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Casual Umpires and Referees (Program Delivery Assistants)

Job No: CEN3591
Location: Central Coast NSW


LocationCentral Coast Council Leisure Centres NSW

  • Do you enjoy coaching, umpiring or refereeing indoor sports and recreational activities?
  • Are you adaptable, flexible and committed to providing great customer service?
  • Casual positions up to 38 hours per week 
  • Salary $34.85 per hour (includes 25% casual loading) + 11% superannuation. Penalty rates apply for weekend work.

Central Coast Council is committed to the goals of equal opportunity employment. We aim to provide a work environment for our employees that fosters equity, diversity and respect.

Council is committed to providing safe environments that protect the physical, emotional, cultural and social wellbeing of children on the Central Coast.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. 

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

Combine your love for sport with an active and fun career opportunity! If you are an experienced umpire or referee in Basketball, Netball, or Soccer with some experience in sport and recreation programming, this is a great opportunity to join our team and kick start your career in leisure and sports.

The role of Program Delivery Assistant undertakes court convening and umpiring/refereeing as well as completing sports and recreation programming, providing outstanding customer service and creating value for the community.

Access a range of opportunities to broaden your skills in the leisure sector.

This position is required to provide quality customer service and create value for the community.

Successful applicants will be employed on a casual day to day basis and will be required to be available to work shifts in line with our sports programs at Peninsula Leisure Centre and Lake Haven Recreation Centre.

Key activities of this role include: 

  • Refereeing or umpiring Netball, Indoor Soccer or Basketball games;
  • Deliver school holiday programs including multi-sports activities, sports coaching programs or inflatables; 
  • Contribute to the development of sports and school holiday programs.

Essential requirements include:

  • Current provide First Aid certificate (HLTAID 003/HLTAID 011), or willingness to obtain prior to any offer of employment;
  • Current provide Resuscitation (CPR) certificate (HLTAID 001 / HLTAID 009), or willingness to obtain prior to any offer of employment;
  • Previous experience working in a sport, fitness or well-being environment; 
  • Previous experience in officiating soccer, basketball and/or netball or delivering sports programs;
  • Working with Children Check Clearance Number or Application Number as per Child Protection (Working with Children) Regulation 2013 (if over 18 years of age), or willingness to obtain prior to any offer of employment

It is the responsibility of successful applicants to undertake a course of Hepatitis B and Tetanus vaccinations or to demonstrate their immunity prior to commencement of employment.

Central Coast Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all of our employees. In accordance with Council's WHS requirements and COVID-19 Safety Plans we require all employees to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to commencement with Central Coast Council.

Enquiries: Sally Hyslop - Team Leader Fitness & Sport ph: 0407 492 702.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.


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Thank you for your interest in the position.

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. 

Don't have access to a computer or electronic device? Applications can be lodged at any of Council's Library locations. Pre-book a free 1 hour computer timeslot by contacting your nearest library or ask at the enquiry counter.

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To lodge your application, please follow the below steps:

Step 1:  Answer the on-line questions shown below. Please ensure that you provide as much detail as possible in response to the questions asked.

Step 2:  Attach your Resume 

Step 3:  Attach your qualifications and licences

Once your application is successfully lodged you will receive an automated response sent to your e-mail address. If a response is not received this means that your application has not been successfully submitted and you will need to lodge another application.

IMPORTANT: If you require assistance to lodge your application please contact our Talent Acquisition team by emailing or phone 0417 293 628 to discuss what reasonable adjustments you may need.

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PLEASE NOTE: By completing and submitting this online application you confirm that any information provided by yourself in this application is true & correct and acknowledge that any offer of employment may be withdrawn should the information that you have provided in support of your application be shown to be false.  You also consent to employment screening checks being conducted where appropriate.  This may include associated checks (Referee check, Working With Children Check, Entitlement to Work in Australia, Employment History and an Australian Federal Police Check) as well as substantiation of educational qualifications, industry memberships, previous Central Coast Council employment history and association with professional bodies.

I also acknowledge that I will be required to provide proof of eligibility (including photo identification) to work in Australia if selected for an interview.


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