END DATE October 17, 2016


Country Inns & Suites New Orleans - New Orleans, LA

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Position Responsibilities: The Country Inn & Suites in New Orleans is seeking a full time Maintenance person to maintain hotel's customer and heart of the house areas in accordance with Country Inn & Suites standards.Job Duties: * Maintains overall appearance of rooms and public areas in optimal condition. * Understands the Room Preventative Maintenance Program (R.P.M.) * Replaces or repairs all appliances and execute general plumbing as needed. * Replaces broken mirrors, hangs and replaces broken fixtures, painting and touch-up painting, etc. * Carpentry, and sheetrock/wallpaper experience required. * Helps with repairing all heating/ventilating/air conditioning systems. * Maintains the condition of the hotel lobby, café and lounge. * Maintains operating equipment in working condition by performing routine equipment checks and repairs. * Works with other departments as needed on all maintenance issues. * Cleans and maintains pool area and handling pool chemicals in a safe manner. * Maintains all fitness equipment in fitness center. * Cleans and maintains engineering and storage areas * Follows all safety procedure and policies of the hotel. * Report any hazards or injuries in the department or hotel and takes immediate action to correct. * Maintains problem log book to record the equipment in need of repair and prioritizes efforts accordingly. * Gives personal attention, takes personal responsibility and used teamwork when providing guest service and experience. * Listens, apologizes with empathy, finds a solution and follows through when resolving guest problems. * Provides genuine hospitality and teamwork on an ongoing basis. * Assumes the responsibility to notice when the guest is not satisfied and uses their best judgment as to what remedies are appropriate. * Performs other duties required to provide the service brand behavior and genuine hospitality. Job Requirements: MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK MORNINGS AND/OR EVENINGS (HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL EVENTS AS WELL) * Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 1 to 2 years of maintenance experience. * Hotel experience preferred but not mandatory. * Works well independently or as part of a team. * Strong attention to detail. * Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude when handling all situations. * Adhere to the policies and procedures of the hotel. * Ability to work a flexible schedule including mornings, evenings, overnight, holidays and weekends. * Ability to read, write, and speak English * Spanish as a second language a plus, but not mandatory Physical Demands: * Ability to stand, bend, and stoop for entire shift. * Ability to lift over 50 pounds. * Ability to climb ladders. * Ability to work outside and in all weather conditions We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other protected class. Our locations are drug-free and pre-employment screens are required. Background checks are also required before employment begins. We participate in E-Verify and those who are ineligible to work in the United States will not be considered.