The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR) employs a variety of people across a diverse range of recreation and sport to meet our vision of enriching the lives of South Australians through regular participation in sport and active recreation.

There are currently vacancies available

Business Unit: South Australian Sports Institute
Location: Valetta Road, Kidman Park
Salary Range: $79,682 - $85,183 p.a.
Duration: Up to 24 months
Classification: OPS5 - Operational Services Stream

Role Highlights

  • Key role in South Australia’s premier high performance sports institute.
  • Identify and develop the next generation of Australian Diamonds.
  • Access to high level sports performance services.

Role Details

The Head Coach – Netball is responsible for the day-to-day management and coaching of SASI’s high performance netball program ensuring that the program athletes are selected for National Teams and that player development and progression is in line with international best practice. In addition, the Head Coach will provide strong management and coordination to South Australia’s high performance coaches and netball community and will endeavor to work closely with both Netball Australia’s and Netball SA’s key high performance staff as part of a collaborative approach ensuring system alignment between the SASI’s netball program and the National high performance program.

View Role Description and how to apply

Applications close 12 February 2023, 11:00pm

Internal Applicants

The ORSR is a State Government employer, with most positions only available to Public Sector employees.

Internal vacancies can be found at I Work For SA.

External Applicants

Employment opportunities that are open to the public may be advertised via external media such as SEEK, CareerOne, and Sportspeople. They are also advertised on I Work For SA and on this website under current vacancies.

Overseas Applicants

Please refer to the Department of Home Affairs  in relation to gaining approval to work legally in Australia.

The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing celebrates its diverse workforce and values it as a source of strength to achieve our goals and deliver our programs.

To serve our agency, we need to maintain a workforce that represents the diversity of the South Australian community.

We are committed to building an inclusive workplace where all people feel valued, are empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work and have equal access to opportunities that help them reach their full potential.

Our commitment is reflected in our Disability Action and Inclusion Plan that outlines our strategy for the following topics and groups:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment
  • Disability employment
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse
  • Young professionals employment
  • Mature age employment
  • Gender equity
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer+ (LGBTIQ+) inclusion

We also have a Inclusion and Diversity Working Group that listens and responds to the voices of our workforce.

Secondary students wishing to undertake work experience at the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing should submit their request in writing before the end of April each year. All applications will be reviewed early May with the outcomes notified to all applicants shortly thereafter. Work experience placements will be fulfilled between June to December each year.

The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing offers two (2) work experience opportunities for South Australian secondary students each year across the following business areas, for a maximum of three (3) days:

  • Strategy and Investment
  • Sector Capability
  • Infrastructure and Planning
  • South Australian Sports Institute

For more information on each area, please refer to the Our Structure section on this website.

Recreation and sport is a popular choice for many students and the demand for work experience is significantly greater than the available opportunities.

Interested secondary students should prepare and Expression of Interest (EOI) including the following information:

  • The date of your placement
  • Your educational background
  • How work experience at ORSR will assist you in determining your career directions
  • What areas of recreation and sport you would like to gain work experience in (refer to Our Structure)
  • Any other information that demonstrates your desire for a placement at this Office
  • Indigenous students and students with a disability are also encouraged to apply

Please address your EOI to:

Work Experience
Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing
PO Box 219
Brooklyn Park SA 5032


For further information contact Human Resources