Swim Development Coach At Bega Valley Shire Council

by Aquatic Recreation Institute on June 16, 2022

A career at Bega Valley Shire Council will immerse you in rewarding and interesting work for the diverse communities that call the south-east corner of NSW home, all of them nestled between rolling countryside and some of the best seaside locations NSW has to offer.

Our workforce of over 350 meets the needs of these communities with a wide range of services including, libraries, customer service, finance, children’s services, engineering, project management, road works, water management, environment and parks, gardens & town centre care.

Most recently we’ve added recovery, rebuilding and resilience to the important work we do.

Council has a range of employment benefits supporting our staff these may include;

  • Rostered day off schemes
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary packaging
  • Staff development and award programs

The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to prepare, coach, instruct and contribute to the development and delivery of swim coaching, learn to swim programs and the operation of BVSC managed swimming pools.

As the Swim Development Coach, you will collaborate to improve, develop and deliver programs and provide mentoring to other staff delivering squad training and learn to swim programs. You will build positive relationships with the community to promote programs available and perform customer service / reception duties as required. 

About You

We are seeking an individual who holds a Swimming Australia Development Coach (Bronze Licence) and industry registration as well as a minimum of two years swim coaching and instruction experience.

You will have the following skills and experience;

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to relate positively to children, parents, adults and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prepare and implement squad training and learn to swim programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to program changes including program times, program type, ability, group size and composition.
  • Developed understanding and knowledge of learn to swim and swim coaching principles.

This is a permanent part-time position working 25 hours per week. Remuneration is $1168.30 (paid pro-rata) per week, plus 10% employer superannuation contribution. 

To view the Position Description, please click here.

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised in line with recommendations from the Australian Immunisation Handbook, currently mandated Public Health Orders and/or Councils Immunisation Procedure.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and address the advertised selection criteria demonstrating their suitability for the role.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria


How to apply

Applications close 11.30pm AEST on 22 June 2022.

For further information on this position, please contact Nicholas Hoynes - Coordinator | Aquatic and Leisure Facilities on (02) 6494 3100.