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Greece
  • Vasiliki

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Lifeguard
Vacancy:
Ocean Elements
Company:
Summer resort jobs (Sports Instructor Positions, Lifeguard Positions)
Category:
09/05/2015 - 04/10/2015
Dates:

Reporting to the Activities Manager, you will be responsible for all pool safety at our Surf Hotel property in Vassiliki, Greece. During pool opening hours, you will monitor guest safety in and around the pool area, providing First Aid and emergency response where necessary.


Children’s Clubs and the Fitness Instructor will run sessions in the pool, which you will assist them in preparing and delivering.


 


What you will be doing:


Customer Focus



  • Interacting with all guests in a professional yet relaxed fashion

  • Attending evening social events e.g. Charity fundraisers, Welcome Meal and Send-off BBQ


 


Operational



  • Opening and closing the pool

  • Providing first aid and emergency response when required

  • Ensuring all furniture and equipment in the pool area is maintained to a safe standard

  • Monitoring safety in and around the pool

  • Routine maintenance checks on all equipment and completion of maintenance records

  • Assisting other staff (e.g. Children’s Club, Fitness Instructor) in delivering pool-based sessions

  • Carrying out monthly stock takes

  • Assisting other departments as per operational needs


 


Key Relationships:



  • Internal: Customers, Beach Senior, Activities Supervisor, Activities Manager, Childcare staff

  • External: Suppliers, local authorities, hotel management


What we’re looking for:


Each of the criteria below is rated as Essential (E), Highly Desirable (HD) or Desirable (D). We place considerable emphasis on your Personal Qualities as the training and support we provide can often strengthen any weaknesses that exist in other areas.


 


Personal Qualities



  • Ability to work to challenging and often changing deadlines  (E)

  • Strong social/People skills/Cheerful/Outgoing (E)

  • Motivated/Passionate / Enthusiastic (E)

  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team (E)

  • Ability to cope under pressure (E)

  • Willingness to work hard / long hours (E)

  • Adaptable / Flexible Attitude (E)

  • Honest and Trustworthy (E)

  • Professional and Reliable (E)


Skills & Ability



  • Customer Service (E)

  • Communication Skills (E)

  • Problem Solving & Complaint Handling (E)

  • Planning / Organisational (E)

  • Literate/Numerate (E)

  • Spoken English to Conversational Level (E)

  • IT, Admin & Social Media (HD)

  • Sales Experience (HD)


 


Qualifications


It is essential that you have the following qualifications:



  • First Aid (valid for a minimum of 6 months from posting date)

  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)


It is highly desirable that you possess one or more of the following qualifications:



  • ASA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Aquatics

  • National Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NBLQ)

  • RYA Windsurfing Scheme Intermediate Non-Planing AND/OR RYA Sailing Scheme Advanced Modules

  • RYA Assistant Instructor

  • RYA Powerboat Level 2

  • Safety Boat Certificate

  • BCU Kayak Instructor

  • SUP Instructor


Experience



  • Relevant / Transferable Work Experience (E)


Seasonal overseas experience gained within Beach or Ski Tour Operator (HD)