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OPERATIONS COORDINATOR – LIFEGUARDS

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join the Life Saving Victoria team. You will work with our 250 plus seasonal Lifeguards as well as our client, life saving club committees and stakeholders to ensure a successful delivery Beach and Event Lifeguard Service

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 35,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community. Its mission is 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 are seeking a motivated person to coordinate the administration and service delivery within the Lifeguard Services area, ensuring the delivery of high quality and innovative support to the Lifeguard team. You will provide efficient and timely administration and operational support including administration support of rostering, payroll and pre and post and peak season communications to clients, staff and stakeholders. Further you will provide operational support including staff requalification’s, induction and training, site set up, site audits, equipment and uniform support.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a strong administrator with good customer service and project coordination experience.    You will have strong knowledge of water safety and lifesaving and understanding of incident and emergency management. You will have proven success providing administration support to a whole of business unit, including some event coordination with the ability to deliver administrative services in an accurate and timely manner..

Specific requirements:  Previous experience as a Lifeguard, incident management, event support and/or experience in a sports club or volunteer organisation would be preferred.  You will have experience coordinating large groups of staff and good rostering experience. 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 skills 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, willing to work both within an office environment and onsite (beaches, events, life saving clubs)

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, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

Position Description

For further information please contact the Hiring Manager: Briana Newson on 9676 6944 or briana.newsn@lsv.com,au

Applications close Sunday the 1st of September 2019.

 

SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATOR

An opportunity exists for a skilled and knowledgeable Supply Chain professional to grow their career and contribute to the community by joining our friendly and growing team at Life Saving Victoria.

The position will be responsible for the management of all supply chain activities for the Carrum Downs warehouse and site. This will include inventory and equipment management, purchasing/procurement across the organisation and sales order fulfilment including supporting our online sales platform

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, this role will involve planning resources, operations and purchasing, communicating across the organisation to all different business units and the safe implementation of all activities.  To succeed in this position you will need to be customer focused, a process and planning champion and thrive in a fast paced operational environment.

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.

Life Saving Victoria has over 35,000 members from 57 clubs across Victoria including over and we have a workforce of over 450 staff during peak season and a vast network through our licensees, partners and industry.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: This position would ideally suit a degree qualified professional who has a minimum of 2 years experience in warehouse management including purchasing, inwards goods, dispatch, inventory control and equipment management functions.  You will enjoy working in teams, be solution focused and can be relied upon to “make it happen”.

Specific requirements: Strong understanding of warehouse processes from purchasing through to delivery and customer satisfaction. A focus on continuous improvement and a commitment to creating a safe and productive work environment. You must hold a current driver license and be able to obtain a Working with Children check.

Personal attributes: You will enjoy taking ownership of your results and working to get the best out of people. You will be unfazed by the need to review and change plans or sudden events creating a change to priorities.

Communication skills: The ability to keep all stakeholders updated and to communicate plans, changes, priorities and requirements both verbally and written are paramount.

This is a great opportunity to grow your career in Supply Chain management while contributing to our mission of saving lives. You will work with a great bunch of enthusiastic, passionate people who bring a lot of energy and diverse thinking to our dynamic organisation.

Position Description

For further information please contact the Hiring Manager Darryl Taylor via email Darryl.Taylor@lsv.com.au 

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter. In your cover letter please ensure you address the key selection criteria and send it to:  Recruitment Manager via email recruitment@lsv.com.au

Applications close 19 August 2019

 

RISK ASSESSOR (Environmental) 

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and experienced risk assessor to join Life Saving Victoria in the newly created role of Risk Assessor (Environmental). 

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 water safety, swimming and resuscitation as well as safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues. 

We are seeking the services of a dynamic individual to deliver aquatic risk management products and services for coastal, inland and urban waterways by providing of quality services and developing key networks. 

You will be part of a small team that is responsible for the development and delivery of a range of risk management products, that will support Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) projects, strategic commitments and its role as an emergency service and state peak body. 

We seek a proactive thinker, who enjoys working in a team environment. You will possess excellent customer service and communication skills, with a flexible, ‘can do’ attitude. Some regional travel will be required. 

This is a great opportunity for a new graduate ready to start their career! 

Key Selection Criteria 

Ideal candidate: risk assessment graduate or person with equivalent experience in risk management.  A people person, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work positively with a diverse range of stakeholders. Strong attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and priorities are also required. 

Specific requirements: Tertiary qualification or equivalent experience in risk management. Knowledge of key risk management principles, frameworks and processes and use this knowledge to develop and implement a range of risk-based products and services based on client/ projects requirements. Knowledge of Victorian OHS legislation, Victorian Workcover Authority requirements. You will have a track record of success and some understanding of not for profit, emergency service and/or community-based organisations would also be viewed favourably. 

Personal attributes:  You will be solution orientated, with the ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will have a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of stakeholders to deliver excellent customer service.  Problem solving and decision-making skills as well as attention to detail are also essential. 

Communication skills: Must have excellent both written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of internal and external stakeholders. 

Project management: good planning skills, with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and performance targets. Should be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of time management and the ability to work effectively on simultaneous projects and under pressure. 

Flexible: You will have a flexible, ‘can do’ attitude. You may need to work outside typical business hours and on weekends.  You will be able to multi-task and switch focus as required. 

In return, Life Saving Victoria will provide a great work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne with options to work some days out of regional offices located in Geelong or Carrum. 

Position Description

For further information please contact the Hiring Manager Robert Andronaco on 9676 6925 or Rob.Andronaco@lsv.com.au 

Applications close Friday 9th August 2019 

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to email: recruitment@lsv.com.au 

 

Seasonal Education Instructors and Leaders

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

You will supervise and instruct participants (ranging from the ages of 6 to 18) in 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, volunteering and family etc.)

Shifts are available predominantly during school hours from October to December (Term 3 & 4) and February to May (Term 1 & 2). Weekend and regional work are also available as well as further opportunities throughout the year.

Further information including position descriptions can be found at; https://lsv.com.au/education/join-our-team/

For more information contact Jessica Acocks via email: edu.staff@lsv.com.au or Phone: (03) 9676 6940

APPLY NOW!

Applications close Friday 16 August 2019

 

Trainers & Assessors (Pool Lifeguard) – Casual 

TRAINER & ASSESSOR RECRUITMENT METRO & REGIONAL LOCATIONS 

Exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individuals to join Life Saving Victoria in Trainer and Assessors. 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 trainers who makes training interesting for learners.  

We have a current intake for casual positions, to join a pool of trainers delivering across the state. Become one of our training team based across the state delivering short courses both metro and regionally. 

Target locations/ regions: 

– Metropolitan Melbourne
– Greater South East Melbourne
– Far North – i.e. Echuca and Shepparton
– Far North East – i.e. Wangaratta, Wodonga,Benalla
– Far West -i.e. Warrnambool, Horsham, Portland
– Far North West – i.e. Mildura, Swan Hill

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. 

Specific requirements: Applicants must have a current Training and Assessment qualification, current vocational qualifications and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures. 

Training and Assessment Qualification:  

– the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, OR
– the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, plus:
– either TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, or its successor, or TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, and either TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or its successor, or
– TAEASS502A Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or TAEASS502B Design and Develop Assessment Tools, OR
– a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

Vocational qualifications:  

– SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard AND
– HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

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.

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.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment.  

For further information please contact Recruitment on 03 9676 6912 or recruitment@lsv.com.au  

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key role criteria to: Recruitment Manager via email to recruitment@lsv.com.au 

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Blue Connections LSV’s Networking Series

Exercise and It’s Impact – ‘Purpose, Passion, Perseverance’

Session Seven: Exercise and It’s Impact

Keynote Speaker: Brooke Hanson OAM OLY

Date: Wednesday 31st July 2019 @ 6.30pm (for 7pm start), LSV State Centre

Download Flyer HERE

Session Overview

Join us for an evening of development, inspiration and networking with the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay, sharing insights with water safety enthusiasts from across our state!

The Olympic champion has gone on to enjoy a successful career for herself as a television and radio presenter, product ambassador and continues to balance her blooming professional media career with; motherhood, appearances, hosting, motivational speaking, charity events, swim clinics and her commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for all Australians!

Inline with her key words: ‘Purpose, Passion, Perseverance’ Brooke will inspire, challenge and guide us through the importance of this valuable topic and the impact it will have for both yourself and your teams.

About Brooke

Swimming star Brooke Hanson OAM OLY, an Olympic gold and silver medallist, remains one of Australia’s most recognised Olympians.

Brooke made her debut for the Australian Swimming Team at the 1994 Commonwealth Games before going on to represent Australia over 25 times at major international championships.

In 2004 Brooke fulfilled a childhood dream, when after missing two Olympic teams in 1996 and 2000, she won Olympic gold and silver medals in Athens.

She created history at the 2004 FINA World Short Course Championships in Indianapolis where she won a record six gold medals – five individual and the 4x100m medley relay in world record time.

Brooke is a professional motivational speaker, master of ceremonies, television and radio presenter and a healthy active mother.

After studying journalism the talented swimmer released her autobiography “When Silver Is Gold” The Brooke Hanson Story and she loves nothing more than to share her inspirational story with everyone she meets.

Her television presenting on the TV Week Logie winning show “What’s Good for You” earned her a Logie nomination for Best New Female Talent. She loved her role on Nine Network’s Discover Downunder  exploring the best camping and caravanning holiday destinations around Australia throughout 5 seasons and continues to enjoy the outdoors and camping with her family.

Session Registration: REGISTER HERE

Single Session $25 per registration

Complimentary Beveridge and light refreshments will be provided on arrival!

 

Ready 2 Lead 2019 – Female Leadership Program

Life Saving Victoria is inviting all new, emerging or those leaders looking for new inspiration to an exciting new intermediate female program offering.

Ready 2 Lead will be the first LSV female leadership program to offer a blended format; consisting of both day and night and an opportunity for regional participants to access night sessions via skype.

Topics for this program include;

  • Leadership Styles and Managing Others
  • Team Formation
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Risk and Change Management
  • Decision Making
  • Wellness – Managing self and managing others

People that may be interested in applying for this program include but not limited to Club Captains, Patrol Captains, Age Managers, Committee Members, Club Delegates and Junior Coordinators.

Ready 2 Lead Program Details;

We will be delivering two programs, a metro offering at Life Saving Victoria and regional offering in the Western area.

Metro Dates;

  • Saturday June 15 – Full Day @ LSV HQ
  • Thursday July 11 – Night (6:30pm to 9:30pm approximately)
  • Wednesday August 14 – Night (6:30pm -8:30pm approximately)
  • Saturday August 17 – Full Day @ LSV HQ

Regional Dates;

  • Saturday June 22 -Full Day @ Western
  • Thursday July 11 – Night via Skype (6:30pm to 9:30pm approximately) @ LSV HQ
  • Wednesday August 14 – Night via Skype (6:30pm -8:30pm approximately) @LSV HQ
  • Saturday August 24 – Full Day @ Western

Cost – $150 + GST

To apply for Ready 2 Lead – https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.com/forms/ready-2-lead-2019-female-leadership-program/

Registrations close on Wednesday, June 5 2019

 

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