Surf Life Saving Queensland is seeking expressions of interest from highly motivated individuals with a strong background in lifesaving services to fulfil casual Lifeguard positions over the summer period. Positions available in
North Queensland (Port Douglas – Mission Beach)
Townsville (Forrest Beach – Alva beach)
Mackay (Eimeo – Sarina)
Wide-Bay (Yeppoon – Hervey bay)
Sunshine Coast ( Noosa – Caloundra)
South East Queensland (South Bank & all areas excluding Sunshine Coast)
Reporting to the regions Lifeguard Supervisor, Lifeguards are responsible for maintaining supervision and safety to members of the public by providing advice on safety, performing rescues, first aid and resuscitation as required.
To be successful in this role, ideally you will have: A high level of lifesaving knowledge and experience Demonstrate a high level of fitness Excellent customer service and public relations skills
Role Requirements 800m pool swim in 14 minutes or 400m pool swim in under 8 minutes (Lagoon Only) (Minimum pool length is 25m) Ocean Mission ( for ocean lifeguards only) Bronze Medallion (Certificate II Public Safety – Aquatic Rescue) or industry equivalent First Aid Certificate Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate A current Working with Children Blue Card or ability to obtain one quickly A current Queensland Driver’s License Be at least 18 years of age for Ocean Lifeguards Be at least 17 years of age for Lagoon Lifeguards Recreational Marine License and Personal Watercraft License – Highly regarded Successful applicants will be invited to attend a mandatory fitness test and training will be provided to obtain all outstanding Surf Life Saving qualifications.
Suitable applicants will then be invited to complete a fitness test and if successful proceed to do relevant training and inductions. Training in the required qualifications will be offered to suitable applicants.
Please submit applications along with resumes for the above positions to the following address by Sunday 22nd July 2018 firstname.lastname@example.org
GREGORY CAHILL Chief Lifeguard