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United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

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Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi
Job Type
Leisure, Leisure Staff
Job Level

Job Description


Lifeguard Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Employee Status :   Regular      




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.
Hotel Overview:  Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, “gateway to the sea” boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites, including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold.


Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Recreation Manager , responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Demonstrates the Fairmont’s Service Standards in all interactions
  • Welcomes and assists guests’ according to FHR Brand Standards
  • Is an ambassador of Fairmont Bab Al Bahr by providing memorable guest experiences
  • Demonstrates a commitment to provide warm, anticipative service to exceed the needs and expectations of our discerning guests
  • Provides information and literature about Spa facilities and services in person and via telephone
  • Monitors activities in swimming pool areas to prevent drowning, accident and injury
  • Prevents accidents through enforcements of policies, rules, and regulations
  • Inspects facilities for cleanliness, assists in daily pool, locker room, deck cleaning, and reporting work orders promptly
  • Assists in the maintenance of the swimming pool, as well as monitoring and maintaining the pool filtration systems and water chemistry
  • Maintains accurate records as required by provincial regulations
  • Handles guest complaints and solves problems to the degree possible
  • Works with related hotel departments to ensure efficiency in meeting guest needs
  • Reports any unusual occurrences or requests to the manager or assistant manager
  • Participates in the orientations, meeting, and training process of all colleagues assigned to Spa
  • Remains observant, notes preference, and responding accordingly to guest inquiries and requests
  • Follows Occupational Health and Safety regulations
  • Reports suspicious people, behavior, and vehicles to Hotels Security
  • Ensures adherence to Fairmont’s Code of Ethics


  • Must possess outstanding guest service skills, professional presentation and sophisticated verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be guest-oriented, have a vibrant personality, and radiate enthusiasm to assist people
  • Proficient in English language (verbal and written) with a second or third language as an asset
  • Must be able to handle a multitude of tasks in an intense, ever changing environment
  • Must be flexible in terms of working hours, and able to work with little or no supervision
  • Must be able to work at an outdoor facility, to handle exposure to all types of weather conditions, including exposure to sun
  • Previous experience in pool operations preferred
  • Possess or able to obtain a valid lifeguard certification
  • Possess or able to obtain a valid first aid and CPR Basic Rescuer certification



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 Abu Dhabi. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr  will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.

  Living and working in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi, the capital, is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations. When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi, you will find that we offer competitive salaries, service charge, quality medical benefits, meals and furnished accommodation.  There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi’s heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience. For more information about living in Abu Dhabi,  we suggest you visit the following websites: www.visitabudhabi.ae www.abudhabi.com www.ask-ali.com

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

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!

    Job Level :   Colleague Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Rotating / Shift Work Travel :   No Closing Date :   31.Oct.2016, 8:59:00 PM Job Number:   ADC01201