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Lifeguard

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

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Recruiter
Marriott International - Middle East and Africa
Posted
20/09/2016
Ref
16000LJG
Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Leisure, Leisure Staff
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 
Description   Dubai is a cosmopolitan city built on irrepressible ambition and unsurpassed luxury. Home to the world’s tallest building, the largest shopping mall, the iconic Palm Jumeirah and now the landmark JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, it is a place for those who seek the best the world has to offer.   The Marquis brand is a quality standard for the finest properties in the Marriott portfolio, synonymous with intuitive service and refined taste. The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai has instantly gained status as one of the region’s most compelling destinations, offering service and facilities that have been carefully crafted around the expectations of the world’s most discerning travelers.   Comprising two iconic towers, the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai stands elevated above Dubai’s Business Bay on Sheikh Zayed Road, the heart of one of the most desirable locations in the city.   The hotel features elegantly conceived accommodation, outstanding event and business facilities, a collection of 14 stylish bars and restaurants and the haven of health and relaxation that is Saray Spa and Health Club. A marriage of rich and colorful cultural inspirations and design finesse makes it a destination with distinctive character and ambience.  
Qualifications

 
Job Summary

  Ensure the safety of all guests using the pool and pool area. Keep the area clean and well maintained. Ensure water hygienic and safety standards are met.   Experience
 
  Qualified with lifeguard and first aid certificate Excellent swimmer Basic Schooling To have worked in hotels before as lifeguard  

Skills and Knowledge
Good oral and written communication skills in English Able to get on well with people from many different backgrounds Able to work under pressure at times Ability to be versatile Able to do shift work Well presented Clear speech Must be able to work in extreme heat Good general health Ability to carry weights Energetic Self motivated - able to work on their own Good eye sight Good physical health
Essential Functions  
  • To ensure that you are always courteous and friendly to guests, attentive to their needs, handle problems in a professional manner and are conscious of the importance of safety.
  • To be responsible for the safety and well being of all Hotel guests and Club members using the swimming pool, Jacuzzi and surrounding facilities (see “Swimming Pool Daily Operating Procedures”).
  • To be responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of all areas and equipment (see “Swimming Pool Daily Operating Procedures”).
  • To welcome prospective members in a professional and courteous manner, providing them with a full explanation and orientation of the swimming pool, Jacuzzi, pool bar and surrounding facilities, together with the services available and to promote and sell memberships.
  • To control the use of the facilities and ensure that un-authorized persons are not permitted to enter and use the swimming pool facilities unless they are a Hotel guest or Club member.
  • To liaise with the pool bar staff and waiters/waitresses in providing food and beverage service to Hotel guests and Club members and to assist the Food & Beverage Department when setting up for pool-side functions.
  • To liaise with the Recreation Manager in setting up and running a time table of swimming lessons, aqua aerobics etc. and to help organize special events i.e. swimming gala etc.
  • To keep daily record books and log all information such as pool test results, accident reports, complaints, maintenance requirements etc.
  • To provide first aid treatment in the event of any accident or injury to a guest or Club member.
  • To be responsible in the event of staff sickness, emergency etc. to carry out cleaning duties in any part of the Health club or swimming pool area as requested by the Recreation Manager.
  • To carry out duties allocated by the  Cleaning supervisor
  • Moving sun beds, umbrellas and pool furniture
  • Cleaning pool deck every morning with housekeeping team.
  • Keep pool deck and change rooms clean and tidy during day.
  • Enforcing all club rules and ensuring a safe environment for all guests using the pool facilities.
  • Checking pool chemical twice daily and monitoring the results.
  • Report any chemical imbalance to engineering
  • To be aware of Health and safety regulations
  • Any other relevant task
  • Complete your daily checklist.
   

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