We’re recruiting! Come and join our friendly, enthusiastic and experienced team for the 2017 season

We are looking for Activity Instructors.  To apply please email you CV and cover letter to jobs@portedgarwatersports.com
In addition to the jobs listed below, we will be recruiting for peak season instructors to work during school holidays. We accept CVs all year round, so if you are a friendly, professional watersports instructor then we would love to hear from you.

Activity Instructor Job Description

Pay Grade: £7.50 – £8.50 per hour

Contract Length: Zero Hour or Full Time Seasonal April – October 2017

Reports to: Activity Supervisors

Summary of Role

To deliver a structured, informative, and inclusive programme of activity to children and adults at Port Edgar Watersports, South Queensferry.

Key responsibilities and tasks

1. Ensure an excellent standard of customer service and attitude at all times.

2. Prepare, organise, and deliver training in your relevant area of expertise, as outlined in the governing body guidelines and the Port Edgar Operating procedures.

3. Ensure the highest standards of safety at all times.

4. Take a personal interest in ensuring the equipment is in excellent working order.

5. Flexibility in job role, with a desire to participate in the delivery of new activity out with your current skill set, with support and training from PEWCIC.

Personal requirements

Essential Qualifications (any of the below):

1. RYA Dinghy, Keelboat, or Powerboat instructor.


2. UKCC/BC Level 2 Coach or higher.

Desirable Qualifications

* Any other relevant governing body qualifications (e.g. RYA Windsurf Instructor, BSUPA Level 1 Instructor, Safety Boat etc).

* Experience working in a watersports environment.

* Previous customer service experience.

Knowledge and abilities

* Able to deliver engaging and safe activity sessions to clients.

* Excellent knowledge of the role of an instructor.

* Excellent knowledge of the governing body syllabi.

* Able to work and communicate effectively with clients and staff.

* Able to work in a team and individually and maintain effective working relationships.

* Able to work under own initiative and follow verbal and written instruction.

Personal Qualities

* Presentable and punctual at all times.

* Approachable, welcoming, friendly, knowledgeable, self-motivated and enthusiastic.

* Flexible approach to work in an ever-changing environment and industry.