Published Mon 12 Dec 2022

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – EQUIPMENT MANAGER – World Men U18 (WMU18) National Team, IIHF World Championships – Sofia, Bulgaria, 2023

Expressions of Interest are being called for the role of Equipment Manager, to manage team equipment responsibilities for the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships.

Duties include:
Liaise with the Team Manager, Head Coach and IHA Office to manage:

  • All equipment assessment, transportation, and maintenance in the lead-up and during the World Championships
  • Return of all equipment safely to O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne, following completion of tour
  • Manage team equipment communications with Team Manager, coaching staff, and players
  • Manage logistics of all equipment for duration of World Championships
  • Adhere to Covid-19 safety protocols and recommendations 
  • Adhere to IHA Code of Conduct
  • Other off-ice responsibilities as required

Proposed Dates (schedule tbc):

  • 20th March (tbc) – team departs Australia for pre-competition camp in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 27th March – 2nd April – Division II Group B World Championships
  • 3rd April – team departs Sofia for Australia

If you have experience in Ice Hockey Team Equipment Management, relevant transferable skills, and/or international travel experience, we would love to hear from you!

  • Applications:
    Please apply via email to outlining:
    • Why you would like to be part of the WMU18 Team at the IIHF World Championships
    • Relevant ice hockey (or other) team management or equivalent experience
    • Relevant skills you possess that would contribute to the team and staff, and/or leadership capabilities
    • Confirmation of a Working with Children Check (or State equivalent) or willingness to get one
    • Willingness to adhere to relevant Covid-19 vaccination requirements for international travel
    • Two referees with relevant contact details

Your application can be in dot point form and does not need to be longer than two paragraphs.

  • By applying, it is assumed that you will uphold the IHA Code of Conduct at all times and be an ambassador for Australia. 

Please note – you will be required to hold a valid Australian Passport with at least 6 months validity from the date of return.

We are committed to honouring our past, succeeding in the present and shaping a prosperous future for our IHA high performance athletes.

We look forward to receiving your application by 5pm Friday 23rd December 2022.

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