At the Hermitage Hotel, our guests choose to stay with us because of the unique location, amazing views, and the excellent service throughout their stay.
At Aoraki / Mount Cook Alpine Village Ltd, we offer more than just a place to stay – we offer a lifestyle and an experience. Our team chooses to work with us because of the unique lifestyle in a remote location, amazing views on your doorstep, and being part of an excellent team, a community, and a family.
Our Maintenance team is a key factor in ensuring guests have a comfortable room to go back to after a day of exploring the unique outdoor environment, or to simply relax in a peaceful and beautiful part of the world. We have over 250 guest rooms in the Hermitage complex along with more than 150 staff accommodation rooms. This is a varied and fast-paced role with a fun and enthusiastic team.
As part of the maintenance team you'll be responsible for:
General maintenance tasks across our Hotel rooms, Lodge Motels, Chalets, and staff accommodation.
General carpentry and painting tasks and projects as well as basic plumbing and mechanical repairs.
Operating and maintaining all tools and machinery as outlined in department SOPs.
Planning and prioritising jobs to ensure time limits are met.
Ensuring a high standard of health, safety and hygiene is maintained.
Carrying out any other general maintenance duties as directed.
What do we need from you?
We are All in this Together, so we need you to Bring your Best every day and Own it! If you want to be Part of the Solution you will need to Roll with the Punches and Keep it Real to be happy in this role Possess the Four C’s – committed, courageous, capable, and confident
Possess the Four C’s – committed, courageous, capable, and confident
In love with the outdoors and adapted to remote living
A can-do attitude and a willingness to learn
Friendly, outgoing, and professional, with excellent communication skills
Flexible and adaptable, and able to change with the ever-evolving market
A strong desire to strive for excellence
Some of the perks of joining our team at a historic hotel in an incredible part of New Zealand:
Stunning surroundings and unparalleled views – a short and remarkable commute to work
Unique opportunity to live and work in a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Affordable staff accommodation, fully set up and nestled in the local community
Great opportunity to save money supported by staff and local discounts
Free access to all activities offered by the Hermitage Hotel
Incentive and staff recognition programmes
Frequent staff events and opportunities to connect with your team and community
Opportunities to grow, develop and upskill through management courses and personal development programmes
Applicants should be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.
Please note that at this time we are only able to accept candidates already based in New Zealand.
Due to the remote nature of our location, own transport is encouraged. .
So if this sounds like you, apply now and start the experience of a lifetime today.
This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.
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In the heart of the majestic Mackenzie Country, in the valley beneath Aoraki Mount Cook, The Hermitage Hotel offers a complete year-round alpine holiday experience.
A range of accommodation with several restaurants and bars suits all travellers Don't miss the new Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre with New Zealand's first full dome digital Planetarium, 3D Theatre, Museum and Hillary Gallery.
Your visit to Aoraki Mount Cook is not complete without experiencing Glacier Explorers an amazing up close encounter with New Zealand's largest glacier, the Tasman Glacier.