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Job no: 494137
Categories: Sport and Recreation

  • Multiple Casual Positions Available
  • Salary from $ 36.59 + Superannuation 
  • Position Location: Glen Waverley / Oakleigh / Clayton  

The City of Monash is a dynamic organisation committed to providing excellence in service delivery. Located in the eastern region, Monash is a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city close to the demographic centre of Melbourne.

Our Active Monash Leisure Centres are highly regarded throughout the Aquatic and Recreation Industry, attracting over 1.5 million attendances per annum. Active Monash prides itself on an inclusive and diverse working environment, encouraging members to ‘Participate Their Way’ and providing services for all members of our community.

Our Lifeguard's primary role is to supervise guests who are engaged in aquatic activities at Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre, Clayton Aquatics and Health Club and Oakleigh Recreation Centre and to ensure the provision of a safe and secure venue for our patrons.

About the Position:

Casual Lifeguard opportunities exist for dynamic, motivated and suitably experienced individuals to become part of the Lifeguard team at the Active Monash leisure facilities. Applicants will have a strong commitment to providing a customer focused, friendly and safe aquatic environment for all guests engaged in aquatic activities within the centres.

These casual Lifeguard positions will begin training in September 2022. 

About You:

  • Relevant qualifications (Pool Lifeguard Award, Senior First Aid and CPR) and experience in Lifeguarding and supervising aquatic environments
  • Sound customer service skills and ability to respond to customer complaints
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain control and concentration over a dynamic workplace
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

Applicants need only apply if they are available for a variety of daytime, night and weekend shifts as well as readily available over the summer period.

Requirement of the position:

  • Pool Lifeguard Qualification
  • Level 2 Workplace First Aid
  • CPR Qualification
  • Employee Working with Children’s Check
  • Satisfactory National Police Check; and
  • Other pre-employment checks may be required depending on the role requirements.

Essential Information:

In accordance with the Chief Health Officer direction, all local government employees must be fully vaccinated from 26 November, 2021. Successful candidates will be required to demonstrate evidence of vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencement.


As a City of Monash employee, your personal and professional development is a key focus. You will have access to:

  • Vibrant health and well-being programs;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Supportive and accessible management;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Training and development opportunities; and
  • Discounted gym memberships.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter outlining your experience and how it relates to the role.

Applications are currently open, with a closing date of Sunday 04 September at 11:55pm.


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Justin Balmes  at .  


Monash Council is committed to be a flexible, safe, equal and inclusive workplace where we embrace and support diversity.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people who are from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people of any age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and cultural background. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email

 We are also committed to being a Child Safe organisation and have zero tolerance to child abuse.


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