Inner West Council


Australia, New South Wales, Inner West LGA

Salary Range


Contract Type

Full Time, Contract/Temp

Closing Date

16 Apr 2023

Job Description

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced, approachable and proactive Aquatics Operations Supervisor with a passion and drive to succeed, to join our amazing Aquatics team.

Initially working at our brand new state of the art facility, Ashfield Aquatic Centre, you will assist the Centre Manager and ensure the efficient and effective operations of the pools. You will be responsible for checking and compiling of daily, weekly and annual reports and adherence to relevant legislation effecting swimming pool operations in conjunction with the Operations Team Leader.

You will uphold facility standards and maintain procedures and best practices whilst ensuring exceptional customer service.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 


$63,805.56 – $71,052.80 + Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

  1. Minimum TAFE Certificate of Swimming Pool Operations (Certificate II or equivalent)
  2. Experience in swimming pool operation and supervision.
  3. Current certificates in RLSSA Pool Lifeguard, Senior First Aid, Bronze Medallion, Advanced Resuscitation, and Oxygen Equipment.
  4. Proven ability to take responsibility for safety of patrons.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

To Apply

Application Instruction

We recommend you read the Position Descriptions for the roles to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Closing Date

Sunday 16 April 2023, 11:30PM

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Sebastian Pregelji, Pool Operations Team Leader – Ashfield Aquatic Centre on (02) 9392 5628

Lance Goldsmith, Centre Manager – Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre on (02) 9392 5710