Engineering & Facilities Management | Listed 11 April

Esplanade Fremantle by Rydges – Handyperson

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About EVT 

When you join EVT, you are joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading experience companies. EVT encompasses Entertainment businesses that excite every sense, Ventures driven by a passion for new opportunities and Travel businesses that always feel local and authentic. At EVT, we’re the shakers and the Daymakers. The experience creators. The possibility makers and opportunity takers. We aim to make a positive impact on our people, communities and environment, every day. 

About Rydges 

Australian & New Zealand owned and operated for more than 30 years, Rydges operates quality city, suburban, and resort-style hotels in key destinations across Australia and New Zealand, with a refreshingly down-to-earth approach. Rydges provides genuine local hospitality with quality essentials alongside its trademark ‘too easy’ service. 

About Rydges Esplanade Fremantle by Rydges

Make your mark with Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges. With a rich history dating back to 1850, the hotel is an iconic landmark in Western Australia, offering guests an environment that is as rich, warm and sophisticated as the port city itself. Are you ready to be part of history?

About the role

We are seeking a skilled, organised and passionate person to fill our Handyperson role. The right candidate will have the essential “can do” attitude, excellent communication skills, be dependable and punctual.

The position reports directly to the Repairs & Maintenance manager and is responsible for the day-to-day up-keep, landscaping, repairs and maintenance of the hotel. Lifting and physical activity is part of this active “hands on” role.  

This role includes:

  • Ensure all maintenance activities are performed within the requirements of Quality, Workplace Health, Safety, and Environment systems, policies & procedures
  • Driven to provide exceptional guest experience
  • Perform in an all-round capacity in all facets of the Repairs & Maintenance team – carrying out duties in a responsible and competent manner. This will include a wide variety of tasks such as gardening/landscaping, silicone/grouting, minor electrical work, minor carpentry etc.
  • Have initiative for the rotating and flexible rostering, according to the hotels business needs
  • Communicating directly with the appropriate trades persons, vendors or contractors, and follow ups
  • Preventative maintenance schedule activities.
  • Respond promptly to all calls for assistance and communicate actions taken.
  • Comply with all of the hotel’s operational policies and procedures.

Benefits & perks 

At EVT, we want our people to experience our businesses and be brand and experience advocates. So, we make sure access to amazing ‘Elevate Perks’ are available to all staff from day dot. 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job.  
  • 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, LyLo, QT, Atura, and more.  
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more.  
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo.  
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network.  
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving.   
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company.   

Skills & experience 

To be short listed for this great role, you will need to possess the following skills:

Energetic, motivated and efficient at multi-tasking while working independently.
Previous experience is essential.
Able to think out of the box with problem solving skill.
Honest, punctual, reliable and physically fit.
Able to manage a team.
Utilization of property management (OPERA) and asset management (MyBuildings) systems.
Availability to work weekends and public holidays on a rotating roster when required.

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