Date: 12-Jan-2022

Location: Multiple Locations, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

  • Kick start a career in Aquatics by becoming a YMCA Lifeguard
  • Challenging and rewarding role at Yeoval and Cumnock Swimming Pools
  • Help create a fun, safe and enjoyable environment for our patrons


On behalf of Cabonne Council, the Y NSW is excited to take on the management of Yeoval and Cumnock Swimming Pools from 10 January 2022. We are on the hunt for a team of superstars across all service lines to drive and grow the centre to its full potential.


We are seeking energetic and passionate people, keen to make a positive impact to Cabonne Council and surrounding communities. You’ll work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with the full support of our global movement. Whether you’re a Beach Lover, Return to Work Parent, Student, Educator, First Jobber, Retiree, or transitioning careers; if you bring energy and passion, there are so many possibilities for you at the Y. 


Lifeguards at Cumnock and Yeoval Swimming Pools will be a passionate team focused on public safety and making sure that our patrons are safe while they use our facility. 


About the role


Reporting to the Centre Coordinator, the role will see you work a flexible roster across 7 days between the hours of 8:00AM and 7:30PM. 


The role will see you actively supervise the pool and surrounding areas, ensuring the environment is safe, clean and enjoyable for all our members and visitors within our centre. You will be responsible for identifying any safety issues and will manage and respond to emergency incidents and related reporting. 


About you


You are a self-motivated and customer service focussed individual.  You thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy a challenge.  Your superior communication and observation skills, along with your ability to keep calm and act quickly in an emergency situation will see you excel in this role! 


You will also come with the following:


  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Pool Lifeguard Licence
  • Previous experience working at an Aquatic facility (desirable)


No qualifications? No problem! We would still love to hear from you as we may be able to assist you in getting qualified!


What the Y can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • A friendly and fun team environment
  • Detailed induction with ongoing support and training
  • Y Family benefits including free gym membership, uniform and more
  • Opportunity for career progression with multiple development pathways available across the Y 



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.