Casual Lifeguard

Favourite Leisure and Culture
Ref no: DEE02073
Closes: Friday, 30th March 2018
Published: Friday, 9th February 2018
Location: Olympia Leisure Centre, 3 East Whale Lane, Dundee
Rate: £8.01 per hour
Hours: Variable
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: Dundee City Council
  Leisure and Culture
Category: Sport / Culture / Library
Sub-category: Leisure

Job Description

Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city.

Working as part of the Leisure & Culture Dundee lifeguard team on a casual basis. You will be required to work at Leisure & Culture Dundee Swim Centres.

When work is available you will be contacted. There is no obligation on Leisure & Culture Dundee to offer you work, nor are you obliged to accept work. The rate of pay is £8.01 per hour. A Living Wage supplement will be applied up to the equivalent of £8.51 per hour, as appropriate


You must hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and willing to attend programmed staff training sessions.


Day-to-day responsibility for effectively addressing operational issues, health and safety matters and customer-focused facilities/services/activities relating to Lifeguard roles/duties and pools/environs at Olympia or Lochee.

The Individual

You must be approachable, reliable and have the ability to motivate others. You must be able to work flexible hours and be willing to undertake training opportunities for the purposes of both personal and service development. You will have excellent communication skills to work within a team and have the ability to organise sessions and time effectively. You will be required to follow Health and Safety guidelines, Safe Systems of Work and complete Daily Checklists as part of your duties.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to work being offered by Leisure & Culture Dundee.

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