Careers

VACANCY FOR HEAD CHEF
Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa, Modimolle

Requirements:

  • Must be 25 years or older
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Clear communication skill
  • Able to work shifts, (including weekends and public holidays)
  • Previous experience in the food industry
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to manage staff

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Planning and directing food preparation and culinary activities
  • Estimating food requirements
  • Supervise and manage kitchen staff’s activities
  • Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
  • Rectify arising problems or complaints
  • Give prepared plates the “final touch”
  • Perform administrative duties

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VACANCY FOR SPA THERAPIST
Abalone House & Spa, Paternoster

Requirements:

  • Grade 12- Minimum.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience
  • Working in 5* Lodges/hotel will be beneficial.
  • National Diploma in Beauty Therapy / Related qualification (Essential)
  • Cidesco accreditation will be beneficial.
  • Good human relations skills managing and motivating staff.
  • Excellent phone etiquette
  • Possess strong knowledge of how computers work, as well as the ability to use MS office package to process and store information
  • Possess strong organizational skills required for achieving efficiency on the job.
  • Good knowledge of beauty products to be able to promote them to clients.
  • Excellent communication skills needed for effective discussions with clients to promote the spa’s products and services to them.
  • High standards of customer service.
  • Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple tasks.
  • Candidate must have own transport
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours

Job Description:

  • Doing treatments such as, Facials, Manicures & Pedicures, Massages, etc.
  • Liaise with International guests with the highest degree of Professionalism.
  • Checking of daily control sheets and treatments booked.
  • Continuous and strict Stocktaking.
  • Ensure database is updated and maintained.
  • Manage cleanliness of therapist and spa.

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VACANCY FOR WAITER / WAITRESS
Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa, Modimolle

Requirements:

  • Have very good product knowledge with the ability to deliver engaging and individual service to all guests at all times
  • Attention to detail will be crucial to ensure consistency of service
  • Previous waiting experience is essential
  • Experience of working in quality restaurants, ideally within a hotel environment is an advantage
  • Passionate about delivering the highest levels of service with a desire to learn
  • Keen to progress your career in a quality restaurant environment
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Be well organized
  • Have good communication skills, (verbal and written)

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VACANCY FOR EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER
Elephant Springs Hotel & Cabanas, Bela-Bela

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Administer all housekeeping and all laundry facilities and ensure secure environment for all staff.
  • Schedule all work for weekends and evening hours and assist Manager on Duty to prepare schedule for staff and organize an efficient everyday care of all buildings and public area and ensure cleanliness of all officer areas efficiently.
  • Monitor and ensure response to all client requests and maintain company standards in all work at all times.
  • Administer efficient working of all housekeeping department at all times and supervise all work and ensure compliance to all operational standards and organization regulations.
  • Monitor all sub activities for departments and maintain records of all expenses and control all costs for department and recommend ways to increase efficiency.
  • Monthly stock count of all amenities to be done and ordering to be co-ordinated with Food & Beverage Manager
  • Design all housekeeping policies and procedures according to required standards and schedule all rotational duties for staff.
  • Maintain safety and hygiene and perform all appraisals for staff regularly and coordinate with front office staff.
  • Manage and analyse all incoming supplies and ensure compliance to all specifications and prepare all reports to be presented to management.
  • Ensure all furniture to be clean at all times and ensure removal of all markings from all glasses and assist maintain neat and clean bathroom.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Std. 10 (Grade 12)
  • Higher Education Qualification advantage

Requirements:

  • At least 3 year’s experience in a Executive Housekeeper or Assistant Exec Housekeeper
  • Computer Literate – Windows and experience in Word and Excel essential
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Excellent Guest Relations

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VACANCY FOR WAITER / WAITRESS
Elephant Springs Hotel & Cabanas, Bela Bela

Requirements:

  • Have very good product knowledge with the ability to deliver engaging and individual service to all guests at all times
  • Attention to detail will be crucial to ensure consistency of service
  • Previous waiting experience is essential
  • Experience of working in quality restaurants, ideally within a hotel environment is an advantage
  • Passionate about delivering the highest levels of service with a desire to learn
  • Keen to progress your career in a quality restaurant environment
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Be well organized
  • Have good communication skills, (verbal and written)

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