We’re hiring: Wakeboarding Instructors for the 2018 season

Would you like to teach wakeboarding in our busy cable park this summer?

We are hiring wakeboarding instructors for the 2018 season and have a number of part time positions available. We are busiest when everybody else is off so successful candidates have to be available to work evenings and weekends. Season starts May/June 2018, ends September/October 2018. Training starts late April/early May 2018.

Full driver training can be provided, so it is not essential that you have previous experience, it is more important to us that you are passionate about working with people and delivering excellent customer service. First Aid is required & Powerboat certificate is an advantage.

Job Description

  • This is a part-time seasonal position. Season starts May/June 2018, ends September/October 2018. Training starts late April/early May 2018.
  • You must be available to work weekdays and weekends during the employment months
  • Successful candidates ­­­will be directly responsible for creating a fun, safe and encouraging learning environment, providing guidance and instruction to wakeboarders, from land sessions for beginners to improver courses for experienced wakeboarders.

Main responsibilities

  • Wakeboarding Instruction and cable operation
  • Delivering excellent service to Wakedock customers of all ages and all levels of ability
  • Providing a high level of safety for customers and staff
  • Daily maintenance (system/quayside)
  • Assisting in additional quayside responsibilities including reception duties, customer preperation for sessions and other

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers of all ages, management and other staff.
  • First Aid certificate valid for the duration of the contract
  • Power Boat certificate is an advantage
  • Experience in wakeboarding is an advantage
  • Present a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Professional, safety conscious
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and a desire to help others improve their riding abilities
  • Must enjoy working with children
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age


Along with a competitive salary you will

  • have the opportunity to gain hands on experience in a busy wake park and get an insight into instructing a diverse range of age groups and skill levels
  • be part of a team of instructors that are there to support each other and work together to guarantee an excellent customer experience
  • get discounts on the brands we sell in our watersports shop for the duration of your employment
  • wakeboard for free for the duration of your employment (conditions apply)

If you would like to become part of our team, please send your CV until 28th February 2018 to Ruta at info@wakedock.ie or call us on 01-6643883.

Wakedock Gift Vouchers


Introduce someone new to wakeboarding with our Gift Vouchers. The perfect present for your thrill-seeking friends.

You can purchase the voucher online here or over the phone at 01-6643883. We can post or email the voucher out to you.

All vouchers are valid for 12 months.


Carver Skateboards


We’ve just got a new delivery of Carver skateboards in the door. Perfect to make use of the longer and (hopefully soon to be) warmer evenings! Shop online

Come and try out our demo boards to see for yourself just how much fun these boards are.

For all things Carver Skateboards check out their website and if you have any questions, come to our shop in Grand Canal Dock or give us a call on 01-6643883.

Dublin: A breath of fresh air.

We’re delighted to be featured in the new Dublin tourism marketing campaign video – Dublin: A breath of fresh air.

Dublin really has so many adventures to offer – when will you be visiting?

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I am planning my first visit to Wakedock…

Organise your hen or stag with us!

Book you stag or hen party with us and you will be guaranteed lots of fun, whether you are complete beginners or seasoned wakeboarders. Check out our Stag PartiesHen Parties pages for more information.

What is Wakedock about?

Check out this video from Dublin’s very own Cian McKenna and Hazel Coonagh that showcases what cable wakeboarding in the Grand Canal Dock is all about.