Leisure Service Officer - Learn to Swim

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Work type: Casual
Classification: Band 2 Casual ($31.16- $31.83 p/h plus casual loading)
Categories: 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 up 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 and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability.

About the role
We are looking for passionate, community minded people who we can train to become part of our Learn to Swim team.

Based at Waterworld, Splashdown, Leisurelink or Bellarine Aquatic and Sports Centre, you will be responsible for delivering effective swimming and water safety to students in our Learn to Swim program.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan and conduct Learn to Swim classes
  • Provide assessment reports of students and monitor progress
  • Provide excellent customer service to swim school students and parents
  • Provide regular feedback to students and parents on their progress

About you
To be successful in this role, you would need:

  • A passion for Swimming & teaching
  • A current employee Working with Children check.
  • A willingness to undertake medical and functional assessments, as well as a police check
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • Excellent communication skills

This role will be guided by Royal Life Society Australia (RLSSA) Guidelines for Safe Pool Operations, City of Greater Geelong and Swim Sport and Leisure policy and procedures.

The health and safety of our people is our highest priority. It is our current policy to ask for your COVID-19 vaccination status. You have the right not to disclose your vaccination status, and successful candidates who are not vaccinated or do not want to disclose will go through a simple risk assessment process.

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.

Central Geelong-based City employees are moving to our new Civic Precinct, Wurriki Nyal. Meaning ‘speak and talk together’ in local Wadawurrung language.  Wurriki Nyal sets the benchmark for what a sustainable, inclusive and culturally safe workplace can be, including industry leading sustainability standards, a flexible and people-focused design, safe and inclusive spaces and public realm.

We’re 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. 

We offer:

  • flexible work arrangements including RDO options in specified work areas
  • salary sacrificing and novated lease options
  • cultural and ceremonial leave
  • study leave
  • paid parental leave (16 weeks primary and six weeks secondary) and superannuation payments on all 52 weeks primary parental leave
  • IVF, surrogate and miscarriage bereavement leave
  • training and career development opportunities
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • corporate membership rates for health insurance
  • corporate membership rates at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities

Applications and Enquiries

Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position.

Enquires:  Jacqueline Wurf | 5272 4979 | jwurf@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Click the Apply button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity. If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at careers@geelongcity.vic.gov.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

 

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Position Description

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