Location : East Cliff, Folkestone, Kent
Job Title: Sports Attendant
Job Type: Seasonal April to September, Full-time, 4 days on/ 4 days off shift pattern
We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Sports Attendant to join our dynamic team in the Local Authority. As a Sports Attendant, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of our sports facilities, providing excellent customer service, and promoting a safe and enjoyable environment for all users.
- Oversee the day-to-day operations of sports facilities, including opening and closing procedures, equipment setup, and maintenance. - Provide exceptional customer service by assisting patrons with inquiries, providing information, and addressing concerns or issues promptly and professionally.
- Monitor the use of facilities, ensuring compliance with rules and regulations, and enforcing safety protocols.
- Conduct regular inspections of sports equipment, reporting any damages or malfunctions immediately to the appropriate personnel for repair or replacement.
- Assist in organising and coordinating sports events, tournaments, and activities, ensuring proper setup and logistics.
- Assist with line marking out of tennis courts
-Perform light gardening duties around the sports hut, such as weeding, sweeping of paths and removal of grass between paving slabs, to keep the approaching looking presentable.
- Handle cash transactions accurately and efficiently, including ticket sales, concessions, and equipment rentals, while adhering to cash handling procedures. Handle cashless transactions using a card machine
- Maintain accurate records of facility usage, attendance, and financial transactions.
- Collaborate with other staff members to ensure a clean and tidy environment, including routine cleaning tasks, litter picking, bin emptying and other waste management operations.
- Assist in the implementation of health and safety policies and procedures, ensuring compliance at all times.
- Valid driving licence.
- Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
- Previous experience in a similar role or a passion for sports and recreation is highly desirable.
- Excellent customer service and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds.
- Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and work independently.
- Proficient in cash handling procedures and basic computer skills.
- Knowledge of sports equipment and facility maintenance is advantageous.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
The Sports Attendant will primarily work in an indoor or outdoor sports facility, which may involve exposure to various weather conditions. The role may require standing for extended periods, lifting and carrying equipment. The Sports Attendant should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
If you are passionate about sports, customer service-oriented, and enjoy working in a team environment, we invite you to apply for the position of Sports Attendant. Join our team and contribute to providing exceptional sports facilities and experiences for our community!
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in the position.
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