Posted: 06 December 2021

Lifeguard, Stromness Swimming Pool

Orkney Islands Council
Stromness Swimming Pool, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AH
Job Type:
35 hours per week
£17,045 - £17,775 per year
Closing date:
12 December 2021

A lifeguard is required to effectively carry out the operational procedures of the pool, fitness facilities and assist the management team.

You will be expected to work shifts in covering school and public sessions throughout the opening hours.

A current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is essential or where this is not held you must be willing to achieve this qualification within 6 months of appointment. Other relevant coaching qualifications would be an advantage.

You will be carrying out a swimming teacher/coaching role and training is available. You should be able to work as part of a team, providing an excellent standard of cleanliness and customer care. An HSE First Aid qualification and knowledge of pool water treatment and operations would be an advantage.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with children.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss the post by contacting Matthew Byers, Swimming Pools Team Leader, telephone 01856 850552 or email

Closing Date: Sunday 12 December 2021

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.