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Halls Outdoor Education

Group Leader

Job Description

Job Title:         Group Leader

Reporting to:   Director of Operations

Salary              $44150 - $57 395 FTE per year depending on experience and qualifications.

Hours:             This is part time position which equates to 70%^ of a full time load or 182.7 working days/year. These are a combination of administration, preparation and field days^^. Work is mostly weekdays, but may include weekends, public and school holidays, (limitations apply)*

Location:         Gembrook base and operating throughout Victoria.

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Purpose of the position:

Group Leaders work with our client groups, (both primary and secondary students), leading outdoor journeys and activities. They are supported by logistic teams and program co-ordinators to implement quality Outdoor Education programs in various locations across the State.

Key responsibilities and duties

A position is available for a motivated professional who can show initiative and work independently as well as part of a team. The person needs to be well presented and have good communication and leadership skills.


Time spent

Competencies sought

Leading outdoor journeys


Excellent communication, negotiation, facilitation, conflict resolution, risk management, first aid, incident management and navigation skills.

Leading outdoor activities at a base camp venue


Facilitation and communication skills.

Program preparation and closure


Good organizational skills, logistic management and teamwork skills.

Assist with general duties at camp venues


Good organisational skills, logistic, team oriented approach

  • A minimum of Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation/Outdoor Leadership or equivalent experience
  • Current Working with Children Card
  • Current Remote area or Leader’s Wilderness First Aid certificate
  • Manual driver’s license (or ability to obtain)
Work experience and skills:

Highly desirable:

  • Demonstrated field experience as a group leader/instructor in a range of locations
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills
  • Well developed communication and teamwork skills
  • Skills in a minimum of two adventure activities to a ‘Guide or Lead’ standard (eg Bushwalk in trackless areas, Raft on Grade III, Top Rope Climber, Flatwater canoe Guide)

^ The time fraction is open to negotiation depending on the individual’s availability at crucial times.

^^ An additional field allowance applies

* These conditions and expectations listed above are in accordance with our enterprise agreement which can be found via the link below:


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Where: Gembrook, Victoria, Australia

Workload: Permanent     Part Time    

Closing Date: Saturday, December 19, 2020

Karen Strachan
Halls Outdoor Education
Beenak Road
Gembrook Victoria Australia 3783

Phone: 03 5968 1739
Mobile: 0407 889 331

Email: karens@hallsoutdoored.com.au

Website: https://hallsoutdoored.com.au

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