Sports Precinct Attendant (Lifeguard)

Griffith University

Griffith, ACT

Posted 11/22/2020

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The opportunity

The Griffith University Aquatic Centre & Griffith Athletics Facility on the Gold Coast Campus is seeking a suitably qualified lifeguard professional to assist with the day to day operations and maintenance of the Aquatic Centre & Athletics Facility in a casual staff capacity. Key responsibilities will include active supervision of the centre’s patrons, assisting in the maintenance of the facilities, delivery of first-class customer services and emergency management. This opportunity will see you work within a team focused on delivering a service that achieves the vision, mission and goals of the organisation.

About you

The successful applicant will be reliable, flexible and customer focused. Will have experience working in sport, particularly aquatic and/or athletics facilities with current pool lifeguard qualifications, current blue card, first aid and CPR. You will display the values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence and responsibility.

Salary range

Fitness Industry Award - Based on skills, experience and knowledge.


Must have flexibility to work on mornings and evenings across the week including availability to work on weekends.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

For further information about this role, please contact Dylan Tidboald, Manager, Gold Coast Sports Precinct on +61 (0) 7 5678 0407.

For application queries, please contact People Support on +61 (0) 7 3735 4011.

Essential Requirements

  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
Application Instruction

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
  • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
  • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
  • Employment history, including present position;
  • Name and contact details of three referees.
  • Copies of current Pool Lifeguard, Blue Card, Provide First Aid and CPR qualifications.
Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.

Closing date: Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 9 am AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.


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