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Waterski & Wakeboard Instructor

  • Job Location

    Zakynthos, Greece

  • Start date


  • Duration

    Late September

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary inclusive of seasonal benefits package


We are looking for enthusiastic waterski and wakeboard instructors to join our beach team and deliver fun, engaging and safe lessons to guests of all ages and abilities.

Our coastal location is ideal for watersports and with the breezy nature of the afternoons, we also have fantastic calm, flat water in the mornings. The waterski and wakeboard team operate from 7am every morning to take advantage of the very best conditions Zakynthos has to offer, for as long as the weather permits, resuming in the evening if the wind dies off.

This is the ideal position for someone who is keen to share their passion for the water with guests of all ages and to inspire, motivate and reassure them in order to help them reach their potential. A positive, can-do attitude is essential and as a representative of Peligoni, you need to be professional, polite and always willing to help.

Our staff are the heart of the Peligoni Club and are what makes Peligoni unique, we need people who are hard-working but who also have great interpersonal skills allowing them to build relationships with guests and really make their holiday.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a high level of safety and instruction
  • Daily waterskiing and wakeboarding instruction and coaching
  • Meet and greet guests in a friendly and welcoming manner
  • Assist with other duties on the beach including kayak and SUP activities, covering safety and helping with the club’s weekly Regatta
  • Daily maintenance and upkeep of the ski boats
  • Provide support to the childcare team, especially when they are carrying out water-based activities.
  • Implement and participate in a ‘bad weather’ programme
  • When required, participate in evening events in the club
  • Deliver a high level of service at all times
  • Build and maintain friendly relationships with guests
  • Be able to talk to guests effectively about the club and what is on offer
  • From time to time you will be required to take on additional tasks and duties relating to the smooth running of the club


Abilities & Expectations

  • Passionate about watersports and coaching
  • Safety conscious
  • Fun and outgoing
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Flexible and willing to help others
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability

Essential Requirements

  • UKCC Level 2 Water Ski & Wakeboard Coaching Qualification
  • Ski Boat Driver Level 2 (Ski Boat Driver Level 3 is desirable)
  • RYA Powerboat level 2 and RYA Safety Boat
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Proven experience of coaching in a watersports centre
  • Proven experience of coaching children
  • Practical experience of Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding is desirable
  • Available for the whole season (May-September) 
  • UK/EU passport and/or valid visa
  • A full UK/EU Driving License is desirable

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