Casual Pool Lifeguards for Summer 2021/22

$27.62 hourly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Pimpama QLD, Australia
  • 05 Apr, 2022
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Job Description

Casual Pool Lifeguards for Summer 2021/22
Lifestyle and Community
Pimpama Sports Hub
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Operational Level 2
Hourly rate displayed excludes casual loading, applicable penalties and superannuation of up to 12% employer contribution.


We're hiring Casual Pool Lifeguards for Summer 2021/22

to work at Gold Coast's newest state-of-the-art aquatic centre in Pimpama

The City of Gold Coast is excited to soon be opening a new, state-of-the-art aquatic centre at Pimpama Sports Hub.  If you’re passionate about aquatics, water safety and delivering exceptional customer service, we’re looking for experienced Pool Lifeguards to join our casual team over Summer 2021/22. 

As a member of the Pool Lifeguard Team, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with the supervision of the public in the use of aquatic facilities, ensuring that swimming pools and surrounds are under constant surveillance and that patrons conduct themselves in accordance with the conditions of entry.
  • Performing operational procedures as required, including opening and closing of venue, application and removal of pool blankets, setting up for pool programs and events, maintenance and storage of equipment and reporting of any security or maintenance issues.
  • Carrying out water quality and temperature testing and pool plant operations and maintenance
  • Providing a high level of customer service to patrons
  • Communicating with and educating pool patrons on water safety and appropriate behaviour.
  • Carrying out rescues as required, and rendering first aid/resuscitation to any person who require attention
  • Undertaking cleaning to meet COVID Workplace Health and Safety plans.
  • Undertaking maintenance and other operational duties as required.    

About You

You share our commitment to our corporate values:

  • We aim high – You are passionate about understanding your customers and connecting with your local community
  • We add value – You challenge the status quo and adopt a mindset of continual improvement.
  • We take responsibility – You take pride in your work and are dedicated to facilitating a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience 
  • We work as a team – You understand everyone in the team has a vital role to play to ensure we deliver the best experiences for our patrons.

We Offer

  • A variety of shifts to be rostered across the centre’s operating hours including weekends, early mornings and late afternoons.
  • A competitive hourly rate plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.
  • A friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded.
  • Working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance and flexible working arrangements.

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a face to face interview and practical skills testing. You will also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks, a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Apply Now!

If you think you have what it takes to be a valuable member of the lifeguarding team at Pimpama Aquatic Centre, select “Apply Now” and follow the on-screen prompts to complete and submit your application.

For more details, please call the Contact Person listed on the advertisement. For queries or issues regarding the eRecruit system, please phone 1300 465 326 during Business Hours.

Please note applications for this position will close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

Essential: Do you hold a Statement of Attainment in Pool Lifeguard accreditation (SISSS00111)?
Essential: Do you hold a current statement of attainment in First Aid (HLTAID003 or HLTAID011) and CPR (HLTAID001 or HLTAID009)?
Essential: Do you possess a valid Queensland Working with Children Blue Card or have the ability to obtain one prior to commencing if successful? (Please note under new laws, No Card, No Start.)
Essential: Tell us what you will bring to the role as a Pool Lifeguard at our state of the art aquatic centre at the new Pimpama Sports Hub.
Lynda Keys
Open Ended
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Job Closing Date

05 Jun, 2022