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EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR – Northgate Resorts

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Northgate Resorts is a company that provides opportunities for advancement while rewarding individuals who like to go the extra mile. We are always seeking exceptional people who are looking for more than just a job. If you are ambitious, enjoy a variety of work that offers opportunities to learn and grow, and like being recognized for a job well-done, we encourage you to view our current job opportunity. Northgate Resorts is currently seeking an experienced, energetic and results-oriented individual for an Event and Activities Coordinator role at our Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Quarryville, PA . This is a Full-time position. The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated individual with the ability to anticipate event needs, discern work priorities and meet project deadlines. They should have a love for managing family-friendly events and the outdoors, provide outstanding customer service, be an energetic professional and be able to build positive relationships with our guests and staff. Event and Activities Coordinator is responsible for seamless event planning and execution of activities. This individual will work activities from Memorial Day to Labor Day and on the weekends during the shoulder season.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Actively pursuing fresh and new ideas and activities to keep us current and keep our guests engaged. Supervise, typically, high school aged group of staff members. Actively research and pursue businesses in the area that we are able to link up with to market to our guest and partner with deals (free, if possible) to help boost weekends with low occupancy. This should be done on a weekly basis. Serve as an active managerial presence while interacting with guests and answering any questions. Effectively communicate via email or phone call in a timely manner. Plan all entertainment and vendors prior to January 1st. Consider the financial costs when planning activities* and scheduling staff**. Track activity finances and inventory. Keep employees engaged and busy during activities down time, even if it is tasks that are part of another department. Taking photos of activities and events that are planned. Send photos to Northgate on a weekly basis. Email guest activity schedules in advance, along with any additional information that may be worthwhile during their trip. Promote activity items that are not selling as well. Keep recreation center in clean working order (including the bathrooms). Decorate the park to the theme of the week/end going on at that time. Coordinate with the store manager and staff with any giveaways and offers that guest receive when winning activities. Work with the store manager on items to sell that go well with the themes. Review the guest feedback from the SureVista surveys pertaining to Recreation and work to improve on areas that the customers had pointed out. What makes you Successful? Ability to create, plan and manage activities effectively. Must be energetic, physically fit, approachable, flexible and creative Must have strong organizational, motivational and leadership skills Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) Excellent stress management Recruiting, training and motivating your staff Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills Strong attention to detail, speed, and accuracy Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment A strong work ethic and a positive attitude Experience managing a team Ability to work nights and weekends Work with minimal supervision Position is seasonal, however, may be year-round for the right candidate. Pay is based on experience.

 

Northgate Resorts owns and manages the most awarded Camp-Resort portfolio in the nation. Our passion is creating family camping memories for our guests – memories that will last a lifetime! We don’t do this as individuals, but as a passionate team that cares about making a difference in our guests’ lives. We endeavor to be a highly effective, lean, and fast-moving organization. Our parks take camping to a new level. With resort styled parks, Northgate is able to offer vacationers a variety of accommodations and activities in traditional camping locations. Whether a first time camper or a veteran traveler our parks have something for everyone.

 

Visit us at : www.northgateresorts.com www.jellystonepa.com

Message: Email your resume to ddeppe@northgateholdings.com

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING

SALARY

 $120,000 to $150,000/yr plus possible equity

 

The Director of Sales and Marketing will oversee the design, enhancement, implementation, reporting, and oversight of the organization’s sales, marketing strategy and customer experience. This role will report directly to the CEO and will work as a key member of the company’s board. The Director of Sales and Marketing will take a leadership role in strategic planning and direction for the business with ownership for growing sales revenues while ensuring company objectives are met. While not required, the ideal candidate may also play a critical role in shaping the IT roadmap. This person should bring an entrepreneurial mindset and great leadership skills while being a creative strategist with excellent organizational abilities. If you are naturally adventurous with a love of the outdoors and enjoy “creating experiences” for others then this role must be explored. A competitive base compensation plus medical, vacation and other benefits are provided.

 

Strategic planning focused on driving future revenues. Create, Direct and implement a plan for growth. Financial and budgetary responsibilities. Work across all management areas within the organization. Strong leadership abilities and entrepreneurial traits A strong history of improving revenues Previous sales and marketing management experience with recreation, outdoor activity business, adventure park, or hospitality or resort

 

Our client, a fast growing, aerial adventure course company that was awarded Outdoor Magazine’s best places to work in 2016 is seeking an experienced Director of Sales and Marketing to be a key part of the management team. This organization is one of the largest in the country with an established brand and a solid business pipeline. They are primed for growth and looking to add this leadership position that will be a part of developing strategy and executing the plans for the future.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@reflexstaffingsolutions.com.

DIRECTOR OF RECREATION - Pine Mountain

Job Title:  Director of Recreation

www.callawaygardens.com

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Connecting man and nature in a way that benefits both. The Director reports to the President/CEO and oversees the majority of outdoor recreation venues, including, but not limited to Robin Lake Beach, Treetop Adventures, Bike Rentals, Fishing, as well as our Summer Family Adventure Program. True to the Callaway Gardens Mission, the Director of Recreation is responsible for creating both a fun and educational atmosphere for all guests of the Gardens. Through effective hiring, training and managing of staff, the Director will ensure a high-level of guest service. The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or similar; a minimum of 3 years experience in a resort/recreation setting in a leadership position. The Director must be available to work flexible schedules and long hours, especially during the summer months when the Beach is open (Memorial Day to Labor Day).

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team-oriented approach
  • Hands-on leadership
  • Positive, upbeat disposition
  • Financial/business acumen
  • High-energy
  • Creativity
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Stellar communication skills

 

The Director of Recreation is responsible for the following recreational activities
(list is not inclusive):

  1. Robin Lake Beach (Summer Season)- offering a variety of activities for everyone in the family from action packed Aqua Island to simply relaxing with a good book while sunbathing. Friday Night Movies and Saturday Night Concerts on the beach; water sports, aqua island, concessions
  2. Tree Top Adventures - The ultimate test with this self-guided, in-air obstacle course comprised of 10 zip lines ranging from 44 to 700 feet long and 34 challenges created with ladders, wires, logs, discs, netting and other suspended surfaces.
  3. Bike Rentals - Whether on two wheels or two feet, guests can explore an incredible diversity of environments on our 7-mile Discovery Bicycle Trail and seven miles of nature trails.
  4.  Fishing - Some of the best fishing in the Southeastern United States is found amidst the incomparable beauty of Callaway Gardens. Our 13 lakes are renowned for enormous bream, shellcrackers (giant red-ear sunfish) and trophy-sized bass, and several lakes are seasonally stocked with rainbow trout.
  5. Summer Family Adventure - a four- to seven-night Summer vacation that connects families and offers countless options for fun in a beautiful natural environment. Callaway Gardens partners with the Florida State University Flying High Circus, whose members lead guests ages 3-17 in a variety of exciting day-camp activities.

 

Callaway Gardens was conceived and created by Cason J. Callaway and his wife, Virginia Hand Callaway, for the benefit of mankind. In 1950, Cason and Virginia deeded the land that is now Callaway Gardens to the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, a foundation previously established by Fuller Callaway Sr. for charities. Today, Callaway Gardens - a public, educational, horticultural and charitable organization - is owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Callaway Gardens Resort, Inc. - a regular business corporation - operates the recreational, lodging and retail facilities at Callaway Gardens. After-tax proceeds from the Resort go to the Foundation to support expansion and improvement of the Gardens as well as Callaway Gardens' educational programs. The Foundation also receives income from Callaway Gardens gate admission as well as corporate and individual donations. Our Mission Connecting man and nature in a way that benefits both.. Our Vision Callaway Gardens is: "Inspired by those before us, we will leave for those who follow, a legacy which benefits mankind." We aspire to this vision through a number of events and programs that reach far beyond the boundaries of the Gardens into the local community and throughout the country..

 

Please submit resume/cover letter to vandrews@callawaygardens.com

RECREATION MANAGER - The Sea Pines Resort

Job Title:  Recreation Manager

Department:  Recreation

Division:  Activities

Reports To:  Director of Recreation & Marine Operations

Prepared Date:  12/29/2016

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the operation of the recreation department, including swimming pools, fitness center, playground, adult/family/youth activities, special events, holiday activities, and group activities.  Duties include programming, reservations, staff training and supervision, facility maintenance, and instruction.

 

Standard Specifications:    Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. College graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Strong guest service background.  Ability to provide a high level of service, programming and instruction for our guests and members.
  3. Previous recreation experience or customer service experience.
  4. Computer literate in MS Office applications.
  5. Must be able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  6. Capable of multi-tasking.
  7. Professional appearance and demeanor.
  8. Valid driver’s license.
  9. Degree in recreation, hospitality, sport management, or similar.
  10. Previous experience as a recreation supervisor or manager.
  11. Previous hospitality experience.
  12. Knowledge of recreation programming and facility management.
  13. At least 3 years of prior recreation experience.
  14. First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.
  15. Personal Training or other fitness certification.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, must have strong verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from owners, guests, vendors, and co-workers.  Must be able to communicate (verbally and in writing) effectively and efficiently to owners, guests, vendors, and co-workers.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Basic math skills, addition, subtraction and division

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

This position functions with a minimum of direct supervision and requires the individual to be a self-starter, self-motivated, and have the ability to prioritize effectively.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  1. Responsible for the recreation and fitness operations within The Sea Pines Resort.
  2. Evaluate equipment and facilities, and adapt activities to participant needs.
  3. Review activities and conduct inspection tours in areas of responsibility to ensure desired standards of quality, service, cleanliness and controls are maintained.  The ability to direct corrective action where required.
  4. The ability to develop relationships with members, guests, group contacts, etc., to provide maximum personalized guest service.
  5. Must be able to hire recreation staff and properly train procedures, policies, regulations, service standards, and hospitality skills.
  6. Responsible for all operational aspects of the Recreation Department.
  7. Coordinate special events, holiday activities, and year-round activities.
  8. Responsible for the appearance and safety of the recreation facilities based upon established standards.
  9. Develop a sense of community, familiarity, professionalism, and friendliness for the departmental operations.
  10. Properly handle reservations for members and guests.
  11. Develop and maintain accurate and timely reports.
  12. Responsible for operating within the established budget and for assisting with the creation of the annual budget.
  13. Execute daily opening and closing responsibilities according to set standards.
  14. Assist with inventories and reconciliation.
  15. Work with necessary departments to ensure the proper marketing and promotion of the recreation programs and facilities.
  16. Assist with other Sea Pines Resort functions as necessary.
  17. Maintain close relationships with other Sea Pines Resort managers, H2O Sports, pool maintenance company, landscape maintenance company, and other operations within Sea Pines.

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  1. Able to remain calm and react quickly when confronted with several tasks at once.
  2. Able to work with other operating departments on property.
  3. Able to work unsupervised and make decisions in Director’s absence.
  4. Maintain a positive and cooperative attitude, demeanor, and approach with guests and coworkers.
  5. Written and oral communication skills.
  6. Mathematical skills.
  7. Able to lift 40 pounds or more.

 

SOCIAL SKILLS:

Must have excellent communications and customer-service skills and be capable of handling effectively difficult owners and their complaints. Good listening skills are needed to facilitate problem solving.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  1. Degree in recreation, hospitality, sport management, or similar.
  2. Previous experience as a recreation supervisor or manager.
  3. Previous hospitality experience.
  4. Knowledge of recreation programming and facility management.
  5. At least 3 years of prior recreation experience.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  1. First Aid, CPR, and AED certified.
  2. Personal Training or other fitness certification.

 

ASSISTANT RECREATION MANAGER - OMNI Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

Assistant Recreation Manager

$45000 to $50000

 

JOB SUMMARY:

To support the Recreation Manager in exceeding guest expectations, implement high quality recreation activities/ services and to provide a safe environment for our guests and associates in all areas of social and recreation.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Support all recreation activities while reporting to the Recreation Manager
  2. Responsible for training of all associates on the social recreation team
  3. Implement rules and regulations, polices and procedure for the department
  4. Help implement plans for the department by supporting yearly and monthly goals and objectives
  5. Attend staff department meetings communicating pertinent information to associates, managers and the director
  6. Oversee and operate all social and recreation programs and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of recreation facilities
  7. Continually enhance crafts, family activities, camp, games and experience throughout out property. Create and implement new activities for all ages.
  8. Monitor recreation areas and restrooms to a ensure a clean and safe environment
  9. Implement and coordinate events with conference services and conference sales managers
  10. Sell, create, set up, tear down and implement recreation activities
  11. Perform other duties as necessary.

 

 

Our resort in Palm Springs offers a relaxing oasis set against a backdrop of mountains and palm trees in the heart of the desert. Revel in the timeless comforts, classic conveniences and modern technologies that have made Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa a choice destination for a sun-drenched escape. The premier Rancho Mirage resort, just a short drive from Palm Springs and seven other distinct Coachella Valley cities, is convenient to the world famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and other major tourist attractions, El Paseo shopping that has been compared to Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and fine dining at a stunning number of local and chain restaurants. The resort, located on 240 lush acres, has recently been renovated to include a fresh, new color palette, expanded fitness center, refurbished spa, redesigned boutiques and more. Make a splash at one of our three pool settings. Splashtopia, our two acre water playground, features a 450-foot lazy river, two 100-foot water slides, cliff-side Jacuzzi, sandy beach and fountains and sprinklers to give your kids endless amounts of fun. Take time for yourself, and replenish your body and soul, at our 20,000 square foot spa. New heights of relaxation will be discovered with our exhilarating treatments that use pure essences of desert botanicals. Our 27-hole championship golf course will challenge amateurs and pros alike with palm tree-lined fairways and incredible mountain vistas.

 

RESORT WEBSITE

https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/palm-springs-rancho-las-palmas

 

APPLY HERE

www.omnihotels.com/careers

 

ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR - Sycamore Lodge Resort

Trident Marketing

Jackson Springs, NC

Salary: 24,960 Salaried with benefits
https://www.facebook.com/SycamoreLodge/

 

Responsible for the planning, organization, promotion and implementation of recreation activities, entertainment and special events for resort guests. Will include team-working with other departments and developing professional relationships with guests and vendors. Also responsible for scheduling staff to fill activity positions and pool maintenance and poll monitors positions.

 

DUTIES

  • Responsible for development of an activity schedule that includes daily, weekly, and special events for guests of all ages.
  • Plan the complete details of each individual event including supplies, food service, volunteers, entertainment, and staff support.
  • Production of a timely and detailed list of activities.
  • Promotion of planned events through the use of signs, bulletins boards, staff members, and welcome packs.
  • Provide a detailed report on the completion of each individual activity including number of participants, success of the activity, resources needed and suggested improvement for the future.
  • Survey and solicit guests to determine the recreation needs of guests.
  • Coordinate additional training with other team members.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by the owner's/ resort manager or supervisor.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Make and meet goals set by yourself and supervisor.

 

Sycamore Lodge Resort is a luxury RV resort and private North Carolina RV campground located 70 miles south of Raleigh and 90 miles east of Charlotte close to many area attractions. Close to one of the nation's legendary and historic golf communities, this NC campground is just minutes from the famed Pinehurst Golf Courses that hosted the 2007 US Women's Open and the 1999 US Open at some of its most beautiful courses.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Long periods of standing, bending, and kneeling.
  • Must be able to hear and respond over the telephone.
  • General knowledge of computer operations.
  • Speak, read, and write the English language fluently.
  • Excellent guest service skills.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends.

 

APPLY

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=b8ffefcc4da376c9&q=activity+director&l=Jackson+Springs,+NC&tk=1b85cemu15v2cenr&from=web

 

Rod Jones
Operations Manager
Sycamore Lodge Resort
rrjones@travelresorts.com

 

ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR - Chatham Bars Inn

The Activities Coordinator is responsible for but not limited to overseeing the Activities Department by training and supervising a staff of six, developing, promoting and implementing daily activities and special events that provide our guests with a FUN, active & exciting experience.

 

Activities to include:

  • Scheduled sports games, challenges, tournaments, contests & relays
  • Evening Movies
  • Entertainment at evening Clambakes (Bonfires & Games)
  • Pirate Cruises, Mascot Appearances
  • Poolside & Beachside entertainment
  • Weekly Carnivals
  • Art Projects at our Craft Tent

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two+ years’ experience coordinating, participating in and leading a wide range of activities or a related course of study (Recreation & Leisure Studies)
  • Current certification in CPR & First Aid
  • Supervisory experience
  • Prior experience in customer service and/or hospitality industry
  • Able & willing to work flexible hours with a rotating schedule
  • Skilled in sports, games, crafts, etc.
  • Ability to perform job functions with great attention to detail, speed and accuracy
  • Ability to maintain positive relations at all times, fostering teamwork & motivation – infect others with excitement & happiness
  • Control payroll, manage inventory, and track revenues/activity attendance
  • Propose, develop & facilitate new programs for all ages to enhance their experience
  • Prioritize and organize
  • Follow direction thoroughly
  • Delegate tasks effectively •Resolve problems promptly & professionally, using good judgment

 

Chatham Bars Inn is a fine seaside resort located in Chatham, MA and prides itself on providing the quintessential Cape Cod experience as an elegant, self-contained tourist destination. The Inn has won numerous awards including the prestigious Forbes Four Star award. We are a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, and have been named one of the top resorts in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine, and the best hotel on Cape Cod by Boston Magazine. At Chatham Bars Inn we strive for five by offering engaging hospitality and enriching experiences for every guest.

 

Please apply online at www.chathambarsinn.com, or, send a cover letter and resume to kwalsh@chathambarsinn.com

 

This is a seasonal position. Start Date - June 15th End Date - September 4th

ASSISTANT RECREATION MANAGER - Chatham Bars Inn

The Assistant Recreation Manager is responsible for but not limited to assisting the Recreation Manager with the overall coordination, administration, implementation and management of all resort recreation programs and activities.

 

  • Oversee staff of 20-30+ employees within the following areas: Children’s Programs, Activities Department & Tennis. Oversee & assist waterfront staff when requested & needed.
  • Play a hands-on role with Group Recreation programming & execution (teambuilding events, equipment rentals, client event proposals, etc.)
  • Assist in the oversight of department financials including labor costs and controlling expenses
  • Assist with onboarding, training and supervising all Recreation staff members
  • Continually propose, develop and implement new programs for all age groups (children, adult, seniors, families) to enhance the resort experience
  • Develop guidelines and procedures for new events & activities
  • Communicate clearly with all essential departments when executing events
  • Attend meetings as requested by Recreation Manager
  • Uphold high standards for all recreation programs
  • Act as a positive role model, consistently adhering to Chatham Bars Inn values and mission statement
  • Analyze areas in need of improvement and propose alternatives or take immediate action
  • Purchase supplies in a timely manner, keeping within budget
  • Maintain inventory of all supplies needed for activities & events
  • Control payroll & limit overtime
  • Accurate record-keeping (purchase orders, activity attendance, etc.)
  • Train staff the proper procedures for posting daily sales
  • Track revenue daily through Opera, Open Activity & MICROS
  • Create and maintain a high level of energy and moral among staff
  • Produce and deliver weekly turndown sheets
  • Produce flyers, posters and any other marketing pieces to promote activities
  • Evaluate all activities and events
  • Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service commitments and standards
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended
  • Anticipate guests’ needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day
  • Maintain positive relations and clear communication at all times, fostering teamwork & motivation
  • Be familiar with all hotel services/features and local attraction/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas
  • Enforce all company policies & standards
  • Report any damages or maintenance problems to the Supervisor
  • Turn over any lost and found items to Housekeeping
  • Assist other departments as necessary when requested by the Recreation Manager
  • Work overtime hours as requested by the Recreation Manager
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory record that meets company standards to be able to drive company vehicles

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and non-verbal
  • One+ years management/supervisory experience
  • Two+ years’ experience coordinating, participating in and leading a wide range of activities or a related course of study (Recreation & Leisure Studies).
  • Excellent customer service skills; able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with guests and other employees
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays on a rotating schedule
  • Current certification in CPR & First Aid.
  • Perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy
  • Prioritize and organize
  • Follow directions thoroughly •Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team
  • Be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment
  • Maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data
  • Office & computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior experience in training/orienting new staff
  • Prior experience in event implementation (Kids programs, Corporate Groups, etc.)
  • Experience with Micros, Open Activity, Opera
  • Proficiency in foreign languages

 

Chatham Bars Inn is a fine seaside resort located in Chatham, MA and prides itself on providing the quintessential Cape Cod experience as an elegant, self-contained tourist destination. The Inn has won numerous awards including the prestigious Forbes Four Star award. We are a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, and have been named one of the top resorts in the world by Travel & Leisure Magazine, and the best hotel on Cape Cod by Boston Magazine. At Chatham Bars Inn we strive for five by offering engaging hospitality and enriching experiences for every guest.

 

Please apply online at www.chathambarsinn.com, or, send a resume and cover letter to kwalsh@chathambarsinn.com

ENTERTAINMENT SUPERVISOR - Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark

Our amazing Entertainment Department is looking for a skilled Supervisor.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains assigned daily operations in the Entertainment Department.
  • Supervises resort Entertainment & Recreation Programs including but not limited too – Family Style Game Show & Karaoke in our Celebration Theater, Seasonal Special Events, DJ Poolside Dance Parties & Resort-Style Family Poolside Entertainment.
  • Maintains show quality to uphold established artistic vision and assigned operating guidelines supporting company requirements.
  • Promotes and encourages positive interactions with all guests at all times in compliance with company Quality Guest Service Standards and Behaviors, thereby ensuring guests complaints and concerns are promptly addressed.
  • Works with department management to provide and ensure positive relations, communication, and interactions with team members in accordance with company Quality Service Performance Standards and Behaviors as they apply internally.
  • Administers training and development of assigned staff.
  • Works with and through management to coordinate and execute staffing needs and work schedules.
  • Completes daily and monthly routine reports and paperwork as assigned by management.
  • Administer department and hotel policies.
  • Maintains good working relationships with all team members, the Entertainment Management team, and other managers as necessary to ensure efficient supervision of assigned entertainment venues, shows, and programs.
  • Maintains assigned facilities and break areas working with and through assigned Housekeeping staff to ensure cleanliness and safety.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to meet flexible scheduling requirements that may include weekends, holiday shifts.

 

Experience Requirements:

  • High school degree or GED
  • Associate's degree (AA) or Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-3 years experience in theme park, hotel or entertainment preferred

 

How to Apply:

 

www.indeed.com https://employers.indeed.com/m#jobs/view?id=fc87ed9c0d4d

DIRECTOR OF RECREATION - South Seas Island Resort

Director of Recreation

 

The Director reports to the General Manager and oversees the Beach and Pool Operations.  The Director ensures guest satisfaction through the effective management of beach and pool staff by hiring and training; responding to guest needs; monitoring the maintenance of beach and pool amenities and equipment to ensure guests’ safety.

 

The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or Leisure services, a minimum of 5 years management experience in a recreation setting.  The candidate will have experience handling guest services issues, multi-tasking and resolving issues to maintain guest satisfaction.  S/he will be available for flexible schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.  Must be computer literate and be able to manage department finances.  The candidate will have the ability to bend, lift, stoop and stand for the duration of the shift.  A valid Florida Driver’s license is necessary.

 

The Director of Recreation is responsible for the following aspects of the Recreation Department: Resort Pool Complex Operations, Beach Operations including but not limited to Sunset Beach and South Beach Locations. The Recreation Director will serve as a liaison to the resorts Recreation concession program which currently includes: Sunny Island Water Sports, Captiva Cruises, Offshore Sailing, Coin Drop, Resort Salon and Tennis and Fishing Guide operations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:

 

  1. Direct and motivate team; Supervisors, Managers and Supervisors, by conducting daily and monthly meetings, inspecting staff work and giving guidance.
  2. Interviews, hires and trains the recreation team in the procedures and techniques to use through Performance for Excellence training and standards.  Training includes detailed instruction and procedures to report any safety issues.
  3. Manage, plan, design, organize, implement, and evaluate all day-to-day operations. Respond to guest needs as required to guarantee maximum guest satisfaction and quality operations.
  4. Reviews computerized records for budgeting and forecasting of department expenses. Communicates daily to Area Managers payroll and expense needs.
  5.  Performance of daily office procedures which include opening and closing the recreation welcome desk, and office, daily accounting, which includes reports, guest checks, waivers and processing of all account charges throughout the day.  Assist in the coordination of conference group recreation events and all special events on the resort.
  6. Monitors attendance and attendance problems, provides coaching and counseling to ensure departmental and corporate policies are adhered to.  Monitors and corrects uniform standards.7.    Monitor staff performance in all phases of job functions ensuring that all procedures are carried out to departmental standards; rectify any deficiencies with respective personnel.
  7. Direct and manage in the daily operations of the Resort Pool Complex and Resort Beach locations through area specific associates & supervisors.
  8. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

 

Education:

 

Bachelor Degree in Recreation or Leisure   Services, Certified CPR, Life Saving Certificate, First Aid Certificate.

 

Experience:

 

5 - 10 years managerial experience preferably in related field.

Previous experience in a recreation setting.Previous guest/and or customer service helpful.

The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality, creative, highly motivated, and enthusiastic who is personable, dependable and possess a positive attitude.

Must be able to read, write, and converse in the English language.

Must be able to swim, kayak and canoe in open water.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Must be able to work flexible hours and days including all holidays and weekends.

Supervise as much as 40 or more employees.

 

How to Apply:

 

http://careers.interstatehotels.com/jobs/971709-director-of-recreation

FALL RECREATION INTERN  –  Bethpage Camp-Resort

Job Title: Fall Recreation Intern

 

Compensation: $1,500 /month & free housing

 

Address: Bethpage Camp-Resort

679 Browns Lane

Urbanna, VA 23175

 

Job Summary:

Our Recreation Department is unique and dynamic, catering to a diverse clientele of campers in a beautiful outdoor setting. If you are willing to work hard and gain vast amounts of recreation and hospitality experience within one season, then please consider our properties as prospective internship sites. As an accredited Resort and Commercial Recreation Association (RCRA) Internship Site, we strive to provide you with a fulfilling experience that will prepare you for a successful career in parks, recreation and hospitality. We also strive to make sure your internship is fun because having fun is contagious!

 

The Recreation Intern is responsible for ensuring our guests have fun through the development and implementation of theme weekends, special events and dynamic recreation and leisure offerings.

 

About the Resort:

Bethpage Camp-Resort is a little piece of paradise located right on the banks of the Rappahannock River, just minutes from The Chesapeake Bay. Our guests include over-night visitors, temporary seasonal guests, and seasonal residents. Although we have expanded since our opening, the things that drew early guests still attract them to the resorts today- the Rappahannock River, Hewick Plantation and nearby Colonial Williamsburg. Take all of that plus a water park, a variety of land and water sports, recreation rentals, and activities for guest of all ages, it’s easy to see why Bethpage Camp-Resort is one of the top mega parks in the United States.

 

How to Apply:

Email your resume to Kelsey Lehnerd at klehnerd@rivahresorts.com

 

Contact Information:

Kelsey Lehnerd

Recreation Director

Bethpage Camp-Resort

klehnerd@rivahresorts.com | 804-758-4349 opt. 4

 

ASSISTANT RECREATION MANAGER  – Omni Hotels & Resorts

No Job Description for a position can possibly include all duties which may be requested by guests or required by the hotel  The objective of all positions is to effectively provide the services personally, or to immediately refer requests to the appropriate department manager  The following is a summary of the major responsibilities of the position

 

Position:   Assistant Recreation Manager

Department: Social & Group Recreation

Purpose:   To oversee the associates in the department in the following areas:

 a. To provide a warm, welcoming, aesthetically pleasing atmosphere while exceeding guest expectations by   providing professional children's programs in Camp Amelia and Camp Amelia @ Night

 

b. To coordinate, implement, and provide entertainment while exceeding guest expectations and creating an   aesthetically pleasing atmosphere

 

c. To also assist with teen tours, Just for Family Activities, the information hut, and group recreation activities

 

Reports to:   Directly to the Social & Group Recreation Managers and Indirectly to the Director of Recreation

 

Essential Functions:

  • Report to work on time an in uniform when scheduled
  • Enthusiastically greet and converse with guests
  • Promote all programs - including daily activities, just for families, Camp Amelia, and holiday programs
  • Maintain clear communication with essential departments
  • Actively participate in the assurance of the safety and fun of all  programs
  • Assist with general resort duties as assigned
  • Treat everyone, managers, associates and guests with courtesy and respect at all times
  • Become efficient with the Point Of Sales system Assist with routine cleaning of all recreation areas and equipment (sweeping, mopping, picking up, organizing and keeping track of inventory)
  • Cross utilize in all areas of recreation when scheduled to do so
  • Complete daily checklists in their entirety
  •  Properly complete recreation agreements as needed

 

Assistant Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all Recreation Aids and Recreation Interns holding them to established performance standards and excellent customer service
  • Using the pillars, grow our associates in a positive manner and develop ideas from their input
  • Organize OST meetings
  • Recognize associates through OSC awards
  • Balance the Trilogy
  • Use the Power of One's as a training tool
  • Set the performance standard through Moments of Service
  • Relay the Omni culture through Mirror Image
  • Help develop long range plans for the department
  • Holiday's
  • Social Activities
  • Camp Programs
  • Teen Program
  • Family Programs
  • Group / Corporate Activities
  • Using mirror image, lead by example
  • Assist recreation managers in all operational aspects of the recreation department including assisting with implementing policies and procedures, documentation, Kronos payroll, scheduling, punch edits, Moments of Service audits,  and Tips & service charge.
  • Attend staff department meetings communicating pertinent information to associates and managers
  • Update on a timely basis to the Recreation Managers on all workings of the department
  • To oversee and operate all social and group recreation programs and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of recreation facilities
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid drivers license with a satisfactory record that meets company standards to be able to drive company vehicles

 

Hotel Specific Essential Functions:

  • Activities Entertainment
  • Daily pool side activities
  • Speak in front of an audience on a microphone
  • Inspire audience to participate in activities to enhance their guest experience
  • Energize the guests sitting on the pool decks
  • Contribute to creating unique activities to implement
  • Maintain activities supplies and equipment
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the information huts
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the pool decks
  • Responsible for upkeep of AV equipment
  • Keep accurate record of activity participants daily
  • Just For Families Events
  • Create an atmosphere of a themed ambiance to entertain social guests
  • Engage guests at events in different activities
  • Properly take care of and store equipment neatly for easy usage
  • Responsible for upkeep of AV equipment
  • Includes but is not limited to: beach fires, dive in movies, family recreation nights

 

Camp Counselor

  • Camp Amelia and Camp Amelia @ Night
  • Properly complete and file waivers, registration, and take reservations
  • Appropriately communicate camp plans to the supervisor and manager through the proper paperwork
  • Prepare the camp room in theme while making the atmosphere fun, inspiring, and neat
  • Responsible for cleaning up after the campers as camp continues throughout the day/night
  • Hold the attention of five or more children by oneself
  • Work well under pressure and demanding situations
  • Provide a caring and enthusiastic attitude for the children
  • Assure the safety of the children to the guardians dropping them off for camp
  • Travel with safety equipment, water, first aide, etc
  • Implement at least one craft for each child to take home each day
  • Appropriately order and retrieve lunch/dinner for camp
  • Actively participate with the children’s activities such as swimming, biking, walking, and playing, when working with the children
  • Keep accurate record of camp participants daily

 

Teen Program

  • Learn all areas of the experiences offered through this program
  • Efficiently react in a first responder way to accidents, injuries, and safety by using first aide
  • Learn facts about property in the nature and sightseeing sense in order to teach teens during programs
  • Appropriately order and retrieve lunch/dinner for program
  • Oversee the teen room, "Gamers"

 

Information Hut

  • Properly check in and out towels to guests
  • Appropriately organize the towels in the huts as needed
  • Provide property-wide information to all guests
  • Greet guests immediately with undivided attention
  • Up sell retail items, make/up sell sno cones, up sell ice cream items
  • Promote poolside activities
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the information huts
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the pool decks by performing hourly pool sweeps
  • Deck Attendant
  • Monitor the cleanliness of the deck space
  • Organize the lounge chairs in an orderly fashion
  • Respectfully assist guests
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the information huts
  • Collect deck litter and remove full trash bins
  • Appropriately organize the towels in the huts as needed

 

Group Recreation

  • Plan and implement agendas, activities, children's camps, etc
  • Work closely with Group Recreation Managers and Supervisors
  • Independently run programs
  • Professionally represent the department and be a professional point person for group contacts
  • Officiate tournaments
  • Learn the booking procedures of third party companies

 

Tools and Equipment:

 

  • Telephone and keyboard
  • Pen/pencil/crayon/marker/paint brush/etc
  • Printer/photo-copying/facsimile machine/ computer
  • File folder, filing cabinet, other office supplies
  • Hand-held communication radios
  • Recreational Equipment:
  • Swimming Pool
  • Island Hopper/Golf Cart
  • Sno Cone Machine
  • Art Supplies
  • TV & DVD Player
  • Game Systems - PS3 & XBox
  • Microphone
  • iPod/Audio Equipment
  • Table Games, etc

 

Working Environment:

 

  • Pool Facility and Information Huts
  • Recreation Office
  • Camp Amelia - Camp Room
  • Gamers - Teen Room
  • Beach
  • Amelia's Wheels
  • Nature Center
  • Drummond Point Park
  • Aury Island
  • Walkers Landing
  • Bike Trails
  • Sunken Forest
  • Storage Areas
  • Interior and exterior with exposure to hot and cold weather temperature conditions
  • Exposed to minimal amounts of various hazardous chemicals

RECREATION DIRECTOR  – Grey’s Point Camp

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The Grey’s Point Camp Recreation Director is responsible for planning, implementing, facilitating and managing recreation activities, special events, entertainment and theme weekends at a large scale RV resort property. This position acts an essential part of the resort management team. Position will be exposed to broad experiences across all aspects of Resort operations with growth opportunities in Resort management.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in recreation, leisure, hospitality, event management, or similar major. -Two or more years managing recreation and activities at a resort property. -Ability to work outside for extended periods of time, lift 50 pounds safely, and work independently. -Ability to work 6 days a week, averaging 48 – 60 hours, during operating season including holidays and weekends. During the off season, from mid-November to mid-March, the average work week is 5 days.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Excellent skills in customer service, guest interaction and conflict resolution.
  • Responsible for development of an activity schedule that includes daily, weekly, and special events for guests of all ages.
  • Manage the recreation internship program, including hiring, bi-weekly reports and student evaluations.
  • Oversee the complete details of each individual event including supplies, food service, volunteers, entertainment, and staff support.
  • Production of a timely and detailed schedule of all recreation activities that is distributed to all guests weekly.
  • Promotion of planned events via social media, email newsletters, multimedia, signs, bulletins boards, staff members and welcome packets.
  • Provide qualitative and quantitative reports on the completion of activities, theme weekends and special events, including participant numbers, cost allocations, profit/loss, successes and recommendations for the future.
  • Survey guests to determine recreation programming and development of program goals. • Secure volunteers to assist with recreation activities and events as needed.
  • Ensure all recreation staff members comply with resort uniform and appearance guidelines.
  • Provide guests with impromptu activities when changes in weather or business warrant schedule adjustments.
  • Supervise and regularly inspect recreation facilities and amenities to ensure proper and safe operations.
  • Coordinate preparation prior to, and clean up after, facilities used for programming and special events.
  • Assist with implementation of large group events, including corporate and rally groups.
  • Report any required maintenance on Resort campsites, buildings, amenities or grounds.
  • In addition to the duties described herein, other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the Resort. All staff members are expected to assist in other job functions as needed by the Resort.
  • Experience in waterpark operations, lifeguarding and emergency services is desirable.
  • Highly flexible during off season to assist with any/all resort operations and essential functions.
  • Travel to East Coast RV shows during the winter to promote the resort.
  • On-site housing is included with this position.
  • This is a full-time year-round position.

 

Grey's Point Camp is a top rated RV resort by Virginia's Chesapeake Bay located on the Rappahannock River. The resort features first class amenities such as a water park, recreation equipment, camp store, lake, beach, theme weekends and live music. There are over 700 camp sites and an expectation of significant growth at the property in the coming years.

 

 

WEBSITE

www.greyspointcamp.com

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@rivahresorts.com. Note Recreation Director in the subject line.

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