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Sports Assistant (Lifeguard)

York Conferences Ltd
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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16,784.83 per annum
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We are looking for two committed, enthusiastic and determined people to join us and make York Sport Village a success for all our customers. York Sport Village is a fantastic £9 million sports facility set in superb grounds close to the University of York’s Heslington East Campus. Conveniently located near the Park & Ride at Grimston Bar, York Sport Village is easily accessible on foot, by cycle, car or public transport.

Our mission is to inspire everyone to embrace active lifestyles, exercise and take part in sport and to offer the widest range of first class facilities in the city.

As Sports Assistant (Lifeguard) you will be highly motivated, with a commitment to delivering the highest quality service to all York Sport’s users and an ability to contribute through fulfilling a wide range of practical duties, including lifeguarding. You must hold a current recognised lifeguarding certificate.

You will possess an ability to work on your own initiative and a commitment to working within a team. A strong interest in sport and leisure activities, and in delivering high quality service at all times is required.

  • The hours of work for both positions are 37 per week (full time)
  • The starting salary is £16,784.83 per annum

Closing date: 28 January 2020

Anticipated start date: 2 March 2020

Why Should You Apply?

  • We offer 38 annual leave days, includes the public and bank holidays, and closure days over Christmas and New Year period
  • A car parking on premises is available and subject to competitive monthly fees
  • We provide 10% discount at on-campus Nisa retail shops (T&Cs apply)
  • We offer discounted postage services (National and International)
  • We provide concession rates to use York winning sports facilities, York Sports Village and York Sports Centre
  • We offer Competitive rates at Campus Nursery and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • We offer discounted rates on local retailers and services that are exclusive to YCL

York Conferences Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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