About Jumeirah & the hotel
At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
We want you to do well from the beginning, so we’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. We promise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of our Jumeirah family from day one.
You can rely on us to support you as you settle into your journey with us and make Jumeirah Your Place to Shine’.
The Jumeirah Royal Saray, which is located on the Bahrain shoreline in a premium beach front position, offers 172 guest rooms including two Royal Suites as well as a variety of dining and recreational choices including a state of the art health club and spa.
About the job
An opportunity has arisen for a Valet Driver to join the Transport team in Jumeirah Royal Saray Bahrain. The main duties and responsibilities of this role :
Always having a smiling, helpful and friendly attitude towards colleagues and guest alike and provide courteous and professional service at all times.
Drive safely at all times adhering to all traffic laws and speed limits keeping in mind the safety of the guests and maintain the vehicles in proper shape.
Ensure that all passengers have fastened seatbelts (where fitted) prior to commencing journey.
Transfer guests from and to Bahrain International Airport.
Run the downtown shuttle bus to several shopping areas.
Make an entry in the vehicle log sheet each time a vehicle is used mentioning the destination, mileage etc.
Ensure Rules & Regulations stipulated by the Bahrain Municipality (Hotel & Traffic Department) are followed consistently.
Stock the cars with daily newspapers, drinking water, cold towels, hotel brochures and CD’s.
Take the vehicles to the car wash on a regular basis making sure they are clean from the in and outside at all times.
Open the vehicle doors for the guests and assist them to get in and out as well as to look after their luggage.
Know all the roads in Bahrain.
Report any accidents and damage on the vehicles to the Team Leader immediately.
Offer the guest cold towels and water when meeting them at the airport and provide them with a warm welcome in Bahrain.
Avoid using the mobile phone when guests are in the vehicle and always use the hands free set whilst driving.
Leave the music system turned off unless the guest requests music, in which case the selection of CD’s should be offered.
Always adhere to the given schedule keeping in mind heavy traffic during rush hours.
Carry a company mobile phone at all times in order to be reachable whilst out of the hotel.
Keep close communication with the Team Leader regarding last minute changes or delays etc.
Carry their valid Bahrain drivers license at all times whilst on duty.
Act as a sales person of all Jumeirah properties and products.
Actively use the Jumeirah Hallmarks, Guiding Principles in everyday tasks.
Be aware of and follow all relevant SOPs and Jumeirah Policies & Procedures.
Perform any related duties as requested by the Team Leader or Manager.
About you : The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications :
Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate
At least 2 years experience in a 5
or 4*hotel with preferable knowledge of Bahrain roads or having completed a cross training.
Fluent in English and in a second language (Arabic preferred)
Basic Knowledge of Computer (Additional Experience)
Knowledge of PMS systems (Opera preferred)
About the Benefits : Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her / himself with one of the most luxurious brand in the hospitality industry.