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498905 Community & Environment Permanent Sport and Recreation

The details:

  • Maximum Term Part Time OR Full Time for 12 months
  • Work 3, 4 or 5 days a week (Monday to Friday), depending on what suits your study needs
  • $32.06 per hour + super (up to 12%)
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 1 of the MBRC EBA4 Certified Agreement
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Location: Strathpine

About our opportunity

We are seeking a friendly, reliable and motivated University Student to work in our dedicated Sport and Recreation Programs Team.

Our team aims to build connected, creative, healthy and active local communities and enhance the lifestyle that residents of the Moreton Bay Region enjoy. This is achieved through the provision of support to community organisations; delivery of activities for residents; provision of community meeting and activity spaces; development of polices and plans; provision of early education services and participation in Council’s response to, and recovery from disaster events.

Working alongside professionals in this field, you will gain some great knowledge in the area of your studies as you assist the team to deliver our Healthy & Active Moreton and Active Holidays programs.

About you

You will be an avid learner with a passion for your field of study and will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with well-developed communication and literacy skills. 

As a University Student, you will be a valued team member who provides general administrative and project support and assistance to the team.

You will be currently enrolled in relevant university studies and be available to work a minimum of 3 days per week (Monday to Friday).

We are looking for students who are currently studying the following (or similar) and have a passion for public health/health promotion:  

  • Bachelor of Health Science (Health Promotion/Public Health/Human Movement) 
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  • Bachelor of Recreation Studies 
  • Bachelor of Sport Development
  • Bachelor of Business (Sport Management) 

Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at

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*Applications will close midnight, Sunday 4 June 2023. 

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