Outdoor Activity Instructor

€14.14 hourly
  • Center Parcs Ltd
  • Center Parcs Longford Forest, Newcastle Road, Newcastle, Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland
  • 26/01/2024
Part time Leisure

Job Description

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.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY INSTRUCTOR | €14.14 Per Hour

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. 

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • Sociable, confident and outgoing
  • 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

HOURS OF WORK

We have various part-time contracts available 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 4-week 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.

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:

  • 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.