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Role: Cable Operator  

Reporting to: Cable Supervisor / Cable Manager

Located: Let’s Go Hydro, Cable Park, Belfast International Watersports Resort, Knockbracken Reservoir, Mealough Road 

Contract: Seasonal (April – October) 

Hours of Work: Various – up to 40-hours per week, including day, evening and weekend shifts  

Job Summary  

This position will be responsible for maintaining a clean, safe and efficient area around the Reservoir (most importantly the starting dock).  This position will be held responsible for helping beginners up, keeping a positive and encouraging dock area, maintain a smooth moving line of happy riders!  In addition, this position will also be the final checkpoint for all proper equipment and wristbands.  It is an extremely fun fast paced position that takes a lot of concentration! 



  •  Greet all guests on the starting dock in a positive happy manner
  •  Attend training and have completed one to one supervision before operating the cable system
  •  Operate the cable system
  •  Daily maintenance of cable system 
  • Watch and be prepared to stop cable system to avoid accidents or damage
  • Enforce Leisure Park Rules 
  • Work together with all employees to keep an efficient operation running
  • Be proactive in talking about upcoming events and competitions to all customers
  • Assist riders off the dock and continue to give tips to ensure a positive dock experience
  • Continually check for fallen riders or potential hazards
  • Check all riders for approved wetsuits, floats & helmets buckled
  • Maintain a clean work area  



Essential Skills:  

  • Teach all forms of water sports to our clients adhering to company safety policies, proven techniques while providing the highest level of customer service 
  • Previous operating experience, on 2 tower and / or 5 tower systems 
  • Cable maintenance experience 
  • Operate all company vessels / vehicles with care and in accordance with all laws
    Excellent communication skills, ability to build rapport and trust easily  
  • Able to take responsibility, multi-task and be a team player 
  • Experience of delivering and assisting with sports-based events 
  • Motivated with a fun and positive attitude with good people skills, enabling good working relationships with those in your team  
  • Have a flexible customer focused approach with experience in delivering high standards of customer service 
  • Attend all staff training days, development sessions and events  
  • Able and willing to wakeboard  
  • Show up for each shift, clean, in uniform and ready to work  


  • Specific water sports skill 
  • Complete an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) criminal records check
  • Be 17 years or over  
  • Have experience in wakeboarding  


  • Recognised coaching qualifications 
  • Previous experience or a leisure background including an understanding of leisure services and sport development, coordinating water sports / other sports / activities 
  • Main-Line Cable Operator Qualification or willing to undertake the training required for the licence. 

What we are offering:  

  • Staff training and development  
  • Great culture with staff fun days   
  • Staff Uniform and all safety equipment provided  
  • Free car parking on site   
  • Staff discount on activities including staff cable sessions (off-peak times only)  
  • Opportunities to progress within the company 


Candidates who are offered employment will be required to produce proof of identification and proof of eligibility to work in the UK. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS) 

Please note a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. 


The following are available upon request; 

  • Policy for the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 
  • Policy for the Secure Handling, Use, Storage and Retention of Disclosure Information 
  • AccessNI Code of Practice  



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