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Spa & Pool Services Manager

Posted April 17, 2021

San Manuel Casino
Highland, CA

About This Job


Reporting to the Director of Spa Operations, the Spa & Pool Services Manager provides leadership, direction and supervision of their team in the daily operations for the massage, pool and skincare services of the Hotel, including, but not limited to, massage and skincare excellence, pool operations, guest experience, and Spa facilities upkeep. The Spa & Pool Services Manager is a strategic leader who excels in managing, using creative ways to lead a team, optimize merchandise and service selections, while maximizing Best in Class service resulting in continued sales profit. Additional responsibilities include marketing, operational excellence, budgeting/forecasting and maintaining strong vendor relationships. The Spa & Pool Services Manager is also responsible for ensuring clean, sanitary and safe environment and services are provided for all patrons, team members and vendors, while safeguarding enterprise assets and guaranteeing departmental integrity.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Under guidance of Director of Spa Operations, manages and upholds Spa massage, skincare, & pool areas of Spa Department’s business plan to support enterprise initiatives, enhances guest experience, financial planning and profits, team member development, effective schedules, retention strategies, and operational excellence. Oversees day-to-day Department operations including product receiving, fulfillment, training/certification requirements, compliance, accounting, vendor selection and management, and strong service center collaboration.

2. Hires, trains and supervises Spa Operations Department’s Massage, Skincare, and Pool team members including recognition, coaching/counseling, and corrective action.  Effectively leads and advises in hiring, promotions, wage adjustments, disciplinary actions, and terminations.  Uses effective recruiting and interviewing techniques to ensure hiring and retention of qualified and efficient team members.

3. Creates environment that motivates team members to collaborate, learn, perform, and develop their skills.  Develops high-performing team through thoughtful team member professional development, effective timely performance assessments and productive workflow processes.  Identifies and provides feedback on objectives, and assesses performance and service excellence.  Creates compliance culture within San Manuel and fosters an environment where team members feel empowered to report potential violations and/or misconduct.  Promotes excellent guest/team member relationships by reacting promptly, efficiently, and courteously to all guest and team member concerns.

4. Collaborates and advises on ongoing development and positioning of Spa and Pool services, treatment dispensary/prep area and water sanctuary offerings in terms of overall concept definition, philosophy, service and product offerings.  Reviews and refreshes product offerings in line with current guest and industry global trends - anticipates and sets future trends.

5. Maintains high-performance work environment and provides leadership throughout areas of responsibility to insure optimum internal and external partner relationships. Works collaboratively with other departments to create unique events and promotions to attract high-level Casino guests.  Proactively identifies various market opportunities; makes recommendations to Director regarding visual, branding and marketing strategies.

6. Manages and leads annual budget and forecast. Responsible for Inventory, Revenue and Margin Management related to Spa and Pool services, treatment dispensary/prep and water sanctuary.  Leads Spa team in tracking, monitoring and reporting on monthly, quarterly and annual KPI’s to proactively identify efficiency issues and propose solutions. 

7. Oversees cleanliness, health and safety of all Spa facilities/Spa and Pool services, water sanctuary and dispensary for professional Spa products. Ensures all team members are trained and following proper State and industry health and safety regulations, and operating per Department and enterprise policies and procedures.  Partners with Compliance Department to develop, review and implement Department policies and procedures as well as Standard Operating Procedures. 

8. Manages strong loyalty wellness membership program.

9. Performs other duties as assigned to support efficient operation of Department.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the enterprise’s policies and applicable laws.   Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning reviewing and directing work; evaluating and appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



  • High School Diploma or GED required. 

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university preferred.  Certificate or educational background in related field preferred.

  • 6 years of relevant Spa/Massage experience required; hotel, casino or resort environment preferred.

  • 3 years of management experience in a Spa/Massage or related field required.

  • 2 years of hotel, casino or resort Pool experience preferred. 

  • Experience in instructional design, assessing needs, performance measurement, training delivery, and training evaluation preferred.

  • History of building, leading, motivating, and coaching teams to achieve objectives.

  • Must have the ability to communicate verbally across all levels of the enterprise.

  • Must have good presentation skills.

  • Must have excellent writing skills and strong computers skills covering Microsoft Office applications as well as all compliance applications.

  • Experience with development, assessment or review of quality assurance policies, procedures, processes and internal controls required


  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.

  • A qualified candidate/employee must have and maintain a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the enterprises insurance carrier.

  • Professional license in massage therapy or cosmetology within the state of  practice preferred.

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.


About this Employer

San Manuel Casino

777 San Manuel Boulevard
Highland, CA 92346


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About the company

San Manuel Casino  is located in Highlands, CA, just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, and a short drive from LA-Ontario International Airport. The gaming facility is operated by the San Manuel Entertainment Authority, an economic instrumentality of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. The casino floor contains over 4,800 of the latest and most innovative slot machines in a state-of-the-art facility. It features over 130 Vegas-style poker and blackjack tables, an exclusive high-limit room, and a designated Poker room.

Food & Beverage venues include Big Mo’ Cafe, Tutu's Food Court with fast-food options around the clock, Rock & Brews with a wide selection of craft burgers and craft beer from around the world, as well as legendary comedian George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen, which provides an authentic Mexican dining experience. Guests can dance the night away with DJ's at Bar Bar Bar, listen to Rock'n Roll tribute bands on stage at Rock & Brews, or enjoy Latin music at George Lopez's Chingon Tequila Lounge.

Indian gaming in California is an exciting, thriving industry. Whether working on the casino floor or providing support to gaming operations as a “behind the scenes” employee, you can contribute to a dynamic and challenging business and have opportunities to learn and grow with the gaming industry. At San Manuel, our team members define us. Working at San Manuel is more than just a job. It is a career that will help you grow into the successful professional you want to be. Apply today to join our team!