Lead Lifeguard | Takapuna Pool and Leisure Centre

Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

 

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
 
Our pool and leisure facilities are more popular than ever, and as Lead Lifeguard for Takapuna Pool and Leisure Centre you will play a key part in ensuring that all customers not only have a fantastic experience but a safe one. Your main responsibilities will include:
 

  •          Providing guidance on and supporting the delivery of aquatics based programmes;
  •          General lifeguarding duties to ensure customers are safe and looked after; and
  •          Supporting the Team Leader with day-to-day operations at the Centre.

 
He kōrero mōu: About you
 
It goes without saying that you’ll have a passion for aquatics, and you’ll enjoy sharing your knowledge and experience with customers and colleagues to improve water safety. You will be an excellent communicator and committed to delivering exceptional aquatic programmes and providing a high level of customer satisfaction.  Joining an energetic and passionate team, you’ll be a keen team player with a flexible approach and be able to take initiative to help drive a positive safety culture.
 
Ideally you will hold a current First Aid Certificate as well as a Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate, training can be provided if you do not hold these qualifications. As the centre operates 7 days a week, reliability, and commitment to working early, late and weekend shifts are crucial.
 
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
 
You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including a range of partnership discounts. And as you will be a Leisure Centre employee, you will enjoy free use of the facilities. To find out more about Takapuna Pool and Leisure Centre, please visit our website.
 
We currently have a permanent full-time position working 40-hours per week with the shifts being Tuesday to Saturday working 5am-1.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 1pm-9.30pm Friday and Saturday 7.30am-4pm.

 
Our Centres play a fundamental role in our goal to "Get Active Your Way". If you are passionate about fitness, wellbeing, and aquatic safety, then come help us make this goal a reality!
 

Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children.  This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. As such applicants will be required to undergo police vetting prior to commencing employment.  

 

·         This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing. 

 

·         Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory police check. 

 

·         Any offer of employment from Auckland Council will be conditional upon you being fully vaccinated and providing suitable evidence of vaccination or medical exemption. 

 

Employees in receipt of salary protection and/or on the predecessor Council terms and conditions of employment, please note that the salary protection and/or predecessor Council terms and conditions, including relocation, apply to your current position. Should you change to a new position (other than any secondment) you will be issued with a new employment letter of offer with current Auckland Council terms and conditions.