Jul 08, 2021

Regional Development Officer, Goldfields - Basketball WA - Salary $50,000 pa + super - Closing 30 Jul 2021

  • SportsJobFinder
  • Kalgoorlie Western Australia, Australia
Full time, Contractor/temporary Development

Job Description


To support the development of country basketball and ensure Basketball WA continues to provide the best environment for our members to participate in the sport, we are currently seeking to appoint a Development Officer for the Goldfields region based in Kalgoorlie.

Basketball WA has an expanding network of six regional development officers across Western Australia who are supported to grow the game across our State.


Basketball WA has a collective purpose to continue to grow and develop the game in all forms, so as to provide the highest possible positive impact on the lives and health of Western Australians.  We are committed to enabling more people to play everywhere … from shooting hoops on the street to the Olympics.


You will be responsible for the development of basketball in Kalgoorlie-Boulder and across the Northern Goldfields region.  The position will be based in Kalgoorlie and will cover towns such as Coolgardie and Southern Cross to the east and Menzies, Leonora, Sandstone, Laverton and Warburton to the north.

A copy of the Position Description is outlined in the below (via link)

BWA is committed to providing a child-safe environment with safe-guards all students and is committed to promoting practices which provides safety, wellbeing and welfare of our children and young people.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, set up and manage camps / clinics / programs.
  • Sound communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of people either in person, over the phone, via email or in writing.
  • Refined interpersonal skills and an approachable manner, with the ability to build collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision, with effective organisation and administration skills
  • Strong IT competency – proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Preparedness to be flexible with working hours, particularly during scheduled basketball events when weekend and after-hours work will be required.
  • Demonstrated extensive understanding of sport (preferably basketball)

Desirable Criteria

  • Relevant training or qualifications in sports or sports management
  • Experience working in the sporting industry
  • Specific involvement in basketball, including any qualifications or experience playing, coaching and/or refereeing basketball.
  • Working knowledge of introductory/beginner sports programs (eg Aussie Hoops), online sport organisation management platforms (eg Sports TG) and/or Sporting Schools.


Applicants must email a copy of their current CV with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria (essential & desirable) from the position description, to:  recruitment@sportjobsfinder.com

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