Casual pool attendant (lifeguard)

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Join one of Sydney's most versatile and trusted portfolio of Sports Venues as Pool Attendant at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre.

We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic individual who is versatile and flexible.


Casual rate $29.97 per hour + weekend penalty rates

Primary purpose of the role

The Pool Attendant (Lifeguard) is responsible for proactive supervision of all aquatic areas ensuring patron safety and first aid, emergency incident response procedures and efficient operation of the Aquatic Centre.

Key accountabilities

  • Perform day to day operational requirements to ensure the Centre exhibits the highest standards of operations and pool safety.
  • Monitor and manage the facilities and provide regular reports to the Pool Operations Supervisors.
  • Respond to incidents requiring first aid treatment and complete paperwork where necessary.
  • Ensure a positive relationship in all customer interactions whilst maintaining a professional and friendly manner to maximise customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Liaise with other work areas and venues to provide and seek information relative to daily operations of the Centre.
  • Provide assistance to patrons with regard to access and directions for use of the Centre and scheduled bookings and events.

Key challenges

  • Ensuring that regular and proper maintenance of assets and facilities is carried out and maintaining sanitation and cleanliness of the Centre to required standards.
  • Managing conflict situations where patron behaviour is contrary to the Centre’s conditions of use or entry requirements.
  • Managing risk and safety of patrons, clients and tenants in a public venue.



Career progression opportunities exist for Casual Pool Attendants (Lifeguard) within the Aquatic Centre

Essential requirements

  • Pool Lifeguard Award
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Current Provide/Perform CPR
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check.


Application instruction

For further information or to apply for the position, please email your resume to [email protected].