Peel Development Officer

Applications Close: Tuesday February 19 2019

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia and is the caretaker of football throughout the State and responsible for the overall development of the game.

The WAFC is a not for profit organisation that plays an important role in funding the on-going development of football in all communities. This ensures that football is the best resourced sporting code in the State and can have the most active role in building better communities through various development programs.

The WAFC's vision is to connect and enhance WA communities through our great game. This will be underpinned by a focus on delivering against the core objectives of Engagement, Talent and Sustainability. WA Football is in an exciting period and we are now in the market for a dedicated and driven Development Officer to be responsible for coordinating the delivery of broad-based participation programs, fundamental to the strategic aims of the Peel Region, and the WAFC.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be a key contact point for all Auskick centres, junior football clubs and schools in the region
  • Coordinate and deliver new AFL Auckick program throughout centres
  • Develop a professional working relationship with the AFLSA's in the region
  • Coordinate and deliver AFL 9’s and social football programs
  • Coordinate and deliver Sporting Schools program as required by Manager
  • Coordinate the suite of WAFC programs available to primary schools
  • Liaise with each of the Football League Clubs and oversee specific programs and/or tasks within their specific geographic zone
  • Undertake reporting and data collection as required by the WAFC 

To be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Certificate IV Sports Development, or relevant tertiary qualification
  • Level 1 Coaching
  • Ability to lead and interact confidently with groups of participants and stakeholders
  • Able to work after normal business hours and on weekends
  • Current WA Drivers Licence
  • WWC card
  • Computer Literacy
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrated ability to operate under pressure situations whilst achieving outcomes
  • A self-motivator, who achieves results autonomously or via teamwork
  • Good customer relationship/communication skills

All applicants will be required to present a current Police Clearance prior to commencement.

The role will be offered on a fixed term contract through to 29 January 2021.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience.

For more information about the role and to view the position description please: click here

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume online via SEEK.

Applications close 19th February 2019 

The West Australian Football Commission is committed to equal opportunity in employment and the principles of diversity. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.