Aquatic and Recreation Officer

Employment Details
Date Added: 17-Nov-2020
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2021 08:00 PM

Aquatic and Recreation Officer

What’s on Offer:

  • Kimberley adventure and lifestyle
  • Attractive Isolation Allowance
  • Yearly Utility and Travel Allowances
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave
  • Up to 16.5% Superannuation

About the role:

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is looking for an Aquatic and Recreation Officer to join our busy Community Development Department on a permanent basis at a minimum of 30 hours per week. 

  • Assist the Senior Aquatic and Recreation Officer with the timely and effective delivery of aquatic and recreation services at the Derby Memorial Swimming Pool and other recreation facilities.
  • Act as the duty manager at the Derby Memorial Swimming Pool, supervising staff as required in this role.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of sport and recreation activities with the Senior Aquatic and Recreation Officer.
  • Liaise with the Senior Aquatic and Recreation Officer and related staff to ensure that facilities are maintained to a high standard and in compliance with all Council Policies and Health Regulations.

Please note: weekend, evening and school holiday work will be required

Salary Package (Annually):

Salary Level 5.1


Location Allowance


Utility Allowance (if applicable)


Annual Travel Allowance


Cash Component


Super 9.5%


Council Contribution Super 7%


Total Package Value:


About You:

  • Excitement and passion about living in Derby and working with the community
  • Previous experience in the aquatic and recreation fields.
  • Previous experience in life guarding and pool supervision techniques.
  • Sound customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, development organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as an active team member.
  • Computer/keyboard skills and cash handling.

Please note: applications are still encouraged from applicants who are interested in the role but may not meet all of the essential qualifications.

About Us:

Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is in the north of Western Australia. An enviable location on the doorstep to some truly stunning and untouched wilderness areas like the famed Buccaneer Archipelago, National Parks and gorges, and the mighty Fitzroy River. You are sure to enjoy the Derby/Fitzroy Crossing lifestyle with a variety of leisure activities including superb fishing, boating, sightseeing, community events, sports as well as the colourful townspeople known for their laid back and welcoming attitude.

How to Apply:

Apply online here. Applicants must address the selection criteria in the position description to be eligible for this position.

For further information view our website For more direct information about this position please contact Christie Mildenhall, Acting Manager Community Development on 08 9191 0999 or email

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