Team Member I Lifeguard I Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa Pool & Leisure Centre

Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: South Auckland, 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
Working as a lifeguard is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. Lifeguards are the key to ensuring a safe environment for our customers and are essential to the successful running of our aquatic facilities. Pool lifeguards are observant, patient, and good with people. Their skill set means they have the confidence to act in a quick, responsible, and calm way.


As a Lifeguard you are responsible for:

  • Provide a safe environment through proactive supervision and positive interaction with customers.
  • Educate and enforce pool rules.
  • Respond to any First Aid emergencies.
  • Ensure pool and surrounds are clean at all times.


Click the link to access Position Description


The Shifts:
We have 2 Full-Time Permanent

  1. Sunday to Thursday between the hours of 5.30 AM – 7.15 PM Roistered
  2. Tuesday to Sunday between the hours of 5.30 AM – 7.15 PM Roistered


W will provide ALL training for you free of charge and pay you to attend the training as you will need to be PLPC Certified to work as a Lifeguard.  For more information about the PLPC Certification please read here: PLPC



He kōrero mōu: About you
We are looking for people of ages that are strong swimmers, dedicated to helping others and can commit to full-time work.


To become a lifeguard with Auckland Council as the first step you will need to be able to pass this test, please only apply for this position if you feel you can do this (or could do this with training).

  • Swim 200m freestyle in less than 6 minutes 
  • Swim 50m any stroke 
  • Duck, dive and retrieve objects from the bottom of the pool (at 5m depth) 
  • Tread water for 5 minutes 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
We have a reputation for taking care of our own and as such will provide you with ongoing support and commitment to your personal and professional development. You’ll enjoy free use of our facilities and have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits and partnership discounts. Click this link to find out more!


Applications close Friday 31 March 2023
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. 

Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.