Swimming Pool Attendant

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Full Time

Holiday Inn Express

Orange Beach, AL

Summary 

Performs guest safety and recreational work supervising, swimming and enforcing regulations at a hotel pool as well as providing for the guest’s comfort. An essential responsibility of this role includes ensuring cleanliness, setting up and safety of all areas and facilities and attend to all guests needs within the hotel pool area as per the safety guidelines of the hotels management. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Demonstrates Innisfree Hotels’ culture by creating a fun, happy, and safe work environment. 
  • Observes and patrols pool and enforces safety regulations. 
  • Assists swimmers from water when in danger. 
  • Provide excellent service consistent with the hotels standards operating procedures and brand attributes. 
  • Greet all guests upon arrival, distribute towels, offer assistance with seating, and delivering consistent guest service, exceeding guest expectations, and providing all other supporting services.. 
  • Knowledgeable of pool facility such as length and depth of all pools, how many laps it takes to make complete a mile in meters and feet etc. 
  • Poolside Bar hours of operation, location of facilities, and emergency procedure for rescue. 
  • Knowledgeable of hotel facilities and services to answer guest inquiries. 
  • Willing to take ownership of all guest requests and complaints, try to resolve issues immediately and follow up to ensure the guests satisfaction. 
  • Identify and report defects throughout the pool and spa area, notify supervisors and concerned departments immediately of hazards, injuries, equipment or processes that negatively affect the operations. 
  • Ensure swimming pools and the complete health club area is clean at any times and report any maintenance issues to engineering department. 
  • Ensure the pool deck is swept and watered down and that all furniture is in the correct place, when setting up in the morning. 
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of resuscitation, first aid, and CPR/PR techniques. 
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions sufficient to be able to establish a safe work environment for self and others. 
  • Knowledge of swimming pool equipment sufficient to be able to perform minor maintenance work on the equipment. 
  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of pool deck and facilities including straightening and stacking chairs, collecting soiled towels and trash, moving chairs, towels, replacing flags, and cleaning signs. 
  • Facilitate and maintain consistent pool safety programs, training, and documentation to ensure the overall safety of guests in the pool area. 
  • Work closely with other departments that are essential to ensuring a positive guest experience. 
  • Properly utilize performance feedback, recognition, training, and adherence to company policies, legal requirements. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Prerequisites Must have good understanding of the English language. CPR and First Aid Certified is an added advantage. Excellent customer service skills. Ready to work varied shifts during Weekdays, weekends and holidays. 

Education High School diploma or equivalent. Basic Computer knowledge  

Experience Previous experience working as a Pool Guest Attendant or Lifeguard in star hotels. 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.