Fitness Instructor and Lifeguard

Listed 16 days Ago
Te Pūkenga | Toi Ohomai

Mō Tēnei Tūranga Mahi | About the Role

We have an exciting full time, permanent (40 hours per week), opportunity for an energetic person to join our team as a Fitness Instructor and Lifeguard. This role is key in enhancing our members wellness and maintaining the facility on a day to day basis. A current first aid certificate and pool lifeguard practicing certificate are desirable, however training will be provided to the successful candidate if they do not have these. Maintaining ongoing relationships with staff, students and visitors to the facility is crucial therefore, experience in dealing with customers is a must.

The Fitness Instructor and Lifeguard position is based in our Windemere Campus, Tauranga, Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga reporting to the Aquatic Centre Manager and will be responsible for: 

  • Running group fitness sessions and programming for users
  • Gym and Pool maintenance
  • Lifeguarding
  • Reception duties
  • Supervision of the centre

He kōrero mōu| About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A minimum certificate level 4 is essential, personal training, exercise, coaching or sport and recreation
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly at an interpersonal level
  • Good customer service skills
  • Superb motivational skills
  • Ability and willingness to support teaching staff in and around the fitness centre environment

Mō Mātou | About us

Toi Ohomai a business division of Te Pūkenga, is a vibrant and progressive tertiary institute with regional campus locations in Toi Ohomai Windermere (Tauranga), Toi Ohomai Mokoia (Rotorua).

Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and delivering services in a manner that responds to the needs of Māori learners and their whānau, as well as the aspirations of iwi and Māori communities throughout our region (including Māori employers). To deliver effectively on this commitment, we recognise the need for a culturally competent and confident workforce vertically and horizontally across our organisation.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply 

As a responsible employer and education provider, Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable persons and applies relevant policy and practice to meet this commitment. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and will be required to undergo pre-employment checks; Successful candidates will be required to undergo relevant vetting and employment checks.

If this exciting and rewarding role sounds like your next career move then we encourage you to apply. 

We will be assessing applications as they come in and this role will be closed earlier if we receive a suitable candidate.