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The Abu Dhabi EDITION

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EDITION Hotels combine the visionary genius of boutique hotelier Ian Schrager, the service delivery of a world-class luxury hotel, and the global reach of Marriott International to create an entirely new experience in the world of hospitality. Our hotels are stunning microcosms of the world's top cities, featuring the finest in dining, entertainment, nightlife, and service to create an enchanting experience that makes your spirit soar!


But to create this magical experience, we need you.


EDITION is hiring warm, out-going, authentically amazing people who are looking for a place to work that inspires them, challenges them and makes them proud to come to work. A place where service comes from the heart, not from a handbook. A place that delivers a never-ending theatrical performance that continuously delights and enchants each and every one of our guests.


We invite you to join us today.


POSITION SUMMARY

 

Instruct group fitness classes (e.g., aerobics, spinning, strength training) at all ability levels. Provide advice to individuals on the correct method of exercising with fitness equipment. Assess individual's current exercise program and level of fitness to develop personalized exercise programs and provide fitness counseling. Promote a fun and relaxing atmosphere for guests. Observe activity in the recreational facility and respond appropriately/in accordance with local operating procedure in the event of an emergency. Provide assistance to injured guests until the arrival of emergency medical services. Clean and maintain recreational area, equipment, and supplies. Call Maintenance or an outside service company if machines require service.
 
Report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; complete safety training and certifications. Follow company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests’ service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print). Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e.g., to identify defects). Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance and objects weighing in excess of 75 pounds with assistance. Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces. Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces as well as up and down stairs and/or service ramps. Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. In addition some states may have additional licensing/registration requirements to be considered for this position. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.
 
Fitness/Wellness
  • Provide advice to individuals on the correct method of exercising with fitness equipment, including weightlifting equipment, exercise bikes, jogging treadmills, and other training and exercising apparatus.
  • Assess individual's current exercise program, level of fitness, etc. to develop personalized exercise programs and provide fitness counseling.
  • Instruct group fitness classes (e.g., aerobics, spinning, strength training) at all ability levels.
  • Make sure guests sign in upon entering the fitness center.
Recreation Equipment and Supplies
  • Clean and maintain recreational equipment and supplies.
  • Obtain required number of towels from Laundry based on expected daily needs, transport to work area (fitness center, locker room, pool, tennis court), and fold and stack according to company procedures.
Recreation and Fitness Area Maintenance
  • Maintain an adequate supply of cups and water in recreation area (fitness center, locker room, pool, tennis court).
  • Wipe down fitness center machines and remove towels, trash, and debris from fitness center area.
  • Call Maintenance or an outside service company if machines require service in order to maintain properly functioning fitness equipment.
Recreation Communication and Coordination
  • Provide information to guests about available recreation facilities, activities, lessons, and equipment.
  • Promote a fun and relaxing atmosphere for guests in all recreational activities and areas by expressing an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude.
Recreation Facilities Safety
  • Observe activity in the recreational facility and respond appropriately/in accordance with local operating procedure in the event of an emergency.
  • Provide assistance to injured guests until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Complete any certifications/training required by law or manufacturer to instruct guests/clients on the use of equipment.
Guest Relations
  • Welcome and acknowledge each and every guest with a smile, eye contact, and a friendly verbal greeting, using the guest's name when possible.
  • Thank guests with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
  • Provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, including assisting visually, hearing, or physically-impaired individuals within guidelines (e.g., escorting them when requested, using words to explain actions, writing directions on paper, moving objects out of the way, or offering access to Braille or TDD phones).
  • Engage guests in conversation regarding their stay, property services, and area attractions/offerings.
  • Actively listen and respond positively to guest questions, concerns, and requests using brand or property specific process (e.g., LEARN, PLEASED, Guest Response, LEAP) to resolve issues, delight, and build trust.
  • Anticipate guests' service needs, including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.
  • Address guests' service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.
  • Assist other employees to ensure proper coverage and prompt guest service.
Communication
  • Speak to guests and co-workers using clear, appropriate and professional language.
  • Talk with and listen to other employees to effectively exchange information.
Working with Others
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
  • Partner with and assist others to promote an environment of teamwork and achieve common goals.
  • Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and respect.
Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
  • Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.
Physical Tasks
  • Read and visually verify information in a variety of formats (e.g., small print).
  • Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines (e.g., to identify defects).
  • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance and objects weighing in excess of 75 pounds with assistance.
  • Move at a speed that is required to respond to work situations (e.g., run, walk, jog).
  • Grasp, turn, and manipulate objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
  • Move through narrow, confined, or elevated spaces.
  • Move over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces.
  • Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps.
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Safety
  • Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to promote a clean and safe environment.
  • Report work related accidents, or other injuries immediately upon occurrence to supervisor/manager.
  • Maintain awareness of unsafe work procedures or conditions and/or report them to management/Loss Prevention personnel.
  • Follow policies and procedures for the safe operation and storage of tools, equipment, and machines.
  • Complete appropriate safety training and certifications to perform work tasks.
  • Follow property specific procedures for handling emergency situations (e.g., evacuations, medical emergencies, natural disasters).
  • Use proper equipment, wear appropriate personal protective clothing (PPE), and employ correct lifting procedures, as necessary, to avoid injury.
  • Maintain awareness of suspicious activity and report any suspicious activity to a manager/supervisor.
Policies and Procedures
  • Follow company and department policies and procedures.
  • Protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary materials and information.
  • Protect company tools, equipment, machines, or other assets in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure uniform, nametags, and personal appearance are clean, hygienic, professional and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.
 
 
CRITICAL COMPETENCIES
 
Analytical Skills
  • Learning
  • Decision-Making
Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Work
  • Diversity Relations
Communications
  • Listening
  • Communication
  • English Language Proficiency
Certifications/Training
  • Fitness Equipment
  • CPR Certification
  • Fitness Instruction
  • First Aid Certification
  • Any certification/training required by local/state agencies
Personal Attributes
  • Dependability
  • Positive Demeanor
  • Presentation
  • Safety Orientation
  • Integrity
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Health Conscious Orientation
Physical Abilities
  • Stamina
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Agility
  • Visual Acuity
  • Physical Strength
  • Proper Lifting Techniques
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
High school diploma/G.E.D. equivalent
Related Work Experience
At least 1 year of related work experience
Supervisory Experience
No supervisory experience is required

Requirements

See description

Job type
Full-time
Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department
Recreation & Leisure
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract
Indefinite

The Abu Dhabi EDITION

The Abu Dhabi EDITION is situated in the downtown district on the waterfront of Al Bateen in the Abu Dhabi Marina. The hotel features 198 guest rooms and 57 exclusively serviced residences. Unique food and beverage outlets include 2 signature restaurants, a gourmet market, lobby bar, pool bar and 3-story nightclub. Two pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center and spa with 7 treatment rooms are also available for hotel guests. The hotel also has over 900 square meters of meeting and event space including several meeting studios, ballrooms and boardrooms.

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