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Lifeguard - Ku-ring-gai Fitness & Aquatic Centre

Advertiser: YMCA3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (243 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2019
Sydney, North Shore & Northern Beaches
Work Type
Sport & Recreation, Other
  • Casual & Part Time roles available
  • West Pymble location
  • Fun and rewarding job 

Kick start a career in Aquatics by becoming a YMCA Lifeguard!

We are now looking for Lifeguards to come join the team at our Ku-ring-gai Fitness & Aquatic Centre. You will be available to work various shifts Monday to Friday between the hours of 4.30AM - 9PM and on the weekends from 7AM - 6PM.

About your new role

Lifeguards are focused in public safety and making sure that our patrons are safe while they use our facilities. They love seeing those big wide smiles each day, as patron's splash around having fun in our pools, while gaining confidence and becoming safe in and around the water. As well as identifying potential risk factors and taking steps to reduce those risks, lifeguards are positive role models in an effort to build strong people, strong families and strong communities.

All our team have the following qualities in common:

  • Passion
  • Enthusiasm
  • Love of the water

If this sounds familiar and you are motivated by creating a fun, safe and enjoyable environment for our patrons, then we have the opportunity you have been dreaming of!

Approximately 3 million patrons walk through our doors every year to use our facilities throughout NSW and the ACT and it's the best feeling to have knowing that you can leave work at the end of your shift and know that you have protected a life by being aware of your surroundings as a lifeguard.

We are now after the next generation of friendly, passionate and enthusiastic Lifeguards to join our team in this fun and rewarding role. In addition to the satisfaction of protecting our patrons around the water, we offer:

  • Supportive team environment
  • Discounted access to some of our services across the Y
  • Flexible hours
  • Career pathways in the aquatics field

If this sounds like the job for you, apply today!

To be successful in this role, you will have

  • Current CPR
  • Current First Aid
  • Pool Lifeguard License
  • Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety License (desirable)

About the Y

YMCA NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 22 recreation centres, 63 Out of School Hours Care services and two camping locations which fund our diverse range of community programs, employing 1800 staff across NSW.

YMCA NSW is dedicated to offering rewarding careers with challenging work and many opportunities to learn and grow. If you have strong personal values, care about people and want to make a difference in building strong individuals, families and communities, YMCA NSW could be the place for you. We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diversity and offers flexible work arrangements to support our employees as well as encourage work life balance! 

Our commitment to Safeguarding

YMCA NSW, including its Board of Directors, commits to creating and maintaining an environment that ensures all people involved in YMCA NSW activities, programs or services act in the best interests of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and take all reasonable steps to ensure their safety, welfare and wellbeing.  The successful applicant is required to undergo probity checks which include Reference checks, a Working with Children Check and Criminal History Check before commencement. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.

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