Sep 08, 2021

Pool Lifeguard - YMCA Victoria - Closing 6 Oct 2021

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  • Numurkah Victoria, Australia
casual Swimming Lifeguard

Job Description

At the Y our vision is simple – Amplify Your Voice. Shape Our Community. Challenge Our World

As the largest employer in fitness and recreation we have more than 5,000 staff at over 140 centres across Victoria. With us, you will work with fun colleagues who have a shared passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals and transforming communities for the better. 

About Moira Recreational Facilities

The Moira Recreational Facilities consist of nine facilities in total, made up of three all-year-round and six seasonal sites, namely:

  • Numurkah Outdoor Pool
  • Yarrawonga Foreshore Kiosk & Splash Park
  • Yarrawonga Outdoor Pool
  • Cobram Outdoor Pool
  • Nathalia Outdoor Pool
  • Strathmerton Outdoor Pool

All seasonal sites are scheduled to open on the 1st December 2021, operating through until Monday 14th March 2022. The operating times and days vary slightly from site to site as well as during peak and ‘shoulder period’ times.

If you have transport and are prepared to travel, you are welcome to apply for roles at more than one site as working across multiple sites is a possibility.

About the role 

As a Lifeguard at the YMCA, you’ll help provide a safe swimming environment for all YMCA visitors. You’ll be patient, focused and friendly to keep pool-users informed and safe.

  • Ability to supervise a large aquatic space while pro-actively ensuring a safe environment? in and around the pool area
  • Maintain concentrated observation of pools and patrons to anticipate and respond to problems
  • Ensure facility rules are being obeyed whilst at the same time educating facility users about safe aquatic practices.
  • Carry out intervention and preventative action to ensure the safety and wellbeing of patrons, the facility and equipment

About you 

We are seeking motivated, organised and pro-active Lifeguards to come and join the team. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude and a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and all facility users. Other required qualities are:

  • Ability to make decisions while under pressure
  • Being able to manage conflicts with patrons and users
  • Ability to stay alert and vigilant in a repetitive work environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Providing excellent customer service for all members and guests
  • Experience in the Aquatics and Leisure industry will be highly regarded

Essential Qualifications   

  • Aquatic Pool Lifeguard Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR certificate

All candidates will be required to undertake background and probity checks including Reference Checks, a Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement. 


At the YMCA, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:  

  • Flexible working and rostering arrangements  
  • Opportunities for career development and growth  
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state  
  • Free access to the Virtual Y – online health and wellness  

Essential Requirements

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