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Waterski Driver job description

Job Title: Waterski Boat Driver

Department: Neilson Beach Club

Location: Overseas

Travel Factors: Six months overseas

Reports to: Waterski Manager

Job Role Summary

To help deliver a waterski, wakeboard, and activity programme for both children and adult guests of varying ability, both on and off the water.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

Present a professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintain an excellent standard of customer service.

Drive the Waterski Boats in a safe, efficient, and effective manner conducive to teaching beginners through to advanced guests.

Assist with the delivery of waterski/wakeboard instruction following the BWSF syllabus and Neilson programme.

Rotate within the team responsibility for driving, spotting, taking bookings, instruction, and preparing guests for their session.

Ensure safety is of the highest standard from both the beach and ski boats.

Take personal responsibility for the maintenance, repair and security of Neilson equipment and the satisfactory appearance of Neilson sites to ensure the meeting of guest expectations.

Work as part of a team to set up, pack up, and proactively provide assistance to all guests using the equipment each day.

To practically help with the set up of the centre at the start of the season and the pack down of the resort at the end of the season.

Help organize and host social events, deliver briefings and generally interact with guests at all times.

Be prepared to move between different resorts according to operational needs of the business to fulfil your contractual end date.

Be flexible in your job role and willing to assist in all other duties, within reason, as requested by your manager according to training you have been given.

Qualifications and Experience required

British Water Ski Federation (BWSF) Ski Boat Driver Award (SBDA).

First Aid certificate valid for the duration of the contract.

Educated to GCSE standard.

Experience of working in a waterski/wakeboard environment.

Previous customer service experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required

Ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and informative Waterski and Wakeboard sessions.

Skilled in ski boat driving.

Knowledge of the BWSF syllabus.

Knowledge of the current waterski and wakeboard industry.

Ability to effectively communicate with guests of all ages, management, and other staff.

Ability to work well within a team and maintain effective working relationships.

Able to work on own initiative and follow verbal and written instructions.


Clean and tidy appearance.

Personal Qualities

Approachable, welcoming, friendly, and enthusiastic.