Lifeguard Supervisor

Waimakariri District Council - Lifeguard Supervisor


Dudley Park Aquatic Centre

Do you get a kick out of helping people and want to work in a fun, fast paced environment? Do you thrive working within the community as part of a team to deliver high quality results?

The Waimakariri District Council operates three Aquatic Facilities in the North Canterbury region including Dudley Park Aquatic Centre in Rangiora, Kaiapoi Aquatic Centre and Oxford Community Aquatic Centre.

From these facilities, we provide a high-level customer experience to a wide range of users ensuring that each facility is being utilised to its full potential. We are a respectful and progressive team delivering value for our customers.

To assist with this, the Council is currently seeking applications for a Lifeguard Supervisor based at Dudley Park Aquatic Centre in Rangiora. You will be responsible for working with a small team to maintain high standards of comfort, safety and security for our customers while they utilise our facilities. This a full time position (37.5 hours per week) working evenings, Sunday 11.30am-7.30pm and Monday to Thursday 1.30pm-9.30pm.

As a Lifeguard Supervisor, you will be a passionate team player seeking a role, which gives you direct contact with the public. You will need strong time management and organisation skills to prioritise your workload. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to communicate effectively with members of the public including conflict resolution, with a solutions focused mind-set. The demonstrated ability of leading a team to deliver quality results would be of benefit. Water quality, plant maintenance and Aquatics experience is not essential, but would be advantageous. The successful applicant will hold or be capable of achieving the Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate, which requires a degree of fitness including a timed swim of 200m in 6 minutes.

In return, we will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference in this community. We will work with you to develop your skills through ongoing training and provide opportunities to grow by learning skills in other areas of the business. You will help to grow recreation participation within the district and contribute to the growth and develop of your team. We offer a competitive remuneration package with flexible working arrangements, which allow for a great work life balance.

For more information, please contact Sue Bergin on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMK GOV).

Please note: Shortlisted applicants must be prepared to undergo both Police Vetting and pre-employment Drug & Alcohol testing.

The Council is an equal opportunities employer.

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Applications close 5pm Sunday 2nd of February 2020.

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