Water Safety Supervisor

About Water Safety Supervisor

Supervises water safety personnel for Nippers, sports events and member training as required.

Be responsible for water safety in the appointed area and at all times be aware of the safety and welfare of those involved in the activity.

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:

Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications


Prerequisites

The Bronze Medallion course provides participants with the skills and knowledge of patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.

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The Surf Rescue Certificate provides participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations and act in the role of Water Safety Personnel.

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How do I make it happen?

Water safety requirements are normally managed at the club level. Speak to your Club to find out more. https://sls.com.au/club_directory/

Other Opportunities Related to Water Safety Supervisor

Where can I grow from here?

Where to next?

You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:

The Patrol Captain is the principle leader of their patrol’s lifesaving functions on the beach.  At the operational level, the major function of the Patrol Captain is to ensure effective beach management and rescue capabilities are established and maintained during their rostered watch.

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The role of the duty officer is to support patrol captains in ensuring the beach going public is exposed to minimal risk at our beaches. Duty officers may also be called on to assist in search and rescue incidents. 

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Overall management of Water Safety, First Aid and Emergency Services equipment, personnel and activities, in relation to specific surf lifesaving competitions.

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What other options might suit me?

If you can do this role but would like to use your skills in another area in our organisation here are some other options for you to consider:

The Club Captain is the operational leader within the club.

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The core roles of the club vice president are to support the activities of the club president and to oversee the activities of committees.

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Assessors support the high quality and nationally consistent assessment of specified Surf Life Saving awards.  

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Facilitators support the high quality and nationally consistent delivery and assessment of specified Surf Life Saving awards.

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Trainers provide members with the opportunity to pass on their skills and knowledge to similar-minded and passionate members through a formal learning process. As a Trainer you will be able to conduct courses, both SLSA Awards and Nationally Recognised Units, if you currently hold the relevant award in which you wish to train.

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