1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Wellness & Recreation
  4. Accor


Accor Management LLC, Lusail, Qatar



Director of Aquatics


India, Middle East & Africa

Company Description

Rixos Qetaifan Island North

Rixos Qetaifan Island North will comprise a 345-key hotel, along with a souq encompassing 11,000sqm of leasing space, a beach club, a theme park, and a waterpark. The resort will boast panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. Rixos plans to provide a platform for showcasing Qatar as a tourism destination. One of the country’s biggest draws will be Qetaifan Island North’s Waterpark attraction. The Rig 1938 is the world’s highest tower of its kind, reaching 82 metres.

Job Description

Director of Aquatics

The Director of Aquatics plays a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of the waterpark's aquatic operations. This includes overseeing lifeguard staff, water quality, maintenance, and emergency response procedures. The Director of Aquatics plays a key role in ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for waterpark visitors.

  • Recruit, hire, train, and schedule lifeguard managers and teams.
  • Conduct regular lifeguard training sessions and drills.
  • Maintain lifeguard certification records.
  • Monitor lifeguard performance and provide feedback as needed.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive safety protocols and emergency response procedures.
  • Ensure lifeguards are trained in CPR, First Aid, and AED usage.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and inspections of all aquatic areas.
  • Respond to emergencies and incidents promptly and effectively.
  • Oversee water treatment systems to maintain proper water quality and chemical balance.
  • Conduct regular water testing and adjust chemical levels as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations related to water quality.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repair of aquatic equipment, such as pumps, filters, and slides.
  • Inspect and maintain pool decks, water features, and attractions for safety and cleanliness.
  • Ensure all safety signage is clear and up to date.
  • Provide excellent customer service to park visitors, addressing concerns and inquiries.
  • Monitor guest behavior to ensure adherence to safety rules and park policies.
  • Assist in the development of guest programs and activities.
  • Prepare and manage the aquatics department budget.
  • Monitor expenses and make cost-effective decisions to optimize department operations.
  • Procure necessary supplies and equipment within budgetary constraints.


  • Bachelor's degree in Recreation Management, Aquatics, or a related field is highly preferred.
  • Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification is required.
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification preferred.
  • Previous experience in aquatics management, with demonstrated leadership skills for at least 6 years in a similar capacity.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of aquatic safety regulations and best practices.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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