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Posted Jul 23, 2020

Landscaping, Pools & Ponds Trades Assistant - InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Job Number EMEAA18038

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

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About us

Are you seeking 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 experience within a luxury service environment.

Yes? Read on; because we’ve got a live on island opportunities for Landscaping, Pools & Ponds Trades Assistants.

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.

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.

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 part of our Landscaping Team; key roles in our dynamic Engineering Department who maintaining all gardens, surrounding landscape, drains/beaches and keep the Resort’s landscape looking lush and vibrant and maintain all resort ponds and lagoons.


You will support our Landscape Gardeners and Ponds Technicians to maintain and improve the beautiful resort grounds, from soft and hard land scaping to general deadfall operations and irrigation and pest control. As well as performing scheduled maintenance, water testing and cleaning procedures on our ponds, lagoons and multiple water features across the resort. You will also have the opportunity to assist in other Engineering tasks from time to time.

What we need from you

The ideal candidate will hold a Queensland General Safety Induction Card (White Card) and open driver's licence and have had exposure to, experience around and knowledge of water filtration and pump systems and water analysis alongside Horticulture and Garden Maintenance . To be successful in this role you will need to have good problem solving skills and possess excellent customer service & communication skills to support the wider Engineering department and Resort to deliver the InterContinental Life. Exposure to a resort or a remote island environment will be a plus.


Familiarity with Microsoft Office, and reporting tools like HotSoS and Hardcat and a working knowledge of general hand tools and domestic and industrial equipment will be a plus and you will have the flexibility to work various shifts including early mornings, weekends and public holidays across a seven day roster. You must also hold the appropriate work rights to work within Australia alongside an open Australian driver’s license and have availability to commence 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. to find out more about us.

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