Lifeguard - Central Region

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SLSNZ
Sports and Physical Recreation

Surf Life Saving New Zealand - Central Region

We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic qualified lifeguards who enjoy working as part of a team to keep our beaches and their users safe. Surf Life Saving New Zealand operates Regional Lifeguard Services through all 3 of its Regions (Eastern, Central, Southern); locations and coverage varies from beach to beach.

To apply for a Lifeguard Role you must have a current SLSNZ Surf Lifeguard Award (or overseas equivalent) and Level 1 First Aid Certificate (Unit Standards 6400, 6401 & 6402). You will be working either as a team leader or part of a team. We encourage our guards to create a motivated, proactive and enjoyable environment to deliver a safe lifeguarding service across the country. Generally, all Lifeguard Services operate over the peak New Zealand summer holiday period and employee agreements can vary from seasonal full-time to casual part-time lifeguards.

PREREQUISITES

As a Junior Lifeguard, you will need the following minimum pre-requisites:

  1. Must be a SLSNZ member (at time of employment).
  2. Current SLSNZ Surf Lifeguard Award (or SLSNZ RPL)
  3. Current SLS First Aid Level 1 (Unit Standards 6400, 6401 and 6402)
  4. IRB Crewpersons Module (or on the pathway to achieve this.
  5. Must swim 400m under 8min.
  6. Must run 3kms in under 20mins.

Highly Recommended

  • Marine VHF Radio Award

As a Senior Lifeguard, you will need the following minimum pre-requisites:

  1. Must be a SLSNZ member (at time of employment).
  2. Current SLSNZ Surf Lifeguard Award (or SLSNZ RPL)
  3. Current SLS First Aid Level 1 (Unit Standards 6400, 6401 and 6402)
  4. Marine VHF Radio Award
  5. Senior Lifeguard Award – IRB Driver
  6. Must swim 400m under 8min.
  7. Must run 3kms in under 20mins.

Highly Recommended

  • Current First Aid Level 2 (Unit Standards 25411 and 14473)
  • Current First Aid Level 3 (Unit Standards 25412)

As a Head Lifeguard, you will need the following Pre-requisites:

  1. Must be a SLSNZ member (at time of employment).
  2. Current SLSNZ Surf Lifeguard Award (or SLSNZ RPL)
  3. Current SLS First Aid Level 1 (Unit Standards 6400, 6401 and 6402)
  4. Current Surf Life Saving First Aid Level 2 (Unit Standards 25411 and 14473)
  5. Marine VHF Radio Award
  6. Senior Lifeguard Award – IRB Driver
  7. Must swim 400m under 8min.
  8. Must run 3kms in under 20mins.

Highly Recommended

  • Senior Lifeguard Award
  • Patrol Captain
  • Current First Aid Level 3 (Unit Standards 25412)
  • Advanced Lifeguard Award

This position reports to the Central Region Surf Lifesaving Manager - Jackson Edwards - jackson.edwards@surflifesaving.org.nz

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.