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Lifeguard / Activities Assistant

Payment: Paid Position (Based on experience)
Location: Lake Tekapo
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

Tekapo Springs is a leading tourism activity operator based in Lake Tekapo. We offer summer and winter activities including hot pools, an aqua play and cooler deep pool, a snow tube-park, ice rink, a giant waterslide, a fully equipped day spa and licensed café.  We think we have one of the best views in the world – mountains, lakes and stars! We also operate star gazing tours at night.


We’re looking for a mature, professional, and hardworking person to join our team of Lifeguards.  


 Skills and attributes desired;

  • Be a fully qualified New Zealand lifeguard (PLSA/PLPC) (Training can be provided to the right candidate)
  • Have at least a basic understanding of pool water testing
  • Hold a current first aid certificate
  • Demonstrate a strong customer service ethic, going above and beyond in every interaction with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be super organised and reliable
  • Be calm and handle pressure when needed
  • Ideally have experience working in a tourism, aquatic or sports facility where health and safety are paramount
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Be a great team player
  • Take responsibility, and follow through with action


  This team provides the highest level of safety, customer service to the public. You will demonstrate the desire to be a part of this great team and ensure every visitor to Tekapo Springs is met with a smile and is looked after.


This is a Permanent position. 


The role is a Permanent position and involves shift work over a seven-day roster.


The successful candidate would need to relocate/live in Lake Tekapo or the immediate surrounding area. We can offer help in finding accommodation for the right candidate.

If you are keen on a great lifestyle in a stunning location and this sounds like a job you would excel at then head to the link below and get applying!


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