Lifeguard Team Leader

Hamilton City Council - Lifeguard Team Leader

Waterworld - Garnett Ave

Employment Type: Permanent

Hamilton Pools are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join them. In this position, you will be responsible for the delivery of day-to-day operational activities ensuring the safe supervision of customers, the facility, water quality and customer service are all kept to a high standard.

As a Lifeguard Team Leader, no two days are the same! Some of the duties you will be involved in are:

Leading and managing the team of pool Lifeguards to provide a fun, lively environment for our customers, staff and community

Responsibility for the supervision and Health & safety of our staff and customers whilst using our facilities

Operate the pool plant & equipment, and manage pool water quality to a high standard

Empower staff and build succession through staff training and development

Create a culture for improvement, by constantly looking for ways to improve current practices.

Our ideal candidate will be a great leader with the ability to empower and motivate staff and create a positive team environment. You will have strong and effective communication skills, flexibility to run a seven day a week operation, and the ability to adapt to a constantly changing business. Experience or knowledge of water treatment would also be an advantage.

The recruiting range for this role starts at $23.00 - 25.00 per hour and could be negotiated for the right candidate.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it's for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today! Visit

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. This role is covered by the Children's Act 2014, which means that shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo all safety checking requirements under the Act before commencing employment, as well as during employment. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies. Only people who are eligible to work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.

Applications Closing Date 26 January 2020

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