Pool Lifeguard

Casual – Band 3 – $33.54 per hour (inclusive of 25% loading) + 9.5% super.

About the Role
Do you love working outdoors and have an interest in aquatic activities? Hepburn Shire Council has three aquatic centres, a splash pool and toddler pool at locations across the Shire and are seeking pool attendants who wish to join Council over the summer pool season.

The Pool Lifeguard ensures the safety of all facility patrons while promoting an enjoyable aquatic experience.

This role will focus on the following key areas:

• Maintain the highest standard of public supervision and safety. Undertake water rescues and administer first aid/resuscitation where required.
• Provide support to the Senior Pool Lifeguard in the day-to-day operation of the facility to meet industry standards, assisting in the delivery of programs and activities.
• Attend point of entry, collection of fees and customer service. Liaise with patrons and respond to enquiries.

About You
You will ideally have:
• Demonstrated experience working as a lifeguard or similar capacity at an aquatic facility.
• Intermediate swimming skills with the ability to perform a water rescue if needed.
• Knowledge of the relevant aquatic industry codes and regulations including the RLSSA Guidelines for Safe Pool Operation and Lifeguard responsibilities.
• Well-developed communication skills to provide quality customer service with the ability to gain co-operation and assistance from community groups and stakeholders.
• Current Working with Children’s Check.
• Royal Life Saving Society Pool Lifeguard Certification (CPR qualification) and Level 2 First Aid certificate

If you would like to know more about this role or have any questions, please contact Derek Sedgman on (03) 5321 6468 for a confidential discussion.

To Apply

Please submit your application via SEEK here including a:

  1. Cover letter;
  2. Resume; and
  3. Statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the PD.

Should you have any difficulties submitting your application online, please email your application to employmentapplications@hepburn.vic.gov.au. All applications will be held on SEEK.

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