Outdoor Activity 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: 18 May 2021

Outdoor Activity 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

Approachable and friendly guest service is at the core of the Outdoor Activity Centre’s success. From teaching little ones how to drive a mini 4x4 in Off-Road Explorers, to gliding around the forest effortlessly in Segway Experience to pulling your best game face in Laser Combat, no day will ever be the same in this team. 

As an Instructor you will coach and supervise our guests ensuring they have a fun, action packed and memorable experience with us. This role is both exciting and physically challenging.  Responsibilities will include setting up and organising a wide range of activities such as Laser Combat, Laser Clay, Archery and Segway’s; as well as maintaining the equipment on site, ensuring all safety checks are carried out in accordance with company guidelines.  

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicants 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.

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:

  • Management / 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: 18 May 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 17 May 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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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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