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We are the Clutha District Council and we're looking for outstanding talent to join our swimming pool team


Are you a competent swimmer or do you hold a recognised lifeguard qualification? Are you committed to providing excellent customer service to your community?


If so, we would love to hear from you.


We need a lifeguard to join our Balclutha swimming pool team in a full-time, permanent role. You will need to be 16 years or over.


This is a full-time permanent position and the work pattern and hours are shown in the attached Job Description.


The selection process will include a swim test.


To pass, you'll need to demonstrate you can swim 200 metres in under 6 minutes, under the following conditions:


  • Togs or any choice of clothing are acceptable and goggles may be worn
  • Any entry is acceptable
  • Any stroke, or a mixture of strokes, can be used
  • Swimming or flotation devices must not be used

Wearing a t-shirt and shorts or a pool lifeguard uniform, you'll need to show that you can:

  • Swim 50 metres breaststroke
  • Swim 25 metres sidestroke
  • Tread water for 5 minutes
  • Retrieve an object from the bottom of the deepest part of the pool
Applications Close: 31 Jan 2022
  • Classifications: Other Services
  • Company: Clutha District Council
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Public
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Otago
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Apply Now & Position Description