About Jumeirah & the Hotel : At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments.
We value diversity and equal opportunity, 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.
Jumeirah Creekside is a luxurious hotel located at the heart of Dubai and overlooking the Dubai Creek, just minutes away of the airport.
The Hotel houses a specially commissioned art collection, resulting in a modern and dynamic destination, yet inspired by tradition.
Bringing together a fusion of contemporary design and distinct architectural features, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel boasts 292 spacious rooms and suites, The Aviation Club, one of the city’s most popular health club and a collection of five diverse restaurants which offer a vibrant selection of culinary experiences.
About the Job : An opportunity has arisen for a Driver role in Jumeirah Creekside Hotel. The main duties and responsibilities of this role :
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 Rules & Regulations stipulated by the Dubai Municipality (Hotel & Traffic Department) are followed consistently
Stock the limousines with daily newspapers, drinking water, cold towels, hotel brochures and CD’s
To ensure that the vehicles are washed and cleaned daily and regularly 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 Dubai and also be familiar with roads in other Emirates
Report any accidents and damage on the vehicles to the Team Leader / Assistant Manager immediately
Offer the guest cold towels and water when meeting them at the airport and provide them with a warm welcome in Dubai
Avoid using the mobile phone when guests are in the vehicle and always use the hands-free set whilst driving
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 shift team leader and concierge desk as well as with the Jumeirah Airport Desk regarding last minute changes or delays etc.
Carry their valid UAE driving license at all times whilst on duty
Ensure that all guest queries and requests for information are handled efficiently
Ensure that complaints are attended to promptly and handled in a professional manner according to Jumeirah standards
Report for duty punctually and wearing the correct uniform and nametag at all times
Be well informed at all times about any information that might be useful to the guests (i.e. events in town, new restaurants and bars, sports and sightseeing etc.
and to pass the knowledge on to the team
Ensure that all the necessary reports and resources are available to perform all duties to Jumeirah standards
Any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the management
About You : The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications :
Minimum 2 years’ experience in luxury hotel experience
Have a valid UAE driving License of 02 years and above for light vehicle
Able to communicate effectively and to respond well (switched on) to questions and requests
Accustomed to handling customer complaints of varying severity
About the Benefits : This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes : fully furnished shared accommodation, free transport to and from your place of work, uniform, laundry services, meals during working hours, flight allowance every 2 years, medical coverage, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.