Lifeguard | Looking for a role that works around your other commitments?

Enjoy an active role where you will play an important part in ensuring an enjoyable and safe environment for our Selwyn Aquatic Centre customers.

Rolleston, New Zealand

Reference: 5431466

We are currently looking for casual Lifeguards to work as and when required, ensuring we continue to provide outstanding service to our community.

If casual work doesn't suit you but you're still keen to become a Lifeguard at our growing Aquatic Centre please submit an application stating your availability to be considered for future vacancies.

To be a lifeguard in our team you need to:

  • Be confident in the water
  • Be able to swim 200m in 6 minutes or less
  • Have the ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time
  • Be a committed, proactive team player
  • Have the ability to think clearly and remain calm during an emergency
  • Be passionate about swimming and what the pools have to offer

Relevant lifeguard experience and qualifications are desirable however for the right candidates we can provide training at our cost.

You will be required to comply with all our Health and Safety practices including uniform and footwear requirements. Our application form will ask you to indicate your availability.

If you are short-listed we will contact you to arrange a practical assessment. Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will be invited to a formal interview with our hiring team.

If you are keen to play an important role in providing high quality service to our growing community apply today to join us!

Applications will be reviewed as they come in.

We value the safety of our young people and therefore appointments for this role are subject to a satisfactory safety check including a police vetting process. Please note that a practical swim test assessment is part of the recruitment process.


Applications Close: 28 Apr 2021


  • Why Work for Us?

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