Lead Lifeguard

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Lead Lifeguard


We currently have a permanent full-time position working 40-hours per week based at Otara Pool and Leisure Centre.

Our pool and leisure facilities are more popular than ever, and as 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:

  • 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 will have a passion for aquatics, and you will 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 will be a keen team player with a flexible approach and be able to take initiative to help drive a positive safety culture.
Once hired, you’ll need to hold a current First Aid Certificate as well as a Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate which we provide training for.

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 will have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including a range of partnership discounts.

As you will be a Leisure Centre employee, you will enjoy free use of the facilities. To find out more about our centrs, please visit our website here




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. 
  • Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated