Pool Lifeguard (Victoria Point)

Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Victoria Point, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

Our Y Lifeguards enjoy keeping a close eye on all our precious community members and often get to know our members by name. They're reliable and vigilant and always ready to jump in (literally) if necessary. We have plenty of heroes we're super proud of but it's not all reacting to emergencies, our Lifeguards are great at identifying potential risks - and taking steps to reduce those risks.

Gym, swim and play at our sparkling clean facility in the heart of the Redlands sporting precinct. With a fully-fitted 24/7 gym, gymnastics centre and aquatics centre for learn to swim and casual use, YMCA Victoria Point has something for the whole family!

The YMCA are recruiting a Pool Lifeguard to join their dynamic and enthusiastic team on a casual basis located in Victoria Point, QLD!


A Pool Lifeguard will be ensuring a safe aquatic area by professionally supervising the pool, identifying potential risk factors and taking steps to reduce those risks.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited too):

  • Enforce all aquatic facility rules and guidelines to ensure patrons are not put at risk unnecessarily and are protected from unruly behaviour and dangerous actions
  • Administer First Aid/CPR to patrons, if required.
  • Report and document any incidents or risks that occur you have witnessed across the facility
  • Completion of all associated administration tasks, reporting and follow-up
  • Answer patrons’ general enquiries and support them to feel safe and welcome.
  • Conduct rostered pool tests and pool maintenance activities to ensure full compliance with legislative requirements and Health Department Regulations
  • Diligently keep updated on all relevant facility, program and member information



The ideal candidate will have sound judgement and be passionate about pool safety. This candidate will also portray the below selection criteria:


  • Pool Lifeguard Award
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Good communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Positive Notice Blue Card; or willingness to obtain
  • First Aid & CPR; or willingness to obtain


The Y
also offers an excellent employee benefits program which includes:

  • Professional development & Career pathways
  • Support, guidance and mentorship from a great leadership team
  • Free YMCA gym membership
  • Discounted accommodation rates at the George Williams Hotel
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities
  • Discounted rate on health care through; Medibank Private
  • A range of online benefits through our online employee discounts and benefits program



To apply,
please click the 'apply' button and submit your resume and a covering letter detailing how your experience meets the selection criteria

Our Commitment

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 ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:


The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people