Senior Leisure Attendant

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role
This position is permanent, full time working 38 hours per week. This role is based at Nowra Aquatic Park and Bomaderry Aquatic Centre.


Reporting directly to the Bomaderry Aquatic Centre Coordinator, the focus of this position is to:

  • Provide a high level of communication, public relations and customer service to all pool users and contractors to ensure harmonious operation of the Centres
  • Contribute to excellent customer service by acting ethically, honestly and with fairness
  • Maintain knowledge and competence with all operations and programs associated with the Centres
  • Shift supervise and mentor lifeguards, kiosk and learn to swim staff as required
  • Present in a professional manner as a role model for other staff in the team
  • Assist in the kiosk by reconciling daily takings and preparation of banking documents as required
  • Ensure consistent high levels of cleanliness, hygiene, safety, maintenance and security throughout the Centres
  • Maintain the water quality in line with NSW Department of Health and other industry standards, including monitoring and maintaining filtration, reticulation and chemical dosing equipment to ensure its ongoing operations
  • Ensure the correct use, storage and operation of a pool equipment and chemicals
  • Report injuries, accidents and near misses in the work area and on the corrective actions taken to prevent reoccurrence

Skills & Experience

In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Relevant Aquatic qualifications such as:
    - Certificate III Aquatics Operations
    - Current Pool Lifeguard Award
    - Current Senior First Aid Certificate
    - Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certificate
  • Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Current Working with Children Check

This position requires a current NSW Working with Children Check. Applicants are required to apply and pay for this check if not already obtained. 


We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  3. What does customer service mean to you?
  4. This position requires an NSW Working With Children Check, please provide your Working With Children Check number.

Contact:  Stephen McDonaldBomaderry Aquatic Centre Coordinator – 0437 702 450

Applications Close: Wednesday, 8 December 2021 (at Midnight)

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

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