Royal Life Saving NSW (RLSNSW) is the peak body for water safety in NSW. A fundamental part of its strategic intent is to ensure everyone has access to vital swimming and water safety education. The Aquatic Education Officer is responsible for supporting swimming and lifesaving activities in aquatic venues.
Key components of the role include to engage with the education sector, aquatic industry, sporting groups, clubs and organisations to assist in maximizing the opportunities for participation in swimming, water safety and lifesaving activities. This includes supporting partnerships for the delivery of Swim and Survive programs, the planning and delivery of pool lifesaving competitions and the development of lifesaving instructors, coaches, officials and volunteers.
Working at RLS NSW you will do truly meaningful work in a supportive, constructive culture that encourages you to make the most of your individual talents.
We provide a range of initiatives and benefits to make help our people thrive professionally and personally.
Working within the RLSNSW Aquatics Team, the position of Aquatic Project Officer supports our Swim and Survive Regional and Remote Strategy as well as supporting the development of pool lifesaving sport pathways. The role is divided into approximately 75% Swim and Survive and 25% lifesaving sport but may vary from time to time.
The role will be based out of the Aquatic Safety Training Academy in Seven Hills but will require extensive travel throughout the state. The role is for a 12 month contract with a possible opportunity to extend.
Most important to the role will be your ability to work autonomously, manage time efficiently as well as communicate effectively with key internal and external stakeholders. Most importantly you are passionate about the importance of learning swimming and lifesaving skills.