Duty Manager - Aquatics

Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Civic, ACT, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Enjoy the flexibility of working Part Time hours
  • Free access to car park, pool and gym
  • Kick start your career with the Y


Our Duty Managers are the friendly faces keeping our Recreation Centres running – and our guests in top form. We’re looking for strong, independent and responsible multitaskers to manage the day-to-day of our centres and facilities. Think everything from opening and closing, regular water testing, responding to visitor queries and filling gaps in the roster. You’ll also lead a dynamic team of lifeguards, providing support and guidance as they look out for the safety of our guests, while you cultivate an enriching and fun experience for everyone.

If you’re an active person with a fun-loving personality who thrives under pressure, you could be our next Duty Manager. If so, expect perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and the support to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.


This is a Part Time position which requires the successful candidate to work across a rotating roster. The earliest shift can start at 5:00AM with the latest shift finishing at 9:00PM. This role will require the successful candidate to work weekends and public holidays. This role will be based at Canberra Olympic Pool. 




  • Essential to be availabe on weekends
  • Lifeguard Qualification
  • Pool Plant Operations Certificate
  • Current Senior First Aid and CPR (Must have prior to commencement)
  • Previous experience as Duty Manager- Aquatics
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working with Children Check

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  • Work within a supportive team environment
  • Room to learn and develop within the organisation
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you
  • Awesome discounts on The Y services and products
  • Corporate health insurance cover to keep you healthy



Our Recreation Team is a close-knit community of energetic people-people, with a passion for staying active and helping others. From our Duty Managers and Customer Service Officers, to our Instructors and Coordinators, the team are responsible for transforming our 24 Recreation Centres into warm, inclusive and safe spaces – providing access to health, fitness and recreation opportunities for those who need it most. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and wellbeing of vulnerable and underprivileged young people, always acting with integrity and respect to provide fun and meaningful experiences, safely. We’ll reward you with perks like flexible hours and free facility membership, and support you to build valuable people, leadership and life skills – all while you make a difference to your community.


Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.

We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Vaccination Policy

This position involves direct contact with vulnerable persons who have an increased risk of COVID-19, including children. It is a condition of employment that successful applicants provide evidence of compliance with YMCA NSW's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy prior to commencing.


Commitment to Safeguarding
At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.