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Director of Recreation
Property Name
Lansdowne Resort
Job Title
Director of Recreation
Company Name
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Bonus Pay
Position Categories
Destination/Event Manager, Entertainment

Employees at Lansdowne Resort are carefully selected, not hired. Here, you will experience how to deliver quality hospitality and provide exceptional customer service that will meet and exceed all of the expectations of our loyal guests. Lansdowne Resort is the preeminent resort and golf club experience in Northern Virginia. A recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award in every year of its existence, this Virginia resort combines world-class service, urban style, understated luxury and premium amenities. Located in the heart of DC Wine Country and just 30 minutes away from the Nation's Capital, Lansdowne is managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, one of the premier hotel management companies in the country.

We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the organization, while accepting full responsibility and accountability. We strive to create a work place culture that values family, work life balance, and community. We help develop our associates and provide support for them to be professionally successful and to have future growth opportunities predicated on that success.

This is your invitation to join us and build a career. Our destination is where your journey begins.

Job Description

Job OverviewThis position is responsible to develop and implement the resort wide recreation program, supervise all recreation team staff and office functions, monitor recreation facilities ensuring positive and memorable guest experiences, and observe all activity within assigned areas offering assistance and instruction to guests/visitors.Essential Functions
  • Create and design dynamic recreation programs and activities
  • Recruit, train, develop and ensure certification for all recreation staff
  • Create recreation budget, forecast and control expenses
  • Correspond with vendors to organize and facilitate requested activities
  • Ensure infants and children are well supervised in a safe, secure environment and compliance with all applicable child care laws
  • Ensure all activities are performed in a safe manner and all safety procedures are followed

Job Requirements

  • 4 year degree or equivalent in recreation, hospitality or related field
  • Two years previous management experience, preferably in a full service hotel/resort
  • Previous experience in customer service
  • Previous experience in recreation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills