Seasonal Pool Lifeguard - YMCA Victoria - $27.46 per hour + super - Closing 1 Nov 2020

£27.46 hourly
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  • Ashburton, Balwyn North, Hawthorn ▸ Victoria ▸ Australia
  • Oct 14, 2020
Full time Swimming Lifeguard

Job Description

At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises.

About the Centre

The Boroondara Leisure and Aquatic Facilities (BLAF) that is managed by YMCA Victoria in partnership with the City of Boroondara. The Boroondara Leisure and Aquatic Facilities provide the unique opportunity for staff to be exposed to a variety of facilities, programs and services within a vibrant workplace. YMCA Victoria is committed to provide the highest level of service to our visitors and career development for our staff teams

Key Elements of the Role

Pool Lifeguards at YMCA facilities take on a much greater responsibility than simply supervising water space.  As well as identifying potential risk factors and taking steps to reduce those risks, lifeguards will act as positive role models in an effort to build strong people, strong families and strong communities within the facilities that we manage.

Selection Criteria

Capabilities and Behaviours

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to identify patrons needs
  • Attention to detail

Knowledge and Experience

  • Customer Service Skills will be highly regarded

Mandatory Pre-Requisite Qualifications

  • HLTAID003 Apply first aid or equivalent
  • HLTAID001 Perform CPR or equivalent
  • AQ Lifeguard Cert
  • Pool Lifeguard Award

YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws
  • ACF Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (completion online prior to commencement)
  • Two reference checks.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

Essential Requirements

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