- Location: West Pymble, NSW
- Work-type: Casual
- Category: Recreation
- Expires: Sept. 22, 2019 at 10 p.m.
- Kick start a career in Aquatics by becoming a YMCA Lifeguard
- Challenging and rewarding role
- We will help you to get your qualification
Our Lifeguards at Ku-ring-gai Fitness & Aquatic Centre are a passionate team that are focused on public safety and making sure that our patrons are safe while they use our facility.
About the role
Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, the role will see you work a flexible roster across 7 days.
The role will see you actively supervise the pool and surrounding areas, ensuring the environment is safe, clean and enjoyable for all our members and visitors within our centre. You will be responsible for identifying any safety issues and will manage and respond to emergency incidents and related reporting.
We will be providing training to enable you to get your Pool Lifeguard licence. This will be a 3 day course, which will also include an online component and prac hours.
You are a self-motivated and customer service focussed individual. You thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy a challenge. Your superior communication and observation skills, along with your ability to keep calm and act quickly in an emergency situation will see you excel in this role!
What we need from you:
- The flexibility to work varied hours across the 7 days of the week
- A Commitment to attend scheduled course - Pool lifeguard licence (3 days) which will also include, online component, and prac hours at the site
- Commitment to aquatic Safety
- Previous experience working at an Aquatic facility and/or pool lifeguard qualifications (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.
Our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family & caring responsibilities & cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.
Commitment to Safeguarding
YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:
- a national criminal history check;
- an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
- holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
- Two reference checks.
Please note, the results of any National and International Police Check will only be used to assess your suitability to perform the role.
Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.