Job No: COH22563
Location: Hobart, TAS

Applications Close:  5.00pm Monday 5 December 2022

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace.  We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities, including Aboriginal people. 

City's Mission Vision and Values.    

Information about the Doone Kennedy Aquatic Centre and applicant package 2022.


We are looking for motivated, passionate, professionally minded swim teachers to join our high performing Aquatic team at the Hobart Aquatic Centre.
Our programs include sessions for babies, school-age children and adults as well as a rapidly expanding Disability, Access and Inclusion program.
If you are a positive and inclusive team player that wants to grow with a team of like-minded teachers, we want to hear from you!

All of our Aquatic team are entitled to:

  • Full staff membership to the Aquatic Centre, including Gym and Group Fitness classes.
  • Internal and external training opportunities.
  • We cover the costs of uniform and maintaining essential qualifications for all of our staff.
  • Generous inclusions like paid set-up and pack-up, gaps between all classes, great student/teacher ratios.



This role will conduct Learn to Swim classes in a safe and friendly manner that educates, enhances and builds confidence in the swimming ability of people of all ages. 

Division, Unit & Team: City Life, Doone Kennedy Aquatic Centre, Sports & Recreation

Location Base: Doone Kennedy Aquatic Centre (DKHAC)




Enterprise Agreement:  The Hobart Aquatic Centre Agreement 2006

Classification:  THAC Level 3 

Salary Range:  $32.20 including casual rates

Tenure: Casual 

When you work at the City of Hobart, You:

  • Are paid above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5%.
  • Receive subsidised or fully supplied corporate uniform and protective clothing and equipment.


Other benefits are –

  • Health and Wellness programs including gyms at each main Council site.
  • Family-Friendly Work Arrangements.
  • A Learning and Development Program.
  • Free annual flu vaccinations and Rapid Antigen Tests.
  • Plus more …..





Before You Begin: 

  • You will need to read the POSITION DESCRIPTION prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.  
  • Ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, your Drivers Licence and your COVID-19 certificate to attach at the end of your application.

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Matt Richter, Program Officer - Aquatic Programs on (03) 6222 6963 or email

All applications must be made online and you have the ability to save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application.  If you have any issues with submitting your application please email 




  • Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

  • The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.  

  • Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.
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