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Job Spec for East Wall Sports Centre – Level 1/2 Canoe Instructor

EAST WALL WATER SPORTS CENTRE

ALFIE BYRNE ROAD, EAST WALL DUBLIN 3

 Position:

Watersports / Canoe instructor  Minimum level 2

Position is open immediately

Hours will be up to 39 hours per week and will include some evenings and weekend work.

Hourly rate is €11.00 per hour.

We run a series of schools programs during the school year and work with youth groups, corporate, birthday parties etc during the rest of the time.

You must be flexible in working times as we are on a tidal estuary and have to work around the tides.

You must be willing to undergo Garda Vetting and child protection training.

You will be expected to prepare the students before going on the water, giving safety checks and briefings.

There will also be some cleaning after the groups finish.

You will be expected to be a team player and be actively involved in safety checks on the premises along with care of boats and equipment.

Experience using other equipment would be desirable. We have Canadian canoes, stand-up paddle boards, power boats, sailing and rowing boats, all of which may be requested by our user groups.

Contact details:    Billy King 086 8226435

Email  billy.king@dublincity.ie     billyjking@gmail.com

Press Release – Whitewater Facility at George’s Dock

Press Release:

Canoeing Ireland welcome the proposed development of the Whitewater facility at George’s Dock, Dublin City Centre. The paddlesport’s National Governing Body in their press release today stated that the course would do wonders to increase exposure of canoe and kayak sport as well as provide world class training facilities for their international athletes. Read more

Flow State Issue 3

We have lift off!!

We hope you enjoy the third and final edition of Flow State for 2018. Share it far and wide! Thanks again for all the contributions from across the sport.
Have a great weekend and a very merry Christmas from everyone in Canoeing Ireland. Read more

Exciting times – Clonmel Hub Coordinator Role

Tipperary Sports Partnership & Canoeing Ireland

Clonmel Hub Coordinator/Canoeing officer

(5 days a week, one year contract)

Canoeing Ireland and Tipperary Sports Partnership are seeking a Sports Hub Coordinator / Canoeing Project Officer.  This post will be integral to the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan to promote, attract and develop sustainable usage of the Outdoor Community Sports Hub on the River Suir in Tipperary and canoeing nationally.

The ideal candidate will have canoeing and a participation background, with knowledge of sport in Ireland and at least 3 years’ relevant experience.

Contract Type: 1 Year full time

Salary: €30,649

Location: Tipperary Sports Partnership Offices, Ballingarrane House, Cahir Road, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary,

Interested applicants should send a CV outlining your qualifications and experience, a letter outlining your suitability and match to the requirements, together with the names and contact details of two people (Relatives or friends will not be accepted) who can comment on your suitability for this position (including your current or most recent employer). Referees will not be contacted without your permission.

Applicants should be sent to development@canoe.ie or by post to Canoeing Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 2nd February 2018

Canoeing Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

Successful candidates will only be offered the position subject to satisfactory Garda Vetting and completion of Safeguarding requirements.

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