Learn to Swim Instructor - Casual

Job No: BC1329
Location: Blacktown, NSW

Blacktown City Council is the second largest Council in New South Wales and a leader in the growth and development of the Western Sydney region. With a population of over 360,000 and a total of 48 residential suburbs, working in Blacktown City provides a wide portfolio of professional opportunities.

At Blacktown City Council we are proud to be supporters of a wide, diverse community and strive towards building the best council in Australia, achieving this through initiatives such as becoming a White Ribbon accredited Council.

Key Venues consists of 10 of Council’s premier sport and leisure facilities. We deliver first class activity and program choice, we promote Blacktown City as the leader in sport, recreation and leisure and we give every visitor and customer a safe and memorable experience. Our values are team work, customer focus, innovation and commitment to safety.

About the opportunity

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as a Casual Learn to Swim Instructor.

The role highlights are:

  • You get to be in the pool
  • You teach life skills
  • Penalty rates apply for weekend work.

If you have an AUSTSWIM certificate or Swim Australia Certificate and love working with children then this is the role for you!

About us:

The learn to swim program is held at 5 aquatic venues, Blacktown Aquatic Centre, Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope, Charlie Lowles Leisure Centre Emerton, Mount Druitt Swimming Centre and Riverstone Swimming Centre. Expressions of Interest are being sought for enthusiastic Learn to Swim Instructors to apply to the venue of their choice.

Learn to Swim Instructors will deliver professional and safe learn to swim classes to students enrolled into the swim school program.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Austswim Certificate – Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety or Swim Australia Teacher
  • Current CPR Certificate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent customer service
  • Current Working With Children Check

  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Pool Lifeguard Award
  • Oxygen Equipment Certificate
  • Coaching/teaching experience
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation/regulations.

Salary and Conditions

The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Blacktown City Council’s Enterprise Agreement.

An hourly rate applies at (Grade 3, Level 1) $25.7974 per hour plus 25% casual loading as well as penalty rates apply for weekend shifts. 

This position has been identified as child related work, in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Regulation 2013. Therefore, your application must include a Working with Children Check (WWCC) number. For further information, go to www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au.

Our Commitment to Safety

Blacktown City Council is committed to safety. We have introduced alcohol and other drug testing at the pre-employment phase, and via a series of random tests, tests where there may be reasonable suspicion and / or post reportable incident testing for Council workers.


Position Description 

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  1. Have your resume and any other relevant documentation ready to attach. 
  2. Have a personal email address ready to use and complete your application without 'logging-out' of the system.
  3. Review the questions and decide on your responses before commencing your application.

    Best of luck.


Closing Date:         29 November 2019    

Contact Officer:     Kate Williamson on 9421 2624

INTERNAL REF:     Casual

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