Favourite Leisure and Culture
Ref no: DEE01888
Closes: Friday, 20th October 2017
Published: Friday, 6th October 2017
Location: Harris Academy, Perth Road
Salary: £10,023 - £11,100 per year
Hours: 24.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
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.

You will be working as part of the Leisure and Culture Dundee lifeguard team on a part-time permanent basis, which will include evenings and weekend working. You will be required to work at Leisure and Culture Dundee Swim Centres.

24 hours are available.

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 or be willing to obtain one within a 6 month period from the start of employment.


You will have a day-to-day responsibility for effectively addressing operational issues, health & safety matters and customer-focused facilities, services & activities relating to Lifeguard roles & duties and pool environment at Harris Swim and Sport Centre

The Individual

You will have excellent communication skills to work within a team. Have the ability to organise pool sessions and your time effectively.

You will be approachable, reliable and have the ability to motivate others.

You will be required to follow Health and Safety guidelines, Safe Systems of Work and complete Daily Checklists as part of your duties.

You must attend programmed staff training sessions.

You will be assigned a shift pattern that requires evening and weekend working.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and 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 a formal offer of employment being made by Leisure & Culture Dundee.