September 10,2020
    Permanent – full-time
    Closing: October 10,2020
    Otago / Clutha
    Sport & recreation

    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 quali?cation? Are you committed to providing
    excellent customer service to your community? If so, we would love to hear from you.

    We have a permanent, full-time vacancy at the Balclutha
    Centennial Pool and some part-time jobs available at the Milton Pool for its 2020/21 open season. You need to be 16 years or over. If you don’t hold a lifeguard quali?cation and a ?rst aid quali?cation, we will provide paid training for you to get them.

    While you’re being trained, you’ll be designated as a Swimming Pool Assistant.

    The full-time job at Balclutha is a minimum of 37.5 hours a
    week of morning and afternoon shifts, Mondays to Fridays
    plus work on every fourth weekend.

    There are several part-time positions at the Milton pool with
    a variety of hours available, starting late October for initial

    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 ?otation devices must not be used

    Wearing a t-shirt and shorts or 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

    Please note when applying if you could specify if you are
    applying for Balclutha or Milton Pools.

    To apply and for further information visit

    For con?dential enquiries please contact Holly Ramsay,

    Applications close on Monday 21 September 2020.