Community Pools Operations Manager

Wellington City Council - Community Pools Operations Manager

• Deliver a memorable experience to our customers

• Operational leadership role

• Contribute to our city's reputation as an active, healthy and attractive place

We are on the hunt for a passionate leader to join the Community Pools as an Operations Manager. We believe this role will suit someone who has the ability to effectively oversee and manage our operational aquatics facility with their dynamic leadership style to ensure the pool is a fun, safe and attractive place for our customers.

You will be responsible for leading a talented and fun team of people who always put customers at the heart of what they do, understand how important their job is and strive to deliver a positive experience to our customers every single time!

As the Operations Manager, you will ensure the successful operational functioning of the facility, including, the safe supervision of customers, increased community access, administration and plant management, health and safety, maintenance and facility presentation, and ensuring high standards of customer service. What we would love to see is a strong and motivated team across all the community pools with a positive culture and most importantly a team that is focused on making things better and easier for our customers. Key to this role is your ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with the other operational managers so it's about how you build those relationships, your attitude and style.

To be successful in this role you will have:

•a relevant tertiary qualification in Recreation Management or equivalent experience

•Pool Life Saving Practising Certificate

•Pool Water Treatment and Operations Certificate

•First Aid qualifications

•previous experience in management within a recreation environment.

Our pools provide outstanding sport and recreation facilities and services that contribute to the wellbeing of Wellington City's communities so this is an opportunity to get involved and make it even better.

Naturally we think our council is a great place to work, we offer:

•five weeks annual leave after two years of continuous service

•great discounts at Club Active gym and aquatic centre memberships, family leave provisions, and a generously subsidised kid's school holiday programme.

'He tangata, he tangata, he tangata' - we put people at the heart of everything we do, we care for our people and offer some great professional development opportunities. We provide opportunities to be part of our leadership development programme and participate in a number of other learning and development programmes to help enhance your time at Council and expand your role.

Because this is a safety sensitive role, the successful person must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and a health check.

For any further questions you are welcome to get in touch with Amy Carter, Community Pools Manager either on 027 803 0056 or

All applications must be submitted online. To apply please visit

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.

Applications for this role will close 5pm Wednesday, 26 February 2020

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