Employment Details
Date Added: 29-Sep-2020
Closing Date: 30-Oct-2020 04:00 PM

Denmark is a happy, healthy and eclectic community that embraces creativity, celebrates the natural environment and is invested in a strong local economy.


The Position:             LIFEGUARDS

Status:                        Casual

Salary:                        $26.92 per hour inclusive of 25% casual loading



The Shire of Denmark is a high performing local government in the Great Southern.  We are a regional leader in eight key areas including customer service and sense of belonging, with 96% of staff rating the Shire of Denmark as a positive place to work.


There has never been a better time to join our team.


We are seeking suitably qualified and experienced lifeguards to manage the beach over the coming holiday periods, specifically, 11th of December 2020 to 5th of February 2021, 26th February to 1st March 2021, Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Monday 2021.


We’re looking for someone who;

  • Will contribute to providing a safe and secure environment for our community.
  • Has previous beach-based life-saving experience.
  • Has their SLSA Bronze Medallion.
  • Has their Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate.
  • Has their Senior First Aid and Spinal Care Management qualification or equivalent.
  • Has well-developed knowledge of the beach and surf environment including relevant experience in changing beach conditions and potentially large swell.
  • Has the desire to contribute to a growing community and enjoys liaising with members of the public.
  • Will be solution focused, have a ‘can do’ attitude.


If this sounds like you, we would love to work with you, so please apply.


Please refer to the Performance Profile available here Performance Profile, for further information regarding the requirements of the position.


Conditions of employment are in accordance with Level 2 of the Local Government Industry Award 2020, National Employment Standards and Policies of the Shire of Denmark.


Please submit your CV and a short cover letter which highlights how you could add value to our organisation in this role, by email to,  on-line on our website, or by mail to P.O. Box 183, Denmark WA 6333, to be received no later than 4.00pm on Friday 30th October 2020.


Further information is available by contacting Julia Scriven by email, or telephone on (08) 9848 0300.



David Schober

Acting Chief Executive Officer

PO Box 183, Denmark WA 6333 Telephone: (08) 9848 0300



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