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Recreation Supervisor

Posted January 13, 2021

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About This Job


A Recreation Supervisor is responsible for managing operations of the pool and beach to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while achieving the annual budget and driving their team to meet and exceed revenue targets.


What will I be doing?




As a Recreation Supervisor you are responsible for managing operations of the pool and beach to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Recreation Supervisor will also be required to achieve the annual budget and drive the team to meet and exceed revenue targets. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:



  • Manage operations of the pool and beach area

  • Manage team members to ensure high motivation, provision of high quality service and ongoing development

  • Drive the team to meet and exceed agreed revenue targets through a creative approach to delivering alternative programmes to core fitness-based schemes

  • Achieve the annual budget and be accountable for maintaining and operating within financial targets as well as net movement

  • Manage guest feedback effectively to ensure continuous service and programme improvement

  • Instill brand values and standards to maintain quality on a daily basis

  • Liaise with other hotel departments

  • Ensure guests and guests receive friendly and consistent personalised service from all team members

  • Recruit, manage, train and develop the team

  • Respond to audits to ensure continual improvement is achieved

  • Maintain awareness of department security related to cash, stock and equipment and ensure all department procedures are followed

  • Ensure health, safety regulations are complied with and club rules are observed by members and guests


What are we looking for?



A Recreation Supervisor serving Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:



  • Management and/or supervisory experience within the leisure sector

  • Ability to meet financial targets

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Excellent grooming standards

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to develop team members and self

  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

  • Ability to work on your own or in teams

  • Working knowledge, without assistance, of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel computer programs

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Luxury hospitality background

  • Degree in relevant area

  • Passion for customer service

  • Ability to close a sale

  • Relevant fitness and pool qualifications


What will it be like to work for Hilton?




Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!













About this Employer

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, Aa01
United Arab Emirates

+971-4-818 2222

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At A Glance

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites.

Situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah island, this Waldorf Astoria resort promises all the amenities for a relaxing getaway, including:

  • 200 meters of private beach
  • Two temperature-controlled pools and kids' pool
  • Guest rooms and suites with sea and Palm Jumeirah views
  • Waldorf Astoria Spa with nearly 50 luxurious treatments

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah offers a supervised Kids Club and numerous leisure activities for the whole family to enjoy. From snorkeling and paddle-boarding to wind-sailing and deep-sea fishing, your assigned Personal Concierge will arrange excursions to suit your preferences for an unforgettable experience.

Dubai's premier dining destination offers the finest cuisine with unparalleled service, from the unique, contemporary Italian dining experience at Social by Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck and the Vietnamese culinary journey at LAO to international fare at Mezzerie. Enjoy al fresco Mediterranean dining and sunset cocktails at Palm Avenue. Experience a classic Waldorf Astoria afternoon tea at the iconic Peacock Alley followed by vibrant entertainment and classic aperitifs at the Venetian-inspired Serafina Bar.

Our hotel is a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award recipient.