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Director of Recreation

Company: Marriott
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Number 24079100

Job Category Golf, Fitness, & Entertainment

Location The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 East Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Supports all aspects of the pool and beach areas, including overall maintenance, daily upkeep, cleanliness and the operation of cabana units. Provides and models service behavior to guests and employees. Reinforces appropriate culture to provide service to guests. Strives to continually improve guest and employee satisfaction and maximize the financial performance in areas of responsibility. Position works with direct reports to implement departmental strategies and ensures implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives while meeting financial goals.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

--- High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the recreation/health club operations or related professional area.

OR

--- 2-year degree from an accredited university in Health Education, Physical Education, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; no work experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Recreation Operations

--- Supervises and manages employees. Manages all day-to-day operations. Understands employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence.

--- Monitors quality, standards and meets the expectations of the customers on a daily basis.

--- Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

--- Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

--- Schedules events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

--- Provides personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.

--- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

--- Manages outside vendors including water sports and scuba.

--- Orders and manages necessary supplies. Ensures workers have supplies, equipment, tools, and uniforms necessary to do their jobs.

--- Develops and manages the children's program (e.g., coordinates activities, purchases equipment and supplies etc.).

--- Manages group activities including sand painting, bon fires, and team building events.

--- Manages pool and beach areas, including overall maintenance, daily upkeep and cleanliness, and the operation of cabana units.

Providing and Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service

--- Serves as a role model to demonstrate appropriate behaviors.

--- Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.

--- Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

Conducting Human Resources Activities

--- Oversees all Human Resources activities in the Recreation Department.

--- Oversees employee satisfaction and guest satisfaction results, and ensures corrective action is taken when needed.

--- Identifies the developmental needs of others and coaches, mentors, or otherwise helps others to improve their knowledge or skills.

--- Participates in the performance appraisal system process, giving feedback when needed.

--- Coordinates all training activities for employees in department.

--- Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

--- Communicates expectations and performance objectives to subordinates; subordinates are also open to raise questions and/or concerns.

The salary range for this position is $62,000.00 to $81,000.00 annually. Marriott offers a bonus program, comprehensive health care benefits, 401(k) plan with up to 5% company match, employee stock purchase plan at 15% discount, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where applicable), life insurance, group disability insurance, travel discounts, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, health savings account (except for positions based out of or performed in Hawaii), flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, pre-tax commuter benefits, other life and work wellness benefits, and may include other incentives such as stock awards and deferred compensation plans. Benefits and incentive compensation may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

The compensation and benefits information is provided as of the date of this posting. Marriott reserves the right to modify compensation and benefits at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

At Westin, we are committed to empowering guests to regain control and enhance their well-being when they need it most while traveling, ensuring they can be the best version of themselves. To achieve the brand mission of becoming the preeminent wellness brand in hospitality, we need passionate and engaged associates to bring the brand's unique programming to life. We want our associates to embrace their own well-being practices both on and off property. You are the ideal Westin candidate if you are passionate; you are active and take pride in how you maintain your well-being; you are optimistic; you are adventurous. Be where you can do your best work,--- begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global---team, and become the best version of you.

Keywords: Marriott, Scottsdale , Director of Recreation, Executive , Scottsdale, Arizona

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