As one of the largest and busiest residential Outdoor Activity Centres in the UK we pride ourselves on the dedication of our team of instructors and shore-based staff, who support and deliver a fantastic experience to everybody coming through the doors.
If you are enthusiastic about the outdoors and want to join our team, please check back here regularly for any job vacancies. Job opportunities will also be posted on our social media pages.
Instructional Development Programme
Plas Menai offers paid work placements of between 6 and 11 months providing you with valuable experience and additional outdoor instructor qualifications.
The programme is open to anyone who holds at least one water-based instructor qualification. It includes a PAID monthly living allowance and full board and accommodation.
We are currently recruiting for next season. Application form on this link. MORE
During busy periods we do use freelance instructors. If you would like to be considered as part of our freelance instructor pool, please contact the Centre on 0300 300 3112 and ask for the Operations Manager or Chief Instructor.
Assistant Equipment Maintenance Officer
Assistant Equipment Maintenance Officer – Plas Menai
Salary: £19,436 - £25,425 (inclusive of a 13% Shift Allowance) subject to current pay review
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Plas Menai, Caernarfon
Do you have what it takes to deliver the highest standards of equipment maintenance in a fast-paced busy outdoor centre? If you do, Plas Menai has a great opportunity for you to join our Equipment Maintenance Team.
The Assistant Equipment Officer will assist in the overall care and maintenance of all teh activity equipment at the Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Plas Menai.
Closing date: 12:00pm Friday 21st of September 2018
Provisional interview date for shortlisted candidates: Week commencing Monday 1st of October at Plas Menai
Casual Pool Lifeguard and Swimming Instructors
Casual Pool Lifeguard – (£8.90p/h) & Swimming Instructors (£12.48p/h)
Location: Plas Menai National Outdoor Centre, Caernarfon, North Wales.
Plas Menai is the Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre for Wales, offering outdoor activities, sailing courses, powerboating, windsurfing, kayaking and much more. We also run a busy programme of outdoor activities for schools, groups, adults, children and the local community. We have a busy programme of National Governing Body and professional qualifications in the outdoors, as well as professional development and team building courses and conferences that attracts over 17,000 participant days annually.
We are looking for suitably qualified Pool Lifeguards and Swimming Instructors to join our busy swimming pool team on a casual/on call basis to cover staff holiday and sickness.
In this role, you will supervise the swimming pool and provide swimming instruction to children and adults in accordance with the centre’s Normal Operating Procedures. You will ensure the Swimming Pool area is maintained to the highest standards and provide a safe and fun environment for our customers.
You must be over 18 years of age and as a Lifeguard it is essential that you hold a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and have up to date IQL refresher training logged. As a swimming instructor you should have a UKCC L2 Certificate in Coaching or Teaching Aquatics.
Due to the nature of this post the ability to be able to speak in Welsh is considered desirable.
If you have the presence and personality to work in a high performing team as well as the passion and drive to succeed, then we would love to hear from you.