The City Council of Mijas and the La Zambra hotel (formerly known as Byblos) signed a collaboration agreement this Monday whereby the company responsible for managing the hiring of the complex undertakes to prioritize in its process of selection of neighbors or residents of the municipality, as announced this Monday by the mayor, Josele González.

The agreement has been signed by the councilor from Mijas and Josephus Petrus representing the La Zambra hotel, and was attended by the Councilor for Public Works, Laura Moreno, and the Director of Human Resources of the future tourist establishment, Toni Contreras.

González stressed that “with the signing of this agreement we have been working for two years we open the door to job placement for up to 200 people in our municipality ”, noting that the La Zambra hotel“ has come to become a benchmark of luxury on the Costa del Sol and with this agreement we guarantee that at least 50% of the workforce is from Mijas, which may be even more so given that we are fortunate to have great professionals in this sector in the municipality “.

The mayor has stressed that “Mijas has a huge tourist potential And that of course, as the third city in the province of Malaga, makes large investors want to bet on the brand. We will continue betting on attracting these investments because, as we ratify today with this signature, it ends up getting Mijeños to get jobs and that for us is the most important thing. ”

The company in charge of carrying out the contracts will be Este Castillo Operations SLU, which has committed to the Mijas City Council to resort to the Employment Promotion department for search and selection of the workforce required by the hotel.

“Our hotel is going to be part of Mijas and therefore we want to have the talent of the area. Right now we are recruiting managers and from January we will begin to close the rest of the profiles such as those of reception manager, housekeepers, public relations, maintenance, waiters, director of food and beverages. There are quite a few positions, “assured Petrus.

For her part, the Councilor for Development, Laura Moreno, has indicated that her department is committed to putting the profile of the candidates available to the company according to the professional requirements required. In addition, it has indicated that the agreement also includes “the possibility for students of the different employment programs of the City Council to carry out internships In this hotel”.

“From our department we continue to bet on quality training as a way to enter the job market, and through this agreement many of the students who are trained in our courses and workshops will have the possibility of completing their learning in the facilities of this landmark hotel in the province “, added the mayor, who has anticipated that” interested people on be part of the selection process can send their CVs to the mail“.

The Reopening in June 2022 of the La Zambra hotel (old Byblos) will allow to recover a luxury destination on the Costa del Sol. With a total of 196 rooms, about 2,000 square meters of spa, the complex will also have five restaurants, three swimming pools, two tennis courts and two paddle tennis courts, among other services.

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