Vacancy

We are hiring, see below for all the information.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:                      Skatepark Assistant

REPORTS TO:                  Centre Manager

LOCATION:                      X-Site Skatepark, North Parade, Skegness

SALARY:                          Meets National Minimum Wage              

WORKING HOURS:         Minimum 20 hours per week

 

Organisation Context

Lincolnshire Extreme Sports Association is a not for profit organisation.  It is also a registered Charity and must comply with the responsibilities set out by companies house.  The association operates X-Site Skatepark, a unique extreme sports facility offering a number of opportunities in extreme sports, art and cultural activities.

JOB SUMMARY

The skatepark assistant will support the park manager with the running and development of the park.  The post holder will assist in the day to day operations of the skatepark to ensure it is managed and used in an efficient way, ensuring all areas of the skatepark and its users are safe, creating a suitable, safe and fun environment for all.

The post holder will be responsible of acting as a duty supervisor when the manager is not on site.

 

KEY AREAS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To assist the manager in running the park per the policies and procedures set.

To help promote the park and what it has to offer via various media outlets.

To staff the reception which will include taking payment, checking consent forms, inputting data, updating the database, answering phone calls, sales of equipment, taking bookings and dealing with general queries.

To be aware of the products and services offered by the facility and to be able to communicate these effectively to the customer and wider public.

To monitor park users and ensure they are following park rules, ensuring that riders have a safe environment to ride in and any hazards identified are dealt with.

Ensure the park is kept clean and tidy at all times.

To assist in the organising and delivery of events with the team.

To support the manager with the development of the facility.

To work as part of the team to make the wider public aware of the opportunities that the facility can offer.

To support the manager to produce plans to promote the facility.

To promote events and coaching taking place in the facility.

To assist the manager to forge relationships with schools, groups and other outside organisations where applicable.

To assist in the administrative, marketing and financial operations of the facility as directed by the manager.

To attend and fully participate in meetings where required, and to communicate information to staff members as appropriate.

To ensure the security of all cash and stock and to maintain the safety and security of staff and the premises at all times.

Undertaking basic first aid and undergoing necessary training where appropriate.

To ensure that all ramps and equipment are well maintained and checked before every session and event, reporting immediately any defects.

To ensure that all ramps and equipment are maintained to the required standard.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Comply with the organisations policies and procedures at all times.

Maintain the integrity of LESA and X-Site and the brand in all internal and external communications.

Maintain a proactive approach to your role and responsibilities along with a commitment to contribute and maintain a positive working ethos.

Undertake any training and development deemed necessary for the post.

Be a key holder for the facility ensuring the facility is secure at all times.

Any other duties required within the post.

The post holder will be required to work evenings and weekends.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

G.C.S.E Grade C or Above (Maths and English)

Current First Aid Certificate (Desirable)

Current Disclosure Barring Service check DBS (The post requires a DBS check as a requirement for the role – the post will be offered subject to satisfactory DBS clearance)

Knowledge/Skills – essential

Enthusiastic with a positive attitude

Good verbal communication skills

Ability to work as a team and individually

Able to take instructions and carry out agreed tasks

Reliable and good time keeping

Ability to manage others and demonstrate leadership

Good IT skills and understanding of social media

Good organisation and planning skills, including the ability to meet deadlines

Knowledge of computer software systems, email and internet programmes, ability to operateword processing, spreadsheet and graphics programmes

Knowledge of extreme sports and activities (desirable but not essential)

Experience of working/tuition of children (desirable but not essential)

An understanding of Health & Safety

Abilities

To present ideas clearly in written, verbal and graphical format where applicable

Ability to manage time effectively

Ability to work unsupervised and/or part of a team

Adapt to change

Ability to convey instructions correctly and appropriately to other members of staff and volunteers

Ability to interact with customers face to face

Understand the need for confidentiality with a professional approach to work

To actively promote and show commitment to equality, diversity and an understanding of access to all

A can do attitude

To apply please send a covering letter expressing your interest and how you would fit the role including relevant experiences and CV to: Lee Roberts, X-Site Skatepark, North Parade, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE251BF or email to info@xsiteskatepark.co.uk

Interviews to be held During August 2017