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The Westin Dragonara Resort, Malta
Dragonara Road · St. JuliansSTJ 3143 · Malta  • Phone: (356) 2138 1000
Local Time: 6:50 AM • Weather: A few clouds, 18 °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: 

SENIOR CHEFS DE PARTIE & CHEFS DE PARTIE

We are currently seeking to recruit Senior Chefs de Partie and Chefs de Partie to supervise the assigned areas in order to prepare and provide high quality food in accordance to a consistent standard.  We currently have opportunities in the A la Carte section, in Quadro Restaurant Kitchen and in the Butchery section.

Ideally, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • In possession of City & Guilds 706/1 & 706/2 or HND / Diploma in Culinary Arts/ Certificate in Food Preparation or Production
  • Previous work experience in a similar role

DEMI CHEF DE PARTIE

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Chef de Parie in the supervision of the assigned areas in order to prepare and provide high quality food in accordance to a consistent standard.  Opportunities are available within the Sauce Section and in the Palio’s Restaurant Kitchen as Pizzaiolo.

Ideally, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • In possession of City & Guilds 706/1 & 706/2 or HND / Diploma in Culinary Arts/ Certificate in Food Preparation or Production
  • Previous work experience in a similar role

ASSOCIATES CAFETERIA DEMI CHEF DE PARTIE

The selected candidate will take care of the preparation of meals at the staff canteen.  The chosen applicant will work Monday to Friday; morning/day shifts. Apart from having sound culinary skills, the right candidate should also have a friendly and hospitable approach.

Ideally, applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • In possession of City & Guilds 706/1 & 706/2 or HND / Diploma in Culinary Arts/ Certificate in Food Preparation or Production
  • Previous work experience in a similar role

 FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVER/BARTENDER - ORVM LOBBY BAR/RESTAURANT

We are looking for an outgoing individual with previous work experience in a restaurant environment.  The ideal candidate should have a pleasant personality, excellent communication skills and enjoys interacting with guests and customers.  Previous experience within a five star environment will be considered an asset.

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 

EVENTS COORDINATOR

The challenging position of Events Coordinator is currently available within the Convention Services /Events Department. The successful applicant will be responsible for organizing and overseeing groups, conferences and local functions while ensuring and exceeding customer satisfaction. The person holding this position will also be responsible for selling and up-selling to clients and for reaching budgeted targets for the year.

This role calls for an organized and mature person, who will also be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with existing accounts through regular correspondence, site inspections and written communication. In addition, this person will also participate in pre-convention meetings, training and other catering and sales meetings.

Whilst willing to work flexible hours, the successful applicant should possess the following requirements:

  • Experience in hospitality
  • Organization skills
  • Good knowledge of excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Proficiency in the English language and in another European language

An A-Level Standard of education and good knowledge of Opera will be considered an asset.

STEWARD SUPERVISOR

The selected candidate will be responsible for the highest levels of cleanliness, hygiene and order as per HACCP requirements within the indicated kitchen and back of house areas. 

Ideally, the successful applicant must possess the following requirements:

  • A Minimum of one year experience in a similar role in a restaurant/ hotel kitchen

STEWARD

Responsible for cleaning and storing china, silverware, pots and pans and other restaurant items used in the food and beverage operations whilst maintaining kitchen and storage areas in a clean and orderly manner.  Responsible for the proper cleanliness of all kitchens and food preparation areas, including ovens, grills, stoves, hoods, fryers, tables and floors.

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 willing to continue working in weekends during school months are encouraged to apply

ANIMATORS

The main duties will include 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 evenings, in the weekends and during the festive season
  • Having a lively, bubbly and outgoing personality
  • Are passionate to work with children
  • Fluency in English

SERVICE EXPRESS AGENT

The post of Service Express Agent is currently available on both full-time and part-time basis.  This position’s main function entails answering & directing all telephone calls, whilst handling guests’ requests promptly and professionally, with the aim of providing maximum guest/customer satisfaction.

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

  • Advanced level standard of education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English and in other European languages
  • Sound know-how of hotel operations
  • Customer Service Skills

SERVICE EXPRESS ATTENDANT

The main function of the Service Express Attendant is to provide efficient and accurate delivery and pick up of items to and from guest rooms, as directed by the Service Express Command Centre in order to deliver outstanding guest service.

Duties and responsibilities include in-room dining, luggage services, greeting and escorting guests to and from their room, responding to guest inquiries and requests in an efficient and friendly manner whilst ensuring that newspapers, packages and amenities are delivered to guest rooms in a timely and professional manner.

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

  • Having an outgoing Personality
  • Sound communication skills
  • Fluency in English and preferably in other languages
  • Basic Food & Beverage Knowledge
  • Basic IT knowledge will be considered an asset

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.  

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

How to Apply

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