Engineering & Facilities Management | Listed 30 May

The Ultimo – Handy Person

Work type
The Ultimo

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 Independent Collection 

The Independent Collection is a carefully curated selection of luxe, stylish, classic and comfort hotels, each of which lives up to an exacting standard to offer travellers the best in its category. While every hotel celebrates its own iconic brand & experience, together The Independent Collection shares a passion for hospitality, service and quality. 

About The Ultimo Hotel

Seamlessly blending heritage-listed charm with contemporary design, The Ultimo Sydney is where affordable stays meet comfortable style. Join our team at the heart of the action, nestled within the vibrant locale of Sydney’s Chinatown, and play a crucial role in crafting unforgettable guest experiences. We can’t wait to hear from you.

About the role 

The Hotel Handyperson is a key role within the Hotel’s Facilities team which is tasked with the overall care and maintenance of the hotel, ensuring compliance, security, safety and general functionality of all aspects of the building and its operations. 


  • Follow work instructions given by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Show adaptability for changing work schedules as per hotel’s operational needs.
  • Swiftly respond to calls for help and provide clear communication on actions taken.
  • Maintain personal grooming in line with hotel standards.
  • Promote a harmonious work environment with colleagues.
  • Uphold cleanliness and safety in the workspace.
  • Adhere to hotel’s operational policies and procedures.
  • Implement hotel’s occupational health and safety guidelines.
  • Work 2-4 days a week.
  • Carry out hands-on repairs and maintenance activities.
  • Provide painting services as required.
  • Respond promptly to staff/guest repair requests or other needs.
  • Monitor hotel’s mechanical and electrical equipment, performing necessary maintenance and repairs.
  • Ensure a consistently safe environment, free from hazards, in compliance with WH&S policies.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs.
  • Perform general cleaning tasks, such as window cleaning and power washing.

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 

  • Previous experience in a handyperson or similar facilities management roles
  • Demonstrated experience providing painting services 
  • Completion of trade or facilities management qualifications desired but not essential 
  • Delivering high quality workmanship
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to manage time effectively
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Good communication skills and exceptional customer service
  • A high level of personal presentation
  • Sound understanding of Workplace Health & Safety procedures
  • Flexibility to work to a 7-day rotating roster

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