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Activity Team Members

overcast clouds
20°C
excellent bathing
water quality*
Water Temp: 19.8° C
Wind Speed: 6 mph

Full Job Description

Activity Team Member/Supervisor

Job Specification

0 hrs contract + the opportunity to gain a fixed term full time position.

Hours: 14 – 37.5 per week

Salary: £7.50 – £10.42 per hour (age dependant)

Would you like the opportunity to work at the most exciting new water sports venue in the UK? The West Country Water Park is currently recruiting for activity team members to join our team. For a limited number of applicants we will be offering a fixed term contract, with the potential to be taken on full time. Successful applicants for this contract will have the opportunity to progress into supervisor roles and take on additional responsibilities when full training is complete.

The park has a wide selection of outdoor activities available and is the perfect place for families to try something new together. The activity team ensures that every one of our customers feels confident, safe and happy during their time with us. Safeguarding is one of our business priorities. Our teams are committed to providing a safe and secure environment and promoting the welfare of everyone including children and vulnerable people.

Required:

Confident in the water.

Be highly observant

Be confident giving instructions to members of the public, for their own safety.

You must be able to run a minimum of 200m on the shoreline

Willing to use equipment such as paddle boards.

Desired:

Water sports / activity background

Initiative

Outdoor swimming experience

Great levels of communication

Calm under pressure

Desire to learn

Leadership qualities

Personally driven to reach highest standards

Conflict resolution skills

Team player

Customer service experience

Job Roles:

Activity Team Member

Set up of all watersports activities

Daily safety inspections of equipment

Lifeguarding the aquapark

Supervise the lake whilst swim session and SUP session are in running

Provide first aid when required

Cleaning and maintenance of site

Weekly staff training sessions

Instruct paddle boarding lessons

Assist with equipment hire and maintenance

Instil the culture of the park into our customers

Provide excellent customer service

Supervisor

Oversee the operation of the different business divisions (aquapark, hire centre etc)

Provide first aid when required

Pilot rescue vehicles

Lead the activity team by example

Carry out weekly and daily maintenance checks

Lead in house staff training sessions

Complete opening and closing procedures

Training and Progression:

RLSS Open Water Lifeguard

Emergency First Aid at Work

Stand up paddle board instructing

Ongoing leadership training

Hours:

West Country Water Park is open 7 days per week due to the nature of the business. For this reason you will be required to work a mixture of both weekdays and weekends.

Holiday

Holiday will be accrued at a rate of 12.07% per hour and will be paid out at the end of each month on top of your normal wage. For this reason you will not be entitled to paid leave.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract, Zero hours contract

Salary: £7.50-£10.42 per hour

Benefits:

  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Flexitime
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • BS36 1: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Are you available for interview on either the 21st or 25th of February?
  • Do you have any water sports experience?

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 19/02/2023
Reference ID: WCWP Activities
Expected start date: 13/03/2023