Location : Greece, Europe
Start Date : 2019
The Salary : Paid as part of a work package
Ocean Elements is a medium sized tour operator, specialising in summer beach activity holidays across 3 beautiful resorts in Greece. We have 3 dedicated beach centres for Sailing and Windsurfing, hosting between 50 and 100 guests which allows us to provide a personal service to our guests and a small team environment for our staff.
A Typical Day in the Job
You will assist with the overall smooth running of the waterfront within resort.
As a Watersports Instructor you will be leading and 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 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.
As a Bosun, you will have the lead responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of all watersports equipment. Liaising with the Activities Supervisor to arrange additional manpower when needed, you will work through the company’s Daily, Weekly and Monthly maintenance checklists. Repair of damaged boards/boats will need to be carried out to a high level. Impact on our product delivery will be minimised through efficient and rapid turnaround of damaged equipment.
Who are we looking for?
It is essential that you have the following qualifications:
o First Aid
o RYA Dinghy Instructor AND/OR RYA Start Windsurf Instructor
o RYA Powerboat Level 2
It is highly desirable that you possess one or more of the following qualifications:
o Safety Boat Certificate
o RYA Windsurfing Scheme Intermediate Non-Planing
o RYA Sailing Scheme Advanced Modules
o RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Non-Planing Instructor
o RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Planing Instructor
o RYA Racing Coach Level 2
o RYA Multihull Endorsement
o RYA Powerboat Instructor
o RYA Advanced Dinghy Instructor
o RYA Advanced Windsurf Instructor
o RYA Senior Instructor (in either discipline)
o BCU Kayak Instructor
o SUP Instructor
o Relevant / Transferable Work Experience
o Secure Cash Handling Experience
o Desirable: Seasonal overseas experience gained within Beach or Ski Tour Operator
o Desirable: Work in a workshop environment with experience of relevant Health & Safety factors
What we can offer you
Ocean Elements provide all of our seasonal staff with a work package that enables you to make the most out of your season, so in addition to monthly pay, you receive:
Transport to and from your resort
Breakfast to start the day
Emergency Medical insurance and more!
But most importantly, we will provide you with training to help you settle into your role as quickly as possible, as well as providing a continued support network whilst overseas, allowing you to maximise your time on the water and get the most out of your season!
All applicants must possess UK/EU passport, N.I number and UK bank account.