Lead Lifeguard | Ōtara Pool and Leisure Centre

Date: 22 May 2023

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

Lead Lifeguard | Ōtara Pool and Leisure Centre

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Ōtara Pool and Leisure Centre is located right in the heart of Ōtara. As our Lead Lifeguard, 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 the following:

  • 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. As the centre operates 7 days a week, reliability and commitment to working early, late and weekend shifts are crucial.




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 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!



Pay rate: Starting $25.45 



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.


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.