Lifesaving Support Officer

May 24

SLSQ is seeking a motivated Lifesaving Support Officer!

About the Role:

Grow excellence in lifesaving services and programs while reinforcing our standing as the ‘Peak Body’ for surf lifesaving services and standards, this role supports lifesaving services across the Queensland region.

Benefits at SLSQ:

  • Access to salary packaging benefits.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Paid parental leave.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the updates of the Lifesaving Services Profile.
  • Monitor the Lifesaving Development Fund email box.
  • Circulate relevant Grant information as required.
  • Assist with the procurement of Lifesaving Gear & Equipment when required.
  • Assist when needed to compile the QFES 6- and 12-month reporting.
  • Assist with the review and development of the patrol operations manual.
  • Seek new lifesaving practices, equipment or technology in the marketplace and conduct research and development into any potential benefits or application by SLSQ under the direction of the General Manager – Lifesaving & Community.
  • Undertake internal audits and participate in Coastal Auditing where required.
  • Assist with IRB Trainer and Assessor Coordinator (Taco’s) to ensure annual endorsement, workshops and currency are conducted where required.
  • Assist with training, assessing and administration with Brisbane Lifesaving Services where required.
  • Complete tasks and special projects as determined by the General Manager – Lifesaving & Community.
  • Monitor the Lifesaving Operations and store email account.
  • Taking orders from clubs and submitting purchase orders in line with SLSQ processes and procedures.
  • Liaising with approved suppliers to submit club orders.
  • Support in stocktaking lifesaving gear and equipment when required.

Required Education & Experience:


  • Working with Children Blue Card (or ability to obtain).
  • National Police Clearance, Proof of Identity Check (points of identification and working rights).
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • Current Bronze Medallion and Certificate II in Public Safety.
  • Current First Aid Qualifications (or ability to obtain).


  • Cert IV or above in Business Administration, Business Management or similar.

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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