Learn to Swim Instructors - Penrith City Council - $26.66 - 30.86 ph + casual loading if applicable - Closing 4 Dec 2020

£26.66 - £30.86 hourly
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  • Penrith ▸ New South Wales ▸ Australia
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time,   Part time,   casual,   Contractor   Swimming

Job Description



At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and a finalist in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits. 

Ripples provides a number of facilities including a gym, pools, and a hydrotherapy and rehabilitation centre to the residents of the Penrith Local Government Area. We are proud of our highly performing team who have won a number of recent state and national Austswim and Swim Australia awards.

The position will play a pivotal role in the implementation of the Ripples Member Retention Strategy. Key duties include proactive lesson supervision to ensure the safety of staff and customers at all times, lesson prescription to a wide variety of customers and the development and delivery of the Learn to Swim programs.

Ripples Penrith and St Marys are seeking applications from applicants interested in permanent, temporary and casual opportunities through this round. 

Please indicate what opportunities you are interested in as part of your application. 

Essential Criteria

  • Current Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including Provide First Aid, Provide Basic Emergency Life Support and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • A valid NSW Working with Children Check
  • General knowledge of the leisure/recreation industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Technical knowledge of swimming and swimming instruction
  • Demonstrated commitment to corporate values of Penrith City Council

Desirable Criteria

  • Austswim Teacher of Infant and Pre School Aquatics
  • Swim Australia Teacher of Competitive Swimming

This position has been identified as a Child-Related position under Child Protection laws in NSW. To be eligible to apply, you are required to provide Council with a valid Working with Children Check Number.

You will also be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position you have applied for.

Commencing Salary:  $26.66 - 30.86 per hour plus casual loading where applicable. 

To submit your application for this position, please use the link below to visit the Penrith City Council webpage. 

Intending applications are required to submit a cover letter and resume before the closing date. Applicants are also requested to complete an application form, providing responses to the above selection criteria. 

Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Belinda Nowland on 4732 7823. 

Council practices EEO and WHS principles