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Lifeguard - Seasonal Part Time at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa - Seasonal Part Tim

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale, AZ
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Lifeguard - Seasonal Part Time at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa - Seasonal Part Time Company Company Description: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis(R), The Luxury Collection(R), W(R), Westin(R), Le Méridien(R), Sheraton(R), Tribute Portfolio, Four Points(R) by Sheraton, Aloft(R), Element(R), along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels. The Company also boasts one of the industrys leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG(R)). Please visit for more information. Location The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa located in Scottsdale, is a AAA Four Diamond resort oasis providing contemporary amenities and design while helping its guests to experience the Essence of Arizona. Known as a distinctive business and leisure destination, the Resort is an integral part of the exclusive, 730-acre master-planned community of Kierland which features hundreds of upscale residences, shops, galleries and restaurants and is located just 10 miles from historic downtown Scottsdale and 20 miles from downtown Phoenix. We have 732 guest rooms and suites, and 302 villas all featuring the renowned Westin Heavenly Bed(R) and signature Heavenly Bath(R) amenities. Our full-service Agave, The Arizona Spa offers numerous services that will rejuvenate the mind, body, and spirit and features our Westin WORKOUT 24-hour fitness studio with New Balance Gear Lending, daily fitness classes and lighted outdoor tennis courts. The Kierland Golf experience is the areas most innovative golf program, featuring 27 holes designed by Scott Miller. Our guests can relax in one of our three enticing pools, including a 900-foot Lazy River, 110-foot waterslide, and the Kierland FlowRider board sport simulator. Our award-winning Westin Family program focuses on all things fun for guests of every age - from scavenger hunts to pool relays, yoga to mixology classes. Our highly talented Chefs tantalize the senses with ten dining options including deseo, our signature AAA Four Diamond restaurant featuring Nuevo Latino cuisine and a Muddle Bar. The Resorts 25,000 square feet Kierland Grand Ballroom, 15,000 square feet Herberger Ballroom and 12,000 square feet Trailblazer Ballroom are as visually impressive as functionally effective, offering the ultimate stage for high-tech presentations, general sessions, themed events or posh galas. In keeping with the Resorts Essence of Arizona theme, paying tribute to the states Scottish immigrants, guests are encouraged each evening to unwind around the fire pit at the Resorts Dreamweavers Canyon to enjoy the haunting sounds of Scottish Pipes at Sunset. Everything you might imagine is here at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa! Department Pool Complex Job Description LIFEGUARD at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Hourly/Non Excempt/Seasonal Part Time Please visit and follow the on-line application process. If you are a current Starwood Hotels & Resorts Associate who is looking to continue your journey, please visit your Human Resources Department to obtain the necessary transfer paperwork. Once the transfer has been approved and signed by your Manager, please return to your HR Department. Requirements LIFEGUARD POOL COMPLEX THE WESTIN KIERLAND RESORT & SPA We are hiring seasonal part-time lifeguards! The Westin Kierland Resort & Spas Adventure Water Park in Scottsdale, Arizona offers a 900-foot lazy river, a 110-foot-long waterslide, massive beach-entry Adventure Pool, J. Swillings Pool Bar & Grill, the adult only Aguamiel Spa pool, two hot tubs, and is home of The Kierland Flowrider, a surf simulator in the desert! This a great position for an outgoing individual who enjoys working in a FUN environment and interacting with guests. Our lifeguards are responsible for the overall safety of our resort guests and employees who are at the pool complex. The most important duty of a lifeguard is to maintain and uphold all safety rules and to make sure our facility is in perfect working order for the safety of all guests. Communication skills are essential to this role. Our lifeguards must obtain and/or maintain current CPR and Lifeguard certifications. Training will be provided at no additional cost. This is a part-time position and applicants must be available to work on weekends and holidays. Some weekday shifts are also available. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: AVERAGE ' OF TIME 40' Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe areas and /or practices. 20' Rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid. 20' Maintains order in swimming areas. 20' Inspects facilities for cleanliness. In addition to performance of the essential functions, lifeguards may be required to perform a combination of other duties with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the pool complex and/or hotel. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to work outside in the elements up to 115 Degrees, year-round. Must be able to pull full towels bins weighing up to 500lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. May be required to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. occasionally. Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS High school or equivalent education/work experience required. Must possess basic computational ability. Must possess basic computer skills. Must be available to work on Saturday, Sundays, and holidays. EXPERIENCE Minimum of one year experience in public contact or customer service position. LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS CPR and/or Red Cross Lifeguard Certification preferred but not required. Training will be provided at no additional cost. Must be able to pass test, obtain, and maintain required certifications. GROOMING All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.