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Health & Fitness Aquatics Crew, Wanaka (Part-time)

Otago - Wanaka

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.

We have a permanent, part-time position available at Wanaka Recreation Centre with a minimum of 18 hours per week. 

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 NZ Pool Lifeguard Skills Award or Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate (preferred). Trainees must be at least 16 years of age to gain these.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in the supervision of aquatic activities and knowledge of aquatic facility activities.
  • Experience in the supervision and control of the public
  • Must be a confident swimmer and able to swim 200m continuously and competently in less than 6 minutes but preferred in less than 4 minutes and 30 seconds.
  • Must be able to competently complete 25m sidestroke, 50m Breaststroke, 5 mins treading water and you must be able to recover an object from the deepest part of the facility.
  • Must be able to carry out a variety of water rescues and life-saving techniques correctly and competently.

In return the successful candidate will receive;

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Regular work hours
  • 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 2019