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Treacy’s Hotel, Spa & Leisure Centre (Spirit Leisure Centre) - Fitness Instructor / Lifeguard / Leisure Club Attendant

Treacy’s Hotel, Spa & Leisure Centre (Spirit Leisure Centre) - Fitness Instructor / Lifeguard / Leisure Club Attendant

Fitness Instructor / Lifeguard / Leisure Club Attendant – Spirit Leisure Centre, Treacy’s Hotel, Waterford City.

We have a fantastic new vacancy for a Fitness Instructor / Lifeguard in the excellent Spirit Leisure Centre, Treacy’s Hotel, Waterford City

Objective of the Role

Reporting to the Leisure Centre Manager, the Fitness Instructor / Lifeguard will be responsible for overseeing group training / gym training / pool lifeguarding. Be responsible for the safe operation, customer satisfaction, customer sales and overall hygiene & cleanliness within the leisure centre.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instruct fitness classes
  • Oversee individual gym programs
  • Lifeguard
  • Must possess excellent organisational skills.
  • Sell / Up-sell membership.
  • Reception duties to include taking bookings or provide information about facilities
  • Ensure that the fitness and leisure facilities are safe at all times.
  • Provide help and guidance to members and guests.
  • Perform maintenance and cleaning duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Perform water quality tests and maintain pool records.
  • Monitor Sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • Gym / Fitness qualification from a recognised qualifying body is essential.
  • Pool Lifeguard certification is also essential.
  • First Aid / CPR / AED trained.
  • Gardai Vetted would be an advantage.
  • Good communication skills, and fluency in English.
  • Friendly and outgoing.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and a desire to progress in your career.
  • To deal with customer complaints, referring them to senior management if necessary.
  • To be flexible and adaptable to areas which need assistance
  • To be responsible for the overseeing and general safety of the members and residents to prevent injury, misuse and damage to the facility
  • Reporting to the manager any mishaps which require medical attention or serious breach of pool discipline which might result in complaints being submitted
  • To have a responsibility to your own health & safety and that of those around you
  • Opening up and closing of the facilities
  • Taking bookings, cash handling, and keeping the reception area in a neat and tidy condition
  • To ensure the cleanliness of the facility, including the general areas, the changing rooms and showers, the steam room and sauna, pool surrounds, the gym and the aerobics studio
  • To ensure that all written procedures are complied with
  • To be familiar with the Standard Operating Procedures of the Leisure Centre

Bonus Requirements

  • Swim Teacher / Assistant Swim Teacher qualification or the equivalent.
  • Teach group swimming classes.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate records for gym programs / swimming lessons i.e. bookings, lesson plans and phone calls.


  • Midweek & Weekends

To apply, please contact, Paul Neuman -Operations Manager on [email protected]