About the business
Country Comfort Perth offers 155 modern guest rooms with complimentary on-site parking and a swimming pool. Complimentary airport shuttles are available on request from Perth Domestic and International Airports (T1 – T4).
About the role
Have you ever wanted to start your career within the hospitality industry?
This full-time role is an amazing opportunity for the successful candidate to commence their careers under the guidance of the hotel’s Maintenance Manager.
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Handyman/ Gardener is primarily responsible for assisting the Maintenance Manager to ensure all the hotels rooms, restaurant, pool area and grounds are maintained to an exceptionally high level.
The hotel is willing to mentor and develop the successful candidate and provide the training required to undertake this varied and diverse role.
Key areas of focus include
Maintaining all lawns, grounds, garden and irrigation systems
Undertaking general maintenance repairs – general plumbing, painting, carpentry skills
Detailing and washing company vehicles, as well as assisting with shuttle duties
Ensuring the pool is maintained in line with the Aquatic Pool Standards for Class 3 Pools
Liaising with other hotel staff and assisting with general tasks and guest assistance requests
Demonstrate the core values of the organization, Passion, Accountability, Integrity and Respect
Benefits and perks
Fantastic team environment, with supportive leaders.
Free onsite parking
Accommodation & F&B Discounts in all Next Story Group hotels.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Training & Development to grow your career.
Inter-hotel transfer options.
Skills and experience
As mentioned, this role would be ideally suited for a person wishing to kick start a career in hospitality. The hotel is prepared to provide specific training within each relevant areas so that you are confident in all tasks and your ability.
Prior experience with
Gardening, Retic, small power tools highly desired
Basic handy man tasks (drills, door locks, tv & basic electronics) are highly desired
This is a physical demanding role and is suited to a person with a high level of fitness and stamina.
The successful candidate must be
must be double vaccinated for Covid and willing to have required booster
Able to work unsupervised
Display high level of respect for other team members
Be fit as the role includes heavy lifting and is physically demanding.
Be respectful and courteous to hotel guests
Be punctual and passionate about service, inspirational and full of positive energy,
Display a willingness to go “above & beyond!”
Confident to drive hotel shuttle bus (automatic) for guest airport transfers with relevant WA Drivers License.
Australian work entitlements
Please only apply if you are committed and available to work weekends.
We thank all interested parties in advance for their application, however only successful applicants will be contacted.
Country Comfort is an equal opportunities employer with a zero tolerance to discrimination, harassment or any type of behaviors that are contrary to providing a safe, inclusive & respectful environment for all.