Aquatic Services Officer

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Stonnington, Victoria
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City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

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Job Description

We have multiple part time positions available for passionate, reliable and committed teachers of swimming and water safety. You will work from the Harold Holt Swim Centre, which is an exciting, modern and fully accessible community facility located in Glen Iris.

Candidates need to be available to work a variety of shifts and must be available to work weekends.

In this role you will be responsible for delivering high quality, safe and effective Learn to Swim and Water Safety Programs to children and adults. You will enjoy working with people of all ages and be passionate about achieving positive outcomes.

The hourly rate is $32.30 to $33.07 per hour + 10.5% superannuation.

Desired Skills and Experience

 To be successful in this role, you will have the following (please include copies of your qualifications in your application):

•    AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety or an equivalent industry recognized qualification
•    A current CPR certificate (HLTAID009)
•    A current Employee Working with Children Check
•    Knowledge of (and preferably experience) in Learn to Swim programs, stroke   techniques and water safety
•    Excellent verbal communication skills
•    Availability to work weekends, weekday mornings and/or evening shifts.

Previous experience as a Swim Instructor is ideal however, candidates who have relevant qualifications and are looking to commence their career as a Swim Instructor are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.


For enquiries relating to the role, please contact Tom Harlow, Team Leader Learn to Swim on 8290 1681.

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

Submitting your application 

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

In line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, all persons engaged at City of Stonnington, regardless of their role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.


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