Job no: 492748
Work type: Casual, Contract, Temporary Full Time
Categories: Sport & Recreation, Aquatics and Leisure
Salary: $26.26 - $30.40 per hour plus casual loading where applicable
Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The city of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.
Ripples provides a number of facilities including a gym, pools, and a hydrotherapy and rehabilitation centre to the residents of the Penrith Local Government Area. We are proud of our highly performing team who have won a number of recent state and national Austswim and Swim Australia awards.
As a Lifeguard, you are responsible for the supervision of water spaces, and providing a high level of patron safety and strong customer service.
You will provide supervision and preventative management of our members and guests within the Aquatic environment, including programs, bookings and casual users, while maintaining a high level of customer service.
Seasonal contracts and casual opportunities are available to commence immediately at Ripples St Marys, Penrith and Hydrotherapy Centre until April 2020
- Pool Lifeguard Certificate (Pool Lifeguard Skill Set)
- Lifeguard License or ability to complete prior to completion of probationary period
- Current First Aid Certificate (including Provide First Aid, Provide Basic Emergency Life Support and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
- A valid NSW Working with Children Check
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated commitment to corporate values of Penrith City Council
- Experience in an aquatic / leisure / sport environment is desirable.
- Aquatic Supervision qualification
- Pool Operations Certificate
This position has been identified as a Child-Related position under Child Protection laws in NSW. To be eligible to apply, you are required to provide Council with a valid Working with Children Check Number.
You may also be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position you have applied for.
Commencing Salary: $26.26 - $30.40 per hour plus casual loading where applicable
To submit your application for this position, please use the link below.
Intending applicants are required to submit an up to date resume and responses to the selection criteria.
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Sarah Coleman, Recruitment Specialist on 4732 7813.
Council practices EEO and WHS principles
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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
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