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Sea Rescue has a very successful schools programme where we teach children the basics of water safety, hands-on CPR and who to call in an emergency.We have traditionally called this WaterWise but in the current drought, the word 'waterwise' takes on a different meaning.This project is a key part of our Sea Rescue drowning prevention programme – so it makes sense to slowly stop using the word WaterWise and bring it under our Sea Rescue brand. We do not intend to waste money by changing branded clothing or branded materials in a hurry – so this will be a phased approach over the coming months.We also have two vacancies :Water safety Instructor, Paterson Grade: C1 We are extending our water safety schools programme and have vacancies in the Richards Bay area of KZN and East London area in the Eastern Cape.The successful candidates should have a Matric certificate and it will be an advantage to be fluent in English and an African language. The successful applicant must be able to work during school hours and will:
  • Be passionate about teaching disadvantaged children about water safety
  • Be comfortable with public speaking and be an excellent communicator
  • Have own smart phone and access to the internet
  • Be willing and able to travel to schools in their area daily
  • Be dedicated, reliable and able to work independently
The NSRI water safety Instructor Job description includes:
  • Educating children about water safety, peer rescue and CPR
  • Reaching targets in both quantity and quality of the water safety lesson
  • Public talks/speaker at schools, targeting mainly primary schools but may include other groups
  • Sourcing schools and make appointments to teach the water safety lesson
  • Accurate statistic keeping for both paper and online records
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge on drowning incidents in your area

NSRI is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Please send a one page letter of motivation and a two page CV to Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Closing date for applications: 18 February 2018

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