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Employment Type
Fixed Term Full Time
Band 3
Position Summary


  • Full time fixed term tenure availble until July 2022-January 2024  – Highett, Melbourne
  • Weekend shift included , some weeknights. Role includes Administration, Customer Service and swim teaching duties
  • Excellent Employee benefits
  • Career Development Opportunity 
  • Band 3 $62,941-$67,360 + Superannuation


About us

Kingston Council’s collective focus is on delivering exceptional service that achieves our vision and meets community expectations.

A diverse, dynamic community where we all share a sustainable, safe, attractive environment and a thriving economy. The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne's CBD. We employ over 1,450 people in a diverse range of roles including engineering, customer service, administration, finance, family, youth and children's services, sport and recreation, health, parks and gardens, planning, arts and management. 

Kingston Active Waves Leisure centre provides aquatic education programs for over 2600 students per week in our Learn to Swim Program as well as school swimming programs for a number of local schools, with a team of approx 60 swim teachers and support staff. 


The role

We are seeking an Aquatic Programming Support Officer professional to join the Kingston Active team. Reporting to Aquatics Supervisors, your role is to:

  • Provide direct administrative support to the Aquatics Supervisors in support of our Aquatic programs and service delivery, including staff rostering and program plans 
  • Assist in the planning and facilitation of a range of Aquatic programs at Waves and within the community 
  • Provide excellent customer service delivery to a range of key stakeholders and customers
  • Swim teaching duties as required


About you


We are looking for someone with:

  • Expertise and demonstrated experience in the delivery of Aquatic Education Programs, Customer Service and Administration
  • Relevant Aquatic Industry qualifications or desire to obtain
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
  • Desire to progress into a leadership role 


What we can offer


This is a full-time  fixed term until January 2024


As an employee of the City of Kingston you will be part of an inclusive culture and have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership, social club events, paid parental leave, salary packaging, study/development assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) and discounted health insurance. 


The salary for this position starts at $62,941 (Band 3) per annum plus superannuation.


How to Apply


If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position click on the Apply button to submit your application. If you require further information after reviewing the position description available to download below, please contact Mardi Henderson- Aquatics Coordinator 9559 7111


Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences to apply.


To be considered for the role all applications must be submitted via our Careers recruitment portal.

Mandatory Requirements
  • Essential : Are you willing to undertake a Working with Children Check? Please note, you will need to organise and pay for this if you are successful in progressing to the pre-employment stage of the recruitment process for this position. If you already have a Working with Children Check you will be required to add the City of Kingston as an employer if you are successful for this position.
  • Essential : Do you hold the qualifications required in the position outlined in the position description?
  • Essential : Have you been vaccinated for COVID19?
Position Description
JTA - Swimming and Aquatics Instructors.pdf
PD - 2870 - Aquatics Programming Support Officer - June 2022.pdf
Application Guide

Please note that this position will close at 11:59pm on the closing date.
If you require any assistance with your application, please contact our People Support Team. Candidate information will be kept confidential and for future use unless advised.


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