Lifeguard | YMCA NSW Careers


  • Location: Tuggeranong, ACT
  • Work-type: Casual
  • Category: Recreation
  • Expires: Oct. 27, 2019 at 5 p.m.
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Job details

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Passionate about public safety
  • Looking for a fun and rewarding job 

We are now after the next generation of friendly, passionate and enthusiastic Lifeguards to join our team in this fun and rewarding role within our Lakeside Leisure centre in ACT. 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

About your new role

Pool Lifeguards at the Y take on a much greater responsibility than supervising water space. As well as identifying potential risk factors and taking steps to reduce those risks, lifeguards act as positive role models in an effort to build strong, safe and fun environment within our facilities.

All our team have the following qualities in common:

  • Passion
  • Enthusiasm
  • Love of the water

To be successful in this role, you will have

  • Current CPR
  • Current First Aid
  • Pool Lifeguard License

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.