Recreation Director

Property Pearl Resort South Padre Island
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/2/2022 6:46 PM)
US-TX-South Padre Island

Job Summary

The Recreation Director oversees the operations of a hotel or resort's recreation facilities which may include a health club and/or fitness center pool and associated locker rooms.

Exempt managers must customarily and regular direct the work of at least 3 full-time associates or their equivalents. Primary duties must consist of administrative executive or professional tasks more than 50 percent of the time and job duties must also involve the use of discretion and independent judgement more than 50 percent of the time. 



  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the field's concepts and principles.
  • Performs complex tasks typically following established processes.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Customer/client orientation.
  • Detail oriented. Project Management skills. 
  • Ability to lift/move heavy objects.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.


  • Develops marketable initiatives that attract audiences to recreational activities and/or events. 
  • Evaluates plans to ensure adequate resources are supplied while maintaining financial standards. 
  • Oversees recreational event personnel vendor operations and volunteer activities. 
  • Develops and maintains financial reporting to enhance and/or utilize funds as effectively as possible. 
  • Assesses recreational actives to identify risks meet community needs and maintain safety regulations.
  • Communicates and consults with the hotel leadership regarding recreational strategies.

Property Details

The Pearl South Padre


Nestled on the island's southern tip, the Pearl South Padre Island Resort is a premier oceanfront resort for families and couples who want to experience tranquil views and soft sand beaches in South Texas. Warm rays of sunshine and tropical breezes await our guest arrival. From the moment visitors drive down the palm tree lined brick road and discover our lush landscaping and pristine beaches, they'll know why the Pearl South Padre is South Texas' "Best on the Beach" resort destination.

After spending a fun-filled day at the beach enjoying the clear blue waters of the Texas coastline, guests can retreat to the Pearl South Padre and enjoy everything this full-service resort has to offer. They can make a splash at the largest hotel swimming pool in South Texas. Grab a tropical drink at our swim-up bar or relax on our oceanfront sundeck. Enjoy a little "me time", and let our massage therapists ease away their tensions at our resort spa. Dine alfresco from an ever-changing menu of fresh seafood brought in daily from the Gulf. Then retreat to a ocean-view room and enjoy the gentle sounds of waves coming ashore just outside the window.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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