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Senior Centre Coordinator

LocationOak Park, VIC 3046
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
  • Coordinator
  • Customer Service
  • Problem solving
  • Team Player
  • Operations
Job no: 6DKED
  • Make a difference in the lives of individuals and the community by joining a team passionate about transformation
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state!
  • Permanent full-time I $72,611 - $81,550 (experience dependant) + super

Our Vision is a better tomorrow where all people can belong. 

As the largest employer in fitness and recreation we have more than 5,000 staff at over 140 centres across Victoria. With us, you will work with fun colleagues who have a shared passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals and transforming communities for the better.

About the Centre

After a $27.3 million redevelopment the Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre was completed in September 2018 and offers a state of art 24 hour gym and spinning studio as well as a multipurpose and group fitness room. The seasonal outdoor aquatic area comprises of a heated 50 metre pool, 20m learn to swim pool, two waterslides and a children’s waterplay pool with water features and slide.

The Centre is open all year round with the aquatic areas open from 1 October through to 30 April and all pools heated.

About the role 

As a Senior Centre Coordinator at Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre, you will manage the Duty Manager Team (seasonal), Customer Service and Cafe teams and Operations Team Leader. You will oversee recruitment and onboarding for your team and support with employee training and development in addition to rostering and timesheets. You will ensure the daily operations of the centre are in line with contractual requirements, quality systems and industry guidelines. You will manage Health & Safety, Risk and Environment with the support of the Operations Team Leader. You will oversee all facility maintenance and strategic asset management including contractor relationships. You will develop and optimise facility hire opportunities and manage all associated budgets and reporting.

This is a full-time position with a salary of $72,611 - $81,550 (experience dependant) + super.

About you 

  • 1-2 years leadership experience in aquatic facility operations.
  • Your demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills enable you to inspire and engage our duty manager team.
  • You possess strong organisational and multitasking abilities, allowing you to effectively manage multiple responsibilities and prioritise tasks.
  • You will have a comprehensive understanding of risk management practices and safety management systems

Joining our team at Oak Park Sports and Aquatic Centre means becoming part of a vibrant and inclusive community. We value teamwork, excellence, and continuous improvement and are passionate about connecting communities with physical activity. In return for your dedication and expertise, we offer a competitive salary package, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment.

Essential Qualifications   

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard Skillset
  • Aquatic Technical Operator

Desirable Qualifications

  • Working at Heights Training
  • Enter and work in confined spaces

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police check, working with children check and reference checks). To learn more about our commitment to safeguarding children and young people visit victoria.ymca.org.au


At the YMCA, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:  

  • Flexible working and rostering arrangements  
  • Opportunities for career development and growth  
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state  
  • Free access to the Virtual Y – online health and wellness  

How to Apply  

Working for the YMCA is a rewarding and challenging experience for those with a positive attitude, zest for life and who seek to contribute to the bigger picture. If this is you, click the Apply button now.

Y Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.