IHG Landscaping Tradesperson - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in Hayman Island, Australia

Landscaping Tradesperson - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Job Number EMEAA02859

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - Queensland - Hayman Island


About us

As the world’s first international luxury travel hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has been pioneering new international destinations for decades. Each of our hotels is a destination in its own right, and we are dedicated to those who appreciate and enjoy The InterContinental Life – the glamour and exhilaration of fascinating places, mixed with our international know-how and local cultural wisdom.

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in the Great Barrier Reef is an ultra-luxury private island resort currently undergoing restoration and construction works. Whilst the resort is not open to guests until early-mid 2019, we are seeking engaged and motivated professionals to be a part of our reopening team. We currently have a rare opportunity for a Landscaping Tradesperson to join the team on island for this exciting journey!

Your day to day

If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand as the on Island Landscaping Tradesperson a key role in our dynamic live on island team. Reporting to the Landscaping Manager this role ensures our gardens, surrounding landscape, drains/beaches and guest areas are kept to a high standard and looking vibrant and in high-quality condition.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain all of the resorts landscaping to keep it in lush and tidy condition

  • Organising supplies and making sure equipment is ready for the next day

  • Organising and maintain productivity within the team that you have been assigned to lead and inform management of any team issues within your supervision

  • Executing the preventative maintenance strategy in place

  • Taking responsibility for the safety and cleanliness of areas around the entire resort whilst keeping your duty manager in the loop and telling them about any low running supplies

  • Ensuring all tasks required are executed to maintain compliance with state and commonwealth legislation, and local council laws

What we need from you

To be successful in this role you will need to have practical experience in landscaping, Horticulture and Garden Maintenance with a relevant qualification. On top of building equipment and hand tools, you will need to have a working knowledge of basic irrigation and plant knowledge. You must have great communication skills, be warm, welcoming and easy to talk to. You will have an understanding of Microsoft Office, Email and other reporting tools like HotSos and HardCat.

It is essential you hold a current Australian driver’s license and a Queensland safety induction White Card alongside meeting the legal requirements to work in this country.

Please note the resort is currently a construction site with strict policies in place, including drug and alcohol policies, to ensure the safety of all team members.

What we offer

IHG are more than just a great place to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.

We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com at http://www.http/careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.