Lead Lifeguard

Date: 8 Feb 2024

Location: East Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Fantastic benefits, including free use of the facility
  • Lead and enjoy the role with a dynamic team
  • 2x Full-time positions available   

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Our pool and leisure facilities are more popular than ever, and as Lead Lifeguard for the Lloyd Elsmore Park 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.

We currently have a permanent full-time position starting with shifts from Tuesday – Saturday, over a 40-hour week, and eventually on to a rotating roster. Flexibility will be key in this role.

Our centre is open:

5:30 am - 8:15 pm Monday – Thursday
5:30 am - 6:45 pm Friday
9 am - 5:30 pm Saturday & Sunday

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.
You’ll need to hold a current First Aid Certificate as well as a Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate. 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.Our Centres play a fundamental role in our goal to "Get Active Your Way". If you are passionate about fitness, well-being, and aquatic safety, then come help us make this goal a reality!

You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including the option of a Zoo pass and a range of partnership discounts. And as a Leisure Centre employee, you will enjoy free use of the facilities.

Tono Mai: Apply Now!

You can read the Position Description HERE
Hourly rate: $27.27

Applications close on 18th March 2024



Auckland Council is committed to the protection and well-being of children.  This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and is deemed a safety sensitive position.  As such applicants will be required to undergo police vetting and a drug test prior to commencing employment.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.