Current Vacancies

Health and Wellness Manager - City of Parramatta

  • Brand new, state-of-the art leisure centre
  • Lead the Health and Wellness operations and programming
  • Up to $132,000 pa (inclusive of super) + penalty rates
  • Monthly RDO + other great benefits
  • Start in early February, 2023

The Parramatta Aquatic Centre is due to be completed and operational by mid-2023. Once fully operational, the $88.6 million state-of-the-art centre will deliver an all-year-round aquatic and wellness experience with forecast visitation of 1 million visitors per annum and will feature:

  • 50m, 10-lane heated outdoor pool with seating
  • 25m, 8-lane heated indoor recreational pool
  • dedicated, heated indoor Learn to Swim pool
  • indoor all-abilities water playground
  • steam, sauna and spa facilities
  • fitness centre, including a modern gym and program rooms
  • multipurpose community rooms and consultant rooms
  • A cafe with indoor and outdoor casual seating

Reporting to the Aquatics and Wellness Manager, the Safety and Facilities Manager sits within the Aquatic and Wellness Leadership Team and is responsible for leading the Health and Wellness team within Council’s integrated aquatic and wellness facilities. The role will deliver cost effective rostering, budgeting, assist with facility bookings and ensure the day-to-day operations of the facilities are compliant with AUSactive guidelines.

This role sets the tone of all dry programs with a clear focus on leading, demonstrating and encouraging a positive staff culture that is committed to providing a safe and high quality customer experience. The position is responsible for leading and developing a team of 2 permanent staff and circa 35 casual employees, relating daily to the Health and Wellness Supervisors, Personal Trainers, Group Fitness Instructors and venue patrons, whilst also working collaboratively with the Manager Programs and Operations for the integration of facility programs.

To be considered for this role you will have a strong background and expertise in all areas of Health and Wellness operations including Group Fitness coordination, Personal Training program management, member exercise assessments, programming, touring and sales. A proven team player who excels in an environment of continual improvement, you will have the ability to analyse data and make programming adjustments accordingly to improve the member experience and deliver targets related to membership recruitment and retention.

Qualifications including Cert III & IV in Fitness are essential. Candidates must be able and willing to teach multiple styles of Group Exercise programs, with Les Mills Training experience preferred. Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Exercise Science, Business or a related discipline would be looked upon favourably, as would any experiences within local government or a start-up business / facility.

The role will suit a leader in positivity and motivation with a demonstrated passion for Health and Wellness. This is an incredible opportunity to establish a brand new state-of-the art facility as an industry leader and drive the success of this once-in-a-generation project.

How to Apply

Please note Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. 

If you are intending to apply, please do so by 5:00pm Wednesday 16 November, 2022.

Application Format: Candidates must complete and submit the COMPULSORY Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisement) at the time of applying. The Form contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application. Sportspeople Recruitment recommends a letter of introduction and a CV merged into the Application Form as one MS Word file where possible.


The Health and Wellness Manager, City of Parramatta search and recruitment process is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment.

In the first instance general enquiries should be directed to Robert McMurtrie on 0413 838 464, FREECALL AU 1800 634 388 or +61 2 9555000.

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages all applicants; including Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people, people with disability, gender diverse, LGBTIQ, veterans and culturally diverse communities to join Council. Council is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace. 

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