Jun 11, 2021

Aquatics Manager - Western Leisure Services Pty Ltd - Closing 27 Jun 2021

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  • Melbourne Victoria, Australia
Full time management Aquatics

Job Description

Our mission and vision is to build healthy lives through recreation and aquatics while providing premier fitness and aquatic services. If you share our passion for people, believe in delivering unrivalled service and building healthy lives, then a position at WLS is for you.

Job Description:

As part of the Management Team, the Aquatics Manager will actively contribute to the achievement of WLS business objectives, organisational culture, leadership and direction, and foster cooperation across all departments.

The Aquatics Manager is responsible for the management of the swim school (WynSwim), the school’s swimming programs, and the safety of all patrons in the aquatic environment. This role is also responsible for ensuring compliance within relevant regulatory frameworks and industry guidelines.

Reporting to the General Manager Aquatic Facilities, the Aquatics Manager’s key responsibilities will be:

  • Oversee the Centre Care Manager and Lifeguard teams ensuring standards against the GSPO are adhered to at all times
  • Planning, development and implementation of our Learn to Swim (WynSwim) and School programs
  • Development of new aquatic programs to drive participation and revenue
  • Ensure our aquatic facilities maintain their Platinum Pool status
  • Training as required to ensure that standards of a Platinum Pool are met
  • Review and adherence to the Lifeguard Deployment Plan
  • Ensure our patrons are professionally supervised at all times
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all current industry trends and expectations and implement them at our aquatic facilities
  • Stakeholder management of our key aquatic user groups
  • Manage pool and lane allocations and required communications
  • Leadership of staff to achieve targets and key performance measurements

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve goals and objectives
  • Proven experience in a senior management position within the aquatics and recreation industry
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and deliver aquatic education programs and services
  • Outstanding business planning and development skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the General Manager on the ongoing development of the business
  • Sound knowledge of budget processes and techniques with the ability to writes budgets and reforecast
  • Ability to engage in high-level problem solving and complaint resolution

To request a copy of the position description please email Pia at pnewman@westernleisureservices.com.au
How to Apply:

Please click on "apply" below and upload a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for delivering on the role responsibilities.

Applications close at Midnight on Sunday 27th June, 2021.

WLS is committed to providing an environment which protects the health, safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. We want children to be safe, happy and empowered. We are committed to ensuring the protection of children and young people from any form of abuse or conduct that puts children at risk. We require applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment. If successful, applicants must comply with WLS’ Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy.

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