Careers

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The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe, inclusive working environment that values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity this brings to our workplace.

BALC employee benefits include complimentary use of facilities, a supportive environment where we help you bring out your best, competitive salaries, and learning and development support relevant to your role and aspirations.

Our staff make a real difference to people’s lives.

Take a look at our current opportunities below.

Current vacancies

Lifeguard – Expressions of Interest

  • Casual Positions
  • Band 3A Casual $36.66, junior rates may apply
  • No experience necessary
  • We can help with all required qualifications

This position will work at Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre and across the City of Ballarat Seasonal Outdoor Pools (open approxiamtely Oct-March) providing lifeguarding services. Responsible for the supervision of aquatic users and ensuring their safety, this position will also require some cleaning and general administration duties. Through high levels of customer service and communication this position will enhance the aquatic experience of the people of Ballarat.  

Gymnastics Coach

  • Casual Positions
  • Salary $36.66 per hour, includes casual loading

This position requires a positive, energetic, vibrant attitude and a willingness to learn and continuously improve.

You will have experience in coaching children’s gymnastics classes, either beginner or advanced levels. You will communicate effectively with children, parents, staff and management.

You will have exceptional customer service skills and a strong desire to exceed member expectations, with the ability to work autonomously on the gym floor, as well as part of a team to ensure an efficient flow through the gymnastics hall each night. You will be required to take on shift hours which may include some or all of the following: mornings, afternoons, late evenings and/or weekends.

Group Fitness Instructors

  • Casual Positions
  • Salary range $45.37 to $49.52 per hour, plus 10% superannuation depending on qualification

The Ballarat Aquatic Lifestyle Centre are seeking an energetic Group Fitness Instructor who is passionate about the health and fitness industry to join the team of dedicated staff. Reporting to the Fitness and Community Engagement Team Leader, the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and motivated professional who is focused on developing their career within the Health, Fitness and Lifestyle industry.

At the Ballarat Aquatic Centre a positive and customer focused culture is imperative in making the Centre a fantastic place to work and visit by the members of our community.

Flexible hours and days are required for this role over a 7-day roster between the hours 6am – 9pm.

Aquatic Education Teacher

  • Casual position (Term based)
  • Hourly rate: $36.66 inclusive of 25% casual loading plus applicable superannuation.
  • Junior rates will apply under the age of 21 years.

An opportunity exists at the Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre for a positive and friendly AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety. 

This position requires a positive, energetic and vibrant attitude with a willingness to learn and continuously improve. 

You will have exceptional customer service skills and a strong desire to exceed member expectations, with the ability to work well as part of a team. Flexible hours and days are required for this role over a 6-day roster which include some or all the following; mornings, afternoons, evenings and/or weekends.  

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering classes in our Aquatic Education program which focusses on teaching children and adults to swim and to be safer around aquatic environments. Our classes cater for students from nervous beginners through to more advanced swimmers. Our classes are school aged up to adults. You will only be assigned infant and preschool classes if you have the required qualification. 

Health Club Officer

  • Casual position
  • Hourly rate: $36.66 includes 25% loading plus 10% superannuation.
  • Junior rates will apply under the age of 21 years

The Ballarat Aquatic Lifestyle Centre are seeking an energetic Health Club Officer who is passionate about the health and fitness industry to join the team of dedicated staff.

Reporting to the Fitness and Community Engagement Team Leader, the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and motivated professional who is focused on developing their career within the Health, Fitness and Lifestyle industry.

At the Ballarat Aquatic Centre a positive and customer focused culture is imperative in making the Centre a fantastic place to work and visit by the members of our community.

Flexible hours and days are required for this role over a 7-day roster between the hours 6am – 9pm

For more details about working with us, please visit the City of Ballarat Careers Page.