District Pool Senior

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Vacancy description

Get ready to rule the pool while others keep cool! We’re looking for water and safety conscious Senior Lifeguards to join our teams at CBay and the District Pools as we open up our outdoor pools for the season!

You’ll bring your go-getter attitude, excellent communication skills and strong team approach. Dealing with people from all walks of life, each day will be different and keep you on your toes!

Our District Pool Seniors are responsible for leading the lifeguard teams, ensuring the smooth day to day operation of our District Pools and keeping each shift performing at its highest while delivering a safe and fun aquatic experience for our community.

We have a position available at each of our four pools; Geraldine, Temuka, Pleasant Point and CBay. The positions will commence in November 2019 and conclude in March 2020.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Awesome observational skills
  • Ability to stay calm in busy and pressured situations
  • A keen eye for spotting potential hazards and preventing incidents

Previous Lifeguard experience and a current First Aid certificate is essential. All applicants must be able to complete a practical assessment, including swimming 200m within 6 minutes, retrieving an object from the bottom of the pool, and treading water for 5 minutes.

What are you waiting for? If you’re ready to dive in and earn some valuable skills in the aquatic and recreation industry, apply now!

Applications for this vacancy

All applicants are required to be either a New Zealand Citizen or have a current New Zealand work visa.

Please forward your application by 5pm on Monday 30 September 2019, to The People & Capability Advisor, Timaru District Council via one of the options below.

Please note

Applications emailed to the above address must be in one of the following formats: Microsoft Word Documents (DOC), Rich Text Format (RTF), Plain Text (TXT), or Portable Document Format (PDF). Documents submitted in any other format are not acceptable.

Last updated: 06 Nov 2019