Lifeguard / Pouora


We are proud of our indoor recreation facilities and we are seeking someone to share our passion for providing an exceptional customer experience every time.

Come and join our team of Lifeguards at the Arena Aquatic Centre where you will work in a fun and engaging environment. We are looking for a hardworking and dedicated person who is willing to be an active member of the team.  Our lifeguards are responsible for the competent and professional supervision of our pools and keeping the facilities clean. 

It would be great if you have relevant experience working in an aquatic environment.  We will provide you with excellent training for upskilling and First Aid Certification. Due to the age requirements of the National Lifeguard Award, applications will only be considered from people aged 16 years of age or older.

You will need to show us that you:

  • are reliable and willing to roll up your sleeves and help out to get the job done well
  • have the ability to be calm in pressured situations and respond quickly following instructed procedures
  • are a competent swimmer and can maintain a level of swimming fitness
  • are reliable, punctual and passionate about creating a fabulous customer experience every time

Hours of work are rostered in advance for shifts any day of the week between 5am and 9.30pm.

All about Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work. 

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What you need to do now

Come and join our team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact William Ratty on 027 225 9539 for more information. Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Monday 09 December 2019.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: KZEI94623

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Monday, 9 December 2019

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