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Lifeguards - Full-time and Part-time Opportunities Available - Ref 093

We are looking for highly motivated, ‘can do’ individuals to deliver quality customer focussed aquatic services to all sectors of our community.  As a Lifeguard you will be responsible for the effective supervision of all customers and cleaning and maintenance of the facility.

All applicants will need a high level of customer service, and the flexibility to work the roster which is for seven days a week including weekends, early and late shifts (between the hours of 5.00am and 9.30pm weekdays and 7.30am and 8.30pm weekends). 

Opportunities available are:-

  • Lifeguard (full-time; fixed term)
  • Lifeguards x 3 (Part-time; permanent)

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now. 

Lifeguards will be required to complete a swim test prior to an interview, and successful applicants will be fully trained and supported to gain the required qualifications.

Enquiries about this position should be made directly to Will James, Aquatic Facilities Operations Manager on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

Applicants will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening, police, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application, Criminal History Check, Credit Check and Police Vet forms, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence, indicating which role you are applying for i.e. “Lifeguard F/T 093”, to

Job descriptions

2015 09 JD Lifeguard.pdf

2016 10 JD Team Leader Lifeguard.pdf


Application and Security Check forms:

Application Form (PDF)
Application Form (WORD)
Criminal History Check Form (Please note:  This form is provided by the Ministry of Justice and is available in PDF only)
Police Vetting Form (Please note:  This form is provided by New Zealand Police and is available in PDF only)
Credit Check Form (PDF)