Date: 24-Jul-2021

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Flexiblity around your studies, lifestyle and family needs
  • Calling experienced lifeguards OR confident swimmers looking to upskill
  • We pay a Living Wage!


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Our pool and leisure facilities are more popular than ever, and as Lifeguard for Birkenhead 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 ensures customers are safe and looked after; and
  • Supporting the Team Leader with day to day operations at the Centre.


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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 an annual zoo pass and 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 Birkenhead Pool and Leisure, please visit our website.


We have 2 part-time permanent opportunities available to work Tuesdays from 5.30AM to 11.30AM, 3PM to 8.30PM, Wednesdays from 5.30AM - 11.30AM and Fridays from 3PM - 8.30PM. 


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!


Applications close on Saturday 31 July 2021.


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


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 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. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory police check.