Current Vacancies

Team Mentor – NSW

  • Located in Moss Vale, NSW
  • Flexible work/life balance

The Team Mentor role is specifically designed to support the needs of our Outdoor Learning Department. As senior members of the field team, the team mentors hold a unique position to coach, role model and train best practice in the field of outdoor education.

As a Team Mentor with The Outdoor Education Group, you have the unique opportunity to work consistently with a small group of staff members to develop their practice in delivering quality outdoor education programs. The team mentors will benefit from succession planning to progress into Lead Trainer or Program Coordinator positions across our organisation.

Your practical skills and experience in delivering quality Outdoor Education is required, along with:

  • A passion for outdoor education and the benefit it brings to the building of social capital in young Australians
  • A proven people leader and team player
  • Experience in managing teams
  • The ability to work with staff to maximise their performance potential, provide professional development opportunities
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in educational programming, outdoor leadership or related disciplines with a strong focus on facilitation
  • Equivalent to Diploma level skill sets (as a minimum) in one or more of the following areas; Bushwalking, Canoeing, Sea Kayaking, Rafting, Skiing or Cycling

The Outdoor Education Group (OEG) is the premium provider of outdoor education, educating students in the outdoors since 1984. Our programs deliver meaningful education through activities such as bushwalking, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing and group initiatives. All OEG employees are provided professional development opportunities.

To join our not for profit organisation and have the opportunity to work in OEG’s dynamic environment apply now!

We encourage all applicants to apply directly to careers@oeg.edu.au outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. The Position Statement can be found here

Applications should include:

  • Resume including two current contactable work references
  • Covering Letter
  • Logbook of personal and professional Outdoor Experience

Contact:

For further information please contact our Careers Team on (03) 5770 8200, during business hours.

Close Date:

14th July 2017

Program Coordinator – NSW

  • Engage with schools and students
  • Lead a team of Educators
  • Develop coaching and mentoring skills

The Outdoor Education Group is one of the largest providers of outdoor learning in Australia with a reputation for quality and innovation. As a Program Coordinator you will develop and facilitate programs that aid The Outdoor Education Group to realise the potential to make outdoor learning accessible to more young people.

Our Program Coordinators work as key players in the Outdoor Learning department to coordinate all aspects of their portfolio of programs administratively and in the field. Working with School Coordinators and our Client Relationship Managers, Program Coordinators ensure quality planning, delivery and follow up. This role requires strengths in rapport building, logistical planning, and an understanding of the environments, benefits, and challenges of our program venues and outlines.   Program Coordinators also lead and support a small team of field staff and provide training, coaching and mentoring in regards to field delivery and professional development.

We seek the following skills and attributes in our Program Coordinators:

  • You have a passion for outdoor education and the benefit it brings to the building of social capital in young Australians
  • You have the ability to work collaboratively across departments
  • You have experience in managing teams; working with staff to maximise their performance potential through coaching, staff development, and performance appraisals
  • You have experience in educational programming, outdoor leadership or related disciplines
  • You have excellent communication skills to work with diverse stakeholders and various audiences

This role will be based in Moss Vale, NSW, and will involve some travel and an associated field load.

How to Apply:

We encourage all applicants to apply directly to careers@oeg.edu.au outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. To view a full Position Description click here.

Applications should include:

  • Covering Letter
  • Resume including two current contactable work references
  • A response to the Key Responsibilities of the role as outlined in the Position Description

All employees of The Outdoor Education Group are required to hold a current Working with Children Check and National Police Check. Please include in application, or note your willingness and ability to obtain these checks to meet our requirements. 

Contact:

For further information please contact our Careers Team on (03) 5770 8200, during business hours.

Close Date:

We will be accepting applications until Friday July 14th.

 

 School Manager of Outdoor Education Based at Yarra Valley Grammar School

  • Based in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Dynamic leadership position
  • Opportunity for positive influence

The Outdoor Education Group is one of the largest providers of outdoor learning in Australia with a reputation for quality and innovation.  As a School Manager based at Yarra Valley Grammar school, you will develop and facilitate programs that aid The Outdoor Education Group realise the potential to make outdoor learning accessible to more young people.

This is a leadership role which has ultimate responsibility for the maintenance of an excellent partnership with all stakeholders in the School community while promoting and implementing the Outdoor Education program. This is a dedicated and embedded School Manager position with The Outdoor Education Group.

We seek a visionary approach to the support of this client relationship:

  • You have proven skills as someone who builds relationships and instigates change
  • You have excellent communication and leadership skills to work with diverse stakeholders, achieve set outcomes, and support effective feedback and reporting
  • You are well versed in the Victorian schools’ market as it relates to outdoor education
  • You have experience in managing small teams
  • You have experience in educational programming, outdoor leadership or related disciplines
  • You have a passion for outdoor education and the benefits it brings to the building of social capital in young Australians

This role will be based onsite at the School in Ringwood; the position entails some travel and an associated field load.

How to Apply:

We encourage all applicants to apply directly to careers@oeg.edu.au outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. To view a full Position Description, please click here.

Applications should include:

  • Covering Letter
  • Resume including two current contactable work references
  • A response to the Key Responsibilities of the role as outlined in the Position Description
  • Police Check

All employees of The Outdoor Education Group are required to hold a current Working with Children Check and National Police Check aligning to our Child Safety Policy. Please include a copy in your application, or note your willingness and ability to obtain these checks to meet our requirements. 

Contact:

For further information please contact our Careers Team on (03) 5770 8200, during business hours.

Close Date:

We will be accepting applications until Monday 3rd July.

Catering Coordinator

  • Based at Camp Jungai in the Rubicon Valley
  • Dynamic and supportive team environment
  • Ongoing, full time position ($50-55k +super )

The Outdoor Education Group is one of the largest providers of outdoor learning in Australia with a reputation for quality and innovation. As a Catering Coordinator of Camp Jungai, in the Client Relationship Management Team, you will support programs that aid The Outdoor Education Group to realise the potential to make outdoor learning accessible to more young people.

As the Catering Coordinator, you will lead the camp catering team to deliver high quality service to our clients at all times. This role will be based at Camp Jungai in Rubicon, VIC. We are seeking a passionate and capable leader with proven experience with team management, coaching, compliant practice and proactive forecasting to ensure best practice.

We seek the following skills and attributes in our Catering Coordinator:

  • Experience and/or qualifications in the management of Food Safety, team leadership and awareness of good OH&S practises (current Supervisor’s Food Handling Certificate required).
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally to deliver the best possible service for the Organisation.
  • Solution-focused thinking to improve delivery, while controlling the cost base.
  • Ability and drive to work alongside your team in every task supporting and empathising in their challenges.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks for a timely completion of work.
  • Ability to analyse requests and ensure daily decision making is in line with the organisations strategic direction.
  • Availability to work a flexible roster and be on call; working weekends is inherent in the role and you may be required to travel interstate.
  • Experience working within budgets, and are able to put on the ground solutions in place to rectify budgetary concerns.
  • Customer focused and a proven track record of customer satisfaction.
  • Experience with monthly reporting and driven to achieve agreed KPI’s.

How to Apply:

We encourage all applicants to apply directly to careers@oeg.edu.au outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. For detailed Position Description click here.

Applications should include:

  • Covering Letter
  • Resume including two current contactable work references

All employees of The Outdoor Education Group are required to hold a current Working with Children’s Check and National Police Check. Please include in application, or note your willingness and ability to obtain these checks to meet our requirements. 

Contact:

For further information please contact our Careers Team on (03) 5770 8200, during business hours.

Close Date:

We will be accepting applications until Monday 3rd July.

Outdoor Education Professionals

  • Diverse Venues throughout Australia
  • Industry Recognised Staff Development
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Strong Cohesive Staff Community

Apply now to commence with our January 2018 Intake (earlier intake dates may become available should our needs require). We are always looking for qualified casual staff to be recognised for current competency through their logbooks.

The Outdoor Education Group is one of the largest providers of outdoor learning in Australia with a reputation for quality and innovation. As an Outdoor Educator you will facilitate programs that aid The Outdoor Education Group to realise the potential to make outdoor learning accessible to more young people.

As an Outdoor Educator and key player within our organisation, you have the opportunity to impact positively on the lives of individuals in your daily role. Your responsibilities focus on the Leadership of your group, delivery and facilitation of Educational framework, Risk Management practice, and building rapport. Along with this, you role model The Outdoor Education Group’s values of Respect and taking Responsibility for self, others and the natural world.

Your practical skills and experience in delivering quality Outdoor Education is required, along with:

  • A passion for having a positive social impact.
  • Ability to:
    • Maintain professionalism and establish clear levels of communication with regards to needs of the program, in field program management & leadership with our clients.
    • Adopt leadership strategies which account for changes to the group; individuals and nature of the program.
    • Manage the needs of the group and program in relation to wellbeing, safety briefings and risk management systems.
    • Identify and manage hazards on a continual basis.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of activity specific incident trends
    • Utilise a range of facilitation practices to maintain an educational focus and create a positive learning environment.
    • Apply teaching practices such as lesson planning, identifying learning preferences & utilizing teaching resources to support learning.
  • Certificate IV, Diploma or Degree in Outdoor Education/Recreation or equivalent with recognised competency in at least two of the following: Bushwalking, Cycling, or Canoeing.
  • Two years’ experience in outdoor education or related field desirable, with recognised competency and/or logged experience in one or more of the following activities: abseiling, climbing, high ropes, rafting, sea kayaking and ski touring.
  • First Aid skill equivalent to Wilderness First Aid (50 hour+) course, current CPR (annual renewal), current National Police Check, Working with Children Check (VIC or NSW) manual driver’s licence OR a commitment to achieve this before commencing employment.

Apply now to join our not-for-profit organisation and work in The Outdoor Education Group’s dynamic environment in a salaried or casual position. In a salaried role, you can expect to sign a 12-24 month agreement. Salaried roles offer a more stable development plan and consistent weeks of work & wages balanced across the year. Casual roles work well for those who are studying part time or freelancing, as dates of work can be confirmed months in advance.

How to Apply:

We encourage all applicants to apply directly to careers@oeg.edu.au outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. To view a full Position Description, please click here.

Applications should include:
• Covering Letter
• Resume including two-three current contactable work references
Activity Notes Please fill in & return or Logbook of personal and professional outdoor experience
Please indicate in your cover letter if you would prefer to work in Camps or Journey based setting and if you have a preference for State/Location.

Contact:

For further information please contact our Careers Team on (03) 5770 8236, during business hours or email careers@oeg.edu.au.

Close Dates:
International Applicants
may qualify for a 12-month sponsored visa with The Outdoor Education Group. Please do not apply for any visa until after your interview unless you already hold a Working Holiday Visa.  Working Holiday Visa Applicants will be accepted as part of a rolling recruitment program until all positions are filled.

Australian/New Zealand Applicants will be accepted as part of a rolling recruitment program until all positions are filled.

Interviews will be conducted at the earliest convenience upon receiving your complete application. Following an interview and reference check, we endeavour to make offers to successful candidates within 2 weeks.

All employees of The Outdoor Education Group are required to hold a current Working with Children Check and National Police Check. Please include a copy in your application, or note your willingness and ability to obtain these checks to meet our requirements. 

Vocational Placements

  • Make your mark on the industry
  • Put your training into practice
  • Initiate your Career pathways
  • Join Australia’s leading Outdoor Provider

The Outdoor Education Group is the largest provider of Outdoor Education courses in Australia. With the additions of Camp Wombaroo and Camp Biloela Bush Camp in NSW, and Camp Marysville and Camp Jungai in Victoria, we have created new opportunities for Vocational Placements to further your development. We are seeking talented, dynamic students to join our programs and make an impact on us.

The Outdoor Education Group has been educating students in the outdoors since 1984; we are a fast growing, flexible non for profit organisation. Our programs deliver meaningful education through activities such as bushwalking, camping, mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking and group initiatives.

As a Vocational Placement with The Outdoor Education Group you will be provided mentoring; training; professional and industry insight. Make an impact in The Outdoor Education Group’s programs! Vocational Placements are located in Victoria and New South Wales. Learn more.

How to Apply:
We encourage all students to apply directly to careers@oeg.edu.au outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.

Applications should include:

        • Current attendance in an Australian TAFE or tertiary course
        • Workplace Agreement Form (from your institution)
        • Working with Children Check
        • CV including two current contactable personal references
        • Brief Cover Letter

Contact:
For further information on placements contact The Outdoor Education Group careers (03) 5770 8236 or careers@oeg.edu.au

We are constantly on the look out for new up and coming talented leaders. Vocational placements are the ideal way to demonstrate your qualities leading to a rewarding career. Join The Outdoor Education Group to make a difference!

Australian/New Zealand Applicants only