Fairmont Watersports Attendant in Porters, United States

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Watersports Attendant

Fostering the health and wellbeing of our guests, visitors and Colleagues is an integral part of our Fairmont Hotels & Resorts culture. Whether our guests are swimming for fitness or leisure, the thoughtful attention you provide as a Watersports Attendant will make them feel welcome and valued.

Hotel Overview: The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados is a resort in the most blissful corner of Barbados. Endearingly English, brazenly lush and luxuriously captivating, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados hotel and its Platinum Coast home is a destination perfect for all manner of travel experience whether romance, leisure or business. The five-star boutique hotel has 75 luxurious guest rooms and suites and is perfectly situated to serve guests wanting to embrace a truly Barbadian experience.

Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Leisure Services Manager & Beach Club Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging services

  • Welcome guests to the facility and ensure they have a safe and enjoyable experience

  • Oversee the cleanliness and the daily upkeep of the Beach, Pool, & Beach Club Area

  • Ensure guests are aware of all recreational services and activities available

  • Ensure an adequate supply of towels and water are available to guest

  • Report for duty on time and in appropriate uniform.

  • Collect beach towels from housekeeping as required.

  • Blow or wash or sweep the terrace and surrounding areas.

  • Rake beach area in front of the terrace and in front the shower area

  • Rake and clean beach area by lifeguard hut

  • Maintain a proper set up of beach umbrellas and chairs

  • Check Hobie Cats for safety and position on a daily basis to the North end on the beach as the weather permits.

  • Have the rescue boat set up and ready to go in the event of and emergency.

  • Clean and maintain rescue boat as needed.

  • Ensure all equipment is checked for damages.

  • Walk the beach and pool area periodically to inquire if our guest would require any of the water sports equipment.

  • Set up chairs and tables in the terrace and remove before the end of the shift.

  • Ensure water and drinking cups are always available for the guest.

  • Maintain cleanliness of the store rooms daily.

  • Maintain cleanliness of the terrace throughout the day.

  • Always have towels available for the guests.

  • Check the swim area buoys are in place.

  • Record the use of all the equipment used by the guest on a daily basis

  • Deliver any towels that were used by guests to the laundry or the P&B; Attendants.

  • Maintain the cleanliness of all the water sports equipment.

  • At the end of the day ensure all water sports equipment is returned or collected from the beach and pool area.

  • Return rescue boat and engine to their respective storage areas.

  • Attend all department meetings and scheduled training when rostered.

  • Clean terrace and Beach Club umbrellas as required.

  • Clean Beach Club chairs and umbrellas as required.

  • Maintain cleanliness of beach chair areas for beach club guests.

  • Any other related duties as requested by management.

Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Previous guest service experience preferred

  • Certified swimmer

  • Speed Boat License Required
  • CPR and First Aid certification preferred

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

  • Highly responsible & reliable

  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):

  • Frequent standing and walking throughout shift

  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs

  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, sitting

  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: No Visa offer

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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Barbados-Porters, St. James-The Fairmont Royal Pavilion

Employee Status: Limited Term

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Casual

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: No

Closing Date: Ongoing

Req ID: RPV00141