Career Opportunities: Umpire Development Trainee

AFL Queensland currently has an exciting position available for someone wanting to pursue a career in the AFL industry through AFL SportsReady.

As the successful applicant, you will:
• Be employed by AFL SportsReady.
• Work on-site with AFL QUEENSLAND
• Study for an accredited qualification: Certificate III in Business (BSB30110)



Our Traineeships are the best way to fast-track your career. We will provide you with the real skills and experience needed to succeed when first starting your career.

As the successful applicant, you will:
• GET PAID: Earn while you learn (National Training Wage)
• GET EXPERIENCE: Real work-place experience with AFL QUEENSLAND
• GET EDUCATED: Combine work with education and study for a fully funded qualification
• GET NETWORKED: Build a network of key industry contacts
• GET SUPPORTED: Dedicated AFL SportsReady staff members (Field Officers and Educators) will support you every step of the way
• GET INTO UNI: Direct entry and course credit to one of our University partners (Conditions apply, visit University partners for details)
• GET A HEAD START: Experience + Education + Networks

If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, you will also receive one-on-one mentoring support and networking



• Ensuring the training environment and the facilities at junior and senior level are conducive to recruiting, retaining, and producing quality umpires
• Supporting the operational requirements of the Umpiring department
• Assist in providing support, education and guidance to the Regional Umpiring Managers (honorarium roles).
• Coordinating weekly match appointments, event and administrative functions across the umpiring department
• Auditing, fulfilling and distributing umpiring uniforms orders
• Contribute to key projects within and outside of core role
• Support and contribute to the success of the broader team



• A permanent right to work in Australia
• Strong communication skills
• Good time management / organisational skills
• Attention to detail
• Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
• Current Drivers Licence



As the successful candidate, you will receive:

$19,000 – $25,000+9.5 % Superannuation

  • National Training Wage Award
  • Fully Funded Qualification



  • People with tertiary qualifications need not apply. Current university applicants may have to defer their studies to be eligible for this traineeship.



Applicants must have:

  • Drivers License
  • Working With Children Check
  • Police Check


Applications for this position will close:

April 2, 2021 5:00 pm

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter
  • A Resume
  • Application Details
  • Position Details
  • Job Specific Requirements
  • Previous Employment
  • About your time at school
  • Previous Education
  • Skills
  • Referees


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