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United Kingdom
Start Date:
North Hemisphere Summer 24
Minimum Experience
1 years
Includes employee housing?
The position is
Full time,Part Time,Casual shifts / Extras
Important details about this position
Important details a The Wave, Bristol, are recruiting Lifeguards for our 2024 summer season. We have fixed-term and casual roles available. The Wave is a slice of the ocean inland, where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can experience the joy of blue health and its many benefits. Why join The Wave? Our values as a business are the same as those we have as people. And they’re very simple. We know that when people are happy in themselves, connected to a community and caring for their environment they tend to do the right thing, naturally. That’s the basis of how we work. Our ethos encourages a diverse and equitable workplace. We offer up to 75% off surf bookings and sometimes you can surf for free. We are committed to creating a safe, professional and fun environment. We strive for positive impact, better in our performance and better for people and our planet. We are adventurous, we are bold in our learning, adapt to change positively, face challenges together and explore new opportunities. We respect and care for each other and ourselves, supporting each other because people matter. Our 180m long lake is powered by Wavegarden. This ground-breaking technology can generate up to 1,000 quality waves per hour, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) in height. We can produce a new wave every 8-10 seconds. As a Lifeguard, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety of our visitors in and around our lake. You will need to be focused, vigilant and proactive, but more than that, we’re looking for lifeguards who embrace The Wave’s core values and can provide an unrivalled customer service. Our Lifeguards: • Following departmental H&S rules & procedures confidently • Have a comprehensive understanding of all surf sessions, experiences & wave settings • Maintaining a satisfactory swim time and completing regular timed swims • Attending regular training • Confidently manage session safety and flow to ensure the best and safe experience • Demonstrate and deliver high levels of customer service to our visitors • Champion the departmental standards • Complete Surf Ops training to support the department in the day to day running • Demonstrate knowledge of other departments, to be able to assist visitors with their enquiries This is a customer facing role and you will appreciate the importance of providing a friendly, supportive service. You’ll play a key role with in a large, surf operations team and will be expected to assist in other areas of the department when required, such as the surf desk. Our Lifeguards must be beach lifeguard qualified and have a clean DBS record. Our ideal Wavemaker will have excellent communication skills, be calm under pressure, have strong attention to detail and a proactive mind set – a ‘can-do’ attitude is essential! In return you’ll get: Paid breaks 30 days of paid holiday (inclusive of bank hols, pro-rated) Pension Free staff surfs up to 3 times a week Staff Discounts on retail of up 20% Up to 75% off your surf bookings Up to 40% off your food and beverage items while on shift Up to 25% off our accommodation The chance to work with a great team within a growing company  We want everyone to be the best they can be throughout the recruitment process; if you require any additional adjustments, please let us know. Recruiting for diversity is not simply a tick box exercise for The Wave. We are an Equal Opportunities employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive work place. bout this position
Candidate Essentials:
You must have the following to be considered for this job.
    Beach Lifeguard Qualification
Surf / Sail / kitesurf
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