At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services and social enterprises.
About the centre
Located in the beautiful Bridges Reserve, Coburg Leisure Centre has been improving the health, safety and wellbeing of the City of Moreland's community since 1993.
Centre features include a spacious and fully-equipped gym, a group fitness room, a dedicated cycle room, an indoor heated 25 metre pool, learners pool, toddler pool with water feature, a spa and steam room, structured swimming lesson programs, a café and a childcare facility with outdoor play area. Coburg Leisure Centre is an inclusive leisure facility with access for all abilities, friendly staff and a welcoming environment.
Key elements of the role
The Lifeguard is responsible for supervising the safety of patrons in the pool area as well as identifying and responding to potential risks and taking appropriate action to reduce those risks.
- Works as part of a team and shows professionalism
- Being able to manage conflicts with patrons and users
- Ability to stay calm and make decisions under pressure
- Customer Service Experience will be highly regarded
- Previous experience in a lifeguard role (desirable)
- Previous leisure & aquatics experience (desirable)
- Pool Lifeguard Award
- Defibrillator (AED) Qualification
- HLTFA301B Apply first aid or equivalent
- HLTCPR201A Perform CPR or equivalent
- Safeguarding Children and Young People on-line course (completed after selection prior to employment).
YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:
- a national criminal history check;
- an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
- holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
- Two reference checks.
Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.