Casual Pool Lifeguard

Job No: IWC930
Location: Inner West LGA

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

About the Role

We are looking for people with a love of swimming and a passion for customer service to carry out the all-important role of a Pool Lifeguard at our Inner West Aquatic Centres.

Our mission is to provide the Inner West community with the best swimming experience possible and to do this we need the best Pool Lifeguards possible. We want Pool Lifeguards who are committed to creating a positive safe swimming experience, so if this sounds like you? Then we want to hear from you!

Applicants need to have a current pool lifeguard qualification including a current First Aid Certificate preferably experience as a pool lifeguard but the biggest thing is to have a love and passion for working in the Aquatic & Recreation industry.

So if you want to join our fantastic Aquatic Team which is all about passion and being the best then please apply now!

This position will require a current NSW Working with Children (Background) Check Certificate.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 

Remuneration

$34.80 per hour (inclusive of loading) + Super

You must have qualifications:

  1. Hold a current RLSSA (NSW) Pool Lifeguard Certificate or equivalent.
  2. Hold a current Apply First Aid Certificate
  3. Must meet Child Protection Act requirements and hold a current Working with Children Check clearance (please supply your WWC check number with your application)

Note: Shortlisted applicants will need to provide a certified copy of the following documents:

· Proof of work rights in Australia (e.g. copy of Passport or Birth Certificate etc)

· Current Pool Lifeguard Certificate

· Current First Aid (including current CPR qualification)

Enquiries

Adrian Prendergast, Aquatic Operations Team Leader on 9392 5467

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

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About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.