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The Westin Dragonara Resort, Malta
Dragonara Road · St. JuliansSTJ 3143 · Malta  • Phone: (356) 2138 1000
Local Time: 1:06 AM • Weather: A few clouds, 22 °C E-Mail Us Live Webcam
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Human Resources

HUMAN RESOURCES

Working for the Westin Dragonara Resort means that you are a Starwood Associate. Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc., is one of the world's leading upscale hotel companies with over 171,000 talented associates working within 1134 hotels and resorts, across 9 renowned brands in nearly 100 countries.

OUTSTANDING EXPERIENCES
The exceptional service and personal touches that our associates give our guests, demonstrate our commitment to turning everyday moments into memorable branded experiences.
For us to deliver this high standard of excellence, we provide a unique experience for our associates who constantly succeed in living the Westin brand and in bringing our brand to life for our guests.
Our Human Resources Department is committed to building a talented workforce, a trusted resource to our guests and a driver of exceptional business results.

REACH YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL
The Westin Dragonara Resort strives towards being a learning organisation and shows significant commitment towards the continuous training and development of its associates.
Evidence of our commitment towards our associates and their growth is proven through the following accolade of achievements:

• Employee Engagement | Foundation for Human Resources Development 2012
• Learning and Development Award | Foundation for Human Resources Development 2011
• Performance and Reward Award | Foundation for Human Resources Development 2011

A career at The Westin Dragonara Resort is like no other. If you are ready to be challenged to deliver your best, we are the company for you.

Explore our career paths below to find the perfect opportunity for your Starwood journey to begin: 

ANIMATORS 

The animators will be responsible for coordinating and assisting during kids parties, whilst encouraging the children to participate in all the activities taking place during the party.  The activities will include face painting, musical games and cutting of the cake.

In performing this role, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be available to work in the weekends
  • Have a lively personality, are bubbly and outgoing
  • Have a passion to work with children
  • Speak fluent English

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVER - TERRACE RESTAURANT

The position of full-time Food & Beverage Server is currently available within the Terrace Restaurant, the Resort’s main restaurant. This position’s main function includes the provision of excellent guest service, by discovering all of our guests’ needs and acting on these needs promptly, effectively and with confidence to ensure that guests’ expectations are exceeded and standards are consistently maintained.  Additional duties include handling guests’ requests and resolving guests’ complaints, upselling the Restaurant’s Food & Beverage product and liaising effectively with other departments.

The successful applicant should meet the following requirements:

  • Good communication skills including fluency in English and preferably in other languages
  • Relevant work experience in a similar role
  • Having a positive attitude, high levels of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Willing to work different shifts which also include weekends and public holidays 

SEASONAL FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVERS

We are currently looking for Food & Beverage Servers to work in the resort’s restaurants and outlets on part-time/ casual basis. This position's main function includes the provision of an excellent guest service, by discovering all of our guests' needs and acting on these needs promptly, efficiently and with confidence to ensure that guests' expectations are exceeded and standards are consistently maintained.  

Ideally candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills including fluency in English and in other languages
  • Having a positive attitude, high levels of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Willing to work different shifts which also include weekends and public holidays

Students who will be available throughout summer and are willing to continue working in weekends during school months are encouraged to apply.

CHEFS DE PARTIE / DEMI CHEFS DE PARTIE

We are currently seeking to recruit Chefs de Partie and Demi Chefs de Partie on full-time basis.  The main function is to assist in supervising the assigned section of the kitchen in order to prepare and provide high quality food in accordance to a consistent standard.

Ideally, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • In possession of City & Guilds 706/1 & 706/2 or HND / Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in a similar role.

COMMIS CHEFS

We are currently seeking to recruit passionate Commis Chefs who will support the Chef de Partie or Demi Chef de Partie in the daily food preparation in order to meet the set standard and quality levels. 

All the successful candidates willing to make part of Westin’s Culinary Team will be provided with the best on the job training together with other training programmes which will contribute for career advancement / promotions with our company.

Ideally, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • In possession of City & Guilds 706/1 or a Diploma/Certificate in Food Preparation & Production
  • A minimum of one year working experience in the field.  

FRONT OFFICE SHIFT LEADER

This position’s main function entails supporting the Front Office Manager with ensuring that Front Office shifts are run efficiently, by providing outstanding guest service in order to create memorable experiences and by making emotional connections with our guests.   In this position, the Shift Leader will be responsible for supporting the Front Office associates with their duties which include welcoming guests to the resort, answering guest questions, resolving and following-up guest complaints, check-in & check-out duties in accordance with the Westin Brand Standards.

In performing this role, the successful applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • In possession of a Diploma in Hospitality/ Accommodation Operation or equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience within the Hospitality Industry
  • Outstanding communication skills including fluency in English & in other languages
  • Sound Leadership skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and preferably knowledge of Opera

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN OUR FOOD & BEVERAGE DEPARTMENT

The aim of these internships is to foster students’ professional development and understanding of the Food and Beverage department and beyond. The intern will have a good exposure to hotel operations and will receive guidance on career planning throughout the internship.

We provide each intern with valuable experiences in the field of hospitality, including networking opportunities, and hands-on experience which will prepare the intern to successfully enter the workforce in the future. The intern will also learn how to work effectively and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment that spans multiple departments.

Ideally applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently following a Diploma or Degree in a Hospitality Management School or equivalent
  • Be available for the internship from April until October (dates could be discussed)
  • Positive attitude and passion for the hospitality industry.

HOUSEKEEPING ROOM ATTENDANTS

The selected candidates will be responsible for cleaning guest Rooms in accordance with brand and hotel standards to allow a sufficient quantity of vacant and clean rooms, in order to ensure a safe and clean experience to our guests.  Candidates must be able to interact with guests in a courteous and friendly manner and to respond to guests’ questions, provide guest assistance and information as requested.

Ideally applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Previous work experience in hospitality will be considered an asset

PUBLIC AREA ATTENDANTS

Selected candidates will be responsible for keeping the resort’s public facilities including the lobby, front desk, restaurants and restrooms in a neat and clean condition.  Chosen candidates might be requested to deliver miscellaneous goods and supplies to guest rooms or guest floors and to move furniture, supplies or equipment.
 
Ideally applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Previous work experience in hospitality will be considered an asset.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV and application letter to daniela.mifsud@westin.com