Employment at the Office for Recreation and Sport
The Office for Recreation and Sport employs a variety of people to meet its needs in a diverse range of recreation and sport functions.

Current Job vacancies

Please visit the Office for Recreation & Sport website for details on current job vacancies.

Internal applicants

The ORS is a State Government employer, with most positions only available to employees of the SA Public Service. All vacancies can be found at Jobs SA.

External applicants

Employment opportunities that are open to members of the public are advertised via relevant media such as The Advertiser, The Australian, online recruitment websites and local country papers. They are also advertised on the Office for Recreation & Sport website.

Overseas applicants

Please refer to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (IMMI) in relation to gaining approval to work legally in Australia.

For positions requiring essential qualifications, you will need to have your overseas qualifications assessed. This may be done through DIMA or by contacting the Overseas Qualifications Unit, English Language and Literacy Services, Adelaide Institute of TAFE.

Work Experience

Secondary students wishing to undertake work experience at the South Australian Sports Institute or the Office for Recreation and Sport should submit their request in writing before the end of March each year. All applications will be reviewed early April with the outcomes notified to all applicants shortly thereafter.

The Office for Recreation and Sport offers work experience opportunities for South Australian high school students each year across our diverse range of our business areas:

The following opportunities are available:

  • Sport and Recreation Development
  • South Australian Sports Institute
  • Facility Development and Infrastructure
  • Administration

For more information on each area, please refer to the 'about us' section on the Office for Recreation and Sport 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 ORS 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
  • the date you require a response.

Please address your EOI to:

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

Email: DPTI.ORSHR@sa.gov.au

For further information or to obtain a copy of a document in an alternative format please contact:
Human Resources
Phone: 1300 714 990
Email: DPTI.ORSHR@sa.gov.au