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Explore the current opportunities available at UWA Sport

Why you will love working at UWA Sport

UWA Sport employees enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Workng from the beautiful Perth campus
  • Gym and aquatics membership
  • Paid top-up parental leave
  • Access to salary sacrificing options
  • Mental Health First Aid training
  • Ongoing training and development
Nozomi, a UWA Sport employee, stands smiling in front of a blank wall
I would highly recommend working at UWA Sport to students, particularly my fellow international students. It is a wonderful place to learn and grow supported by great people as well as gain work experience while studying at UWA.
Nozomi, Active Leadership Instructor

Our commitment to inclusion

UWA Sport is dedicated to promoting inclusion and removing employment barriers based on physical ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, gender, and gender identity. We strive to create a safe workplace where respect, equity, and inclusion are the norm, adhering to ethical values, and free from discrimination. UWA Sport acknowledges that we work and live on Whadjuk Noongar land, and that the Whadjuk Noogar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of this land. 

Casual Employment Opportunities

We're always searching for talented individuals to join our team at UWA Sport. Casual employment on campus is a convenient way to gain experience while studying.  

To express your interest in a Casual Employment Opportunity, register your details using the form linked below. For your application to be considered, a current CV and proof of right to work must be submitted. This information is kept confidential.

  • Group Fitness Instructor
    Group fitness instructors organize and lead group exercise sessions clearly and safely to participants catering to all fitness levels which can include aerobic exercise, stretching, muscle condition or mediation. Specialised fitness instructors teach popular programs, including body combat, body attack, body pump, Pilates, spin, Zumba or Yoga. Instructors are expected to watch participants and correct those who are doing exercises improperly.
  • Customer Service Attendant
    As a member of our customer service team, you will be directly liaising with a range of clients as well as taking care of reception and clerical duties. Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills are desirable, as well as an ability to follow procedures and instruction. Our customer service team works at the Recreation and Fitness Centre reception and Aquatic Centre reception.
  • Outdoor Instructor Leader
    Leads and facilitates the delivery of outdoor recreational activities and initiatives for sport at the university. Undertakes risk management activities and first aid procedures. Relevant recreation activity qualifications are required to fulfill this role, such as Bronze Medallion certificate or equivalent or an Australian recognised outdoor recreation qualification (Flatwater Guide Kayak, SUP & SUP Rescue Level 1 or Cycling Instructor certification).
  • Outdoor Instructor Secondary
    This position provides support to the lead Instructor in the delivery of the recreational activities. This role encourages students to engage in the leadership/team building elements, recording of student attendance and contributes to student assessment and undertakes activities relevant to risk management and first aid procedures. Suitable for those working towards relevant recreation qualifications.
  • Pool Lifeguard
    Pool Lifeguards ensure the patron safety of the UWA Aquatic Centre, by preventing and responding to emergencies. They provide quality customer service, a presentable facility and ensure everyone gaining entry is a paid user of the facility
  • Sport Lead

    The role will require you to coordinate the daily operations and supervise officials involved in our sport competitions. The competitions and programs include, but are not limited to the Social Sports, Inter-College and Inter-Faculty Competitions, Kids Holiday Programs/ Clinics, Inclusion Programs. Participants include UWA students, staff, children, UWA college residents or broader Perth community members.

    A role in Social Sport will see you integrated into the delivery of our Social Sports Competitions. We have a number of different sports you can get involved in that run both during and outside of semester periods.

  • Sport Official

    The role will require you to officiate the games (in any one of the chosen sports - Netball, Spike ball, Touch, Ultimate, Volleyball and Soccer), as well as deal with player disputes and first aid, if an emergency should occur.

    A role in Social Sport will see you integrated into the delivery of our Social Sports Competitions. We have a number of different sports you can get involved in that run both during and outside of semester periods.

  • Swim Instructor
    Work as part of the Aquatics team in the delivery of learn to swim and squad programs to participants ranging in age and ability. Instructors are responsible for teaching water confidence and the biomechanical techniques of the four competitive swimming strokes and associated starts and turns, depending on the level and ability of swimmers in their group. Coaches are responsible for the delivery of squad swimming programs and provision of high-quality coaching to all swimmers. Novice and experienced instructors and coaches are considered.
"Shrudeep, a UWA Sport employee, stands smiling in front of Waagyl mural"
I often recommend UWA Sport to my friends seeking casual employment. It is such a fantastic platform to develop professionally while studying. Working at UWA Sport gives me a chance to be closer to the sport I love, whilst also making a positive impact on the UWA community.
Shrudeep, Social Sport Official 

Professional Employment Opportunities

If you have some more experience under your belt, UWA Sport also employs a range of professional staff in a variety of areas. Work with us across a variety of areas including fitness, venue management, program management, marketing and administration.

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