Relief & Permanent Holiday Park Managers - Victoria - Full Time

Variety is the Spice Of Life! If you're experienced Motel or Holiday Park Managers... join our merry team of Caretakers working around Australia.

Caretakers Australia provide both permanent and relief recruitment services to the accommodation industry Australia-wide. Our clients represent a wide spectrum of accommodation including 3-star motels, holiday parks and serviced apartments.

The Job

If you join our Caretakers team you are assured of a variety of interesting and diverse short to medium term assignments to keep you challenged, skilled and well paid! We are always on the look-out for  experienced couples who are interested in working on a temporary or permanent basis as part of our team.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for any of these assignments include:

  • skills in managing front office including check-in/outs, taking reservations, handling enquiries
  • strong knowledge of a computerised reservation system (ie. RMS, Newbooks)  and ability to monitor and update internet sites
  • cash handling, financial management, reporting ability
  • strong people skills  and the ability to manage staff in a positive manner
  • enthusiasm for grounds and buildings maintenance
  • cleaning and ground maintenance
  • preparing and delivering breakfast
  • willingness to get in and work as part of an existing team

Why join our team?

  • Ongoing work in a variety of locations and environments  
  • Attractive daily rate
  • Get paid on time – every time! (no chasing clients for money!)

If you  would like to work with Caretakers Australia and meet the above  prerequisites, please send your details to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au

Motel Managers - NSW Riverina - $150K + Super - Full Time

Once in a lifetime opportunity has become available for an experienced, customer focussed motel management couple to run successful 4.5 star motel in the heart of the Riverina district NSW. Extremely generous salary package and accommodation provided!

Our client operates the Wagga RSL Motel and Apartments, a multiple award winning motel located in the vibrant regional city of Wagga Wagga.  The property consists of 46 rooms and adjoins the Wagga RSL Club, a well known club in the Riverina featuring entertainment, dining and function facilities.    They are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic management couple with a passion for providing excellent customer service who will be responsible for overall management of all aspects of the property, including:

  • Front office management and general administration duties including accounts, updating accommodation websites, timesheets and banking
  • All aspects of staff management including recruitment, training, rostering and performance management
  • Manage a team of housekeepers, assisting if necessary, to ensure a high standard of cleanliness is maintained
  • Grounds and facilities management including liaising with contractors, identifying areas for improvement, maintaining the common areas and undertaking minor maintenance
  • Stock control
  • Monthly reporting
  • Managing Work Health and Safety responsibilities

The motel is generously staffed with full time and casual receptionists and a team of housekeepers plus you will be supported by a senior management team.

Successful applicants must have:

  • Motel management experience (certificate in hospitality and/or management desirable but not essential)
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • A positive attitude and friendly nature
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to negotiate effectively
  • Demonstrated computer skills (RoomMaster experience an advantage)
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and public holidays when required
  • Police clearances and impeccable references

Benefits:

  • An attractive salary package of $150k plus super
  • A newly refurbished two bedroom residence attached to reception
  • Utilities
  • 6 weeks annual leave

Interested candidates should forward their resumes and cover letter addressing the above criteria to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au   Please do not contact the property directly, only applications sent to
Caretakers Australia will be considered.

As a result of the large volume of applications we receive only those candidates with the requisite experience will receive an acknowledgement.

Assistant Management Couple - Great Ocean Road, VIC - Full Time

Working with the Park Managers, the Assistant Managers at this Surf Coast Holiday Park will enjoy a great lifestyle while keeping the park humming!

Our CIients operate a number of Tourist Parks along Victoria's rugged Great Ocean Road on behalf of the Department of Environment Water Land and Planning.

The position of (live-in) Assistant  Manager has been created to support and assist the Management team at one of their foreshore parks  with the day-to-day operations and management.

Primarily you will assist with the running of the park, the front office service delivery, the allocation and deployment of staff and general grounds or administrative duties. Some outside work and security patrols may also be required during the busy tourist season.

We are looking for applications from an experienced couple a broad range of skills and experience in the holiday park sector, ideally. A working and confident knowledge of RMS would be highly regarded.

The position is full time,  on a flexible roster, working 38 hours per week, averaged over the year, to ensure adequate coverage in the busy tourist seasons.

An attractive salary and accommodation package is on offer to attract a long term experienced applicant.

For more information on this interesting and varied role in one of the premier Parks on the Surf Coast, forward your application to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au or apply on line.

Relief Managers - Australia Wide - Contract

Relief motel and caravan park managers required to join our team! Short term roles available Australia wide for individual caretakers. Great opportunity to work when you want to, ability to choose the roles and maintain your work / life balance.

Caretakers Australia is a premier relief management agency for the accommodation industry. Our clients represent a wide spectrum of accommodation ranging from 3-star motels to holiday parks, serviced apartments and retirement villages.

We have a great team of relief management couples currently working for us, however we are now receiving more requests for individual relief managers. We are seeking applications from young-at-heart, friendly individuals experienced in accommodation management or caretaking who are interested in working on an ad-hoc basis.

Relief management assignments vary in length and duties, however most are reception / office based roles.

Pre-requisites for any of these assignments include:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience in managing front office including checking in and checking out of guests, answering the telephone, taking reservations, handling enquiries.
  • Excellent computer skills including reservation system experience (particularly RMS, Newbook or Guestpoint) and the ability to monitor on-line sites.
  • Capable of attending to night audit, end of day procedures and producing reports
  • Experience in staff supervision
  • Flexible attitude
  • Be comfortable in the knowledge you may have to clean and wash laundry
  • Possess common-sense
  • Be physically fit and able to perform manual tasks

 

To be considered for any of our current relief management roles, you must have previous experience as a manager / receptionist or caretaker of motels, caravan parks or serviced apartments.

If joining the Caretakers Australia team interests you, please forward resumes to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au

Please note that as a result of the large volume of applications we receive only those candidates with the requisite experience will receive an acknowledgement.

Operations Management Couple - Barossa Valley, SA - Full Time

Take your career to the next level! Operations Managers required for holiday park and recreational facility in the beautiful Barossa Valley.

 

Would you like to live and work in Australia’s number one destination for wine and culinary delights? Our client is seeking a highly experienced Operational Management couple to oversee the day to day operations of their holiday park, sporting, tourist and recreational precinct.

The Management Couple will be responsible for a 4 star rated tourist park, supporting infrastructure, playing fields, community and sporting buildings and park reserves.

The Managers are also responsible for overseeing Park Assistants, grounds, reception and housekeeping staff. In addition to jointly managing the holiday park with the assistant managers, the couple are also responsible for supporting the board in marketing and business development, managing an operating budget, improving profit, managing expenditure and yield management.

We are inviting applications from experienced Park Managers with strong sales/marketing and financial acumen with broader tourism and recreational management experience a distinct advantage. Demonstrated evidence of improvement in occupancy and increasing revenues, supported by impeccable references should be provided.

An attractive salary package and accommodation in a 3 bedroom residence is on offer for the successful applicants.

To submit your application, please send your CV and covering letter to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au

Due to the large number of applications received, only those candidates with the requisite experience will receive an acknowledgement.

Conference & Events Manager - Roma, QLD - Contract

Unique opportunity to co-ordinate conferences and events for a premier functions destination in Outback Queensland.

South West Queensland’s leading destination for functions and events, located within attractive resort style accommodation, is seeking an experienced Conference and Events Manager to work with their exciting team.

This unique facility with 3 interconnecting function spaces caters for functions and events for up to 400 guests including gala dinners, networking events, trade shows and weddings as well as offering gourmet catering and 4 star accommodation in an attractive rural setting.

Reporting to the Property Manager, you will:

  • be responsible for managing the booking from the initial enquiry through to execution of the event
  • have a hands on approach to all aspects of event planning and the ability to maximise the potential of incoming enquiries as well as sourcing new business.
  • actively oversee and take part in the set-up, turn around and pack down of the event space
  • ensure the presentation of the conference and event centre is maintained at the highest standard.

Successful applicants must have:

  • Previous experience and a passion for creating memorable functions and events
  • A positive attitude and friendly nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evenings when needed
  • Excellent references

An attractive salary package of $50-60k plus super and accommodation be provided for the successful applicant.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au

Please note that as a result of the large volume of applications we receive only those candidates with the requisite experience will receive an acknowledgement.

Hotel Management Couple - Darling Downs Region, QLD - Full Time

Hotel Management Couple with energy and style required to operate this historically significant, iconic hotel in regional Queensland

Our client owns a well appointed, state-of-the-art hotel with bistro, café, sports bar, gaming room and rooftop bar  in regional Queensland. The attractive property, with a blend of modern and heritage architecture, is situated in the heart of this bustling town and is popular with both locals and visitors alike.

Duties include:

  • Hands-on, day to day management of the venue and 20 staff
  • Stock control, stock takes and weekly ordering
  • Compliance of gaming machines and TAB & KENO Operations
  • Staff recruitment, staff rosters, timesheets, supervision and training
  • Planning functions and events, marketing and promotions

Successful applicants must have:

  • Hotel management experience
  • A current RMLV & Approved Managers Licence (QLD)
  • A solid knowledge of gaming operations and compliance
  • Staff management and rostering experience
  • A positive attitude and friendly nature
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion and motivation to grow the business and market the venue
  • Police Checks
  • Excellent references

An attractive salary package of $120 - $140k plus super depending on experience, incentive payments after 3 months, a rental subsidy of $220 per week and meals whilst working will ensure that the managers are well rewarded for their hard work.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes and cover letter to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au

Please note that as a result of the large volume of applications we receive only those candidates with the requisite experience will receive an acknowledgement.

Holiday Park Managers - Mildura, VIC - Full Time

Delightful park in the regional city of Mildura, on the banks of the Murray in North West Victoria, is seeking an experienced Management Couple to operate this family friendly holiday park and award winning houseboat company.

Located in the heart of this bustling regional city, known for it’s food, wine & plentiful sunshine, lies the recently renovated and refurbished All Seasons Holiday Park & Houseboats.

Our client is seeking to appoint a management couple to live on-site and manage the operations and day to day functions of this busy holiday park.  The park offers a variety of accommodation options from 32 well appointed cabins, 50 powered sites, 15 houseboats and 16 permanent residents. 

Reporting to the owners, and supported by capable Assistant Managers, you will have a hands-on, proactive approach along with experience managing a tourist park and be passionate about providing the best guest experience.   

Responsibilities include:

  • Staff management of up to 20 staff, team development and training
  • Managing the office
  • Maintenance of the grounds, equipment and asset maintenance
  • Management of day to day financial transactions
  • Project management and co-ordination of capital works

Successful candidates must have:

  • A professional and friendly nature
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and RMS 9+
  • Proven management experience including staff management
  • Knowledge and understanding of WHS responsibilities
  • Landscaping or trades experience (qualification desirable)

An attractive salary package plus a large 3 bedroom house is on offer for the successful applicants.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes and cover letter addressing the above criteria with recent references to info@caretakersaustralia.com.au for consideration.

Please note that as a result of the large volume of applications we receive only those candidates with the requisite experience will receive an acknowledgement.