Careers

General Maintenance/ Mechanic

You are responsible for general maintenance and repair in and around the property of electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, pool, boiler systems and more. You report to and work closely with the maintenance supervisor and manager. Three years of practical and theoretical experience in maintenance, a valid work permit or Dutch passport and the ability to speak English and Spanish are requirements.

Perks:

  • Very competitive salary
  • 8 hour workdays
  • Benefits and bonuses
  • Hand-on, all-around position
  • Happy, motivated, empowered team
  • Unique, creative, eager, open-minded workplace

Want to become part of the Boardwalk family?! Apply by sending your CV and contact details to: [email protected]

Responsibilities include:

  • Understand and operate advanced electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, pool, and boiler systems. 
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments. 
  • Ability to work under pressure situations and exercise good judgements. 
  • Ability to focus attention on details, speed and accuracy. 
  • Perform maintenance activities in the guest room like plunging toilets, unclogging drains, repairing all types of hardware, electrical equipment including lamps, air conditioners / HVAC and AC ducts. 
  • Test, troubleshoot and perform basic repair on all types of equipment. 
  • To clean, lubricate, protect, and otherwise maintain all tools and equipment in the hotel. 
  • To operate as an independent mechanic by analysing problems, identifying  courses of action, and implementing solutions with available resources and to a high degree of quality. 
  • Maintain maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed.

What skills and characteristics you should have: 

  • High attention to detail and accuracy  
  • A General Education Degree or vocational training certificate in mechanical, plumbing, architectural or electronics fields. 
  • Affinity for technical aspects in hotel operations 
  • Team player with a hands-on mentality and a spirit to serve and personally connect 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced company, ready to work on your own or as part of a team 
  • Highly structured and organized

Marketing & Guest Experience Manager

Creating marketing collateral, keeping track of the digital presence and technology stack, protecting the Boardwalk brand, imagining, creating and enhancing guest experiences.

Marketing Key Performance Indicators

  • Guest feedback and suggestions (acquired from in person interactions, surveys & reviews)
  • Newsletters or email blasts performance (open rate, click through rate, unsubscribe rate and revenue through Revinate)
  • Protect and carry out the Boardwalk brand and culture via marketing, both external as internal
  • Website engagement (sessions, users, % new sessions, bounce rate %, pages & sessions, average session duration + popular pages, least popular pages)

What can you expect from us?

  • Become a key factor in the growth and establishment of a strong hospitality brand on the happy island of Aruba
  • Work in a fast-paced, collaborative and supportive environment
  • Informal work vibe with open communication
  • Be involved with strategic decision making
  • Become Boardwalk family 😊

Want to become part of the Boardwalk family?! Apply by sending your CV and contact details to: [email protected]

Part or Fulltime Waiter

As waiter you are responsible for administering the day-to-day food & beverage service duties, such as opening and closing the restaurant, answering calls, taking food & beverage orders, preparing beverages, taking customer payments and asking customers about their experience, such as the level of service or satisfaction with their order. You may also be asked to help around in other necessary areas of the F&B Department's daily operations for example the Dishwashing area.

Perks:

  • Very competitive salary
  • 8 hour workdays, maximum 5 days a week 
  • Benefits and bonuses
  • Hand-on, all-around position
  • Happy, motivated, empowered team
  • Unique, creative, eager, open-minded workplace

Want to become part of the Boardwalk family?! Apply by sending your CV and contact details to: [email protected]

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking and serving food and beverage orders
  • Preparing the bar for service, including the mise en place
  • Preparing various drink orders including draft beer, cocktails, smoothies, and coffee (using a professional coffee machine)
  • Handling reservations and guest bills
  • Starting up and breaking down service areas
  • Maintaining the service and storage areas at health and safety standards
  • Maintain inventory and supplies stocked
  • Following the Boardwalk service standards at all times
  • Attending to all designated service areas
  • Assist the kitchen team with food preparation and cleaning when needed

Your qualities:

  • Experience in hospitality and customer service
  • A high level of enthusiasm and proficiency in hospitality service and “going the extra mile”!
  • You have a representative appearance, are approachable and have great communication skills
  • You are a team player and are able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of HACCP food safety guidelines or are willing to learn
  • Multilingual: English is a must and Dutch, Spanish, and Papiamento are added assets
  • Tech-savvy
  • Work Permit, Firma Libre, or Aruban citizenship is required
  • Valid food handlers permit is required
  • Flexible for full-time or part-time, while taking into account the operating hours of the hotel (including national holidays)
  • Eagerness to learn, talent and enthusiasm are more important than ticking the boxes

Shuttle driver & Beach attendant

You understand the day-to-day operations of a hotel and you have a high level of responsibility and accountability. You are hands-on and quick in the uptake. A multi-tasker and true team player. You have a can-do mentality, an eye for detail. 

Perks:

  • Very competitive salary
  • 8 hour workdays
  • Benefits and bonuses
  • Hand-on, all-around position
  • Happy, motivated, young, empowered team
  • Unique, creative, eager, open-minded workplace

Your Role

Seeking a motivated and friendly individual to join our team as a Beach Attendant/Driver. If you enjoy working in a tropical paradise, interacting with guests, and providing exceptional customer service, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! 

Want to become part of the Boardwalk family?! Apply by sending your CV and contact details to: [email protected]

Responsibilities: 

1. Beach Services:  

  •    Set up and maintain beach amenities, including lounge chairs, umbrellas, and towels. 
  •    Assist guests with serving refreshments by the beach. 
  •    Ensure a clean and inviting beach area for guests at all times. 
  •    Provide information about local attractions, restaurants, and activities to enhance the guest experience. 

2. Guest Transportation: 

  •    Operate hotel vehicles, including our unique shuttle “Chichi”, to transport guests to and from the hotel to the beach. 
  •    Ensure the safety and comfort of guests during transportation, adhering to all traffic rules and regulations. 
  •    Assist guests with loading and unloading their belongings from the shuttle. 
  •    Maintain cleanliness and proper maintenance of hotel shuttle. 

3. Guest Assistance: 

  •    Greet guests warmly and assist them with their needs and inquiries. 
  •    Provide exceptional customer service, addressing guest concerns and resolving any issues promptly and effectively. 
  •    Offer personalized recommendations for dining, shopping, and entertainment options in Aruba. 

4. Safety and Maintenance: 

  •    Monitor the beach area for any potential safety hazards and take appropriate action to ensure guest safety. 
  •    Perform routine maintenance tasks, such as cleaning beach equipment and vehicles, as well as reporting any maintenance or repair needs. 
  •    Follow all health and safety protocols, including maintaining a clean and organized work environment. 

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record. 
  • Prior experience in a similar role, preferably in a beachfront hotel or resort. 
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask effectively. 
  • Knowledge of Aruba's attractions, beaches, and local amenities. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure. 
  • Flexibility to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays. 

Front Desk Agent part-time

The front desk agent is a key member of our boutique hotel. They ensuring the smooth operations and requires excellent communication skills, as well as having an affinity with guest experience and service. 

 

Requirements:

  • Experience in front desk & hospitality
  • Technology savvy
  • Feedback driven and guest oriented mind 
  • Excellent English verbal and writing skills
  • Structured, detailed
  • Able to execute night audit report 
  • Always looking for ways to improve and uplift the guest experience

 

About us

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba is a family-run and locally owned hotel, founded in 1989. Our mission: “We want to be the service and hospitality driven leading Caribbean Boutique Hotel that genuinely brings good vibes and happiness to our guests, our people, our community and our planet, in an easygoing and barefoot luxury atmosphere.”

Boardwalk News!

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel Aruba will be an Adults-Only property by the 1st of January 2025.

For those traveling with children ages 12-17, reservations with departure by December 31, 2024 will be accepted. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
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