About the job
The postholder will be responsible for pool supervision ensuring bathers are safe and follow rules, communicating effectively with other staff and centre users. You will also be responsible for remedial cleaning of the building and be required to set up and take down equipment for activities.
Advise, help and supervise the public, acting to prevent accidents and vandalism
Ensure effective communication with all relevant parties, particularly the community and users, on operational difficulties, offering possible solutions.
Assist in Health and Safety checks and record information as required by procedures.
Assist in the organisation and supervision of Special Events, exhibitions and displays.
Set out sporting and other equipment as required.
Carry out remedial cleaning in all parts of the facility ‐ to include external litter collection as required.
Maintain basic security and acts as a steward at Special Events.
Carry out reception duties as required
Support the Duty Officer team through the provision of appropriate and timely information and advice.
Requirements of the post
Current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification 8th Edition
Experience of providing good customer service, preferably gained within a leisure or service environment
Understanding of the importance of excellent customer care
An understanding of the importance of Health and Safety issues in swimming pools
Experience and the ability to act as an advocate/champion for sport and the benefits it offers to communities
For an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Luke Morgan on 0116 454 6715
1 Part Time, Fixed Term post until 31/12/2019 - 20 hours per week
Location: Evington Leisure Centre
Casual positions (as and when required)
Fixed Term Posts: £18,065 - £18,426 per annum, pro rata
Casual Posts: £9.00 per hour (Living Wage)*
*Salary: Leicester City Council is committed to paying a living wage, you will be paid a minimum of £9.00 per hour for standard working hours (subject to review).
If you work at the weekend, we will pay your normal hourly rate plus a premium of 33.3%.
What we can offer you
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.