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Maldives to Extensively Ease Lockdown Measures

An Ariel view of the capital city of Male. The main city of Covid community city in maldives.
The government of Maldives prepares to ease the restrictions in Greater Male’ Area. From 15th June 2020 onwards.

After two months of being under lockdown, the government of Maldives prepares to ease the restrictions in Greater Male’ Area. From 15th June 2020 onwards, people can move around in the Greater Male’ Region without any permits between 05:00 hrs and 22:00 hrs.

The government of Maldives has been preparing to ease the lockdown measures in phases. Effective from 15th June 2020, phase II of easing restrictions will allow citizens outside without any permits between 05:00 hrs and 22:00 hrs. Children can be outside with an accompanying adult between 16:00 hrs and 18:00 hrs while the elderly will only be permitted outside for early morning walks between 05:00 hrs and 08:00 hrs.

Government offices will be allowed to open four days a week; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and private companies may resume operations on 15th June 2020. Moreover yet public gathering of more than three persons and visiting homes of family or friends will not be allowed in this phase. Maintaining social distancing, wearing masks, as well as arrangement of hand sanitizing mechanism in all entry points of businesses will still be mandatory.

All transportation services require to comply with the new guidelines issued by the Health Protection Agency (HPA). Travelling to and from Greater Male’ Region and other islands where cases of COVID-19 has been seen, will continue to be restricted.

Following the first known case of COVID-19 in Male’ City, the ongoing lockdown measures were imposed in Greater Male’ Area. Maldives has recorded 2,003 cases of COVID-19 and out of which, 1,193 individuals have made full recoveries so far, while 08 individuals died from the virus.

Hopeful of resuming tourism operations in July, Maldives has been preparing to restart the operations of the tourism sector. On 30th May 2020, the Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism released a statement regarding plans to reopen boarders for visitors in July 2020. It stated that the guests arriving will not be charged of any additional fees in order to enter into Maldives. A draft guideline for safe tourism was also introduced by the Ministry of Tourism, defining the uniform health and safety protocols that needs to be implemented to ensure the wellbeing and safety of the travellers. The one island, one resort concept in Maldives makes it possible to observe social distancing measures for a safe holiday.

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Are you looking to work in Maldives? Here are 05 job opportunities in Maldives Resorts!

Have you always wondered how the girls on social media got to travel and work in Maldives?

If you’re a fan of travel and work, then you follow creators on Instagram and TikTok who travel and work in the Maldives. Whether they’re island hosts or waiters, these travellers are living a unique and blissful experience. They get to experience the culture, lifestyle and beautiful scenery of the Maldives. But the best part is, they’re making money while living in the Maldives! So, how do you get a job in the Maldives, especially a resort job? It’s easy, all you have to do is apply!

The Maldives is one of those beautiful destinations where the choices are limitless. With over 180 resorts, there is a high chance that there is a job out there for you. So stop scrolling, and leap on an adventure to work and live in the Maldives this year. Here are some of the resort jobs updated on Job Maldives that you can apply for.

Laundry Supervisor at Diamonds Thudufushi Beach and Water Villas

Are you looking to work in a scenic resort just 20 minutes away from the Capital city by seaplane? Here’s the opportunity to work at Diamonds Thundufushi Beach and Water Villas. The resort is looking for a passionate individual with 2-3 years of work experience in a similar role. In addition to the experience, the qualifications for this job include:

  • Excellent knowledge of computing and officer software
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Great team player who thrives in working with a multicultural team and guests alike
  • Ability to work independently with minimal support and effective management
  • Self-confident, creative and proactive, able to prioritize and make effective decisions
  • Customer-driven and courteous individual with an outgoing and approachable character
  • A positive ‘Can DO attitude’
  • Experience working with a multicultural team

If you have these qualifications this job in Maldives is perfect for you. Some of the benefits of this job include a good competitive salary and service charge as well as training and career development programs. Additionally, employees also get annual leave with a ticket to their home island or country provided. In addition to the annual leave, the mandatory leaves are also paid! Accommodation, meals and laundry service are also covered by the resort and employees get health insurance coverage as well.

The closing date for this position is March 8th, so interested candidates can apply now!

Meeru Maldives Hiring Waiters

Serving over 40 years in the Maldives hospitality industry, Meeru Maldives is also looking to hire some new faces this time around. A job posting was updated on Job Maldives for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to fill the position of Waiter! Some of the qualifications for this job include:

  • GCE O Level standard or Higher education
  • A minimum of one year of previous Hotel and restaurant experience is an added advantage
  • Basic food and beverage knowledge
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, written and verbal
  • Excellent customer care skills and interpersonal relations

If chosen to work as a Waiter at Meeru Maldives Resort Island, you will be expected to:

  • Serve food & beverages to the correct standards as implemented by F&B management
  • Regularly set up stations before service according to the correct standards
  • Ensure the cleanliness & tidiness of outlets at all times
  • Have full knowledge of all current promotions and available food and beverage products in all outlets

The deadline for this position is set for March 13th and interested applicants can shoot their shot now!

Room Attendant Position at Meeru Maldives

Here is yet another job opening posted on Job Maldives for the position of room attendant at Meeru Maldives. The requirements for this position include:

  • At least one year of previous experience ( added advantage )
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Customer-driven and self-motivated

This job is perfect for anyone looking to be employed in a Maldives resort! Here are the daily tasks required according to the job posting on Job Maldives:

  • To clean rooms i.e., sanitizing bathrooms, dusting rooms, making beds, defrosting mini-bar fridges and sweeping floors according to the hotel standards
  • Replenish amenities, linens and supplies
  • Report all maintenance required in guest rooms immediately

The deadline for this position is March 13th, 2024, you can apply for this position now!

Security Officer & Demi Chef De Partie at Kuruma Maldives

Kurumba Maldives is also looking to fill up two positions soon. One of the positions for the Security Office, this position is open for female applicants. The second position is for Demi Chef De Partie open for Thai nationals.

The resort is always looking to hire people looking for opportunities for professional growth and development. In addition to joining a team of like-minded passionate individuals, you also have the advantage of being located near the City. This means less travel to get to the City on your off day!

You can find the application for this position and more careers at Universal here!

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