Lead Lifeguard | Takapuna Pool and Leisure Centre

Date: 26 May 2023

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


Lead Lifeguard | Takapuna Pool and Leisure Centre

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.

We currently have a permanent full-time position working 40-hours per week. Flexibility will be critical in this role.


Work shifts:

Sunday: 11:00am - 7:30pm  / 10:00am - 6:30pm

Monday: 5:00am - 1:30pm

Tuesday to Thursday: 1 - 9:30pm

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 the 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


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Enjoy access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council employee benefits such as;


  • Annual Zoo Pass for the whānau
  • Employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary.
  • Entitled to annual leave immediately rather than after 12 months service.
  • Additional paid annual leave day for personal health and wellbeing
  • Plus paid in the Community workday leave day
  • Ongoing, regular free internal and external training provided.


 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, 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 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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.