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CHIEF WATERSPORTS INSTRUCTOR

  • Job Location

    Lixorui - Kefalonia - Greece

  • Start date

    Beginning May 2020

  • Duration

    Between May - End of September/Beg October

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary with benefits - Shared Accommodation - Uniform - Lunches provided on days working - Allowance for breakfast - Return flights to/from UK (London airports) - Free use of beach equipment - 1 Day off per week - Friend & family holiday d




Description

Working under the Activity Manager and Assistant Manager in this hands-on role, you will be responsible for the day to day Supervision and running of one of our Beach Clubs during the summer season.  Organising clinics/cat-blasts, SUP excursions, and making sure there are fun activities for the guests every day.  Overseeing the day to day of maintenance of the fleet of watersports equipment, keeping standards maintained to a very high level, safety for guests and staff is ensured and all courses are delivered to Trek guidelines and our operations standards. Excellent customer service and a friendly approachable style are incredibly important.
With up to 80 people per week of various ages/abilities/backgrounds at the club, good social skills along with patience are paramount. Flexibility in the job role is required as you are likely to undertake duties that are outside your normal role.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Working closely with the Activities Manager and Assistant Manager to set-up the beach and equipment at the start of the season and the layup at the end of the season. Managing and motivating a small team when long hours and hard work are expected throughout these periods.
  • Risk Assessments and Health and Safety procedures put in place, and training prior to the start of the season and continually maintained and checked throughout the season.
  • Work as part of a small team to proactively oversee the assistance to all guests both on the beach and on the water.
  • Overseeing staff.  Dealing with day to day matters that arise with running a small team.  Ensuring that staff wear the company uniform and adhere to company policy.
  • Welcome clients to Beach Club and provide welcome briefings.
  • Day to Day maintenance of all equipment on the beach.  Check all kit is in good working order. Liaising with Chief Watersports Instructor over spares and repairs.
  • Responsible for a minimal amount of day to day admin and bookkeeping.  Primarily change around day paperwork, any money received for day passes and Merchandise sales.  Liaise with Base Manager overspending and accounts.
  • Act as a Supervisory presence for clients and staff at all times.  Liaise with Managers over any guest feedback/and or criticism.

Does this sound like you?  If so then simply click on the 'apply now' button below to make an online application.

Requirements

  • RYA Senior Instructor (or at least 2 previous seasons)
  • RYA Windsurf/Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Powerboat L2
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • ASI Sup Instructor L2 (desirable)
  • RYA Multihull Endorsement (desirable)
  • Yachting experience/Qualifications (desirable)
  • Experience working and supervising a beach operation and safety standards
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Skilled in safety and on the water rescue techniques
  • Up to date with the watersports industry
  • Competent Swimmer
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • Good Team Member
  • Over 21 years of age and hold a UK National Insurance no. and UK Bank Account
  • Valid UK Driving License (desirable)

About us

We’re a fast growing water sports and activity holiday company, run by like minded individuals doing what they love.

Our small team of friendly staff live and work closely together, and mix with the super friendly local Greek community, most

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