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  • Carrum Downs location newly established warehouse setup 
  • Great opportunity to own the role and drive the set-up, planning and delivery of the supply chain services. 
  • Make a real difference and contribute to saving lives in an energetic, dynamic work culture 

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.

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 volunteer members from 57 clubs across Victoria, with a workforce of over 450 staff during peak season and a vast network through our licensees, partners and industry.  With the head office in Port Melbourne, LSV operates across 3 warehouse locations with the primary in Carrum Downs. 

The Supply Chain Coordinator will be responsible for the oversight of the end to end supply chain activities for the Carrum Downs warehouse This will include planning and forecasting, 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 organisations, with many different business units and stakeholders.  With a strong emphasis on safety, quality control and efficiencies 

To succeed in this position you will need to have a strong customer focused, a process and planning champion and thrive in a fast paced operational environment. 

Key Selection Criteria; 

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a qualified person in logistics and supply chain, with a strong understanding of procurement, warehousing, freight and distribution, business operations, supply chain analytics and the management of human and physical resources. You will have a minimum of 2 years + experience in warehousing practices, 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. You will have exposure to overseeing staff and warehouse operations with the ability to take responsibility of the warehouse 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 adaptable with the ability to review and change plans due to sudden events or change in priorities.  

Communication skills: You will have exceptional communications skills with a strong focus on keeping stakeholders and customers 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 whilst 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 Lexi Hilgert on 03 9676 6912  

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 30 September 2019 



An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Assessment Services Officer with exceptional people skills, and strong quality focus and a passion for pool safety and compliance to join Life Saving Victoria.

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is Victoria’s peak body for water safety and is at its heart a Lifesaving organization. As such, LSV 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’s Aquatic Facility / Pool Safety team have been providing expert water safety advice to pool owners and operators for over two decades. The Pool Safety team provide services and expertise able to assist in all aspects of pool safety including facility design, safe operation, supervision, critical incident management and general management consultancy. 

Joining the Pool Safety team, the successful candidate will have a focus on delivering high quality Pool Safety Assessments, Desktop Assessment and Mystery Guest Visits of aquatic facilities.  

Key Selection Criteria; 

Ideal candidate: will have a minimum of 3 years prior experience working in the Aquatic and Recreation Industry and has management experience with a sound understanding of aquatic risk management and medium to large aquatic facility operations. 

Specific requirements: you will have current First Aid, Pool Lifeguard and Aquatic Technical Operations certificates, drivers license and personal car as well as ability to obtain a Working With Children Check.   

Personal attributes: ability to deliver excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will have an exceptional eye for detail and be outcome focused, whilst remaining calm under pressure, with the ability to show a level head. 

Communication skills: must have excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and concisely.  You will have exceptional communication skills with the ability to deliver feedback, support and advice regarding pool safety assessments at both private and public aquatic facilities, providing expertise to key stakeholders. 

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude with the ability to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders.  There will be travel both metropolitan and regional. 

In return 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 regarding the role please contact the Hiring Manager RJ Houston 03 9676 6913 or rj.houston@lsv.com.au  

Applications close 2nd October April 2019

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: recruitment@lsv.com.au 


Trainers & Assessors (Pool Lifeguard) – Casual 


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