Job description / Role
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our guests and visitors is an integral part of our operations. As a Lifeguard, your attentiveness and commitment to safe practices will facilitate enjoyable aquatic and waterside experiences for our guests.
Fairmont The Palm is a luxury, world-class resort located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. The hotel features 391 guest rooms and suites with dedicated Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge. A total of 10 food and beverage outlets on property offer international dining options including Little Miss India, Frevo - Brazilian Churrasco experience, Seagrill Bistro, Ba Restaurant and Lounge, Blowfish, Flow Kitchen, The Cigar Room and others . Fairmont The Palm also features an expansive pool and beach area with a health club, Willow Stream Spa and the Fairmont Falcons Kids’ Club.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Manager, Recreation, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
• Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
• Welcome guests to the pool facility and ensure they have a safe and enjoyable experience
• Assist in the cleanliness and the daily upkeep of the pool area
• Guard and safeguard all guestsmembers using the pool facility
• Ensure guests are aware of all services and activities available at the pool
• Ensure that proper pool testing has taken place prior to guests using the facility
• Ensure all guests are registered prior to using the pool and are aware of the rules of the facility
• Provide a high level of guest satisfaction and safety through effective communication
• Follow departmental policies and procedures
• Follow all safety and sanitation policies
• Other duties as assigned
• Previous experience as a Lifeguard preferred
• Certification in CPR First Aid required
• Certification as a Lifeguard required
• Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
• Highly responsible & reliable
• Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
• Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
• Frequent standing and walking throughout shift
• Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
• Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, sitting
• Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.
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