Junior 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 Junior 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. You will keep accurate records of the pools daily events, including recording first aid/incident forms in the daily diary/running sheet.

About you:

As Maitland City Council’s newest Junior Lifeguard, you will have your RLSSA Pool Lifeguard Certificate– or evidence of booking to obtain. It is also a requirement of the role that you have a current First Aid Certificate. You will have had exposure in an aquatics environment or similar, and be able to demonstrate your effective communication and teamwork skills.

Salary and hours:

The salary for the role is $25.2720 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.