High Ropes Instructor

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Part-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: €11.61 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 02 March 2021

High Ropes Instructor

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest Longford Forest is the perfect place for a short break in Ireland, 365 days a year. With homely accommodation, up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities and a choice of bars and restaurants, there is something for all the family, all year round.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Center Parcs is all about embracing the great outdoors and spending some quality time in nature, which is why we offer a wide range of exciting outdoor activities for the whole family. We are now looking for High Ropes Instructors to join our Outdoor Pursuits team.

Action Challenge offers a wide range of exciting and extreme activities for all ages and abilities. As an Instructor you will coach and supervise our guests in a manner that allows them to have great fun whilst feeling safe and secure. You will be responsible for instructing sessions such as; aerial tree trekking, indoor and outdoor climbing and Aerial Adventure. You will set up and maintain equipment ensuring all safety checks are carried out in accordance with company guidelines.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to undergo Garda Vetting.  This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.

HOURS OF WORK

You will be contracted to work 90 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

Your working hours will include some weekends, public/bank holidays and during Christmas and/or New Year on a rota basis, with a premium rate of pay for hours worked on a Sunday. Shifts will typically fall between 8am and 6pm

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • Must be aged 18 years or over
  • Sociable, confident and outgoing
  • Naturally cheerful
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Good basic standard of education
  • Physically capable to meet the demands of the role
  • The ability to communicate competently
  • Able to work as part of a team

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working within the leisure / customer service industry
  • Experience of Outdoor Sports Activities

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 2 March 2021

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 1st March 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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In line with government guidance our village is closed until at least Sunday 7th March 2021, however, in readiness for when we can re-open we are now recruiting for some roles.

Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

 

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