Apprentice Watersports Instructor

Job Details

LOCATIONS: Greece; Vasiliki, Porto Heli & Kos

WHEN: Summer 2020

You will assist with the overall smooth running of the waterfront within resort. As a Apprentice Instructor when you at the required ability you will be assisting RYA sessions for adults and children alike. You will provide practical and theory based tuition that adheres to RYA criteria, ensuring that safety measures are in place and are followed at all times. You will be on hand to offer your guidance and expertise to guests who wish to also free sail. The role enables you to deliver outstanding customer service through a close relationship with small groups of customers within coaching sessions and all our guests in resort.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Customer Focus

  • Interacting with all guests in a professional manner at all times
  • Attending evening social events

Delivering outstanding customer service and care at all times helping the guests at every possible opportunity, helping to rig their kit to carrying equipment back to the racks & catching & recovering all sail boats

Operational

  • Opening and securing all beach equipment, including lifting and moving equipment and security cages
  • Preparing equipment for tuition and free-sailing, including lifting and moving equipment ready for launching
  • Routine maintenance checks on all equipment and completion of maintenance records
  • Assisting teaching groups of adults & Kids new skills in line with the governing body syllabus
  • Being responsible for all safety aspects of your session whilst you are afloat, including considerations for ability, weather conditions and suitable craft to use
  • Providing safety cover for all aspects of our waterfront operation spending time on safety boats and in the safety tower
  • Carrying out stock takes and other essential paperwork
  • Carrying out first aid and complete accident forms as necessary
  • Assisting other departments as per operational needs

Sales

  • Up selling all RYA courses to customers not already booked to attend one
  • Promoting other in-resort sales (RYA Literature, tuition, merchandise)
  • Promoting Youth Squad to all children of the correct age group
  • Actively promoting all social events in the hotel to increase local revenue

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Minimum age at contract start date; 18yo
  • First Aid (valid for a minimum of 6 months from posting date)
    • Be a proficient swimmer
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • Passionate to learn and personally develop your skills to become an Instructor.
  • It is highly desirable that you possess one or more of the following qualifications:
  • Safety Boat Certificate

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary and Package
  • Family and Friends Discount
  • Travel to and from the UK
  • Access to Watersports Equipment

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