Apply now Job no: 493558
Work type: Casual / Temp
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community


Casual $35.94 per hour (includes 25% leave loading) + super

Do you have a strong desire to help others and contribute a meaningful service to your community? If so, we are looking for you to join our highly respected and trusted Lifeguard Team at Yarra City council.

As part of the City Works and Assets division, the Recreation and Leisure Branch has a commitment to improving both the physical and mental wellbeing of the community. Our aquatic programs operate from three facilities; the Collingwood Leisure Centre, Fitzroy Swimming Pool and Richmond Recreation Centre.

As a Lifeguard you will perform a crucial role to ensure best practice public safety and a high level of aquatic supervision in our public aquatic and leisure facilities. Participate in industry leading In-Service and Emergency Management Training, to prepare you to become the first responder in critical incidents. Oversee the pool deck operations and facilitate a positive customer experience for all of our swimmers and aquatic programs participants. Lifeguards are required to maintain rescue skills, competencies and qualifications. 

Applicants must have a current working with children check, First Aid, Pool Lifeguard and CPR qualifications. It is essential that you are available to work early morning and evening shifts, over the weekends and during the summer period. 

City of Yarra is an employer of choice and ongoing professional development and career opportunities are open to those seeking career advancement both within the Recreation and Leisure Branch and the broader Council.

For further information see the position description or contact Patrick Burgan on 9205 5032.

Download File 705211 - Lifeguard - Position Description .pdf

Please note: This is an ongoing recruitment drive for positions as they become available. Leisure Services endeavour to contact you within a month of your application.

The selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, ability and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check and Working With Children Check prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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