Casual Swim Instructor (re-advertised)

Employment Details
Date Added: 18-Sep-2023
Closing Date: 1-Oct-2023 05:00 PM

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is an extraordinarily beautiful and sparsely populated area in the northeast corner of Western Australia (WA), and is known as one of the world's last wilderness frontiers. As a global tourism attraction, it is known for luxury accommodation, great food and friendly locals, and is an amazing and very unique part of Australia.  The Shire is diverse in many ways, with a unique mix of cultures, lifestyles and abundant opportunities.


About the position:

The Kununurra Leisure Centre (KLC) features a range of facilities for competitive swimming, leisure and general community use; we have an eight-lane 25 metre pool, state of the art splash park and gymnasium. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Casual Swim Instructor to join KLC Team and in this  role you will be responsible for delivering high quality aquatic swimming education to a broad range of customers.

The role also assists in the development and implementation of swimming programs and provides a high level of customer service whilst ensuring the maintenance of a healthy and safe environment for users and employees at the facility.. This is a casual position with an hourly rate of $36.20 -$38.46  (dependant upon age, experience and qualifications) plus casual loading. 

If you share the vision of being part of a thriving community with opportunities for all and can demonstrate the skills below and met the selection criteria in the position description, we welcome your application.


Required Skills and Experience

  • High level verbal communication skills;
  • Developed time management skills and an ability to manage multiple tasks;
  • Current HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid Certificate, including updated CPR;
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming & Water Safety, RLSSWA Swim Teacher or Swim Australia Qualification;
  • Current Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and ADT (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Whooping Cough) vaccinations (or ability and willingness to obtain); and
  • Current WA Working with Children Check (or ability to obtain).

A full position description can be found here: POSITION DESCRIPTION

This position is  not eligible for any assistance with seeking housing. Applicants travelling to Kununurra are strongly advised to make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Kununurra  prior to submitting an expression of interest.


Working for the Shire:


In this position you will work a variable number of hours on a casual basis, and working for the Shire means you will also enjoy:


  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Discounted membership to the Kununurra Leisure Centre and Wyndham Pool
  • Employer Matched Superannuation options
  • Shire branded work clothing
  • Health and Wellbeing Program which includes annual flu vaccinations and skin checks
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A flexible and fun work environment


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, values inclusivity and promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome contributions from all people. We encourage people of all abilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, diverse cultures and backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and all age groups to apply.

How to Apply


If you are ready to be part of our diversely talented team to build your future with an organisation that makes an impact, improves lives and inspires others please click ‘ Apply or  contact Kaylee Halse, the Shire's Acting Coordinator Recreation and Leisure, on (08) 9168 2120 for a confidential discussion


To be considered for this role, you will need to submit a covering letter outlining your interest in the position and your ability to meet the Selection Criteria, a current resume and any other required documentation. The successful applicant will be required to provide an acceptable National Police Clearance (dated within six months), a Working with Children Card and complete a pre-placement medical questionnaire with Drugs and Alcohol Screening.


Posted applications are to be addressed to Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, PO Box 614, Kununurra WA 6743.  Electronic applications can be sent directly to recruitment or submitted via the Shire's website.

Applications for this position are to be received no later than:  1 October 2023

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with a relevant visa

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