Marina Centre vacancies revealed as £26m opening nears
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The recruitment process has begun ahead of the opening of a £26m seafront leisure centre revamp.
The new look Marina Centre on Great Yarmouth's Golden Mile is due to open in the late summer.
The Marina Centre will be operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Great Yarmouth Borough Council.
Management opportunities are now available to be filled, such as general manager, catering manager and an aquatics programme manager.
Opportunities within the operational, fitness, catering, events and front of house teams will be available in the coming months.
Great Yarmouth Borough Council leader Carl Smith, said: “Our new Marina Centre is going to offer residents and visitors some of the best sports and leisure facilities in the area.
"But for it to really have an impact on people’s health and wellbeing we need a great team helping everyone build confidence in the water, in the gym, and on the climbing wall.
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"These are important jobs, and with Freedom we are confident that staff themselves will have the chance to grow and develop too.”
Ivan Horsfall Turner, CEO of Freedom Leisure, said: “We are so pleased to see the progress being made with the construction of the Marina Centre.
"Working at the fabulous new facility will be a great opportunity to make a real difference to the health and wellbeing of the Great Yarmouth community.
"We are therefore keen to provide local employment opportunities to individuals who want to join our mission of improving lives through leisure.”
The previous Marina Centre closed in 2019.
Contactors Morgan Sindall Construction broke ground in January 2021, with a topping out ceremony marking the completion of the exterior of the building in September.
Originally council bosses said it would be ready by the summer 2021, but that was delayed after the discovery of asbestos.
Positions at the Marina Centre can be found at www.freedom-leisure.co.uk/centres/marina-centre/jobs-at-marina-centre/