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Trade Assistant / Lagoon Technician



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About the business

The URBNSURF Mission is to build and operate world-class surf parks in Australia that deliver high-quality man-made waves and authentic surfing experiences to new and existing surfers of all ages, experience and ability.

Our strategic intent is for URBNSURF Melbourne to be commercially successful and be seen as the market leader in the creation of authentic surf experiences.

Within this context, the Trade Assistant / Lagoon Technician will contribute to the strategic intent by focusing on providing a clean and well-maintained Lagoon in line with the Victorian Health and Human Services – Water quality guidelines.

About the role

The Trade Assistant / Lagoon Technician is responsible for completing cleaning duties of the Lagoon and water treatment infrastructure. Including testing, handling and balancing chemical additives to ensure water quality meets all applicable standards.  The Trade Assistant / Lagoon Technician will complete general tasks outlined on the maintenance plan to ensure the Facility is well presented. They will embody the overall culture to ensure a consistent and exemplary guest service experience is given.

Benefits and perks

  • URBNSURF Melbourne is Australia’s first surf park
  • URBNSURF has projects in Melbourne and Sydney with plans to develop further locations across Australia in the next few years.
  • Extensive opportunities to #surfmore

Skills and experience

Interested applicants will need the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Experience as a trade assistant working with tools
  • A proactive approach towards preventative maintenance
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Water quality testing experience is desirable (but not required)
  • Water-based maintenance background is desirable (but not required)
  • Risk assessments and preparing water quality testing logs is desirable (but not required)


  • A diploma or certificate level in Process Plant Technology is desirable (but not required) 
  • Aquatic Technical Operator qualifications will be provided as part of the induction process.
  • Pool Lifeguard qualification – Pool Lifeguard Skill Set (SISSS00111) required.
  • COVID Infection Control Training Certificate required. (Free online course)
  • ARV Safeguarding Children Certificate required. (Free online course)

This is a key role within the URBNSURF Melbourne business that will allow you to make your mark on our organisation, whilst participating in an exciting, high growth venture.

As part of the government requirements, proof of vaccination will be required for the successful applicant/s.

How to apply

Please apply via Seek by uploading your cover letter and resume.

Applications close Sunday 23 January 2022. 



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