Swim School Instructor - Casual Pool

$43.53 hourly
  • Port Hedland Town Council
  • Port Hedland WA, Australia
  • 31 May, 2022
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Education, Training, and Sports

Job Description

Location: Port Hedland Leisure  

Occupation: Leisure  

Division: Community Services - Leisure Facilities 

Level 3 - $43.53 p/h including casual loading

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

These roles contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the aquatic facilities and the maintenance of Water Park, which may include:

  • Plan and deliver Learn to Swim lessons to achieve class outcomes, in line with AUSTSWIM and the Town Of Port Hedland’s standards
  • Effectively manage varied behaviours of class participants
  • Undertake assessments of class participants progress and provide regular feedback
  • Deliver a high level of customer service and professionalism
  • Provide emergency response and first aid
  • Maintain the facility in a safe, clean, hygienic and presentable condition for all customers to enjoy

Please refer to the attached position description for further information regarding the role.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Austswim Certificate or equivalent ‘Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety’
  • Current CPR qualification
  • Flexible availability, as some early morning, midday and weekend shifts are required
  • Current Working With Children
  • National Police Clearance
  • Rights to work in Australia

What are the benefits?

  • Develop and nurture your skills and professional development
  • Work in a friendly and supportive team
  • Boost your knowledge of the Town’s facilities and services
  • Boost the strength, breadth and diversity of your CV
  • Meet new people in the community

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Human Resources Team (08) 9158 9353 or hr@porthedland.wa.gov.au

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Applications close 11:45pm Thursday 30th June 2022

Please note: This position may require you to be vaccinated or granted an exemption for Covid 19

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Job Closing Date

30 Jun, 2022