Employment at the Office for Recreation
The Office for Recreation and Sport (ORS) employs a variety
of people to meet its needs in a diverse range of recreation
and sport functions.
Current Job Vacancies
There are currently no vacant positions within the ORS.
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: http://www.vacancies.sa.gov.au
Employment opportunities that are open to members of the public
are advertised via relevant media such as 'The Advertiser',
'The Australian' and local country papers. They are also advertised
on this website.
Please refer to the Department
of Immigration and Border Protection website
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.
NB: Placements have now been finalised for the 2014 Work Experience program. Thank you to the students that applied.
The Office for Recreation and Sport (ORS) 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 & Recreation Development - FULL
- South Australian Sports Institute - FULL
- Facility Development & Infrastructure - FULL
- Administration - FULL
For more information on each area, please see our organisation overview.
Recreation and Sport is a popular choice for many students and the demand for work experience is significantly greater than the available opportunities.
High school students wishing to undertake work experience at the ORS should submit their request in writing at the start of March each year. All applications will be reviewed early April, with successful applicants notified shortly thereafter, generally within 1-2 weeks.
All letters must be completed by the student, and must address the following points:
- 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 overview),
- Any other information that demonstrates your desire for a placement at this Office, and
- The date you require a response.
Please address your letter to:
Office for Recreation & Sport
PO Box 219
Brooklyn Park SA 5032
Please contact us to obtain a copy of a document in an alternative format.
For further information:
Phone: +61 8 7424 7677