To assist with the management of a lifeguard team to provide safe supervision in pools and provide rescue response as needed
  • Aquatic supervision and rescue techniques
  • Lead emergency responses
  • Keen observation skills
  • Water testing
  • Facility operations
  • Health and safety
  • Risk management
  • Human resources
  • Lifeguard training
  • Communications skills
  • Customer service skills

Experience in any of the things referred to under the above skills and knowledge set

  • Police vetting
  • Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate
  • First aid certificate
  • New Zealand Certificate in Aquatics (Pool Lifeguard) (Level 3) 
  • Team leader
  • Facility operations
  • Water treatment
  • Trainer/ assessor 
Medium
$45K-$55K per year if fulltime. $22-$30 per hour if contracted

350

Medium
2-5 years
  • New Zealand Certificate in Aquatics (Senior Pool Lifeguard) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Education and Training (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3) 

  • Have worked as a pool lifeguard for a minimum of 12 months 
  • Look for opportunities within your organisation 


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