We are recruiting a new Duty Manager

A vacancy has arisen for a Duty Manager position here at The Watershed, working 39 hours per week (shift work), including weekends on rotation.

This is a full-time managerial role reporting to the Chief Executive and offers a great challenge and development opportunity for an individual with management experience, who would like to further their career in the sport and leisure industry.

The Role:

Duty Managers at The Watershed are responsible for the achievement of the Watershed's annual business plan financial goals and staff management in the department under their direct responsibility.

The Duty Manager on duty covers the entire operation of the facility while simultaneously carrying specific responsibility for defined elements of the business.

The core areas of responsibility:

  • team leadership and staff management
  • business development
  • customer service
  • financial performance
  • health and safety
  • facility management

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in managing a busy leisure centre (or similar) with a relevant third level qualification and experience in managing a team of people.

The ability to demonstrate competencies in the following will be advantageous:

  • co-ordination of large scale group bookings, events and activities
  • management of general maintenance operations
  • achievement financial goals and objectives

NB: Candidates must be currently permanently resident in Ireland before applying, we regret that we are unable to provide assistance to persons living abroad who wish to relocate to Ireland.


  • Competitive hourly rate DOE, including payment during break periods
  • Permanent Contract
  • Uniform
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Full access to extensive leisure facilities and fitness classes
  • Discounts on a selected range of retail items and services in-house
    Employee Assistance Programme

The Watershed is an equal opportunity employer and employment decisions are made without regard to race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, family status or any other status protected by law.

Interested applicants are invited to apply via email to Amanda Menton and should include a letter of application addressed to the Chief Executive Tina Dowling and an up to date Curriculum Vitae with their application.

Applicants may also use the Jobs.ie portal to apply: Duty Manager - The Watershed - Jobs.ie - Jobs in Ireland. Irish Jobs.

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