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Base Operations Manager


Dublin 1Dublin


City Kayaking

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Job Description:

We are looking to hire a Base Operations Manager for our forthcoming 2022 season with City Kayaking!!! The role will be at our kayaking base in D1 & overseeing day-to-day operations managing the base.

The Person

This role is suited to someone who enjoys working outdoors in all weathers, doesn't mind working Bank Holidays and weekends and are both customer and safety focused. You will need to be highly safety orientated and ensure that best practice safety procedures and protocols are upheld throughout the season. You will have experience driving a safety boat, with the relevant certifications, and enjoy developing staff to reach their full potential. 

About The Role:

You will be providing training to all staff on day-to-day safety operations, hiring safety boat operators, scheduling staff throughout the season to cover bookings and providing weekly reports on labour and operating costs, conduct daily briefing with staff outlining bookings, weather and tidal conditions Ensuring our safety boats are functional and conducting daily checks. Keeping weekly inventory of fuel, equipment and supplies and ordering equipment etc. where needed. Also, fulfilling the day-to-day roles at the base to include welcoming customers, fitting of floatation devices, helping customers in and out of kayaks, driving the safety boat and leading guided tours! 

 You will be reporting to the General Manager and Directors and helping in developing new programmes and products and project managing new initiatives!

Applications from RNLI, Sea Scouts, Outdoor Adventure Management, Coastguard and Civil Defence and Emergency Services are most welcome!


Permanent / Full-time

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