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Administration Officer – Lifeguard Service

An great opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join the Life Saving Victoria team supporting our Paid Lifeguard Service.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with a mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with skills in water safety, swimming and resuscitation, along with access to safe beaches, inland water environments and aquatic venues.

The Lifeguard Service operates in 40+ sites during the peak summer period and event lifeguard services year round.

We are seeking motivated person to coordinate the administration function, ensuring the delivery of high quality and innovative administrative support to the team and clients.

You will be the central point for communications and support of the paid lifeguard service including, administration support of job scheduling, quoting/invoicing, reporting, logistics, staff rostering, payroll admin support, and documentation.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit  a strong administrator with good customer services and resource coordination experience.    You will have proven success providing administration support and resource coordination including the full lifecycle from taking enquires, quoting through to delivery and reporting. Some event coordination experience advantageous, with the ability to deliver administrative services in an accurate and timely manner.

Specific requirements:  Previous experience as in a sports club or volunteer organisation would be advantageous. Support with rostering and/or workforce resource coordination preferred.  You will have proven success meeting deadlines, operating under pressure and be comfortable multitasking, your time management skills will be highly developed.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.   You will be flexible with availability after hours and some weekends during peak season.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders. You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

This is a  fulltime/fixed term contract.

Position Description

For further information please contact Hiring Manager: Briana Newson on 9676 6900 or [email protected]

Applications close 29 July 2018

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you addresses the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: [email protected]

 

Project Officers, Swimming & Water Safety Education– Two positions (Aquatics & Education)

Join this new project and provide your expertise to innovate the learning space!  Great location! Fun and hard-working team! Apply now!

Exciting opportunity for two talented Educators to join the LSV team in these newly created roles.  Developing and delivering innovative resources and engaging workshops and accredited training to the education sector and aquatic industry, to provide enriched swimming and water safety programs for students.

The Project Officer roles will complement one another and work closely to deliver quality outcomes for the education sector and aquatic industry.  One role requires a strong education skillset and one role requires a strong aquatic education skillset.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak water safety and lifesaving organisation and is committed to its mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities.

The Port Melbourne State Centre is home to 70 fulltime staff, a function centre, training facility and key infrastructure that supports the delivery of our lifesaving, training and education services and supports over 400 seasonal staff, licensees, volunteer members and life saving clubs.

Key Selection Criteria

1. Project Officer – Swimming & Water Safety Education (Education)

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a teacher with a strong understanding of the Victorian Curriculum.  You will have strong experience and passion for water safety and education.  You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed.

Specific requirements:  you will be a Teacher currently registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).  You will have a good experience delivering lesson plans, assessments and teacher support material, with strong skills in stakeholder engagement.   You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders.

Position Description

2.  Project Officer – Swimming & Water Safety Education (Aquatics)

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a Swim Teacher in a Swim School leadership/management role, i.e. a Schools Team Leader, with a strong understanding of the organising school swimming and water safety programs.  You will have strong experience and passion for swimming and water safety.  You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed.

Specific requirements:  you will be a qualified Swim Teacher with relevant experience working in the aquatic industry.  You will have a good experience delivering lesson plans, assessments and swim teacher support material, with strong skills in stakeholder engagement.   You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders.

Position Description

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

For further information, please contact Kate Simpson, General Manager – Education & Sport via email [email protected]

Applications close 16 July 2018

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you addresses the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: [email protected]

Training Officer – Volunteer Member Training

Exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and innovative individual to join the LSV Volunteer Training Team.  Great location, hardworking & fun team, apply now!

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering Training and Assessment to our Volunteer Lifesavers through our large Volunteer Network.

Reporting to the Volunteer Training Manager, the Volunteer Training – Officer supports the development and maintenance of LSV organisational Training standards and policies within Lifesaving Clubs across Victoria through the provision of training delivery, support, monitoring and mentoring.

The roles primary focus is to provide support to our Life Saving clubs across the state, through ensuring RTO compliance processes are maintained and capability increased through the facilitation and mentoring of new and existing Trainers and Assessors, ensuring club self-sufficiency and sustainability.

Provide support to key stakeholders through collaboration, development of resources, support of compliance tasks and the administration of program, forums and workshops. To further build capacity at grass roots and state level and to identify opportunities to simplify processes and innovations.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a professional with exceptional organisational skills and demonstrated administrative experience. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion to educate and develop. You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for customer service excellence.

Specific requirements:  Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment.  You will have a Learning and Development background, with a track record of innovation and continuous improvement.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your volunteers. You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Sound communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders.

Successful applicants will be inducted in Life Saving processes and procedures and poses knowledge of training and assessment practices, would be highly regarded.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

This is a full-time / permanent role.

Position Description

For further information please contact Dean Hemburrow on 9676 6950 or [email protected]

Applications close  Monday 16th July 2018

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: [email protected]

 

Multicultural Project Officer

Great opportunity exists for a motivated individual with a passion of diversity and inclusion to join the LSV Team!

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation and is committed to its mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with water safety, swimming, resuscitation, and safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues.

LSV is an industry leader in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) community engagement with our multicultural initiatives educating over 14,000 participants annually on much needed water safety skills.  LSV not only contributes to saving lives and preventing injury but also develops inclusive practices to positively contribute to the improvement in overall settlement.

The Project Officer will be responsible for the delivery, coordination and promotion of a suite of aquatic activities and courses that comprise LSV’s unique and innovative water safety education and training projects.

Life Saving Victoria has an exciting opportunity for a Multicultural Project Officer with outstanding service delivery and communication skills, ideally with experience working with Victoria’s multicultural communities.

This role requires engagement with the wider multicultural community including our participants, the agencies that represent them and other key project stakeholders such as government, service providers and charitable organisations.

We seek the services of an energetic self-starter with the ability to deliver quality practical and education sessions with a high level of customer service.  You will be just as comfortable educating and instructing in the classroom as on the beach or around the pool.

You will ideally have previous experience and understanding of community initiatives, including relationship and stakeholder management.  You will have strong written and verbal communications skills, with a strong attention to detail.  Regular project reporting in particular requires an excellent knowledge of the Windows suite.

The role presents a genuine balance of in office and outdoor duties, as well as interaction with larger CALD groups and one on one mentoring.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

Position Description

For further queries, please contact the Hiring Manager David Holland via email [email protected]

Applications close 23rd July 2018

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter and CV, ensuring you address the Key Criteria as outlined in the Position Description to the Recruitment Manager via email [email protected]

Administration Coordinator –Volunteer Member Training

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria as the Administration Coordinator –Volunteer Member Training. 

You will work with our 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 34,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with a mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with skills in water safety, swimming and resuscitation, along with access to safe beaches, inland water environments and aquatic venues.

We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated person to coordinate and develop Life Saving Victoria’s Volunteer Member Training administration functions, ensuring the delivery of high quality and innovative administrative support to the team, clubs and members.

You will be the central point for communications and support of the Volunteer Member  Training business unit, with a focus on supporting both internal and external volunteer training administration requirements, maintenance of the training Student Management and Membership databases and the coordination of Training resources.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an administration professional with strong customer services and project coordination experience. You will have proven success providing administration support, high volume processing and a demonstrated ability to deliver administrative services in an accurate and timely manner.

Specific requirements:  Previous experience as in a registered training organisation, sports club or volunteer organisation would be advantageous. You will have proven success meeting deadlines, operating under pressure and be comfortable multitasking, your time management skills will be highly developed.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.   You will be flexible with availability after hours and some weekends during peak season.
Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders. You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

Position Description

For further information please contact Hiring Manager: Dean Hemburrow on 9676 6933 or [email protected]

Applications close 16th July 2018

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you addresses the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: [email protected]

 

Project Coordinator – Archivist / Records Management

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated individual with strong skills in archiving and/or records management to join the Life Saving Victoria team in this fixed term contract to oversee the development and implementation of this important project. You will work across whole of business and support both staff and volunteers.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with a mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with skills in water safety, swimming and resuscitation, along with access to safe beaches, inland water environments and aquatic venues.

We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated person to coordinate a new archiving project.   You will oversee the digitisation of LSV’s business and historical records, including printed materials, audio, visual and photographic media.  You will oversee the development of the framework, systems, documentation and training and work with a number of internal and external stakeholders to implement the new record management project

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a records / archiving coordinator with at least 3 years’ experience.  You will have good customer services and project coordination experience. You will have proven success in coordinating organisational archives, with a demonstrated suitable experience in change management in the context of information and records management

Specific requirements:  A Records and Information Management Diploma or equivalent experience in similar environment is preferred.  You will have previous experience as with the development of policy around the collection, retention, storage, cataloguing and destruction of physical and digital records, both from a regulatory and historical view point. You will have experience with cataloguing methods, developing and implementing of new systems including adaptation to new emerging technologies.   You will have proven success meeting deadlines, operating under pressure and be comfortable multitasking, your time management skills will be highly developed.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.   You will be flexible with availability after hours and some weekends during project set-up.

Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders. You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

Position Description

This is an initial 6-month, fulltime project.

For further information please contact Hiring Manager: Penny Callaghan on 9676 6972 or [email protected]

Applications close 16th July 2018

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you addresses the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: [email protected]

 

Venue Manager

The Opportunity

Do you love selling functions? Are you an individual with a strong hospitality background looking to really own the opportunity to grow a business?

A rare opportunity has become available for a experienced Venue/Functions Manager to join the Life Saving Victoria team and really take our spectacular venue to the next level. In this role, you will be responsible for the successful business development, planning and delivery of events at the [email protected] venue.  The Venue has great potential, with a great clients and a talented team.  Delivering a great service to a wide range of clients including not for profits, internal customers, corporate clients, sporting organisations, social events and weddings.

Location

Located on the beach in Port Melbourne within the Life Saving Victoria State Centre.  The stylish, yet relaxed venue is perfect for weddings, conferences, corporate and personal functions. The flexible venue can cater for small groups in the Boulevard Bar area and can extend into each of the three Sandridge rooms and even incorporate the Ian Potter room, creating space for up to 200 people seated and 350 standing.

The role;

Business Development

  • Development of marketing and sales plan and facilitate marketing activities.
  • Identify and secure new clients and events.
  • Develop strategies and  colateral improve conversion rates based on client comments for not booking.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with third party booking companies and event agents.
  • Actively look for further sales opportunities through targeted and reported face to face activities.
  • Develop stategy for effective showcasing events, exhibitions and trade shows.

Client Management

  • Management of all function enquires through to delivery, you will oversee the whole life-cycle,  ensuring clients  have an exceptional experience throughout the process.
  • Facilitate innovative site inspections that inspire clients to book an event while selling goods & services to maximise return.
  • Provide enticing, professional and competitive quotes to clients that cover the scope of client requests.

Function Operations

  • Ensure all required details are documented and passed onto the events staff including equipment, breaks, catering and layouts.
  • Provide leadership, development and management of staff.
  • Work with team to streamline processes and look for opportunities to improve efficiencies.
  • Management of large events, including clients liaison and staff management.
  • Management of function venue facilities.
  • Management of budgets and reporting

he role is perfectly suited to someone who is looking to be self motivated, work independently and be driven by targets and objectives, with limited supervision.

You will have strong business development skills, with the ability to work with a diverse cliental and with a strong customer focus.  You will have proven supervisor experience gained by working in large scale hospitality businesses and proven experience in managing function environments.

We seek an individual with strong leadership and outstanding communication skills, with a commitment to staff/team development.  You will have excellent food and wine knowledge, with a flair for menu development.

You will possess a high level of energy and the flexibility to work irregular hours to meet the demands of the business

This is an ideal position for an experienced hospitality professional who seeks to advance their management career at an great location and iconic brand. If you’re just as passionate about quality food, excellent customer service and managing a fantastic venues as we are, we’d love to hear from you!

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a fabulous work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

Applications close 16th July 2018

LSV Position Description

For further information a please contact Hiring Manager – Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or [email protected]

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email [email protected]

 

SEASONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Lifeguard

Applications are now open for those who wish to be considered for employment as a Life Saving Victoria (LSV) paid lifeguard for the 2018/2019 season. 

 Positions exist for beach lifeguards, event lifeguards, as well as specialist roles for LSVComms Operators, RWC lifeguards and lifeguards at Rowing Victoria events. 

 To apply, please complete the paid Lifeguard application by midnight Sunday, 2 September 2018, refer https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.com/forms/zzuhqkx0mucdpp/ 

 Applicants may nominate to apply for work as an event lifeguard. Event lifeguard work is available year-round for events both within Melbourne and regional areas. 

Prior to completing the application form, please ensure you have confirmed your prerequisite qualifications through your SLS Members Portal account via https://portal.sls.com.au  

 Positions available (please indicate on the application form all roles you are interested in): 

  • Beach Lifeguard 
  • RWC Lifeguard 
  • Chief Lifeguard 
  • LSVComms Operator 
  • Event Lifeguard 

 Pre-requisite Awards 

  • Bronze Medallion (Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)) 
  • First Aid / Apply (Senior) First Aid 
  • Spinal Management Award 
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate (ARTC) 
  • Silver Medallion Beach Management 
  • IRB Crew 
  • Current Employment Working With Children Check 

 Others: 

  • IRB Driver (strongly encouraged) 
  • Gold Medallion (strongly encouraged) 
  • ATV Operators Certificate / Induction (strongly encouraged) 
  • RWC – Rescue Water Craft Operator Certificate 
  • Pool Lifeguard 

 

Beach Lifeguard Positions will be available across the following regions: 

  • Bass 
  • Geelong 
  • Gippsland 
  • Peninsula 
  • Bayside, Kingston and Surf Coast (RWC) 
  • Surf Coast & Otway 
  • Western 

 The main employment period is from 26 December 2018 through to 26 January 2019 with extended periods at Woolamai, Portsea, Ocean Grove, Geelong, Torquay, Anglesea and Lorne. 

 Lifeguards may nominate their preferred location/s, however allocations will be made based on operational requirements. Where possible we will place successful applicants at their preferred locations. Lifeguards are encouraged to work in different areas across the state to further develop their lifeguarding experience. 

All Lifeguards applicants are required to be current in all pre-requisite awards and attend an interview if they wish to Lifeguard for the 2018/2019 season. 

 

Education Instructors & Team Leaders

Fantastic opportunity to join the LSV team for the Summer and make a difference teaching the Victorian community about water safety!

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR;

  • Open Water Learning Experience – Instructors;
  • Open Water Learning Experience – Team Leaders; and
  • Sink or Swim – Meet a Lifeguard – Instructors

Opportunities exist for energetic and passionate individuals to educate participants in LSV’s key water safety program.

You will supervise and instruct participants (ranging from the ages of 6 to 18) for Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) community and school based education programs, ensuring an understanding of key messages are delivered in an enthusiastic, professional and safe manner.

Programs are delivered across metro Melbourne (Sorrento – Geelong) beaches, pools, classrooms and inland waterways, with some flexibility for instructors to work preferred venues, shift times and days to fit in with other commitments (work, study, club duties, family, etc.).

Shifts are available predominantly during school hours from October to December & February to late March. Weekend and regional work is also available as well as further opportunities throughout the year.

Positions Descriptions

Education Program Instructor_Position Description

Education Program Team Leader Position Description

Applications close 17th August 2018

To apply, please complete the online application form via the link: Applications 

 

For more information contact Jessica Acocks via email: [email protected]; or Phone: (03) 9676 6986

 

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