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Pool Lifeguard

Sport Ireland Campus

The National Sports Campus is a large site in the western suburbs of Dublin, Ireland, which contains a number of sporting facilities.

1 Aug 2022
Part Time
Closing date
20 Aug 2022

Responsible for ensuring the safety of facility users in the area to which you are assigned responsibility on each shift.


Health & Safety:

  • Responsible for the safety of all customers in the area to which you are assigned. This could be with Aquazone, the diving well or competition pool.
  • Immediately prevent customers and staff from using any equipment that has become faulty or broken.
  • Wear the uniform as provided and follow management instructions relating to safe attire and footwear.
  • Report any unsafe conditions or equipment immediately to Duty Manager/Team Leader on shift.
  • Be aware of all emergency procedures and assist in controlling emergency situations.
  • Follow Normal Operating Procedures within the centre and for each piece of equipment of machinery.
  • Complete any incident or accidents report forms immediately
  • May be required to assist with regular checks of all rescue equipment


  • Be vigilant on rotation zones and alert at all times
  • Enforce all facility policies, rules and regulations when on shift
  • Responsible for the safe handling, transportation and storage of centre equipment
  • Assist in the setting up and dismantling of equipment for different activities and events
  • Undertake cleaning tasks where requested in order to maintain to an appropriate standard of cleanliness throughout the building
  • You may be required to complete other departmental duties assigned to you as necessary
  • Complete additional duties as assigned by Duty Manager or Team Leader

Customer Service:

  • Demonstrate excellent customer care skills at all times.
  • Dealing with customers in a friendly, polite and professional manner.
  • Adhere to the Culture and Values of the Sport Ireland Campus


  • Participate and successfully complete regular in-house training sessions
  • You will be required to actively assist the Lifeguard Duty Manager in the training and mentoring of all new employees

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Must have and maintain a valid and in date pool lifeguard qualification.
  • Must maintain a high level of fitness (strength and endurance)
  • Must maintain skills, fitness and knowledge to a standard that passes regular Company assessments.

Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):

  • Previous experience in a similar role an advantage
  • An industry standard recognised lifeguard qualification certificate is essential
  • First Aid Qualification an advantage
  • Pool Plant Operator Qualification an advantage
  • Adequate level of fitness essential

Key Skills:

  • Excellent customer care/service
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Remain vigilant and alert at all times
  • Ability to immediately respond to any situation or incident that may occur.


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness program


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Part Time
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Pay Information
€12 an hour

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