- Exceptional leadership opportunity in the vibrant Melbourne’s West
- Opportunity to make a difference to the community
- Band 8 - $103,267
This is a unique opportunity to provide exceptional leadership in two leisure facilities (Sunshine Leisure Centre and St Albans Leisure Centre) in Melbourne’s West through a period of exciting change.
The Aquatic Services Unit Manager oversees the growth of the aquatic programs to enhance community benefit and improve financial performance at both the Sunshine and St Albans Leisure Centres. A focus will be to introduce contemporary practices and programs consistent with industry best practice and to enhance market competitiveness.
Exciting upcoming changes for the Centres include:
- The planned redevelopment of the St Albans Leisure Centre into a Health and Wellbeing Hub with design planned in 2018/19 and construction starting in 2019/20. Estimated project cost $45- 50M.
- Building and embedding a joint management model that maximises synergies of both centres and builds a united culture.
- Driving cultural change to build a Community First Culture that engages a diverse workforce to deliver exceptional service to the community.
The successful person will have:
- A highly developed understanding of the aquatics and recreation industry and capacity to translate that experience into the development of effective programs, services, and promotional activities based on community needs.
- A thorough understanding of the Royal Life Saving Society’s Swim and Survive program.
- The ability to work towards agreed team and personal KPI’s.
- Well-developed supervisory skills and ability to manage lead and train a large, diverse team of multi-disciplinary staff and contractors.
- Extensive knowledge and experience in managing risk and OH&S
- Strong leadership and well developed communication skills
The successful applicant will be passionate about leading and motivating their team to source new ways to bring the community to our centres and encourage our community to be active.
Brimbank City Council embraces our diverse community and work environment and encourages applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.