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Company: Accor
Location: Berkeley, CA
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure

Description


Seasonal Swim Instructor(Spring/Summer)
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, ensuring the safety and well being of our guests and visitors is an integral part of our operations. As an Aquatics Instructor and Lifeguard, your attentiveness and commitment to safe practices will facilitate enjoyable aquatic and waterside experiences for our guests.

Hotel Overview: Born of a golden era, the history of The Claremont dates back to the early days of the Gold Rush, when a Kansas farmer by the name of Bill Thornburg "struck it rich". The Claremont boasts an award winning Spa & The Club at The Claremont.

Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Aquatics, 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 guests and members using the pool facility
  • Ensure guests are aware of all services and activities available at the pool
  • Ensure all guests 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
  • Apply First Aid when needed.
  • Teach private and group lessons in a fun and professional manner.


Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience as a Lifeguard preferred
  • Above average swimming skills
  • 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
  • A minimum of 1 year coaching and or swim teaching experience is preferred. Or a combination of education and/or experience.

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: Must have proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


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!


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!


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