Poolside Team Leader

Listed 15 days Ago
Horowhenua District Council - Aquatics
Government - Local/Federal

About Us

Aquatics Horowhenua opened its doors in 1990 and since then it has been continuously growing and expanding. We offer a variety of activities such as learn to swim, aquacise, fitness training, swim and water sports clubs as well as recreational water fun including inflatables and the hydro slide. It is easy to understand why our facilities are so popular!

About the role

A great opportunity has come up for experienced and qualified Lifeguards and/or Leaders who are serious about growing and taking on more responsibilities by becoming a Poolside Team Leader. 

As a Poolside Team Leader, you will play a key role in ensuring the smooth operation of your shift, by managing the service delivery and leading the operations team. You will be responsible for the operations of the facility during your rostered shift, ensuring customer satisfaction, asset protection, legislative and industry compliance, increasing team member productivity and ensuring good communication and information sharing with team members. 

You will also play a key role in improving our safety culture and services, and provide feedback, advice and input to the management team. You will bring a background in Aquatics, ideally with demonstrated experience working in a supervisory/team leader role. Above all you will be passionate about leading your team to deliver a great customer experience. 

We are open 7 days a week, including public holidays, and our roster offers shifts between the hours of 5:30am and 9:30pm, at our local centres in Levin, Foxton, and Shannon.

About You

It is essential that you have extensive poolside experience supported by a Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate, a current First Aid Certificate, a full current driver's license, a clean criminal record, and are able to pass a pre-employment drug test. 

In addition, we require broad experience in:

-Plant Room

-Health & Safety

-Staff training and supervising

-Poolside duties


You would have an advantage if you can offer additional qualifications in:

-Chemical handling

-Pool water treatment

-Aquatics Level 3 or higher

-Skills Active Assessor certified

We offer

-Highly competitive salary scales

-Career progression within the organisation and development in the Aquatic industry.

-A well organised and structured workplace with a friendly and fun community environment

-The opportunity to further gain national qualifications which include NZQA credits.

-Free entry to all of our Aquatic centres.

If this sounds like the ideal place and role for you, we would like to hear from you. For any questions or additional information, please contact our Operations Supervisor on 06 366 1090.

Due to the fast-paced nature of recruitment at Horowhenua District council, these vacancies closing date may be subject to change at short notice, so please ensure you apply as soon as possible.     

Applications close:  Wednesday the 11th of August at 5pm.