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.

Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

(Full time fixed term for immediate start, until the 31st July 2021.  Potential for role to be job share)                          

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 Administrative Officer.  The position will provide administrative, logistical support for agreed programs and events delivered for our clubs and the community in accordance with SLST Strategic Objectives

The successful applicant must address the following selection criteria:

  • Demonstrated computer skills in word processing and use of databases and spreadsheets;
  • Demonstrated ability to operate within a flexible team environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to show initiative and innovation to achieve practical outcomes;
  • Demonstrated understanding of Xero or other financial software, systems and processes;
  • Experience with social media platforms and website editing.

The successful applicant will be based in Hobart.

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  

Applications to:

Administrative Officer Position

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc.

GPO Box 1745

Hobart TAS 7001

Applications must be received by 9.00 am on Friday, 12th February 2021

First Aid Trainers 

SLST is seeking trainers for our commercial courses. Interested? Check out the Trainer Position Description

Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST) delivers nationally recognised and accredited training and assessment to a wide range of client groups located across Tasmania. SLST deliver a selection of short courses focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety. The courses to be delivered by this role include but are not limited to;

  • First Aid 
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

The role is responsible for the delivery of accredited and non-accredited training to the highest standard, to maintain accurate and timely records and actively contribute to the achievement of the business unit’s operational goals. 

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

To apply – please submit your resume and covering letter stating how you meet the key competencies for this role and why you would like to join the Public Training Team at SLST. 

For more information about the positions we have available and a copy of the Position Description, please contact Leanne Johannesen (Training and Community Programs Manager) on 0447 287 847 or via email at  

Lifeguards and Community Education Instructors 

Would you like 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 supervise and deliver programs including Beach to Bush, Ready.Set.Rescue and more!

Apply today at:

Applications close: 26th August 2020

For more information please contact:

Leanne Johannesen | Training and Community Programs Manager