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Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting components, parts, or systems.
Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting - if required.
Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
Keeps general maintenance supplies ready / handy.
Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Must be able to weld and have basic electrical and other maintenance skills to assist general maintenance manager with lodge maintenance when not busy with vehicle maintenance.
Major vehicle issues will be handled by the relevant dealer if not able to be fixed by the lodge mechanic.
REMUNERATION & ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:
(Negotiable dependent on experience, qualifications and suitability)
R8, 000. 00 - R12, 000. 00 dependent on above
Own accommodation with en-suite bathroom.
Medical insurance contribution - To be discussed.
Laundry - staff have access to laundry room.
15 - 21 days annual leave over and above the standard work / leave cycle.
Bednight privileges - To be discussed.
13th cheque at the discretion of the company.
Annual salary increase at the discretion of the company.
Opportunity for growth within the lodge / rest of the company's portfolio.
LEAVE / WORK CYCLE:
6 weeks on / 2 weeks off
TO APPLY, PLEASE FORWARD ALL THE BELOW INFORMATION:
CV in a WORD document format
(Must be NEAT AND PRESENTABLE please - All places of employ, dates of employ and reasons for leaving must be stipulated in the CV/CV's)
A recent head and shoulders photograph to accompany your application
Minimum of 2 written references
A personalised motivation as to why you feel you are the ideal candidate for the position
Notice period / Availability to take up new positions / Availability for interviews
(Or your next days to travel for interviews)
Previous motor mechanic experience - preferably / strong advantage if LANDROVER
(Must be able to work on Landrover vehicle types)
Must be happy to live in a safari lodge environment and work cycles
All relevant trade certificates
Valid drivers' licence and own reliable transport
Reliable and of sober habits
· Reference: LS-76761-2504 · Salary: R8, 000.00 - R12, 000.00 + neg. + full live in + further benefits · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 25 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Responsible for the maintenance and up-keep of all camp infrastructure including vehicles, generators, water systems, equipment and fittings.
Maintain all maintenance schedules and records of works completed.
Report any issues outside the scope of daily work to operations manager
Oversee pool maintenance and cleaning
Carry out regular checks on all equipment and all servicing as required
Maintain records of all relevant consumables and ensure re-supply with Lodge Manager
Ensure that all workshop equipment is accounted for daily and in its correct storage location
Ensure that all communication toward other employees, guests, suppliers and any visitor to site is polite, positive and conducive with a harmonious workplace.
Reporting all relevant issues to management
Motivate and be proactive in encouraging team commitment and spirit
Assist any other department/employee as and when required and possible
Any reasonable request from management outside the normal duties listed
Respond to any maintenance issue regardless of time, day or hours
Skills/Requirements: Qualifications / Experience
Trade certification in one or more of the following- electrician, plumber, mechanic; and/or
At least 5 years experience working in a safari lodge/camp as senior maintenance personnel.
Current drivers license and proven driving experience
Experience working with and maintaining typical safari lodge infrastructure such as generators/inverters, waste water treatment systems, commercial kitchen/laundry/workshop equipment, 4wd vehicles and tractor.
Experience with ordering, stock/inventory controls and maintenance records in a hospitality environment
Behaviours / Skills
Ability to work within a small team with an attitude towards ‘helping out' anywhere it may be required.
Strong training and coaching skills with patience towards other team members.
Have practical ‘hands on' skills with tools and equipment.
Ability to identify and priorities maintenance issues to ensure the smooth operations of a safari camp/lodge
Ability to work in a remote environment and to solve problems with limited access to resources while still maintaining the quality of the guest experience.
Ability to work within a budget
· Reference: LS-76697-2011 · Salary: Dep on exp. · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 20 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Experienced Maintenance Manager needed for Hotel in Limpopo. The successful candidate would be responsible for all the Maintenance within the Hotel that falls within the skills and expertise of the Maintenance team. The successful candidate would also be responsible for the management of the maintenance attendants.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a maintenance position within a Hotel
Strong personality that can think on their feet and work under pressure;
Well spoken and well presented individual;
Excellent leadership and management skills;
Must have grade 12;
Must have previous experience with Plumbing and basic electrical work
Must have an eye for detail
· Reference: LS-76622-1309 · Salary: Negotiable (Live - In) · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 13 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: A Five Star Game Lodge based in the Eastern Cape is looking for an Assistant General Manager. This Private Game Reserve is home to a beautiful tented camp with distinctive charm and character. This camp is not electrified and runs on gas. Be a part of a dynamic and energetic team. You will be required to manage a small team of staff.
Manage a small team of staff
Tertiary qualification preferably a degree or diploma in Hospitality / Tourism, Game Lodge management
Management experience in luxury camp environment an advantage
Dealing with camp maintenance, staff, orders and stock control
Experience and ability to train staff
Fully computer literate
Proficient in English, (ability to communicate in foreign languages are an advantage)
Enthusiasm, passion and energy
Need to be mature in character, well presented and spoken
Be responsible, able to work under pressure and unsupervised
Good guest relations
Good references and good work experience in a big 5 area.
Tertiary qualification preferably a degree or diploma in Hospitality / Tourism, Game Lodge management
Previous lodge management experience
If you do not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
· Reference: LS-76600-1202 · Salary: R13 000 - R15 000 Negotiable depending on experience Live in, meals, uniforms and good gratuities · Country: South Africa · Province: Eastern Cape · Date Posted: 12 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Field Guide needed for Luxury Tented Camp near Pretoria. We deal with both international and local guests. We are also a child friendly camp, and you may also be required to take children on activities. Uniform, accommodation and meals are provided as part of the package. Duties will include
Transferring, welcoming and meeting of guests on arrival
Assist with check in procedures and porterage duties
Providing guided game drives, game walks, and tours of our predator sanctuary
Ensure that all vehicles and field equipment are kept in excellent working order
Responsible for all preparation for own game drive
Hosting guests in the evenings after game drive (includes dining with guests)
Assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodge as needed
When the camp is not busy you will be expected to assist with our volunteer program and its related duties
Ensure ongoing compliance with company procedures; Assist with ongoing projects and related administration.
The following minimum requirements are needed for the candidates:
Experience guiding in Big 5 areas
FGASA Level 1
Code 10 or 8 (code 10 preferred) and PDP essential
Valid first aid certificate
DEAT, CATHSSETA registered
A head and shoulder (ID type) photo needed
Should be presentable with strong command of the English language
Self-motivated and show initiative
· Reference: LS-76590-1002 · Salary: R4 000 - R8 000 Depending on experience · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 11 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Honeydew area, West Rand. NIGHT SHIFT POSITION 14h00 - 22h00 or 15h00 to 23h00 This position is to be the duty handyman, mainly seeing to guest requests for things to be fixed or to help them with problems. You must be very customer orientated and willing to help at any time. You will have some general maintenance to do in public areas too,
You must have a matric, a technical qualification is a plus unless you have many years of hotel maintenance. Someone who has worked in a hotel or an apartment complex is very suited to this position. As it is a night shift the client prefers you to have a drivers license and car or to be willing to live in the area. WEST RAND
· Reference: LS-76545-44 · Salary: R8,000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Gauteng · Date Posted: 10 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
We are looking for a Refrigeration Technician as part of our Maintenance team.
This position requires that the candidate have a minimum qualification of Grade 12 or equivalent and recognized apprenticeship and certification as a qualified air-conditioning and refrigeration technician, coupled with at least 2 years' working experience as handyman in a resort and electrical environment.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for the installation and maintenance of all air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment
Carry out compliance testing as per manufacturer specs
Plan, allocate and oversee any work carried out by contractors
Ensure a high standard of workmanship at all times
Assist tech manager to ensure maximum efficiency
Assist the Pool attendant with Minor pool maintenance if and when needed
General maintenance duties
Assist plumber as and when required
CLOSING DATE: 13 July 2017
· Reference: LS-76531-0702 · Salary: tba · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 07 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
We require a suitably qualified and experienced young, energetic logistics person to take control of the supervision of our Fleet. The person will be resposible for the maintenance of our substantive Fleet, as well as the buildings. On a daily basis, check all vehicles for defaults and accident damage and report these along the prescribed reporting lines.
Ensure that vehicles are licensed, service and maintained within the prescribed time frames.
At least 2 - 4 years fleet management and logistics experience in a Hospitality, Leisure Transport or Chauffeur Drive environment
Good staff supervision skills
Understands deadlines and urgency
Ability to motivate staff
Ability to work shifts
Own reliable transport
· Reference: LS-76518-0603 · Salary: Dep on exp. · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 06 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Tour Operator
Description: Kendrick Recruitment are now seeking a Maintenance Assistant/Welder for a luxury property based in the Madikwe Game Reserve. The primary role is to assume responsibility of welding, workshop and general maintenance work onsite at the Lodge. We are looking for someone who displays effective team work and maintenance skills to achieve an ultimate guest experience. Responsibilities:
Assist in checking and maintaining guest rooms, guest pools, main areas, the staff village and all gardens;
Complete all maintenance work as assigned
Skills/Requirements: Qualifications and Skills:
Excellent welding and workshop skills - welding certificate advantageous;
Experience in lodge maintenance work;
Carpentry and painting skills advantageous;
Driver's license required.
This position is offering a salary of R4, 000 per month and provides accommodation, meals, uniform and a contribution towards medical aid and provident fund. To apply please send your CV and references through today… Good Luck!
· Reference: LS-76458-3012 · Salary: R4 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 30 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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