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Trainer & Assessor

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join the Life Saving Victoria as a Trainer and Assessor.

We seek a training professional with exceptional presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for education to join our dedicated team

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering training and assessment to a wide range of client groups located across regional and metropolitan areas.

You will be part of a team delivering a selection of short courses both accredited and non-accredited, focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety.

We are currently looking for personable and passionate trainer who makes training interesting for learners.

Ideal candidates: we seek training professionals with exceptional presentation skills and demonstrated experience.  You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion to educate in these important life skills.    You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: must have Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116 or equivalent) and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures.

Vocational specialties: One or more of the following;

  • SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard
  • HLTAID006 Advanced First Aid
  • Inland Waterways Life Saving Certificate or equivalent nationally recognized qualification(s)
  • Surf / Beach Bronze Medallion or Community Surf Lifesaving Certificate

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 clients.  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.

The successful applicants will need to demonstrate success in delivering training and assessment in the suite of short courses LSV provides and a track record of maintaining accurate and timely records.

This is a 12-month fixed-term / fulltime position.

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.

Position Description

For further information please contact  Hiring Manager Erin Collins on 9676 6955 or [email protected]

Applications close 23 September 2018




Education Instructors  – Multicultural Programs

Seasonal Casual

A great opportunity exists to join the LSV Multicutural Team  as a casual education instructor for the upcoming Summer season to make a difference teaching Victoria’s CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) community about water safety!

Positions exist for two energetic and passionate individuals to join the existing small team formed specifically for the instruction of CALD participants of all ages (children, youth, adults and seniors) in a very popular, unique and rewarding water safety education program.

These programs are a modified version of LSV  Open Water Learning Experience (OWLE), adapted to CALD community participants.

Regular shifts will be available weekdays from November 2018 through to late March 2019. Some weekend work will also be available over this period.

Programs are delivered across metro Melbourne beaches (Sorrento – Geelong).

A short, fun 70 second video of a typical CALD Beach Program can be seen here

Positions Description: Education Instructors – Team Leaders  (Multicultural Programs) – Here

Applications close 14 September 2018

To discuss application process and receive more information please contact David Holland direct (Manager- Multicultural Projects) via email: [email protected]; or Phone: (03) 9676 6973



Beach Lifeguards, Events Lifeguards and RWC Lifeguards

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 


  • 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. 


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