Job Opportunities

Current job opportunities with the World Curling Federation and the WCF Member Associations:

The World Curling Federation

Member Associations

National Head Coach - German Curling Association


The German Curling Association (DCV) is the national governing body for curling in Germany.


Job profile

The national coach will provide strategic direction and leadership. He/she will be responsible
for coaching high performance athletes in Germany on a daily basis, with full responsibility for
implementing a performance structure leading to a successful qualification and participation in
the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and beyond.

The coach will be based at the National Training Center in Füssen and will provide day to day
coaching and training for key athletes and teams, as well as coaching at competitions around
the world in preparation for the Olympic Games.


Responsibility

  • Reports to the DCV director of sports and the DCV President
  • Coordinates, organises and coaches the top teams at international events
  • Coordinates, organises and coaches at national camps and training sessions
  • Collaborates with all Olympic and National Training Centers
  • Recruits potential high performance athletes at national championships
  • Develops training programs
  • Collaborates closely with team coaches and national junior coaches
  • Supports national coaching courses


Tasks

  • Internationally recognised coaching qualification
  • Proven track record of coaching and improving athletes performance
  • Coaching experience at an international level
  • Ability to lead and deliver quality daily on-ice practice sessions with the athletes
  • Ability to communicate effectively and competently in German and English
  • Experience in selecting athletes for teams and competitions
  • Passion for the sport and for German success
  • Excellent social skills
  • Knowledge of the German sport structure
  • Strategic and structured rational
  • Reliability - Good IT knowledge (MS-Office, email etc.)
  • Applicant must be legally entitled to work in Germany


Notes

  • This is a Contract for Services position until December 2018 (subject to annual review)
  • Coach will perform the necessary administrative duties in line with the position and
make recommendations to the Curling High Performance Group on athlete selections
for competitions and teams


Interested applicants should submit a CV outlining coaching experience and job related skills
to the DCV Vice-President Mr. Andreas Lang (vizepraesident@curling-dcv.de).
Tel. 08362 / 9288000

or

DCV director of sports Mr. Markus Tröger (sportdirektor@curling-dcv.de).
Tel. 08362 / 300178

Performance Ice Technician - RCCC/Active Stirling

Full time, permanent, 37 hours

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to create a Performance Ice Technician position at the brand new National Curling Academy - the home of the Scottish and British Curling Elite Squads - due to open in Summer 2017. The centre, funded by Sports Scotland and Stirling Council adds to the award winning Stirling Sports Village which is managed and operated by Active Stirling.

In this role you will be responsible for producing a world class ice environment which will support the Performance Athletes in preparing for competition. You will liaise with the Coaching team from British Curling and make the necessary adjustments that will help set the athletes apart from the rest of the world.

As a qualified Ice Technician you will have gained experience working with Performance Athletes and produced an ice environment that has exceeded the expectations of the Curler.

Managing a team of Ice Technicians, you will also be responsible for producing high quality ice in our existing 6 sheet rink which is used for Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey and more.

You will be expected to lead by example, influence others to perform to high standards and take responsibility to deliver results. You will therefore be a committed and responsible person with the ability to make things happen.

Benefits include a competitive salary, pension, great training, generous holidays, and free use of our leisure facilities plus free car parking.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the standard application form available on the website and view the full job description. Send your completed application form to jobs@activestirling.org.uk or post to HR Team, No23. 15 Borrowmeadow Road, Stirling, FK7 7UW.

Ice Technician - RCCC/Active Stirling

Fixed term until April 2018, 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has become available within our Operations Team at the Sports Village to work within our Ice Team creating and maintaining the ice to an extremely high standard. You will be working in our existing 6 sheet ice rink providing customers with fantastic ice who are taking part in curling, figure skating, speed skating ice hockey and public sessions. You will also be preparing curling ice in the new 4 sheet National Curling Academy for the country's top athletes.

You will be expected to provide high quality ice to our elite athletes in the National Curling Academy as well as our club curlers across both rinks. You must also prepare the ice for various skating sessions including our clubs and public sessions. A current Ice Technician Certificate or equivalent is essential, as is experience of dealing with the public in a friendly and courteous manner.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the application form available on the website where you can also view the full job description.