Engineering & Facilities Management | Listed 08 March

Rydges Newcastle – Maintenance Handyperson

Work type
Full time

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 Newcastle

Join our dynamic team at Rydges Newcastle and be part of an exceptional hotel experience. Nestled in the heart of the city, our hotel offers a unique blend of modern luxury and warm hospitality. Now’s the time to elevate your career in the heart of Newcastle, make your move.

About the role

Rydges Newcastle is seeking an experienced Handyperson to join the motivated and passionate maintenance team. Reporting to the Chief Engineer, this varied role requires you to maintain the building, plant & equipment and fixtures and fittings throughout the Hotel to a high standard.

Reporting directly to the Chief Engineer the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking general repairs, patching & painting, plumbing, carpentry and preventative maintenance throughout the Hotel
  • Servicing of plant and general equipment as directed
  • Performing varied and wide range of repair and maintenance tasks throughout the hotel with minimal supervision and with diligence
  • Assisting other team members in the completion of their duties

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, 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 

The successful applicant will have previous experience in a similar role and high operating standards with an exceptional eye for detail and the ability to work both unsupervised and in a team environment. 

  • Previous experience in a similar role or the ability to demonstrate skills required to be successful in this role
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and public holidays.
  • Proven record of reliability, punctuality and presentation.
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Have a solid understanding of Safe Work Practices and WH&S

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