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Curtin Stadium are seeking Recreation Assistants for the upcoming brand new Kids Sports Programs. Recreation Assistants are responsible for the management, coaching and supervision of recreation based programs predominately for children following specific policies and guidelines

Applicants must be available to work during the day (approximately 8.30 am – 4.00 pm) predominately in school holiday periods, outlined below

  • Monday 26 September 2016 - Friday 7 October 2016
  • Friday 16 December 2016 - Thursday 22 December 2016
  • Monday 9 January 2017 - Tuesday 31 January 2017
  • Monday 10 April 2017 - Friday 21 April 2017
  • Monday 3 July 2017 - Friday 14 July 2017

Selection Criteria

The following criteria is essential to the position:

  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Working with children check
  • Current first aid certificate
  • Relevant experience in working with children and young people
  • Relevant experience in sports coaching
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication, assertiveness and customer service skills to both children and adults
  • Follow instruction, adhere to feedback and endeavour to work on and develop identified areas of improvement
  • Reliable and good time management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and flexibility

Recreation Assistant - Job Application

Recreation Assistant - Job Description

Applications for 2017 are closed.

To apply, email CV and completed Job Application form to 

Curtin Stadium is seeking umpires for their 2017 Evening and Lunch-time Social Sport Programs. Applicants will umpire their respective sports whilst acting as customer service representatives for the competition.

Applicants must be available evenings from 5.30 pm and lunchtimes from 12.00 pm on one or more of the following days:

  • Basketball - Monday and Wednesday evenings. Wednesday lunch
  • Netball - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
  • Touch (Rugby) - Wednesday evenings
  • Futsal - Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Wednesday lunchtime
  • Indoor Volleyball - Thursday lunch
  • Beach Volleyball - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (evening and lunchtime) and Thursday evenings
  • Floorball - Thursday evening

Selection Criteria

The following is essential to the position advertised:

  • Relevant experience in umpiring
  • Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Sound knowledge of the sport and rules
  • Ability to follow instructions and adhere to feedback
  • Reliable
  • Excellent time management skills

It is desirable but not essential if the applicant has previous umpiring qualifications.

Applications are currently closed for 2017.

For enquiries, please email

Marketing, Events & Communications - Position closed for 2016 placement

The Graduate Officer program offers paid employment to recent graduates as a pathway to a more permanent position. Graduates have an opportunity to commence their career with Curtin Stadium in an environment that continues their professional development and training in a supervised workplace.

The term shall be nine months, commencing in February and concluding in November. 

To apply contact Lisa Cook with attached CV and cover letter.

Position is closed for 2017. Taking new applications in 2018. 

Health & Rehabilitation

The Fit and Able (FnA) program will offer practical experience for health students interested in working in a professional learning environment. The program has been developed for special needs clients who require assistance to incorporate exercise into their lifestyle.    

As a volunteer you will attend one on one exercise sessions with clients and supervise their prescribed exercise programs.  

Application is ongoing.

To apply contact Elisa Chamelete.

Current Staff Opportunities

Staff at Curtin Stadium are provided with development opportunities to broaden their experience in the sport and recreation industry.  

Community Service Leave Training

Curtin Stadium staff are encouraged to make use of the community service leave training. As a guide, staff are encouraged to take up two full days per year away from normal work duties to volunteer at an appropriate sport, recreation or fitness event. 

To apply contact David Russell with attached CV and cover letter.

Application is ongoing.

Early Career Exchange Program: UCLA & Curtin Stadium

A staff exchange program targeted at early career aspirants in the sport, recreation, fitness and events sector, specifically in a University setting. One selected current Curtin Stadium staff member will spend 13 weeks in Los Angeles, living and working on campus at UCLA.

Applications are currently closed.

To apply contact David Russell with attached CV and cover letter.