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    • Expiry date:22 February 2019
    • Location:Willen Lake
    • Salary:Dependent on experience and qualification

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    POSITION

    Wakeboarding Operator/Instructor

    Zero hours contract (typically 16+ hours per week)  

    REPORTING TO

    Wakeboarding Supervisor

    REMUNERATION

    Up to £8.50 per hour

    LOCATION

    Wakeboarding, The Cable Building, Willen Lake, Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes, MK15 9HQ

    KEY

    OBJECTIVES

    To deliver safe and high-quality instruction to customers and effective and efficient administrative support to the company.

    To operate the cable safely and efficiently.

    Be a key contact point for large groups and identifying and resolving problems if and when they arise.

    To demonstrate a practical commitment to the strategy and daily operations of Wakeboarding

    DUTIES       

    Water-front

    Ensure that lessons including both the safety brief and on water practical caters for adults and children.

    Carrying out other duties on the waterfront as dictated by the operating procedures, e.g. Opening and closing procedures, general site maintenance

    Establishing and implementing water safety precautions

    Ensuring the safety of the guests and staff at the waterfront at all times.

    Assisting with the care and maintenance of all watersports equipment.

    Operating the rescue boat safely at all times.

    Assisting in devising tuition/coaching plans for all abilities.

    Assisting customers with all their requirements, problems and difficulties.

    Shop

    Act as a reception point for visitors to the shop.

    Be pro-active and respond to product information requests from customers.

    General

    Attendance and participation at staff meetings and training.

    Displaying a positive attitude at all times to customers and colleagues.

    Answer telephone and direct calls to colleagues or take clear messages.

    Ensure that all processes and procedures comply with operational and statutory requirements

    Carry out any other duties necessary with a willingness to be flexible with working hours to respond to the needs of the company.

    Undertake any other duties of a similar level and responsibility as may be required from time to time.

    Undertake training consistent with developing skills relevant to those duties and responsibilities of the role.

    Be vigilant in matters relating to health and safety and report any issues to your Line Manager.

    EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS 

    Ability to build effective relationships and achieve co-operation.

    Ability to work well within a small team.

    Good time management.

    Able to work under pressure in a calm and mature manner.

    Self-motivated, ability to show initiative and develop creative solutions.

    Diplomatic with the ability to treat matters with tact and sensitivity.

    Commitment to the positive promotion of The Parks Trust and its subsidiaries and conducting all activities in a manner that which promotes and enhances our image and reputation.

    Confident and personable.

    Willingness to be flexible with working hours to respond to the needs of the business including weekends and bank holidays.

    Desirable

    Wakeboarding Experience

    This job description represents the usual duties and requirements of the position, however, the job holder may be required to carry out other duties in line with their capability, training and level of authority. The company reserves the right to change the job description in consultation with the post holder. The job description does not form part of the Contract of Employment.

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