Lifeguard and Swim Instructor at Swan Leisure

September 01, 2021

Swan Leisure is looking for a qualified Swimming Teacher and Lifeguard to join the swimming team at their health club in Rathmines, Dublin.

This role will be based at our award-winning swimming pool. The successful candidate will teach swimming and act as a lifeguard under the leadership of our pool manager: two-time Olympian Kevin Williamson.

Persons applying for this position should have relevant qualifications and enjoy working as part of a team.

This position is a full-time role involving morning and evening shift work and weekend hours.


  • Teach swimming lessons to all levels of ability and ages
  • Private lessons optional if qualified to Swim Ireland Level 2 Swimming Teacher standard
  • Supervise activities in the swimming pool
  • Provide assistance to persons in difficulty and rendering to such persons the necessary attention
  • Carry out regular water testing, logging result and take action if required
  • Administer first aid when required


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt to different environments
  • Previous experience in a health club is beneficial
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people
  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision

TO APPLY: Please contact Kevin at with your CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role.

We thank you for your interest in Swan Leisure and for your application for this position.

If we have not contacted you regarding this position in the next 10 days we have determined that your experience and skill set do not match the very specific criteria required by Swan Leisure.

About Swan Leisure

Swan Leisure is a vibrant health club in Dublin 6 set up as a not-for-profit organisation to provide facilities for the community to get active.

We aim to exceed our client’s expectations on every visit as well as foster a feeling of community within our club.

We opened in late 2010 and have built a strong membership base of 3500 members with pay as you go options also available.

Our swimming program caters for over 1200 children in weekly lessons, 120 adults learning to swim, 130 parents and babies in our Swan Babies program and 14 local schools.

Our gym runs over 80 group fitness classes including Yoga, Zumba and Spin every week. Our facilities include a 25m swimming pool with a moveable floor and boom wall, sauna, steam room, gymnasium, sports hall and two aerobics studios.

We value our staff and will always assist you in your progression within the club and industry.