Aquatic Operations Coordinator - Splashdown

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Classification: Band 5 ($71,741 - $81,382 pa)
Categories: Management, Leisure & Recreation

Create our future together at the City of Greater Geelong
At City of Greater Geelong, we are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong on Wadawurrung country such a great place to live, work and study.  

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary, sustainable office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our team at the City of Greater Geelong.

Our Community is made of diverse people from all walks of life, and it’s important to us that our workforce represents and celebrates this strength.

We encourage great people from all backgrounds to join us. We encourage authenticity, because inclusion makes us stronger. 

If you’re excited about working together to create a Clever and Creative Greater Geelong, and joining a workplace where all people can thrive, then hit apply – we’d love to meet you!

We particularly welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

About the Role
This permanent full-time opportunity is based at the City’s Splashdown Leisure Centre, Moolap. This position will coordinate staff in the delivery of day-to-day operations in a clean, safe and friendly environment. This position is responsible for the planning and implementation of tasks in relation to aquatic activities, plant maintenance, water quality and Aquatic Programs.

Key responsibilities include: 

  • To provide leadership in the development, coordination and evaluation of aquatic program activities undertaken by the Leisure Services Department.
  • Coordinate aquatic operational processes and programs at Splashdown.
  • To provide administrative support to Leisure Services staff with tasks relating to plant and operational activities.
  • To take an overseeing role of the aquatic facilities and programs and take responsibility for day to day operations of the centre, in consultation with the Swim Sport & Leisure Coordinators as required.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will hold a tertiary qualification relevant to recreation program management or several years’ experience with aquatic programs or a related field.

  • Demonstrated experience in the planning, implementation, reporting and evaluation of innovative procedures.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in team development, management and leadership.
  • Good knowledge of pool plant operations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to build relationships with staff and client groups.
  • Proficient computer skills using a range of technologies. 
  • Working with Children Check, Level 2 First Aid Certificate, Pool Lifeguard Award
  • Proof of Covid vaccinations

If this sounds like the role for you, then click apply now! 

A career with us
With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. Our employees connect with us from across the Greater Geelong region and beyond. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people.

We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you. 

All employees who may attend a worksite or any face-to-face work-related activity will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

We offer:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries
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Enquires: Richard Hollins |

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