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Health & Fitness Crew - Aquatics Lifeguard

Otago - Queenstown

The role of the Health and Fitness Aquatics Crew Lifeguard is to supervise and control the use of the aquatic facilities and activities at Queenstown Event Centre, ensuring the safety of its members and providing a friendly and helpful service. This is a full-time position and you will be required to work weekends so flexbility is key.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To supervise and control the use of aquatic facilities and activities and positively influence customer behaviour through preventative actions that provides a safe environment for all users.
  • To maximise customers enjoyment of the aquatic facilities by providing friendly and helpful service, correct and consistent information.
  • To participate in and contribute towards regular training and practice of essential aquatic crew skills.
  • To respond quickly, appropriately and effectively to any emergencies and to customers in difficulties ensuring both personal and customer safety.

The Candidate

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A current NZQA affiliated First Aid Certificate that meets the following U/S:  Unit standards Group A (both of: 26551 & 25552) and/or unit standards group B (all of: 6400, 6401, 6402).
  • A current NZQA affiliated Pool Lifeguard Skills Award or Pool Lifeguard Pool Competency Award (preferred). Must be 16 Years of age to gain these.
  • High School NCEA or Bursary (minimum level of education preferred).
  • 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.

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.
Job Description

Applications close: 20 Jun 2019