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Lifeguard - Otumoetai Pool

Mt Maunganui

Reference: 4868795

Bay Venues proudly manages 24 venues spread across the Tauranga, Mount Maunganui and Papamoa regions. Our venues incorporate aquatic facilities, community centres, community halls, gyms, and the iconic Trustpower Baypark facility. We offer a broad range of leisure and event products, services and programmes with a core focus on customer value and service.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team of Lifeguards at the Otumoetai Pool complex.

You will have the opportunity to build great relationships with staff and customers, along with providing people from Tauranga, New Zealand and all over the world with the best possible customer experience while staying in "The Bay".

To be successful in this position you must:

  • Be able to swim 200m in 6 minutes or less
  • Have the ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
  • Be a committed team player, who is able to act in a proactive manner
  • Have the ability to retain professional demeanor, think clearly and remain calm during an emergency
  • Be passionate about swimming and what the pools have to offer
  • Have (or could obtain) a First Aid Certificate
  • Having a valid Pool Lifeguard Practicing (PLPC) Certificate is desirable but not essential as full training can be provided

We are offering 18 hours per week with rostered shifts between Monday to Sunday, 5.15am - 9.15pm. Our Aquatic facilities operate on a rolling roster basis, so the ability to work early morning, late evening, weekend and public holiday shifts is essential. All Lifeguards are required to have the capability to work at any facility across the network, so flexibility is required

In return, we offer a competitive hourly rate, continuous on the job training, plus a range of enviable staff benefits.

We look favourably upon individuals who are flexible, reliable and committed, and are able to share their knowledge and experience, while contributing to the wider community. We value diversity, so welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experience.

All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand


Applications Close: 22 Oct 2019