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We are looking for responsible individuals to act as lifesavers at the Let’s Go Hydro Resort for the 2023 season. 


Role: Lifesaver 

Report to: Head Lifeguard 

Located: Let’s Go Hydro, Belfast International Watersports Resort, Knockbracken Reservoir, Mealough Road 

Contract: Seasonal (April – October) 

Hours of Work: Flexible shift patterns available – work up to 40-hours per week, including day, evening and weekend shifts  


Job Summary  

Successful candidates will supervise the security and safety of the public ensuring their enjoyment in all areas of the Park, minimising the risk of any health and safety issues and respond to emergencies and administer first aid.  You will assist the Head Lifeguards, Lifeguards and duty managers in preparing activities on the park in a professional manner, ensure a high quality of service is provided to all guests. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and progress to the role of trained lifeguard.  



  • Interact with the public responsibly and welcome all users of the facilities promoting a positive image of the resort and demonstrate a high level of customer service 
  • Maintain a vigilant watch of all water areas in accordance with the operating procedures and take necessary action to ensure the safety of all users and staff 
  • Check the safety of equipment in areas of responsibility and report any damage or malfunction of equipment, to the Duty Manager immediately after discovery 
  • Assist in the preparation and operation of events and activities, including the assembly and dismantling of equipment and minor repairs when required
  • Ensure that a consistently high level of cleanliness and hygiene is maintained throughout the facilities at all times 
  • Ensure that lost property is handled and recorded in line with procedures 
  • Patrol all areas of the facility and ensure that all areas are being used in the correct manner, making suitable adjustments as necessary 
  • Assist the Duty Manager in maintaining sports activity, activity areas and stores in a clean, safe and tidy manner 
  • Assist in the opening and closing of the facilities when required and assist in monitoring the security of the premises at all times 
  • Assist with the supervision and control of children’s activities including parties, summer schemes and courses 
  • Perform inspection of safety equipment including rescue aids and alarms in accordance with the operating procedures 
  • Carry out regular checks of the changing facilities, paying particular attention to customer safety, facility operation, security, cleanliness and hygiene 
  • Comply with the resorts Health and Safety procedures at all times, maintaining records and reports 
  • Report any matter of concern to the Head Lifeguard / Duty Manager immediately 
  • Prepare activity areas involving the setting up/dismantling of equipment and ensure all equipment is stored safely and securely when not in use 
  • Report any accidents, potential risks etc to management, complete risk assessments on water areas and activities 
  • Undertake any suggested training requirements and attend staff meetings as required 
  • Comply with the Emergency Action Plan for the facilities and assist with any such incidents in the appropriate manner  


Essential skills/experience: 

  • First Aid and CPR qualification 
  • Excellent communication skills when dealing with the public 
  • Must enjoy working outdoors, have a can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations 
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork 
  • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures 
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions 
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures 
  • Flexible to work varied shifts, including day, evening and weekend shifts 
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


Desirable skills/experience: 

  • Thorough Health and Safety training 
  • Previous experience with advanced water sports/ activities  


What we are offering:  

  • Staff training and development  
  • Great culture with staff fun days   
  • Staff Uniform and all safety equipment provided  
  • Free car parking on site   
  • Staff discount on activities including staff cable sessions (off-peak times only)  
  • Opportunities to progress within the company 


How to apply:  

To apply, please submit your CV detailing how you meet the criteria and if you meet the criteria, you will be invited to attend our recruitment open day: 

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