Permanent Full Time Lifeguard

Applications closing on July 12, 2024, 05:00 PM

Tā tātou atarua – Our vision

Enabling what matters:

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’s easy to understand why our facilities are so popular. 

He angitūtanga - The opportunity 

We currently have one permanent full-time position available. You would join a dynamic team of professionals who deliver excellent public service to our community through ensuring enjoyment and active supervision by identifying risks, hazards, and the prevention of accidents, and promoting water safety. You would interact with a variety of people from different ages and backgrounds which will enrich your skills and cultural experience. Some more benefits of working with us include: Paid training towards achieving your Lifeguard qualification and 1st aid certification. The opportunity to further gain national qualifications which include NZQA credits. Career progression within the organisation and development in the Aquatic industry. Free entry to all of our Aquatic centres. 

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. 

He kōrero mōu - About you 

Our ideal candidates will share a passion for service delivery and customer satisfaction, with a strong positive attitude. As one of the requirements to become a Lifeguard, applicants would need to be confident in the water and be able to swim 200 metres in under 6 minutes.  You will have a can do attitude and a willingness to learn and keep people safe.  

Tā tātou ahurea – Our culture 

Horowhenua District Council is proud to be an inclusive workplace; we celebrate difference, diversity, and aim to empower our employees. We are an organisation built on innovation and optimism, and are embarking on an organisation reset. We are motivated to build a place where we value our people and provide opportunities for them to build outstanding careers and better Horowhenua. 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou - What we offer 

An excellent working environment where passionate and committed team members who strive to make a difference for current and future generations. This important opportunity to join a thriving organisation with a strong focus on delivery and to do meaningful work with motivated people that has a direct impact on the lives of our Horowhenua community.  

Tono mai ināianei - Apply now 

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 Gastón Vélez on Paddy Blackman 06 368 0070

Please upload your CV along with a Cover letter.  Applications will be reviewed as they come in and we will contact you to advise you of your application progress.  

He rau ringa e pakari ai nga taura whiri i o tatou kainga noho me o tatou hapori – mai i te pae maunga o Tararua ki te moana
With many hands the threads which weave our neighbourhoods and communities together will be strengthened from the Tararua Ranges to the sea.