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CONTRACT - Richmond Swimming Pool

Date listed: 30/9/2020
Richmond Contract

CONTRACT - Richmond Swimming Pool

VRN 11/21

About Richmond Shire:

The positions are based at Richmond, situated 500km west of Townsville on the Flinders Highway in North West Queensland. The Shire of Richmond is approximately 26,000 square kilometres. Richmond is a hive of activity during tourist season (April to October), and there are regular community events, rodeos and races, providing year round fun and entertainment. A large recreational lake is used for water sports, while the numerous park areas provide cool grassy spots to rest awhile. The surrounding region has all the beauty and dramatic landscapes of the outback.

The Position:

Richmond Shire Council is seeking the services of Swimming Pool Contractor to provide appropriate levels of supervision to all patrons, enforce the pool rules, maintain lawns and gardens on a regular basis, ensure that the pool filtration and circulation system is operating properly and maintain the general up-keep of the Richmond Swimming Pool.

The Person:

The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge and skills:

- Essential:

  • Possession of, or the ability to acquire, a current Suitability Card for Child-Related Employment, as issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.
  • A current Senior First Aid Certificate (to be kept up to date at all times).
  • A Current Life Saving Qualification
  • Qualifications in learn to swim or coaching
  • A current “C” class motor vehicle license.
  • An ABN number is required.
  • Ability to obtain a Dangerous Goods and Chemical Handling Certificate (provided by the Council at Council’s expense)


  • Experience in cleaning, handy man, gardening or operating a business would be an advantage.

Remuneration package:

Remuneration will be for the total amount of $78,000 per annum paid in fortnightly instalments plus gate and kiosk takings. Opportunity also exists for coaching and aqua exercising classes. Payments will be made fortnightly or monthly upon receipt of an invoice. A house is also provided next door to the swimming pool.

Further Information:

More details for this vacancy can be found on Council’s employment webpage at For further information on this position or information about Richmond please contact email or visit Council’s website

Closing Date: Friday October 16 2020 at 9:00am

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Richmond 4822

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