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Coastlands Aquatic Centre and Waikanae Pool Operations Coordinator Ref:040

Permanent, Full-Time

We are looking for an experienced ‘hands on’ leader to provide daily management of our Lifeguard team and plant operations that service the Coastlands Aquatic Centre, Waikanae Summer Pool and Raumati Splash Pad.

As an Aquatics professional you will hold a current PLPC and have demonstrable experience operating a Pool Safe accredited facility.

Health & Safety and excellent Customer Service are critical components of your role. Our team has a complete focus on delivering a safe and fun experience for all our visitors so your knowledge and experience will be instrumental as you lead from the front.   

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • experience working in a similar managerial role in an aquatic environment
  • proven operational pool plant room experience
  • knowledge of NZS5826:2010 water quality standard is essential
  • proven success in leading teams
  • outstanding time management and prioritising skills
  • high degree of competency using MS Excel & Word.
  • ability to prepare, manage and present budgets and forecasts
  • a current and valid NZ Drivers licence is a requirement.

 This exciting opportunity is a permanent –full time role that reports directly to our Aquatics Facilities Manager. The hours of work are typically Monday to Friday and include a 1 in 4 ‘weekend on call’. 

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. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Steve Millar, Aquatics Facilities Manager on 04 2964 818 or free phone 0800 486 486.

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

Please find the Job Description here.

Applications close 12.00 noon, Monday 28 January 2019.

Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Coastlands Aquatic Centre and Waikanae Pool Operations Coordinator - Ref 040” to


Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted