email: ORSR.HR@sa.gov.au

For further information: Human Resources
Phone: 1300 714 990
Email: ORSR.HR@sa.gov.au