Surrey Sports Park - Climbing Duty Officer

Surrey Sports Park


Closing date:   11 December 2019
Location:   Guildford
Region:   South East
Employment type:   Part Time
Salary:   £8,969 per annum pro rata (0.5 FTE)


An opportunity has arisen within the Climbing Centre for a proactive, self-motivated and highly organised individual to join our team. As a Climbing Duty Officer, you will ensure the high standards of the climbing centre are maintained and all users are offered exciting and challenging routes to climb, in a friendly and welcoming environment. You will provide supervision and advice to individual and group climbers as required. Working within an established team, each Duty Officer will be given key area of focus, as decided by the Climbing Duty Manager, and will work to develop and maintain their own area of responsibility. All team members will be expected to assist others within the department to help keep up the expected standards, and achieve the objectives of Surrey Summit, as well as the organisation. Good communication skills will be required on both an internal and external basis, as the post holder will be required to share information with other departments, as well as members, and visitors to Surrey Summit.

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically.

The team is passionate and high performing, and the business model requires us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Adam Clarke on 01483 684890 or email The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

Surrey Sports Park is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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