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Spa Director

Posted May 18, 2021

Tamarack Resort
Donnelly, ID

About This Job

This hands-on position is responsible for leading and developing the overall business plan and operation of the Spa located at Tamarack Resort.  Proven ability to serve as a leader for employees while fostering teamwork, morale, motivation and open communications.  Must have exemplary oral and written communication skills.  Must be able to interact well with internal and external guests and team members.  Strong leadership skills and customer service orientation required. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Facilitates smooth workflow by ensuring that employees/team members have what they need to operate at peak efficiency.

Provides an inspiring example of spa citizenship, responsibility, mutual respect and resourcefulness.

Participates in planning and budgeting with the Controller and General Manager.

Maintain knowledge and understanding of current thinking in treatments area, and see that treatment programs are continually up-dated. Implement new treatments to stay on top of the industry

Approve all marketing materials.  Initiate marketing and promotional events. Implement sales incentives.

Monitor product purchases, inventories and ordering systems

Implement proper treatment product usage systems

Ensures that spa clients are delighted with services and products. Masterfully resolves customer complaints.

Oversees employee recruitment and selection. Oversees the review and appraisal of employee performance at regular intervals, maintains records on personnel issues, implements corrective plans when necessary, and participates in termination proceedings as needed.

Responsible for the configuration of SMS

Helps with the condition of the spa, its facilities and equipment. Authorizes repairs and replacement of equipment as needed. Organizes maintenance time.

Manages communication in the spa. Mediates problems, creates and presents training programs, effectively communicates and enforces company rules and regulations and maintains satisfactory performance standards among all levels of supervised employees.

Ensures all schedules are based according to the treatments/occupancy. Assist in controlling salaries and wages by and approving weekly. Maintain appropriate staffing levels according to budget by adding staff or removing staff

Available as needed to insure proper operations of the Spa.

Holds operations meetings with team leaders from each department.

Assists in continued development, updating and refinement of employees' manual and operations protocols.

Assists clients with reservations for services, answering phones, operating computer scheduling, greeting and directing all clients to appointments and processing transactions if needed

Attend weekly resort meetings

Performs all other related duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • At least 5-years’ experience working in a spa, preferably 3 years as a Director or like position, and a solid career path developed and supported through their work experience and education.


Skills in leadership, supervising, training, mentoring, motivating, communicating, coaching, counseling, advising on disciplinary matters/actions with others and use of office automation equipment.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and/or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Generally clean work environment with limited exposure to conditions such as dust, fumes, odors, or noise; occasional contact with angry and/or upset individuals; frequent interruptions of planned work activities by telephone calls, office visitors, and response to unplanned events.  The noise level is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to work in inclement weather conditions. 


Select, direct, develop and evaluate assigned staff.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


About this Employer

Tamarack Resort

311 Village Drive
Donnelly, ID 83615

(208) 325-1000

82 Room Resort

About Us

Tamarack Resort is a four-season ski resort located in Donnelly, Idaho just 90 miles north of Boise. Tamarack is the Treasure Valley's closest mountain resort with snowmaking abilities and is centrally located in the heart of endless recreational opportunities. During the summer, the resort is home to mountain both cross-country and lift-serviced downhill mountain biking, as well as hiking, whitewater rafting, zipline tours, watersports on Lake Cascade, and more. During Prime Summer & Winter Months, Tamarack offers a wide array of amenities from multiple restaurants, a local market, hot tub in the Lodge, and endless recreational activities. During Off-Season, Tamarack is a great place to visit if you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle. This is a great place to enjoy the quiet, sitting by the fire, and just relax.