Engineering & Facilities Management | Listed 08 March

Rydges South Bank Brisbane – Facilities Manager

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 South Bank Brisbane

Level up your career with the best in Brisbane hospitality. Rydges South Bank is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct, offering a variety of rooms, with state-of-the-art features, and fantastic amenities, including Soleil Pool Bar and the award-winning Bacchus Restaurant onsite. We can’t wait to hear from you!

About the role

We are seeking the expertise of an experienced Facilities Management professional to oversee the upkeep and presentation of an iconic Brisbane hotel in the heart of South Bank. In this senior role, the Facilities Manager will lead our team of maintenance guru’s in ensuring the functionality of all aspects of the building, plant and equipment.

Reporting to the General Manager, this full-time position will be a leader throughout the hotel ensuring a culture emphasising a safe and functional workplace in allowing our staff to continue providing spaces to elevate our guest experience. 

  • Respond to maintenance requests in a timely manner, ensuring clear communication to all departments
  • Plan, implement, administer and review effective Preventative Maintenance Programs (PPM) in accordance with industry best practice
  • Lead end to end infrastructure Capital Works projects
  • Focus on the development, training and mentoring of team members to ensure a talent pipeline
  • Conduct regular inspections of the building interior and exterior including plant and equipment to ensure adherence with all Statutory Compliance is maintained and documented at all times
  • Maintain all distribution systems for electricity, water, steam and gas, and maintain air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration systems
  • Monitor, coordinate and administer the services performed by outside contractors in accordance with all contracts, service agreements and warranties
  • Select vendors and contractors that meet hotel quality standards and pricing specifications
  • Be an active contributor to the WHS Committee to ensure that a safe workplace is maintained

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 

  • Previous experience as a Facilities or Maintenance Manager.
  • Trade or Facilities Management qualification desirable.
  • Previous experience in a hotel/accommodation operation highly regarded. 
  • First aid & CPR certificates or willingness to undertake training.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience implementing WHS practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop team members.
  • Understanding of budgeting, rostering and payroll.
  • Professionalism, time management and organisation skills.
  • A strong people first focus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

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