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Southbound Adventures

Assistant Operations Manager 2022

We would like to invite those looking to challenge themselves in an exciting, energetic and supportive work environment to apply for role of Assistant Operations Manager.

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The Assistant Operations Manager works with the Operations Manager to ensure that all programs are prepared. This enables the Outdoor Education team to deliver high-quality programs.

The Assistant Operations Manager will provide high quality leadership to the field team when Team Leading and mentor the Field Team on Outdoor Education Programs. The Assistant Operations Manager will stand in for the Operations Manager as required.

This role shares an office and field-based load. It includes working in site based and wilderness settings between 1 - 9 days in duration.

In this role you would:
  • Be a Senior Leader and Duke of Edinburgh Team Leader with a view to Program Directing in the future.
  • Effectively facilitate and deliver Outdoor Education Programs for students aged between 7-18 including pre-program preparation, logistics, on program logistic and post program follow up with clients.
  • Ensure the highest standard of risk management is adhered to.
  • Assist the Operations Manager with management of Outdoor Education and Duke of Edinburgh Programs.
  • Assist with management and compliance with all licenses, policies and legislation.
  • Assist with bookings and reservations of external providers.
  • Assist with school presentations.
  • Assist in the managing and forecasting of annual logistical requirements.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation and relevant experience.
  • A current Wilderness First Aid and CPR qualification.
  • Knowledge of Outdoor Education processes and relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
  • Experience managing a team in the field of Outdoor Education.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office or willing to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skill.

Where: Kangaroo Valley, Hawkesbury, Killalea, Kiama, Myall Lakes, Tasmania, Bungonia, Wingello, Stanwell Tops, Berowra Waters, Royal NP.

  • Albion Park, NSW is our office base

Workload: Fulltime (38hours per week within the field and the office). This is flexible and can also be a 0.7 of a fulltime load (27.5 hours per week, 9am – 3pm) for the right candidate.

Renumeration: From $57,000 to $62,000 per annum FTE base wage. Plus field loading, penalty rates, on call allowance, phone allowance and leave loading as applicable.

Our competitive package includes:
  • Working with a great team, who all value and support each other
  • Time in lieu for field work
  • Social team activities
  • Overtime and penalty rates
  • Phone Allowance of $650/year
  • Wilderness First Aid recert paid for; opportunities to further skills and grow
  • All meals and accommodation whilst on program and briefing days!
  • We provide our fully stocked First Aid Kits for all our team
  • Team clothing package.

Application close: Sunday 16th January 2022

To Apply:

Please forward your resume and cover letter to...

Contact:          Saxon Mather

                        Human Resources Manager

Email:             staff@southbound.com.au

Phone:            02 4257 4888

Website:         https://www.southbound.com.au

Position commences – January 2022

Join Our Team. Copyright Southbound 2020. All rights reserved.

Where: Based in Albion Park, NSW - however we mainly operate in areas around Sydney, Kangaroo Valley and the South Coast, NSW, Australia.

Workload(s): Full Time, Part Time

Closing Date: Sunday, January 16, 2022

Saxon Mather
Southbound Adventures

Phone: 02 4257 4888

Email: staff@southbound.com.au

Website: https://www.southbound.com.au

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