Employment Opportunity - Aquatic Facilities Casual Pool - Education Instructors & Lifeguards


Location: Port Hedland Leisure   Occupation: Leisure   Division: Town of Port Hedland

Aquatic Facilities Casual Pool - Education Instructors & Lifeguards

Hourly rate between $37.60 - $42.76 (inclusive casual loading)

As the Town Aquatic facilities are re-opening and the changes in the industry rapidly evolves in response to the impacts of covid-19, so too do the opportunities for employment and professional development. The Town of Port Hedland (Town) is currently seeking to create a pool of suitably experienced and motivated aquatic professionals in order to deliver exceptional services to the community of Port Hedland.

Applicants will be selected from this pool to undertake one or a number of roles across South Hedland Aquatic Centre, Marquee Park Splash and Play Park and Gratwick Aquatic Centre.

This pool recruitment process will remain active for a period of six months.

What are the positions on offer?

  • Aquatic Education Instructor        
  • Lifeguard

What are the other benefits?

  • Develop and nurture your skills and professional development
  • Work in a friendly and supportive team
  • Boost your knowledge of the Town’s facilities and services
  • Boost the strength, breadth and diversity of your CV
  • Meet new people in the community

What are the main duties?

These roles contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the aquatic facilities and the maintenance of Water Park which may include:

Aquatics Education Officer

  • Plan and deliver quality swim lessons in a safe, fun and effective manner.
  • Conduct learn to swim lessons and programs which meet the individual needs of participants
  • Liaise with supervisor other instructors and participants Maintain records related to learn to swim classes / students
  • The Swim Teacher is responsible for providing a safe and informative swimming program to the residents of the Town of Port Hedland.


Casual Lifeguard

  • Lifeguard is responsible for supervising pools to provide a safe environment for patrons.
  • Help maintain the presentation and cleanliness of the Centre at the highest possible standard by assisting with the cleaning and routine maintenance of the pools, pool surrounds, toilets and change room areas, plant room, staffroom, grounds and storage areas as directed by the Aquatic Supervisor.
  • Take appropriate action in the event of an emergency or in any circumstances which could endanger the well-being of any
  • Maintain the facility in a safe, clean and presentable condition for all community members to enjoy.

Please refer to the attached position description for further information regarding each roles.

To be successful in the role, you will:

  • Have a positive approach to life and show initiative in seeking out new challenges. A good attitude is prerequisite.
  • Demonstrated communication skills with a high level of motivation and ability to motivate others
  • Experience in local government or a large recreation facility is desirable but not mandatory
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Ticket and qualifications as per role requirement, please find attached position description for details.


Other Conditions

Integrity and pre-employment checks will be conducted if the recommended applicant for this position is not a current Town employee.

Applicants will be chosen from the pool based upon their relevant skill-set and the requirements of the Town at that time.


How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Email: recruitment@porthedland.wa.gov.au   

Post:  PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

In person: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

For further information please contact Human Resources on 08 9158 9300.


Applications close 4:00pm Thursday 31 December 2020.

The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Attachments : - 20190719_PD_Aquatic Education Instructor.pdf - 20190627_Position Description_Lifeguard.pdf - PreApplicationFormASAP_390855.pdf

Posted on Jun 26 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Thu, 31 Dec 2020 16:00:00

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