Lead Lifeguard | Manurewa Pool and Leisure Centre

Date: 15 Sep 2023

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Lead Lifeguard | Manurewa Pool and Leisure Centre

Our pool and leisure facilities are more popular than ever, and as Lead Lifeguard for the Manurewa Pool and Leisure Centre you will play a key part in ensuring that all customers have a fantastic and safe experience.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • providing guidance 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


This is a permanent, full-time 40-hour position. The shift details are as follows:


  • rotating roster over 7 days (Saturday – Friday)
  • as the roster is rotating, you will not get the same shifts every day of the week
  • you will need to be able to work alternate weekends as a minimum
  • our earliest start is 5am with the latest finish being 9:30pm


He kōrero mōu: About you

You have a passion for aquatics and enjoy sharing your knowledge and experience with customers and colleagues to improve water safety.


You have excellent communication skills and are committed to delivering exceptional aquatic programmes and providing a high level of customer satisfaction.  


A keen team player, we will value your flexible approach and initiative to help drive a positive safety culture.
You’ll need to hold a First Aid Certificate as well as a Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate, and if you have previously held these and they have expired, talk to us. As the centre operates 7 days a week, reliability and commitment to working early, late and weekend shifts are essential.


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, wellbeing, and aquatic safety, then come help us make this goal a reality!


Applications close on Thursday 28 September 2023

Pay rate: $27.27ph


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