Leisure Facilities Team Leader

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: €12.01 per hour

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 19 October 2021

Leisure Facilities Team Leader

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.

With up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities available, Center Parcs is the perfect place for families to try something new together. The Leisure team plays a key role in ensuring families feel confident, safe and happy during their activity, whatever their age or ability and your role will be central to the process.


This is a fixed-term opportunity until January 2022.

In this role you will assist the Facilities Management team in delivering a safe and quality operation including, but not exclusively: Court and table hire, equipment hire, Gym, Pottery Studio, Leisure Booking Desk, and Amusement Games.

You will deputise in the absence of an Assistant Manager as deemed necessary for the business. You will assist in maintaining a high standard of guest care, set high standards in building management and motivate and develop team members. You will also take responsibility for driving and developing demand and further opportunities to enhance the commercial management.

Other duties include:

  • Taking responsibility for staff development and the recording of staff hours, holidays and sickness
  • Maintaining the highest standard of guest care, building standards and cleanliness in line with company procedures
  • Day to day supervision of staff ensuring the smooth running of all facilities
  • Dealing with guest queries and complaints when they arise as highlighted on the guest’s questionnaires, comment forms and letters
  • Developing and managing demand and capacity during School peak/off peak programmes


Essential requirements:

  • Supervisory experience in managing team and volume activities
  • Good basic general education
  • Computer literacy
  • Naturally cheerful disposition
  • Strong communication skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience working within a Leisure environment
  • Previous team leadership experience


You will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis.  This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

Center Parcs is open 365 days per year so 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. 


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

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

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

Closing date:  19 October 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  W/c 18 October 2021

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

Follow us - Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn 

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.

Apply now