Operations Officers/Lifeguards/ on call Fire fighter

  • Employer: Borough of Broxbourne
  • Salary: Salary up to £19,760 p.a, (depending on age)
  • Location: Laura Trott Leisure Centre, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working pattern:Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week.
  • DBS check: Enhanced
  • Closing date: 06/09/2022 at 23:55
  • Reference: Ref OO

Operations Officers/Lifeguards/ On Call Firefighter with Herts Fire and Rescue (Ref: OO)

Laura Trott Leisure Centre, Cheshunt

Salary: Up to £19,760 p.a. (depending on age)

40 hours per week


We welcome unqualified strong swimmers with a positive attitude and a ‘can do’ approach. We will provide training if you are a good swimmer and willing to undertake our Lifeguard training course. Your duties as a lifeguard include setting up and breaking down sports equipment and helping people who visit our centers. You will also be responsible for ensuring centres are kept clean and tidy at all times.


Laura Trott Leisure Centre are pleased to announce they are working in partnership with Cheshunt Fire Station to provide all new staff the chance to apply as an Operations Officer. If successful in the role, there will be an option to apply as an On-Call Firefighter in partnership with Cheshunt Fire Station, working in the local area while carrying out you usual lifeguard duties. We have the added benefit of our own Firefighter Scheme Manager who will offer time and support to our new and existing staff interested in becoming an On-Call Firefighter.


You will have:

  • Good swimming ability being able to complete the Lifeguard Course Pre-Requisites
    (These can be found on the RLSS website)
  • A total commitment to customer service
  • High standards for cleaning
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • A willingness to be flexible and embrace change.


You will work on a shift pattern that includes evenings and weekends. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.


This role requires an Enhanced Disclosure Check that the Council will pay for. For further information contact saj@broxbourne.gov.uk. We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


The benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, a full training and development programme, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free membership to the Council’s local leisure centres. This includes free access to gyms, pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and discounts across other leisure and culture services.


Broxbourne Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Council’s website.


Application forms must be submitted online by Friday 8 July 2022 quoting the reference above. Interviews are planned to take place week commencing 11 July 2022.



Borough Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XQ.

Telephone: 01992 785509

Email:personnel@broxbourne.gov.uk Website: www.broxbourne.gov.uk.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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