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Orange City Council


Date posted: January 22, 2024

Closes: Nov 25, 2024

Positions: Full Time, Part Time and Casual roles available
Hours: Up to 38 per week (we want to hear from candidates looking for both part time and full time!)
Hourly Rate:      Permanent: $27.34 - $29.80
Casual: $34.17 - $37.25
(plus allowances and superannuation)

View the full Position Description by clicking HERE

We are currently looking for people who have a passion for and interest in working at the Orange Aquatic Centre.

About the Orange Aquatic Centre

A purpose built facility completed in 2012, the Aquatic Centre boasts many features including heated indoor and outdoor pools and diving facilities, as well as beach volleyball and basketball courts and a kiosk and Café area.
Open all year round, with aqua aerobics, water polo and a large swim school on site, the Orange Aquatic Centre is a fantastic facility which stands out as an excellent environment to learn and enjoy one of life’s most important skills.


Council is currently looking for a reliable and self-motivated person to work within our Aquatic Centre team as a part time or casual lifeguard. This position requires you to:

  • Undertake general lifeguard duties (including surveillance of the pool deck, responding to emergencies and providing first aid when required)
  • Undertaking general cleaning duties (including cleaning of bathrooms, café area and change rooms);
  • Assisting in the day to day operations of the Centre reception and Café (including meeting & greeting patrons and operating café equipment).

A full list of responsibilities can be found in the position description.


To be successful for this position, you will need:

  • Lifeguard Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate (including CPR).
  • Dedication to putting safety of others first and can be relied to work with minimal supervision.
  • To be to work effectively under pressure and is easily able to adapt to situations.
  • To be a team player and have exceptional communication skills with both staff and customers.
  • Ability to obtain a satisfactory criminal records check and NSW working with children check
  • To be able to work shifts according to a 7 day roster (any time between 5am to 9pm)

What We Offer:

  • Valuable on-the-job training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible working arrangements including rostered days off.
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to a Fitness Passport for you and your family.
  • Salary Packaging available including novated leasing.
  • Free access to EAP services for you and your family
  • The chance to contribute to your local community.

To apply, please click Apply. There are screening questions that must be answered to apply for the position. You can also save and return to your job application at any time prior to the closing date.

If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Aquatic Centre Manager, Rachael Stevens, on (02) 6363 3002.

Please note:

  • Where additional candidates are found suitable from this round of recruitment a talent list or pool may be created for filling any similar permanent or temporary roles that may become vacant over the next twelve months.
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