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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.

Current Job Vacancies

SASI Performance Services Manager

The Performance Services Manager role is a key member of the SASI Management team with a primary focus to provide strategic leadership and to develop and implement strategies and systems to enable delivery of world class performance (sport science) services. The role is also responsible for the leadership and management of the Institute’s performance service discipline teams in Physiology, Movement Science, as well as Medical, Physiotherapy and Nutrition consultants. The role involves extensive external stakeholder relationships with national sporting organisations, the Australian Institute of Sport and Universities.

Role Highlights

  • Co-Lead the delivery of a new $49m SASI High Performance Hub
  • Drive innovation in sport science
  • Develop and grow relationships with partner organisations and key stakeholders

For a Role Description, further information and how to apply please visit https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search vacancy number 466105.

Applications close: Sunday, 12 December 2021, 11pm

Apply now

SASI Sport Services Officer

The Sport Services Officer, South Australian Sports Institute (SASI) will provide comprehensive and confidential support services to the SASI Management Team and operational support to athletes, volunteers and contractors. This role will coordinate and undertake operational functions and processes associated with assigned sport programs and projects which contributes to efficient and effective program and project delivery.

Role Highlights

  • Administration of athlete scholarships and athlete inductions
  • Triage all athletes, parents and stakeholder enquiries
  • Provide operational and logistical support including travel to staff and athlete

For a Role Description, further information and how to apply please visit https://iworkfor.sa.gov.au and search vacancy number 463956.

Applications close: Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 11pm

Apply now

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 http://www.seek.com.au www.careerone.com.au and sportspeople.com.au. 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.

Diversity and Inclusion

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.

Work Experience

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 (ORSR) 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:

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

For more information on each area, please refer to the 'about us' section on this web site.

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 the organisation 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

Email: ORSR.HR@sa.gov.au

For further information: Human Resources
Phone: 1300 714 990
Email: ORSR.HR@sa.gov.au