Summer Lifeguard | South Auckland

Date: 7 Sep 2023

Location: South Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Council’s Pool & Leisure Centre’s are looking for Lifeguards to join us over the summer season! 

Roles are fixed term over the summer period, ending end of Feb/March 2024.


As a Lifeguard your mahi will be to ensure pool users have quality supervision and ensure health and safety standards are upheld while they have fun in the water. 

Full training is provided over a 2 week comprehensive programme!


We have roles at the following Pools & Leisure centres:

  • Manurewa
  • Mangere
  • Lloyd Elsmore Park
  • Totara Park
  • Otara
  • Papatoetoe


He kōrero mōu: About you


No experience is necessary, but you will need to be a confident swimmer. We will give you full training for this role and you will gain a Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate (PLPC)!

For more information about the PLPC please read here:


You’ll need to be able to: 
•    Swim 200m any stroke in under 6 minutes
•    Swim 50m Breaststroke
•    Swim 25m Sidestroke 
•    Tread water for 5 minutes
•    Retrieve an object from the deepest part of the pool you will work at (minimum 1.2m and maximum 5m)


Reliability and commitment to working early, late and weekend shifts are crucial.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


As a Leisure Centre employee you will enjoy free use of the facilities! 

To find out more about our Pool and Leisure Centres, please visit our website: 


Tono Mai: Apply Now!


$26 per hour (living wage).


Please note: 2 week mandatory training required; full-time from 13 Nov or 04 Dec 2023.


This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and is deemed a safety-sensitive position. 


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 employees to be vaccinated.