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Pool Attendant/ Lifeguard

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• Ensure the highest standards of quality are maintained relating to the safety and supervision of patrons;
• Provide exceptional customer service to all users of the facility;
• Ensure that daily cleaning and maintenance procedures are adhered to and the facility is maintained in accordance with a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene;
• Conduct pool tests to ensure that the water quality meets the required standard and the pool is safe to open to the public.
• Administer first aid as required;
• Ensure efficient operation of the pool plant room by carrying out regular checks;
• Supervise public entry, registering and collection of fees, ensure compliance with all cash handling processes including taking monies to Council Offices for banking on a daily basis;
• Ensure the behavior of all patrons is conducive to the provision of a safe leisure environment by enforcing pool rules and regulations and taking appropriate action to manage difficult customers, as required;
• Complete accurate documentation and follow records management policy relating to the operation of the Oatlands Aquatic Centre;
• To ensure that all chemicals are handled in accordance with all relevant safety procedures;
• Develop a detailed understanding of the intent and be accountable for the implementation of the Standard Operating Procedures pertaining to the Oatlands Aquatic Centre;
• Ensure Council’s Risk Management policy, procedures and the application of sound risk management practices within the workplace are observed and complied with at all times;
• Develop new programs and promotional strategies to maximise usage of the facility where resources and opportunities allow;
• Other duties as directed.


Qualifications & Experience


  • Formal Aquatic Qualifications or equivalent – (Non-qualified persons must be prepared to undertake the necessary training prior to the opening of the pool complex)

  • Current first aid certificate (to be kept up to date at all times).

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

  • Satisfy a National Police Check.

  • Current working with children check.


  • Experience in recreational organisation development.

  • Project management skills including the ability to meet deadlines and achieve performance objectives with minimum supervision;

  • Organisational skills including the ability to manage people, programs and issues;

  • Ability to be flexible, responsive and to work in an environment of change;

  • Computer skills in the Microsoft suite.

About The Company

Further information available upon application.

Further Information

If this sounds like you, please contact DeArne Stone (Jobs Hub Manager) on

0448 844 607 or at to arrange a friendly

pre-screening interview.

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