Activities Specialist ($17.00)

Date:  Mar 29, 2024
Property:  RPH (0023)

Newport Beach, CA, 92657

Division:  Resort at Pelican Hill (RPH)
Req ID:  43050

Position Summary:

Summer Seasonal Position 


The Recreation & Activities Specialist is responsible for providing an enjoyable and safe environment for guests visiting the pool area and/or participating in planned activities in a manner that is consistent with our brand and level of service. 


The ideal candidate is responsible and able to work independently within clearly defined expectations. They will be supervised daily and then empowered to execute an event according to an established operational guideline. Regular check-ins will ensure consistent feedback.

Job Duties:

  • Ensures all events are set-up properly, on-schedule, and is prepared with RSVP’s.
  • Is able to graciously answer questions about the event or experience.
  • Greets guests and conducts planned activities.
  • Communicates with all guests and associates in a manager consistent with the brand.
  • Manages expectations and knows how to handle unexpected challenges. 
  • Works well with children and has experience with youth activities.
  • Provide emergency care.
  • Keep all related areas clean, free from debris and sanitized. 
  • Communicate experience feedback with management staff and other employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Possess current CPR, First Aid and Water Safety certifications.
  • Experience as a pool attendant/lifeguard, event coordinator, in a restaurant environment or similar position. Must be able to deliver great guest service with a positive attitude day in and day out.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with management staff and other employees in a professional manner.


Base Pay Start Rate: $17.00


The Company also offers competitive benefits for full time employees including paid time off, matching 401(k), and health benefits.


About Us:
The Resort at Pelican Hill is one of the world’s finest Five-Star, Five-Diamond destinations offering unparalleled service and luxury.

Perched upon 504 acres of unrivaled coastal beauty, The Resort at Pelican Hill is a world unto itself with seven exceptional dining options, 36 holes of world-class golf and the #1 Spa in California.

Our employee community is comprised of hard-working, dedicated hospitality professionals who create memorable experiences that stay with guests long after they’ve left. It’s an environment populated with talented, passionate and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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