IHG Seamstress - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort in Hayman Island, Australia
Seamstress - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
Job Number EMEAA18054
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - Queensland - Hayman Island
Are you looking for Room to Grow? An opportunity where you can combine a personal adventure with a career journey like no other? Fancy living in a world heritage area where the Whitsundays is your back yard and residing in a community that provides a dynamic and diverse living experience whilst you kick amazing life experiences off your list? And then, when you’re at work, grow and develop your hospitality experiencewithin a luxury service environment. Yes? Read on; because we’ve got live on island opportunity for a seamstress. As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience. Nestled at the northernmost point of the Whitsundays, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is located on Australia’s most iconic private island. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beaches and celestial-blue sea, the Resort presents a spectacular sensory experience teeming with natural beauty and mindful enrichment. From the moment our guests step off their seaplane, helicopter or luxury yacht, they will discover an idyllic destination of privacy and pampering; where 168 beautifully-appointed rooms, basking in private pools, indulging in culinary artistry and soulful spa treatments are just the beginning. As we work towards reopening, we are now seeking motivated and dynamic professionals to join our team and bring the InterContinental life alive.
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 a Seamstress, a key role in our Rooms Division Team working in the Housekeeping Team in the day to day of the Laundry operation. A role that will expose you to a resort environment, and a wide range of rewarding challenges and high end clientele working across a mix of business, providing services for colleagues, guests and the resort in a high volume environment. You will work closely with the Laundry team with your main focus on sewing of colleague and guest garments, you will also support with Laundry Attendant duties as required. Your day to day will include;• Colleague uniform mending, labelling and alterations• Pressing of uniforms• Guest garment alterations and mending• Laundering and dry cleaning guest garments, colleague uniforms and resort linen
What we need from you
This is a fast paced and high volume environment in a resort property where lifts and indoor travel is not prevalent, and whilst you will be based in the Laundry, walking long distances between accommodation blocks and resort areas will be required. You will need to be healthy, fit and have a passion for sewing as well as be comfortable to support the wider Housekeeping team with cleaning of rooms and public areas if required. This is a great opportunity to grow your skills and capability! Alongside substantial seamstress experience you will have good communication skills with exposure to a resort or housekeeping environment highly regarded but not essential. You will also have excellent attention to detail with a commitment to high quality finishes and be able to work autonomously as well as in a team. In addition, you will hold the appropriate work rights to work within Australia and be flexible to work weekends and evenings as required to support the resort operations; commencing from early to mid August 2020.
What we offer
IHG are more than just great places 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 to find out more about us.
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