Wyndham Pool Coordinator (re-advertised)

Employment Details
Date Added: 15-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 also known for its pristine kaleidoscope of colour, outback adventures, world class fishing, luxury accommodation, great food and friendly locals, and is an amazing and very unique part of Australia.  Wyndham is a small settlement on the East Kimberley coastline.  It is a very beautiful spot where locals love the remoteness, the fishing and mud crabbing.


About the position:

 An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley in the role of the Wyndham Pool Coordinator.   This role plays an integral part in the services that the Shire provides to the Wyndham Community and is key to promoting safe participation in aquatic activity at the Wyndham Swimming Pool. You will implement and deliver community based aquatic programs such as Learn to Swim, Swim for Fruit, Junior Lifeguard and a range of other health promotion programs. You will also ensure the Wyndham Pool facility is compliant with relevant legislation and manage the operations and maintenance of plant rooms, buildings and equipment.

This is a fulltime role with a remuneration package (not including penalties) ranging between $101,149.30 - $106,315.98 (depending on experience) per annum. You will also be provided with housing in Wyndham.

For this position we are seeking an individual who has experience in working autonomously as well as being part of a team and is able to positively engage with people from diverse cultures, nationalities and backgrounds. If you can demonstrate the skills below and met the selection criteria in the position description, we welcome your application.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Operational experience with swimming pool plant rooms and chlorine gas systems;
  • Proven skills in aquatic program planning and delivery;
  • High level knowledge and experience in the management and the operation of aquatic recreation facilities and services;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills that result in effective and appropriate communication with a broad range of people internal and external to the Shire;
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to undertake cleaning of grounds, buildings and infrastructure to maintain the high levels expected of the Wyndham Shire Pool;
  • Ability to work over a 7-day rotating roster, including split shifts.


A full position description can be found here: POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Shire currently has subsidised housing available with this position valued at $15,000 per annum.

If you are relocating to Kununurra, the Shire will also pay a reasonable amount toward relocation costs.

Working for The Shire:

Working for the Shire means you will also enjoy:

  • Competitive salary packages
  • Generous 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 Uniform supplied
  • 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)
  • Living in a pristine environment amongst a very supportive community


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 Nick Allen, the Shire's Manager Community Development / Kaylee Halse, the Shire’s Acting Coordinator Recreation and Leisure on 08 9168 4100 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 need to hold all required qualifications and have the ability to be approved for a Working With Children Card, a National Police Clearance, to complete a pre-placement medical questionnaire with Drugs and Alcohol Screening and undertake a pre-employment function test.


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 @swek.wa.gov.au 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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