Seasonal Activities & Events Workers

Organisation: Scottish Canals

Salary: £12.13 per hour

Location: Falkirk Wheel

Scottish Canals is looking for Activities & Events Assistants to join our friendly team at The Falkirk Wheel!

We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team and work with us over our Spring to Autumn 2024 season.

The Falkirk Wheel offer a range of outdoor activities to schools, groups and families, including; archery, bushcraft, canoeing, combat archery, e-boats, mini golf, stand up paddle boarding and team challenges. We also coordinate seasonal and ad-hoc events and we need creative candidates to help us deliver more! We have casual contracts available with a degree of flexibility around working patterns and hours.

Our pace, personality and people make us amongst Scotland’s top visitor attractions. From welcoming thousands of international visitors, serving customers and creating memorable experiences, our Activities & Events Assistants enjoy a wide range of fun and exciting responsibilities. 

If you are looking to start or continue your journey as an outdoor instructor or working in events, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Full uniform and training will be provided.

To be successful you will:

Bring a positive can-do attitude and a passion for the great outdoors!
Demonstrate pride in your professional appearance, workspace and delivering exceptional customer service at all times
Work as part of a close-knit, hardworking team in a fast-paced environment
Strong communication skills to engage with a variety of customers
Excellent organisational and multitasking skills
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
Detail-oriented with a proactive approach to problem solving
May have sales and administration experience

Key Duties Include:

Assist in the planning and organisation of outdoor activities and events
Work collaboratively to deliver the day-to-day activities operation and coordination of bookings
Prepare for and deliver safe, fun activity and events experiences for our customers of all ages
Identify and contribute creative ideas for enhancing the overall experience and appeal of our activities and events
Maintain and organise equipment inventory to good working order and ensure storage facilities tidy
Uphold safety standards and protocols, prioritising the wellbeing of self and participants
Assist with administration duties including email enquiries, bookings, sales and marketing

You may possess the following qualifications:

Outdoor First Aid
BC Paddlesports Instructor or Leader
Archery GB instructor
Previous experience in a similar role is welcomed, but not essential as training can be offered.

This role attracts a salary of £12.13 per hour. You will work on a rota which may include weekends and bank holidays.

A PVG certificate is essential for this role and successful applicants will be assisted in their application.

Application Deadline: Sunday 28/07/2024