Jul 21, 2021

Operations Coordinator, Waves Leisure Centre - Kingston City Council - Salary $89,027.39 pa + superannuation - Closing 3 Aug 2021

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  • Highett Victoria, Australia
Full time Coordination operations

Job Description

  • Full time position - Band 6
  • Opportunity to utilise your leadership skills
  • Fast paced customer focused environment
  • Based in Highett, Melbourne
  • Free on-site parking
  • Excellent employee benefits
  • Career development opportunities

About us

Kingston Council’s collective focus is on delivering exceptional service that achieves our vision and meets community expectations.

A diverse, dynamic community where we all share a sustainable, safe, attractive environment and a thriving economy. The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne's CBD. We employ over 1,450 people in a diverse range of roles including engineering, customer service, administration, finance, family, youth and children's services, sport and recreation, leisure centre, health, parks and gardens, planning, arts and management.

Kingston Active - Waves Leisure Centre provides Learn to Swim and Water Safety programming for over 2500 students every week and offers groups fitness, aqua and deep-water classes, a gymnasium and a range of other programs and services to the community.

The role

We are seeking a Operations Coordinator to join the Active Kingston Team. Reporting to the Centre Director, your role is to:

  • Oversee the operations within Waves Leisure Centre
  • Assist Centre Director in tendering, appointment and on-going supervision of contracts associated with facility operations
  • Contractor Management – supervising on-site trades ensuring contractors adhere to City of Kingston contractor management policies and procedures
  • Staff supervision and coordination of Lifeguards and Duty Supervisors
  • Abide by legislative and regulatory requirements relevant the facility operations, including but not limited to, water quality, storage and handling of dangerous goods, guidelines for safe pool operations.

About you

You will have:

  • In depth experience and knowledge of the Aquatic, Leisure and Recreation industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage contracts and resources, including equipment and technical plant operations
  • Computing skills including Microsoft suite
  • Relevant experience in coordinating and delivering services in a recreation facility/or similar community centre environment.
  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field would be highly regarded
  • Ability to adopt and demonstrate the City of Kingston’s values of Future Orientated, Accountable, Dynamic, Expert, Community and Celebration

What we can offer

This is a full-time fixed term/permanent position.

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will be part of an inclusive culture and have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership, social club events, paid parental leave, salary packaging, study/development assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) and discounted health insurance.  Full time employees also have access to a planned day off every four weeks.

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