Position Vacant - Surf Life Saving NT - Operations Manager

Thursday 29 March 2018

Surf Life Saving NT is currently looking for an Operations Manager to join our small team based in Darwin.


If you like a challenge, a role where no two situations are ever the same and a chance to continually learn new skills then this is the role for you.


Position Full Time, contracted till 30 June 2020
Salary upon application, as a charity SLSNT employees are eligible for generous salary sacrifice benefits
Closing Date Wednesday 18 April


About the role
Reporting to the CEO, the Operations Manager will be responsible for the management of Lifeguard and Lifesaving Services in the NT.


SLSNT is contracted to provide a 365 days a year Lifeguard service at 3 aquatic locations in Darwin and Palmerston as well as a 4 month contract at Mindil Beach. SLSNT also provides Lifeguards as first aid to a number of large one-off events held during the dry season.


In regards to lifesaving, SLSNT has three affiliated clubs as well as our Volunteer Search and Rescue team that operates a 24/7 marine search and rescue service from Darwin.


Skills and experience
Do you have:

  • experience in Lifeguard Operations and advanced technical knowledge of lifeguard systems and processes?
  • experience in successfully leading and managing a team to deliver outcomes?
  • strong negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills?
  • the ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail?
  • an understanding of Surf Life Saving and its unique culture, not for profit, charity sector?

Are you:

  • a highly motivated and enthusiastic team player?
  • solution orientated and able to bring a high level of maturity and judgement to the role?
  • willing and able to work flexible hours, including weekends and Public Holidays?

How to apply

  • Explore our website – www.lifesavingnt.com.au
  • Send through a current copy of your resume and cover letter
  • Review the position description and include a written response to the selection criteria, including responses to each point

Applications should be sent to samantha.farrow@lifesavingnt.com.au. Successful candidates will be contacted for interviews following the closing date.

Further Information:

Contact CEO, Samantha Farrow
Phone (08) 8985 6588.
Email samantha.farrow@lifesavingnt.com