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Basketball South Australia is the peak body responsible for the development and promotion of basketball in our State. Basketball South Australia is always looking for outstanding and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. We have a wide range of opportunities, whether you are a Graduate seeking your first position or an experienced manager, coach or referee we have an opportunity that is right for you.

Current Basketball SA Positions

Basketball South Australia is looking for an enthusiastic Digital Content and Social Media Officer to join our team.

As the Digital Content and Social Media Officer, you’ll be the driving force in creating and sharing digital assets and business collateral. If you love sport and passionate about social media, this is the role for you! The successful candidate will be a well organised, punctual and creative individual. You will be developing digital content and collateral, creating engagement opportunities with our community and have a customer-first approach to all your work. 

As the Digital Content and Social Media Officer you will:

  • Create assets and content to promote Basketball SA’s vision
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to endorse our sport
  • Manage social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Tiktok
  • Review and track data and analytics of online platforms
  • Keep up to date with digital trends, contributing recommendations for continual improvement
  • Be an innovative and creative individual with a passion for capturing and telling stories

With at least 1 year of relevant experience and/or a relevant tertiary qualification, you can contribute to the growth of basketball in South Australia. Join us in this exciting journey to shape the future of our sport.

If you are looking for a new challenge in an exciting role, please submit a covering letter addressing the key competencies, and current resume via Seek or email to Cindy Halkias, Integrity, Innovation and Compliance Manager, by 5.00pm Thursday 7th December 2023.

A valid working with children check is compulsory as is a driver’s license and reliable transport.

For a copy of the position description please click here

Basketball SA is currently accepting applications to join our casual pool of SSO’s. 

The SSO is the face of Basketball South Australia in our stadiums and the first point of contact for our members. SSO’s play a critical role in referee and game management and you will be provided with training in both of these areas. 

To be successful in this role you must be a team player! You need good communication and customer service skills, be friendly, approachable, and have a genuine desire to help and support players, coaches, referees and spectators to ensure everyone can enjoy the game of basketball. 

If you are a current player, a student, or just looking for some extra work in the evenings, we would love to hear from you. Shifts are available weeknights and Saturday mornings in multiple stadiums throughout the Adelaide Metropolitan Region and we can fit them in around your current basketball or other commitments.


  • Check court surfaces are clean and suitable for playing. If there is any doubt regarding safety consult with the referees and work together to resolve any issues.
  • Ensure required equipment is available prior to the first game and packed away after the last game.
  • For competitions in which match balls are provided by BSA, secure match balls at the completion of each game.
  • Be the first point of contact for first aid incidents and safety concerns and monitor stadium supplies.
  • Process game fees via Teampay software.
  • Complete referee rosters for allocated competition.
  • Provide hands on support and leadership to the referee team and other stadium staff (if present).
  • Provide access to staff room or referees room if available for referees and staff.


  • Actively monitor games, including player, coach and spectator behaviour and be visible and accessible to referees, coaches, team managers and spectators.
  • Actively engage with referees throughout game stoppages to provide and receive feedback in relation to the state of play and to address any concerns.
  • Be approachable and available to respond to enquiries from referees, coaches, team managers and spectators.
  • Responsible for impartially resolving conflict and appropriately managing situations in line with BSA’s Behaviour Management Framework and to encourage and uphold BSA’s Codes of Behaviour.
  • Complete reports at the conclusion of each shift to provide feedback to the Manager, Referee Services Framework and the Referee Services and Development Coordinator around referee performance.
  • Complete referee rosters for some competitions, liaising with the Referee Services and Development Coordinator around rostering issues.
  • Report events and/or issues accurately with relevant detail as required. Reports may include but are not limited to the following categories:
    • Accidents
    • Behavioural Concerns
    • Hazards
    • Incidents
    • Injuries
    • Shift Summaries


  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • COVID Marshal Certificate
  • Senior First Aid Certification
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Level 1C referee course, Association Development (internal training provided)
  • Level 0 Community Coaching Course (internal training provided)

For more information and to apply: Send your resume through to

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314 South Road, Richmond SA 5033
(Cnr Frederick St)
Enter via South Road

Phone: (08) 7088 0070

Postal Address: 314 South Road, Richmond SA 5033