Lifeguard - Casual Pool

$43.53 hourly
  • Port Hedland Town Council
  • Port Hedland WA, Australia
  • 31 May, 2022
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Job Description

Location: Port Hedland Leisure  

Occupation: Libraries  

Division: Community Services - Leisure Facilities

Casual Hourly Rate $43.53 (Level 3)

Town of Port Hedland

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

The Town of Port Hedland (Town) is currently seeking to create a pool of suitably experienced and motivated Aquatic Lifeguards in order to deliver exceptional services to the community of Port Hedland.

Applicants will be selected from this pool to undertake one or a number of roles across South Hedland Aquatic Centre, Marquee Park Splash and Play Park and Gratwick Aquatic Centre.

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

  • Provide safe and effective supervision of the swimming pools and aquatic features
  • 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.

This pool recruitment process will remain active for a period of three months.

Work Related Requirements

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate the following experience, qualifications and skills including:

  • Current RLSSWA Pool Lifeguard accreditation
  • Current Senior First Aid qualification
  • Current CPR certification including use of oxygen and defibrillator
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to communicate clearly, actively listen to others and respond effectively
  • Flexible availability, as some early morning, midday and weekend shifts are required

Other Conditions

Integrity and pre-employment checks will be conducted if the recommended applicant for this position is not a current Town employee.

Applicants will be chosen from the pool based upon their relevant skill-set and the requirements of the Town at that time.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at

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 addressing the selection criteria for 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.

For further information about this position please contact Mike Pinkham, Acting Coordinator Aquatic Operations (08) 9158 9773 or

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

Applications close 4:00pm Thursday 30 June 2022.

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