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Health and Fitness Aquatics Crew Wanaka

Otago - Wanaka

Health and Fitness Aquatics Crew Wanaka

Fulltime, Part-time & Casual roles available:

For our Wanaka Recreation Centre we are currently looking for – both full time, part-time as well as casual sport fanatics. Do you enjoy working in an energetic environment at the very heart of the community? Don’t wait, apply now!


The Role

As Health and Fitness Aquatics Crew it is your job to ensure the safe supervision of all users in an aquatic environment. You will be expected to provide a high level of customer service, make great health and safety decisions, have pride in cleaning and custodianship and be competent to provide emergency response where required.

This role is instrumental in assisting with participation of our community and membership retention by ensuing a fun and dynamic, yet safe and effective environment and facility. Your goal is to get more people, more active, more often.

This role requires you to be available for weekends and holiday periods, as well as early morning starts and evening work


To be considered, you should possess;

  • A current NZQA affiliated First Aid Certificate that meets the following unit standards. Unit standards Group A (both of 26551 & 26552) and/or unit standards group B (all of: 6400, 6401, 6402)
  • A current NZQA affiliated Skills Active Lifeguard Award, Pool Lifeguard Skills Award and Pool Lifeguard Pool Competency Award (preferred). Must be 16 years of age to gain these
  • High School NCEA or Bursary (minimum level of education preferable)
  • 3+ years’ experience in the supervision of aquatic activities and knowledge of aquatic facility activities.
  • Experience in the supervision and control of the public.
  • Experience in other recreation and leisure industry would be on an advantage.
  • Experience in other recreation and leisure industry would be an advantage


In return the successful candidate will receive;

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities
  • Company social club


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Job Description

Applications close: 18 Oct 2018