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Operations Director- Howmans Gap Discovery Camp

  • LocationFalls Creek, VIC 3699
  • Positions1 Position
  • Salary RangeAnnually
  • Published At:a day ago
  • Job no: C9KKN
  • Category: Camping & Outdoor Recreation
  • Connect with nature in this spectacular alpine environment
  • Make an impact in the lives of young people!
  • Annual salary of $104,125 (inc super) + Y Staff Benefits

Are you looking for an impactful role in the spectacular alpine environments that regional Victoria has to offer? YMCA Howmans Gap Alpine Discovery Centre, located in the Falls Creek region, is seeking a passionate operations director to join the dynamic team in the High Plains of Victoria.

About Howmans Gap Alpine Discovery Camp

Howmans Gap Alpine Discovery Camp is an alpine centre and adventure camp located by Falls Creek, and managed by YMCA Camps. Catering to schools and groups year-round, the team at Howmans Gap run a variety of programs and activities to suit every group, from skiing and tobogganing in winter, to orienteering and mountain biking in summer. Featuring state-of-the-art accessible accommodation, cozy cottages, and full catering options, Howmans Gap Alpine Centre is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors, come snow or sunshine.

About the Role

The Operations Director is a pivotal leadership role, involving leading and empowering the staff team to perform the safe and effective operations across the key areas of maintenance, program, catering and administration.

Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with client groups visiting our Camps through outstanding customer service is a significant aspect of this position. The Operations Director must show leadership, a commitment to maximise safety for all Y staff, volunteers, contractors and patrons The Operations Director must demonstrate skills and motivation to achieve multiple service outcomes across outdoor program, facility and hospitality management.

This is a permanent, full-time role with an annual salary of $104,125 including super.

About You

You are a natural problem solver and people leader, with an ability to empower and lead a diverse and dynamic staff team, and manage both internal and external stakeholder relationships with ease. In return, the Y offers you flexible working and rostering arrangements, opportunities for career development and growth, and a range of further benefits.

Mandatory Pre-Requisite Qualifications

  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Tertiary qualifications in Outdoor Recreation/Education or Tourism an advantage
  • Level 2 First Aid & current CPR Certificate

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police check, working with children check and reference checks). To learn more about our commitment to safeguarding children and young people visit victoria.ymca.org.au

How to Apply

Working for the YMCA is a rewarding and challenging experience for those with a positive attitude, zest for life and who seek to contribute to the bigger picture. If this is you, click the Apply button or email careers.vic@ymca.org.au for further information.


$104,125 (inc super) per year + Y Staff Benefits

  • Published on 20 Sep 2023, 11:13 PM