Darwin Escapes

Grounds Person

7 days left

Ryde, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Competitive Hourly
31 Aug 2020
28 Sep 2020
Job Type
Full Time

The team at Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat have a vacancy for a Grounds Assistant to join them at their five star resort just outside of Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight. 

The successful candidate will assist the Grounds team to ensure the appearance of the resort is kept up to the five star standard expected at Woodside Bay. Duties will include grass cutting and strimming, edging and weeding borders and clearing pathways.

Alongside this, you will work within the maintenance team in the upkeep of all company buildings and guest accommodation. This will involve responding to maintenance requests from guests on site, assisting with renovation projects and attending to any planned daily maintenance tasks.

Finally, you will assist in the cleaning and maintenance of all hot tubs on changeover days.

To be successful in this role, previous experience within grounds and maintenance is essential.

This is a permanent position to work full time, variable hours. This will include evenings, nights, weekends and bank holidays so full flexibility is required.

This role is perfect for anyone searching for grounds or maintenance positions within a commutable distance of Wootton Bridge, Ryde and the surrounding areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete any planned daily, weekly and monthly maintenance tasks
  • Work within the grounds team to complete general grounds maintenance
  • Complete grass cutting, strimming and edging
  • Ensure the resort is kept clean and free of debris
  • Assist in the maintenance of guest accommodation and company buildings
  • Complete maintenance jobs as requested by the Reception team and General Manager
  • Assist in completion of any renovation projects or redecoration
  • Complete any necessary paperwork following repairs and maintenance

What experience you will need

  • Previous experience preferred
  • Previous maintenance experience is an advantage

What skills you will need

  • Driving licence is essential, as you will be required to use the buggies or vehicles at the site
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn

What we offer

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Discounted staff breaks at our luxurious holiday resorts across the UK
  • Free use of all Darwin Escapes resort facilities including many of our free gyms and swimming pools
  • Food discount across all resorts
  • Discounts on spa treatments
  • *'Introduce a friend' recruitment bonus
  • *100% work attendance bonus
  • *Company employee sick pay
  • Compassionate leave pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free access to the Darwin Academy training programme to help further your career and skill levels
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health Shield cash plan

*Subject to terms and conditions

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