Expression of Interest - Casual Lifeguard (Pool Recruitment)

Employment Details
Date Added: 28-Mar-2023
Closing Date: 29-Mar-2024 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 positions:

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. Excellent opportunities have arisen for  Casual Lifeguards to join KLC Team and in this  role you will assist in providing supervision to all patrons at the KLC Swimming Pool and Splash Park. You will also assist in ensuring that the facilities are well maintained, clean, tidy and aesthetically pleasing to all users of the aquatic facilities. This is a casual position with  hourly rates between $35.49 - $37.70  (dependant upon age, experience and qualifications)  inclusive of casual loading.  *If under 21 years of age, a junior rate will apply to this role.


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:

  • Demonstrated understanding of aquatic industry guidelines;
  • Well-developed water rescue and resuscitation skills;
  • Ability to perform deep and shallow water rescues;
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment and support other team members; and
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and experience.


A full position description can be found here: POSITION DESCRIPTION

Sadly these positions are  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.

This pool will be open for a period of 12 months, casual appointments may be offered as vacancies arise; however, an appointment is not guaranteed.


Working for The Shire:

Working for the Shire means you will also enjoy:

  • Competitive salary packages
  • Additional Annual leave (6 weeks) and Leave Loading
  • Salary sacrifice options for rent or mortgage interest
  • 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
  • 11 Public Holidays, 2 local Government days and ability for rostered days off (so plenty of time for rest and recreation and to catch the best fish, if that’s what you like to do)


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 provide your Expression of Interest


If you are ready to be considered 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 Jae Kilgour, the Shire's Coordinator Recreation and Leisure, on (08) 9168 4100 for a confidential discussion


You will need to submit a covering letter outlining your interest in the position and your ability to meet the Selection Criteria (maximum two pages), a current resume and any other required documentation. Prior to employment, successful applicants will be required to provide an acceptable National Police Clearance (dated within six months), Work with Children Check, complete a pre-placement medical questionnaire with Drugs and Alcohol Screening and undertake a pre-employment function test.


Posted expressions of interest 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.


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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