About the Job:
At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one. You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah ‘Your Place to Shine’.
This Arabian themed waterpark in Dubai offers breath-taking views of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Madinat Jumeirah. A day at this waterpark means one adrenaline rush after another! Hurtle down the 33m high Jumeirah Sceirah reaching speeds of 80 kmph, try the 1.5m high waves at Breakers Bay or scream your lungs out with your friends as you ride together on Tantrum Alley!
The fun isn’t just for our guests - everyday as a Wild Wadi Waterpark™ colleague promises to be a fun and memorable experience!
About the Job:
An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Manager to join Lifeguard Operations in Wild Wadi Waterpark. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:
Ensure the relevant administrative documents, checklists, safety inspections and reports are appropriately and accurately filled in, completed and turned in a timely manner to the appropriate person in order to maintain professional records of daily occurrences
Ensure that Team Leaders have all Lifeguard positions covered, by organizing, arranging and delegation of all subordinate colleagues in an effective / efficient manner on a daily basis in order to maintain appropriate manning levels as per the daily schedule
Ensure that Team Leaders organize / supervise the daily rotations and breaks of lifeguards ensuring they run smoothly and effectively. Ensure all subordinate colleagues are performing professionally and efficiently in order to meet requirements of Ellis & Associates Policies
To have an in-depth knowledge of running various sections within the Waterpark and the Resorts, ensuring all Step By Steps, Evacuation Procedures and Emergency Actions Plans are understood, communicated and followed by all colleagues in order to ensure the efficient and safe operation of the Aquatic Safety Program in support of the Wild Wadi and Jumeirah Mission Statement, Guiding Principles & Hallmarks
Ensure that the Team Leaders and Lifeguard training requirements are identified, in-service training is conducted, and in-house visual, C.P.R and V.A.T audits are conducted to maintain the highest standards of safety and skills in order to meet the guidelines of the Ellis & Associates Program
Ensure that the Lifeguard location allowed immediate access to rescue equipment
To respond to any emergency that may arise within their designated area of Operations supervision. Taking control of the situation by providing / supervising first responder first aid when required while maintaining adequate personal protection at all times. Ensuring adequate hand over to any senior colleague members arriving at the scene in order to maintain the highest standards of safety and care by adhering to the guidelines of the Ellis & Associates program
To directly/indirectly maintain the highest standard of cleanliness and safety throughout all areas of the park in order to minimize the effects of having to close or restrict a facility due to maintenance and repair
To ensure that all equipment is properly maintained and that any unaccounted, damaged or unsafe equipment is reported to senior management in order to prevent any possible injury, costly repair or unnecessary maintenance down time during the operating day
Using any machinery, equipment or dangerous substance is used in accordance with training and instruction received
Co-operating with Management and following policies and procedure to promote a healthy and safe workplace
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:
- Certified Ellis and Associates Special Facilities lifeguard
- At least 6 months experience in a leadership role pertinent to lifeguard operations or customer service role
- 2 years involved in a customer service orientated role
- 2 years experience of working in an Ellis and Associates client facility in a leadership role
- Competent with the skills required to be a Special Facilities Lifeguard
- Basic Computer skills
- Job type
- Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Starting in
- As soon as possible
- Contract duration