Current career positions:

If interested, please fill in the application form below.


We are looking to train an Infant Swimming Teacher who is a passionate, mature and responsible individual to teach our wonderful infant swimmers!

These swimmers are in the water with a parent/caregiver and range in age from 3 months to 3 years.  The bond developed between the instructor, parent and swimmer is a very caring and trusting one.

The successful applicant will be available to teach a minimum of one day on the weekend (preferably Sundays 8.30 am – 11.30 am) and one weekday.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. Full training will be provided.

We are also looking for part time swim instructors to teach preschool and school aged children on weekday afternoons and weekends. Full training provided.


We are currently seeking a Stroke Development Coach for the 50m pool.  Full training in our programme will be provided however previous coaching experience would be an advantage.  The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of correct swimming techniques of all four strokes.

The shifts currently available include:
Monday 3:15pm – 6.30pm
Tuesday 3.15pm – 6.30pm
Wednesday 3.15pm – 6.30pm
Saturday 9.00am – 12.15pm

Palmerston North

Infant & preschool swimming teacher – full training provided.

We are currently looking for a passionate person to teach our wonderful Infant Swimmers.  These swimmers are in the water with a parent or caregiver and range in age from 3 months to 3 years.  The successful applicant will be available to teach on a Sunday morning 9:00am – 12:00pm.  This shift also includes some pre-school learn to swim classes.

Havelock North

Preschool and school age swimming instructors required – full training provided

The hours of work available are:
Tuesday 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Friday 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday 8:30am – 12:30pm
Sunday 8:30am – 12:00pm

Experienced weekend receptionist also required.  The hours of work are Saturdays 7:30am – 1:00pm.

One Tree Hill

Preschool and school age swimming instructors required – full training provided.  The successful applicant would be available to teach on weekday afternoons from 3:30pm – 5:30pm plus either a Saturday or Sunday shift.

We are also looking for a passionate infant swimming instructor for weekend hours.

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About careers at Hilton Brown

Swim instructor – full training provided.
Do you love working with children? Do you recognise the value of a good aquatic education?
Find out if you have what it takes to become a Hilton Brown Swimming instructor.

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Our swimming instructors are different. We prefer to hire people with great communications skills and a love of helping others, and then we turn them into wonderful swimming instructors. You don’t need to be an experienced swim instructor – all training is provided free-of-charge and is recognised by Skills Active Aotearoa, New Zealand’s Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the
recreation, sport and fitness industries.

If you enjoy helping children grow and develop – and are a fast learner yourself – working as a swimming instructor at Hilton Brown Swimming could be your next career move. We currently looking to train instructors for infant, pre-schooler and school-aged swimming lessons.

The benefits of working for Hilton Brown Swimming are many:

  • Free training recognised by Skills Active Aotearoa
  • Flexible part-time hours (daytime, evenings and weekend hours available)
  • A fun and friendly atmosphere
  • The good feeling that comes with helping others
  • Teaching skills you can take anywhere in the world
  • Possible job advancement through a leadership position
  • Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
  • We provide our customers with:
    • Empathy – putting people first
    • Effective communication – listen before you talk and think before you respond
    • Best quality – get it right and do it right

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