Lifesaving Services & Sports Coordinator – North Queensland

Jun 19

SLSQ is seeking a dynamic and motivated Lifesaving Services & Sports Coordinator!



About the Role:

To support and grow quality lifesaving services and programs whilst reinforcing SLSQ’s standing as the ‘Peak Body’ for surf lifesaving services and standards. Collaborate with the SLSQ sport team to support surf sports in the Region; coordinating athlete, official & coach development and ensuring compliancy and structure is in place. The North Queensland Region includes five clubs from Port Douglas to Mission Beach.

Benefits at SLSQ:

  • Access to salary packaging benefits.
  • Be part of the red and yellow army.
  • Paid parental leave.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide Club Services supervision and support.
  • Operational support services and supervision.
  • Provide Leadership.
  • Patrol Smart.
  • Reporting.
  • Marketing & Communications.

Required Education & Experience:


  • Current working with Children Blue Card.
  • National Police Clearance, Proof of Identity Check (Points of identification & Working rights).
  • Open Drivers Licence.
  • Commitment to empowering and respecting children and young people and understanding of child safety and the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact proactively with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation.
  • Excellent ability to generate rapport and manage positive stakeholder engagement.
  • Bronze Medallion.
  • Certificate II in Public Safety.
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high standard of presentation of work.
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a client focused service without compromising the legal framework and professional standards of the organisation


  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment of SLSA Trainers and Assessors.
  • Well-developed knowledge of, and experience in the application of Surf Lifesaving or similar community-based activity.
  • 4WD induction and Recreational Marine Drivers Licence.

About SLSQ:

Surf Life Saving Queensland employs over 550 people throughout Queensland. SLSQ is an efficient and vibrant organisation servicing 32,500 members. It was formally established in 1930 and is the governing body for surf lifesaving in Queensland, comprising 57 affiliated surf lifesaving clubs in six regional branches. The organisation also includes supporters’ clubs and a range of programs that involve more than 462,000 participants. SLSQ is directly affiliated with, and is part of, Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) and the International Life Saving Federation (ILF). Surf Life Saving Queensland is built on a fundamental principle: to save lives. Our organisation encompasses several diverse arms – lifesaving services, community education, membership services, surf sports, fundraising and commercial training.


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