Senior Aquatics Lifeguard - Casual

Maitland City Council

Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 29/06/2018

Job Category:

Sport & Recreation / Lifeguard

Job description:

Maitland City Council offers its employees a happy and safe working environment, where employees are encouraged to work as a part of a team and gain valuable life skills. With 2 pool locations, including 1 that now operates year-round, Maitland’s pool facilities are state of the art.

About the role:

As a Senior Aquatics Lifeguard you will be responsible for the provision of quality customer service and effective lifeguard and aquatic services to ensure a clean and safe facility for public enjoyment at Maitland City Council’s Aquatic Centres. You will perform lifeguarding duties including supervision, resuscitation and/or first aid as required to the users of Maitland’s Aquatic Centres. To ensure the pools are kept to a high standard of cleanliness you will assist in the daily operation of all pool plant, monitoring and maintenance of pool quality, as well as maintaining a daily diary/running sheet of pool operations.

About you:

Ideally, you will hold a Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation, as well as your RSLSSA Pool Lifeguard Licence and current First Aid Certificate. Further, you will have demonstrated experience as a lifeguard and the ability to think on your feet.

Salary and hours:

The salary for the role is $28.0889 per hour, plus a 25% casual loading, plus weekend penalty rates if you work on a Saturday or Sunday. We are looking for casuals to work at our aquatics centres which are open 7 days a week. We need people to work across weekends and weekdays across both long and short shifts.


If after reading the role charter you have further questions, please contact Chad McCamley (Team Leader Aquatics – Maitland) on 0428 608 848.

Applications close: Sunday 22 July 2018

As part of Maitland City Council’s recruitment process, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing and may be subject to other pre-employment checks such as qualification and employment history checks. As this role involves working with people of all ages, a Working with Children Check is also required.