Hui Holokai Ambassador (Ocean & Cultural Activities)
Hui Holokai Ambassador (Ocean & Cultural Activities)

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Hui Holokai Ambassador (Ocean & Cultural Activities)

About the job

Company Description


Explore limitless possibilities, dreams and adventures on Hawai’i Island as you blaze a trail for a rewarding career in hospitality. Embrace our passion for Hawai’i’s heritage, culture and traditions with amazing career opportunities that await you in paradise. Journey into a luxury oasis where the aloha spirit comes alive.

Fairmont Orchid is an award-winning luxury resort located on the majestic Kohala Coast of Hawai‘i Island. Immerse yourself in an authentic Hawaiian experience, surrounded by 32 oceanfront acres of lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls and a tranquil white sand beach and lagoon. Hawai‘i’s warmth and serenity are reflected throughout the design of our family-friendly hotel accommodations with spacious guest rooms, suites and the exclusive Fairmont Gold concierge floor.

Resort amenities include our Spa Without Walls, a 10,000-square-foot oceanfront pool, cultural activities, onsite restaurants, access to world-class golf, a 24/7 fitness center and a 10-court tennis pavilion. Inspired by culture, well-being and genuine aloha, Fairmont Orchid welcomes you to experience authentic Hawai‘i.


Job Description


As a Hui Holokai Ambassador you are responsible to provide warm, engaging and authentically local beach and water activities or adventures to all guests who utilize the facilities at the Beach to support the recreation department in all aspects of “Turning Moments into Memories”.

What is in it for you:

*benefit available for fulltime or part time employees while being a part of the Fairmont Orchid ‘ohana

  • Premium preferred provider medical/drug/vision benefits at competitive prices*
  • We put you first & value you with employer paid coverage for group life and accidental insurance coverage ($25,000) + Coverage is available for your ‘ohana!*
  • We believe that hospitality has the power to unlock a better tomorrow with our 401(k)/retirement saving plan & matching program
  • Don’t just live in the moment – own your moment with 15 paid holiday/personal days per year + 10 days of paid vacation that begin accruing immediately*
  • We are globetrotters taking advantage of our Travel Program with employee discounts at Accor properties + Friends & Family rates*
  • We go the extra mile by offering 50% discounts at hotel restaurants, 30% discount on retail items at our Fairmont Store & 30% discount of services offered in our Spa Without Walls
  • Complimentary meals in our employee dining facility

What you will be doing: 

  • Actively engage with guests and assist in all guests’ needs, which may include, but are not limited to: leading daily tours, various water adventures, surfing and snorkel instruction, steering and paddling canoes, issuing towels, assist in chaise lounge set-up, cabana set-up, selling merchandise, distributing snorkel gear, surfboards, boogie board, floatation devices, kayaks, and provide instruction for proper usage of equipment.
  • Lead cultural arts and crafts classes, Coconut frond weaving, tide pool tours, lei making, and other culturally sound activities.
  • Perform First Aid and CPR duties should a situation arise
  • Pick up and remove used towels and debris from the beach and pool deck areas throughout the day.
  • Provide unique experiences to all of our guests through warm, personal & detailed service in a luxury, upscale and fast paced environment.
  • Ensure a positive first impression of the beach & pool for our guests through detailed cleanliness, set-up and ambiance control.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of all wellness & recreation services, activities, amenities and hotel services/features
  • Up-sell and promote wellness & recreation offers at every available opportunity in order to maximize sales revenue.
  • Perform opening/closing side duties as assigned and set the beach & pool according to standards and procedures
  • Be well versed in hotel fire & life safety/emergency procedures
  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times
  • Perform other reasonable duties assigned by the Management of the Hotel

Qualifications


Your experience and skills include:

  • Ability to share Hawaiian culture, stories and lifestyle with guests in an engaging manner
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Good reading, writing and oral proficiency in English language
  • Ability to speak other languages and basic understanding of local languages will be an advantage (‘Olelo Hawai’i)
  • Ability to work cohesively and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Detailed & service oriented with an eye for detail to be self-motivated and energetic.
  • Excellent water abilities, able to effectively execute water rescues and support safety
  • Ability to steer a Hawaiian Outrigger 4 or 6 man canoe at expert levels for up to 2 hours at a time, demonstrate and teach paddling
  • Ability to surf and execute surfing lessons for up to 1 hour at a time
  • Provide the necessary State and Federal Requirements to work in Recreation (Tuberculosis Clearance)
  • Additional certification(s) in Recreation will be an advantage (Water Rescue, First Aid, CPR, AED)

Additional Information


Hourly Rate: $26.30 USD

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in the United States. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining U.S. work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality.

We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/

About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts: At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities – throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific – as well as industry leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotel that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleague with fairness & dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award – winning Green Partnership Program. An exciting future awaits!

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

#AlohaOrchid

 


Hui Holokai Ambassador (Ocean & Cultural Activities)

Hilo, HI, United States

Full-time, Indefinite

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