Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST) is Tasmania’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation. Our movement is a part of the history, fabric and future of this country. It represents the lifestyle, values and beliefs of the Australian culture. It protects life, it saves life, it promotes life. We create a safe environment in and around our waterways, through patrols on, in and around aquatic environments and through community education and training programs.

We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services. Each year to grow our capacity to be able to reach the community and meet their diverse needs, SLST recruits Community Lifeguards and Education Instructors.

General Manager Operations

General Manager Operations

(Full time fixed term until the 30th June 2021)

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc (“SLST”) is the peak organisation for surf lifesaving activities in Tasmania.

SLST is looking to recruit a fixed term full time General Manager Operations.  The position objective is to ensure the operational activities of Surf Life Saving Tasmania are managed professionally and in accordance with SLST Strategic Objectives.   

The prime responsibilities are to:

Responsible for the application of operational aspects of the SLST Strategic Plan which include day to day:

  • management of staff performance;
  • supervise all day to day activities;
  • Operational financial stewardship;
  • develop, implement and reporting of operational / business plans;
  • Ensure communication channels are open and fully effective by acting as a focal point for volunteer issues and considerations;
  • Attend relevant national meetings;
  • Advice and support to State Officers;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with surf life saving clubs, marine rescue units, SLSA, interstate SLS counterparts, Emergency Services, Marine and Safety Tasmania (MaST), Royal Life Saving, Swimming Tasmania, commercial clients and other complimentary organisations;
  • Support innovation, promote the goals and culture of surf lifesaving; and
  • advising and assisting the CEO and Board on operational matters.

If you like a challenge, a role working with amazing volunteers, an iconic brand where no two days are the same and a chance to continually learn new skills then this is the role for you.

The successful applicant will be based in Hobart but expected to significant time travelling around the state to support clubs.

SLST is an equal opportunity employer with commitment to safeguarding children and young people. All candidates will be required to undertake a working with children check.

For a copy of the Position Description and any queries please contact Karyn Blakey on 0417 333 504 or email kblakey@slst.asn.au  

Applications to:

General Manager Operations Position

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc.

GPO Box 1745

Hobart TAS 7001

Applications must be received by 9.00 am on Monday, 10th September 2018

Volunteer Support Officer

Volunteer Support Officer

(Fulltime fixed term until the 30th June 2020)

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc (“SLST”) is the peak organisation for surf lifesaving activities in Tasmania.

SLST is looking to recruit a fixed term fulltime Volunteer Support Officer.  The position will establish and maintain a mutually beneficial and cooperative relationship of assistance and support between clubs, state officers/committees and state office, with the objective of supporting SLSC officers/position holders fulfilling their roles, providing the best experience for their members, lifesaving services to the community and meeting their administration and reporting requirements of the ACNC, Consumer Affairs, SLST and SLSA.

(Depending upon the applicants, the position may be split into fixed term part-time positions based in the north and south of the state with seasonal casual positions).

 The successful applicant must address the following selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated computer skills in word processing and use of databases and spreadsheets;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure to operate within a flexible team environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to show initiative and innovation to achieve practical outcomes;
  • Previous experience in a Sports Club or volunteer organisation;
  • Demonstrated experience in training and/or coaching; and
  • Good written, verbal and social media communication skills.

The successful applicant will be based in Hobart but expected to significant time travelling around the state to support clubs.

For a copy of the Position Description and any queries please contact Karyn Blakey (Executive Support Officer) on 0417 333 504 or email kblakey@slst.asn.au  

 Applications to:

Volunteer Support Officer Position

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc.

GPO Box 1745

Hobart TAS 7001

 Applications must be received by 9.00 am on Monday, 3rd September 2018

 

Community Lifeguards & Education Instructors – NOW RECRUITING!

Exciting opportunity to join the SLST team this Summer and make a difference in educating the Tasmanian community about water safety! Applications are now open for Community Lifeguards and Education Instructors to be part of the team to supervise and deliver programs including Beach to Bush and Ready.Set.Rescue (an ASC Sporting Schools initiative)…and more!

Opportunities exist for energetic and passionate individuals to supervise and educate Tasmanians of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. You will supervise and instruct participants (aged 6 and above) in SLST’s community and school based education programs, ensuring an understanding of key messages are delivered in an enthusiastic, professional and safe manner.

Programs are delivered across a variety of Tasmania’s aquatic environments - beaches, pools, classrooms and inland waterways - with some flexibility for Lifeguards and Instructors to work at preferred venues, shift times and days to fit in with other commitments (work, study, club duties, family, etc). Shifts are available predominantly during school hours, typically from the mid-end of October (Beach to Bush commences on 15th) through December to late March/ start of April. Weekend and regional work is also available, meaning a willingness to travel is a bonus. Lifeguards are encouraged to work in different areas across the state to further develop their lifeguarding experience.

Positions available (please indicate on the application form all roles you are interested in);

For more information on any of these roles, contact Leanne Johannesen via email or call 0447 287 847.

Apply Here

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 23rd August 2018