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Date Added: 2-Aug-2021
Closing Date: 29-Feb-2024 04:00 PM
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Donnybrook Recreation Centre (Casual Pool): LIFEGUARD

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is seeking the services of highly motivated and suitably qualified applicants for casual positions of Lifeguards at the Donnybrook Recreation Centre. Recruitment will be ongoing and successful applicants may be appointed at any time during the recruitment process.


About the Role: 

As a lifeguard at the Donnybrook Recreation Centre, you won't just be overseeing water spaces - you'll be a vital part of creating a safe and fun environment through proactive safety measures. Your commitment will be rewarded with employment conditions in line with Level 2 of the Local Government Industry Award 2020 (IA).

About You:

We're looking for candidates who not only hold a relevant Pool Lifeguard Qualification, but also demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, in addition to meeting the other qualifications listed below.

About Us:

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup, a medium-sized local government (Band 3). Joining our team means contributing to the delivery of diverse services and programs that make a real impact.

What We Offer:

You will love working here because we believe we have great staff who are motivated and passionate about what they do. We get to make a difference in the community which brings great job satisfaction. We offer a competitive salary of $31.33 ph (21 year-old adult rate) inclusive of casual loading, plus super as well as access to staff benefits including:

  • Free aquatic and gym membership
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Weekend penalty rates

To apply:

Applicants are encouraged to review the position description and information for candidates via the Shire website ( To apply, please forward your resume, with a supporting cover letter and statements addressing the following key selection criteria to

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • Current Pool Lifeguard Certificate.
  • Current Provide First Aid Certificate and CPR (HLTAID011, HLTAID009).
  • Current Police Clearance.
  • Current Working with Children check.
  • Developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well developed public relations skills.
  • Organisation and time management skills.

Desirable Selection Criteria:
  • Previous experience as a Lifeguard within a multi-faceted Recreation Centre as a Lifeguard.
  • Knowledge of Health Act (Swimming Pool) Regulations 1964.

Questions regarding this opportunity may be directed to Mr Simon Peppler; Manager Recreation Centre on (08) 9731 1822, or via email at

Dr Garry Hunt PSM,

Chief Executive Officer

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