2019/2020 Summer Staff Positions

Lifeguard Positions – Eastern, Central & Southern Regions (formally known as Regional Lifeguards)

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 Lifeguard Services through all 3 of its Regions (Eastern, Central, Southern), these roles are linked to fulfilling our Service level agreements with Local and Regional Councils, 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 Individual Employee Agreements (IEA’s) can vary from seasonal full-time to casual part-time.

PRE-REQUISITES

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

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

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

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

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

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

Note: Applications Open: Monday 12th August 2019. Applications Close: Monday 9th September 2019

You only need to apply in One Region, if you are unsuccessful in that region you may be given the opportunity to work in another Region.

Please use Google Chrome as the preferred web browser to apply.

Click Here To Apply For A Lifeguard Position.


Beach Education Positions – Eastern, Central & Southern Regions

We are looking for enthusiastic, qualified individuals to join our team educating youth about beach safety in the coastal aquatic environment across the Central, Eastern, and Southern Regions of the country.

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION AS A BEACH ED INSTRUCTOR YOU MUST:

  • Hold a SLSNZ Surf Lifeguard Award (or equivalent qualification)
  • Be able to demonstrate current proficiency for all components of the SLSNZ Surf Lifeguard Award qualification at any time.
  • Hold a current First Aid Level 1 or Work Place First Aid Qualification. (You will need to know the date you last completed the relevant First Aid qualification).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF A BEACH ED INSTRUCTOR INCLUDE:

  • To work as part of a team to ensure effective delivery of Beach Education Programmes.
  • To represent Surf Life Saving in a professional and manner at all times.
  • To follow guidelines of the Beach Education programmes.
  • To wear the correct uniform at all times when delivering the Beach Education programmes.
  • To provide children with a positive and professional role model.
  • To supervise a safe swimming area for participating groups.
  • To liaise with Surf Club personnel on matters concerning equipment, programmes and club facilities.

ADDITIONAL KEY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR A HEAD BEACH EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR INCLUDE:

  • To lead a team of instructors to ensure effective delivery of Beach Education programmes.
  • To liaise with Surf Club personnel on matters concerning equipment, programmes and club facilities.
  • To apply for the Head Beach Education Instructor role, you must also have at least one season of prior Beach Education teaching experience.

Note: Applications Open: Monday 12th August 2019. Applications Close: Monday 9th September 2019

You only need to apply in One Region, if you are unsuccessful in that region you may be given the opportunity to work in another Region.

Please use Google Chrome as the preferred web browser to apply.

Click Here To Apply For A Beach Education Position.