Sport & Recreation Trainee

Job No: WSC2745
Location: Sale, VIC

Sport and Recreation Trainee

Position No. T5

Temporary Full Time (up to 12 months)

Remuneration in accordance with National Training Wage

Are you enthusiastic about the health and fitness industry and looking for a way to kick start your career?

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic individual with a passion for the health and fitness industry, to undertake a full time, twelve-month traineeship at our Aqua Energy Facility. This unique program provides the successful applicant the opportunity to participate in the community and embark on a career path whilst completing a nationally accredited Certificate III in Business.

This traineeship offers industry experience in conjunction with undertaking a qualification and is an ideal entry level opportunity.

The successful applicant must be available to undertake a Lifeguard Course on the 26 and 27 October 2019, position to commence Wednesday 6 November 2019.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Ability to communicate with customers and other staff to provide a high level of customer service
  • Ability to motivate customers to participate in recreation health and fitness activities offered by our Leisure Services team
  • Sound verbal and written skills (computer skills desirable)
  • Ability to supervise customers and user groups
  • Enthusiasm to work within the Sport and Recreation industry

Why Wellington?

Wellington Shire Council uses award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements.

Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities.

About Wellington

Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924m2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is less than 3 hours drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

How to Apply:

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 13 October 2019.

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.


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