Lead Lifeguard | West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre

Date: 30 Aug 2023

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Located in the vibrant heart of Henderson, West Wave offers an array of activities for everyone. From thrilling hydro slides and diving pools to a relaxing steam room, sauna, hydrotherapy pool, and a 50m lap pool, we have something to suit every preference.


As our Lead Lifeguard, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and satisfaction of our valued customers, making their experience truly exceptional.


Key Responsibilities:
•    Provide guidance and support in delivering aquatics-based programs.
•    Ensure the safety and well-being of customers through general lifeguarding duties.
•    Assist the Team Leader with day-to-day operations at the Centre.


We are currently hiring for two permanent full-time position, offering 40 hours per week. The shift schedule for this role is as follows:

Our Leisure Centre operates seven day per week , therefore flexibility and commitment to working weekdays, weekends and rostered hours are paramount.



He kōrero mōu: About you
Naturally, you will have a genuine passion for aquatics and enjoy sharing your knowledge and experience to enhance water safety. Excellent communication skills are essential, as you will interact with customers and colleagues to deliver exceptional aquatic programs and ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
Joining our dynamic and enthusiastic team, you'll be a valuable team player with a flexible mindset, always willing to take the initiative to foster a positive safety culture.


To be considered for this role, you must hold a current First Aid Certificate and a Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate. As our Centre operates seven days a week, reliability and commitment to working early, late, and weekend shifts are crucial.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

We provide access to an excellent range of Auckland Council benefits, including various partnership discounts. Moreover, as a Leisure Centre employee, you will enjoy complimentary use of the facilities.

Our Centres play a fundamental role in our vision "An Auckland where all communities are active and well." If you are passionate about fitness, well-being, and aquatic safety, we invite you to join us in turning this goal into reality!


Copy & paste the following link into your web browser to view the position description:  https://bit.ly/3MGAlK9  and check out our benefits 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.