Job opportunity: Lifeguard (part time)

This job position is within the Commercial Development and Economic Growth Directorate - Sport and Active Lifestyles.


Grade 4 - £19,312 to £19,698 per annum, pro rata (plus enhancements)




We have two part time opportunities available: 

  • Post 1: week one: 21 hours per week and week two: 17 hours per week (average of 19 hours per week)
  • Post 2:  week one : 20 hours per week and week two: 13 hours per week (average of 16.5 hours per week)

Hours of work are 15 hours per week. The postholder will be required to work evenings and weekends, for which appropriate enhancements will be paid.

About the job

You will be providing supervision and a ‘can do’ attitude in our swimming pools and activity areas. You will also need to ensure that facility presentation is a key priority. As an important team member, you will be familiar with the facility programmes and ensure that activity areas and changeovers are achieved in a professional and timely manner.

We offer the following benefits:

  • flexitime
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • generous annual leave
  • training opportunities.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and, as such, appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure & Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.


You must be familiar with, and adhere to, our Health and Safety Policy, helping us to deliver safe, enjoyable activities at all times.

You should have experience of a customer facing environment within the leisure industry.

You must possess a valid RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and preferably a First Aid at Work Certificate.

Closing date

5pm on Tuesday 14 December 2021

Should we receive a large number of applications, then this post could close sooner than the date stated.

Supporting documents

Download the job description and person specification.

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