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Learn to Swim Instructors

Advertiser: Penrith City Council4.1 out of 54.1 overall rating (32 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
23 Sept 2019
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
 $26.26 - $30.40 per hour plus casual loading
Work Type
Sport & Recreation, Coaching & Instruction

Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The city of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.

Ripples provides a number of facilities including a gym, pools, and a hydrotherapy and rehabilitation centre to the residents of the Penrith Local Government Area. We are proud of our highly performing team who have won a number of recent state and national Austswim and Swim Australia awards.

The position will play a pivotal role in the implementation of the Ripples Member Retention Strategy. Key duties include proactive lesson supervision to ensure the safety of staff and customers at all times, lesson prescription to a wide variety of customers and the development and delivery of the Learn to Swim programs.

Casual opportunities are available to commence immediately at Ripples St Marys and Penrith. Opportunities for permanency may become available in the future.

Essential Criteria

  • Current Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including Provide First Aid, Provide Basic Emergency Life Support and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • A valid NSW Working with Children Check
  • General knowledge of the leisure/recreation industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Technical knowledge of swimming and swimming instruction
  • Demonstrated commitment to corporate values of Penrith City Council

Desirable Criteria

  • Austswim Teacher of Infant and Pre School Aquatics
  • Swim Australia Teacher of Competitive Swimming

This position has been identified as a Child-Related position under Child Protection laws in NSW. To be eligible to apply, you are required to provide Council with a valid Working with Children Check Number.

You may also be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position you have applied for.

Commencing Salary:  $26.26 - $30.40 per hour plus casual loading where applicable

To submit your application for this position, please use the link below.

Intending applications are required to submit a cover letter and resume before the closing date.

Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Sarah Coleman, Recruitment Specialist on 4732 7813.

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