Vacancy Details

   Recreation Assistant

  • Part-time 13 hours per week.
  •  $31.86 per hour plus superannuation
  • Make a positive impact to our community by enriching their physical wellbeing

Working with Wodonga Council

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community.

If you want to enjoy shorter commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and be at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more, then a move to Wodonga is the move for you.

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities.

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff. We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect.

The Role

As the Recreation Assistant you will support the Sport and Recreation team in the planning, management and delivery of services to the community through the use and enhancement of a variety of administration processes and fostering relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

You will participate in encouraging community involvement in recreation facilities, programs and services along with providing assistance to the team in the development and delivery of community initiatives, programs and events which encourage physical activity across the community. 

About you

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation and community.

You will have a positive can-do attitude and lots of energy. You will be a natural organiser and enjoy working with a variety of people. We are looking for someone with great communication skills, who is innovative and prepared to bring new ideas to our team.

As the successful candidate, you will also be able to demonstrate the below key selection criteria.

1.   Sound knowledge and understanding of Sport and Recreation

2.  Well-developed communication skills, with the ability to engage with community and key stakeholders

3. Strong time management skills and your ability to troubleshoot, set priorities and forecast one’s own work schedule

4. Sound knowledge and experience in using council systems (Pathway, bookings management and maintenance entries and requests).

Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter. 

Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria will not be considered.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a National Police Check and Working With Children Check prior to commencement.


Any enquiries regarding this position may be directed to Manager Sport and Rectration, Liona Edwards on 0438 359 174

Applications close on Monday, November 30, 2020