Lead Dual Therapist - Full Time
Chicago, IL

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WTS International
Chicago, IL
United States

Job Description
Overview

Join our amazing team of spa professionals at a Forbes Travel Guide five-star luxury property in Chicago, IL! The Spa by Trump at Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, managed by WTS International, one of the world's leading spa, fitness and leisure management firms, is seeking a Full Time Lead Dual Therapist and Trainer for Chicago, Illinois.

The Lead Dual Licensed Therapist is responsible for providing massages, body treatments and facials to guests of our facility, leading the staff of therapists and providing training for our team on services, treatments, and Forbes standards. By consulting with the Spa Director, this position will assist with management of massage and esthetics team members. This position involves 15 hours of training and administrative tasks, with the remaining hours providing massage and skincare services.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures the "WTS International Experience" for guests by maintaining the standards set in WTS International Basics to Excellence (BTE), WTS International Mission Statement/Values; Standards and Expectations, and WTS International Brand Standards.
  • Adheres to policies of WTS International.
  • Performs massage, body, and facial that meet the established guidelines for the type of service offering and that fulfill guest expectations.
  • Performs all treatments on services menu based upon current licensure.
  • Assuring luxury brand standards are fully implemented
  • Assuring portion control for professional products
  • Maintain inventory of professional products
  • Assists in training and professional development of Massage and Esthetics staff in order to adhere to WTS International standards of procedure
  • Manages Massage and Esthetics team to include every day operations, training, and development
  • Coach and train team members on upgrades, enhancements and retail sales
  • Monitor, track and reward team for upgrades, enhancements and retail sales
  • Suggest cost saving options for treatment protocols
  • Stay within budgeted allowance for professional products
  • Assesses contraindications of guest that may prevent service from taking place.
  • Meets the needs of the guest at all times throughout the service.
  • Understands and uses universal precautions when providing services.
  • Cleans and disinfects all equipment on a daily basis.
  • Maintains the highest level of product knowledge and has complete knowledge of all spa service presently offered. Understands the ingredients in products and can explain their benefits to guests. Answers guests' questions in a knowledgeable and professional manner.
  • Recommends products for home use.
  • Suggests to guests other beneficial treatments offered in the spa.
  • Begins and ends all treatments on time.
  • Works assigned schedule and arrives and departs from their shift on time.
  • Ensures that work areas are clean and set according to procedures.
  • Informs Spa Director or other management personnel about product needs.
  • Creates and maintains client cards and treatment notes, when appropriate.
  • Completes all assigned side work.
  • Attends all scheduled meetings.
  • Attends scheduled professional trainings.
  • Reports any incidents or accidents to a member of the management team.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid state license in massage therapy and esthetician or other credentials required by the state.
  • Previous massage, body work, and Esthetics experience.
  • Customer service experience, preferably in a spa.
  • Must be able to build rapport with guest.
  • Ability to explain various treatments/services to guests.
  • Excellent customer service skills and work ethic.
  • Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational.
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance.
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Strong team player.
  • A comfort level with product recommendation.
  • Availability When Facility Is Open: This could include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of constantly to move objects.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • This position requires the following abilities: balancing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, tactile sense, repetitive motions, seeing, hearing, talking, and visual acuity.
  • The employee will be required to operate the following tools: massage oils and lotions, hot stones, hot cabbie, hand towels, eye masks, body treatment products, hot packs, mud, salts, paraffin heaters, and disinfectants.
  • Work conditions include exposure to odors, fumes, and vibrations. For those working in a facility with a hammam, this would include working with water and steam in hot temperatures.


Facility/Job Highlights

WTS International, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to having a diverse work force.
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