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Taitara mahi - Seasonal Lifeguards

Fixed Term, November 2021 - February 2022

The Aquatics Hastings team are seeking Lifeguards for fixed term and casual positions to work over the coming summer season at our Frimley and Havelock North Village Pools. Applicants must be flexible with hours of work and be able to work 5 days out of 7 covering Monday through to Sunday. Including the Christmas and New Year period.

The Lifeguards provide aquatic supervision; ensuring users of the facility have fun in a safe environment, Aquatics Hastings is drug and alcohol free, as part of the selection process, you may be required to undertake a drug test.

Mo koe – About you

If a summer lifeguard job sounds exciting, answer the following questions to find out if it’s the right move for you:

  • Are a confident and competent swimmer?
  • Understand and always deliver great customer service?
  • Do you want a job that builds life skills?
  • Do you like being outdoors?
  • Can you follow instructions and is confident in communicating with people?
  • Are looking at working in a fun environment where no day is the same and the team doesn’t let each other down?

Ko nga kaitono angitu ka whai - Successful candidates will ideally have:

  • First aid qualification
  • Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate (PLPC)
  • Good customer service ethos
  • A team player attitude
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Good listening skills and follows instructions from others
  • Self-motivation, shows initiative
  • Aquatic facility experience would be an advantage

Don’t have the desired experience/qualifications? Don’t worry, full lifeguarding training will be given to the right candidates including first aid and other aquatic related training.

Skill Active New Zealand, Lifeguard NZ qualification Framework critiera:

  • You must be at least 16 years old on the day you begin your lifeguard training.
  • To work as a pool lifeguard in New Zealand, the Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate (PLPC) is the minimum award you need to hold.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Are you keen to be a part of our journey?

Clive Memorial Pool
  • +64 6 870 0492
  • FARNDON PARK, 15 FARNDON RD, CLIVE, HAWKE'S BAY
VILLAGE POOL
  • +64 6 877 5544
  • HAVELOCK NORTH DOMAIN, TE MATA RD, HAVELOCK NORTH
FRIMLEY POOL
  • +64 6 876 8338
  • FRIMLEY PARK, FRIMLEY RD, HASTINGS, NEW ZEALAND
FLAXMERE POOL
  • +64 6 879 7676
  • SWANSEA RD, FLAXMERE
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