Caretaker/Houseman

| Bedford, NY, United States

Posted Date 12/26/2021
Description

We are looking for a Caretaker/Houseman/Handyman for a small 5 star Boutique Hotel in Bedford, NY.

Candidates must be local to the area within 15/30 minutes drive - If you are not local to the area, PLEASE do not apply for this position!!

It is a 5 days part time position, 5 hours/day Saturday to Wednesday. Flexibility is essential as you will be working in hotel industry. On-call for emergencies. It is not a supervising or a managing position.

Candidates must be vaccinated, have a clean DL, non smoker.

Ideal candidate will be able to perform any tasks to keep the place pristine. Must be friendly with a desire to help his co-workers and work as a team.

Qualifications

  • You must be a good listener and a good communicator in order to perform this job and to report to the Director of Property,
  • Highly proactive and resourceful, able to solve problems with minimal oversight,
  • No job is too big or too small, very hands-on, and willing to go above and beyond to get the job done,
  • Requires basic carpentry skills, plumbing, and knowledge of electrical to perform daily repairs,
  • Ability to perform outdoor and indoor heavy duty cleaning, organization including moving furniture,
  • Ability to perform light landscaping, 
  • Ability to do minor property repairs, painting, and operate necessary power equipment
  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience as a caretaker or houseman in the private or corporate environments is necessary,
  • Strong communication skills,
  • Have an eye for details as the property needs to be maintained in pristine conditions,
  • 5-7 years experience as a caretaker or houseman in high-end residences, 5 star hotels,
  • Excellent references from current and previous positions, willing to have a background check and to sign a confidentiality agreement
  • A good English is essential

Responsibilities

  • Manage all deliveries and receiving,
  • Perform daily walk through of the property, responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, repairs, emergency response for all building structures, 
  • Responsible for all walkways, patio, stairs snow removal,
  • Refilling firewood for outdoor fireplace, keep it organized,
  • Set-up indoor and outdoor decorations based on seasonal needs,
  • Responsible for blowing leaves, picking up branches, cleaning parking areas, fixing outdoor lights, 
  • Checking, fixing hotel rooms electrical, plumbing, gas fireplaces, etc
  • Keeping basement rooms for all IT equipment and Inn amenities organized & clean,
  • Painting inside and outside when needed,
  • Able to perform light carpentry tasks like fixing fences, door trims, cabinet doors, etc
  • Cleaning all outdoor equipments: fountains, furniture, walkways based on seasonal maintenance,
  • Refilling beverages, Inn amenities, etc
  • Maintaining Hotel car including cleaning the interior, checking for engine oil inspection always ensuring the pristine condition of the vehicle, 
  • Driving guests when needed,
  • Helping guests with luggages when needed,
  • Helping with events set-up and guests requirements when needed,
  • Running errands when needed
     

 

Job Type
Full-Time
Job Categories
Houseman
Compensation
$30 to $35/hour based on experience

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