Caretaker & Receptionist - Backpackers in Paradise - Looking for a couple
Queensland – Surfers Paradise
Accommodation & Agreed Award Salary
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise this hostel provides accommodation for around 150 guests. We offer travelers a fun and inviting place to stay in the perfect location to see and do everything the Gold Coast has to offer.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A COUPLE to work as the Caretaker and Receptionist. You will be responsible for all daily hostel operations with a list of duties.
Your tasks include but are not limited to:
• Guests check in/check out.
• Daily cleaning the various hostel buildings and facilities
• Using the office accommodation booking system
• Upkeep of the pool and hostel facilities.
• Manage maintenance items around buildings and facilities.
• Maintain social media sites to increase or maintain occupancy.
• Respond to guest comments on relevant online platforms.
• Daily responses to emails for guest bookings
• Plan and facilitate social events in hostel grounds as required.
• Manage the on-site bar including serving, stocking the bar, and performing stock-takes.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
• Proven hospitality experience, preferably in an accommodation or hotel business
• Outstanding customer service, communication, interpersonal and people skills
• Excellent telephone manner
• Basic computer, excel, word, emailing required.
• Handling of social media platforms and booking websites.
• A demonstrated ability to use initiative whether working autonomously or as part of a team.
• Willingness to take direction from the owner and take correction when necessary.
• Holds a current RSA licence.
The ideal candidate will also possess the following personal skills:
• A passion for hospitality and looking after guests.
• Being on time and responding quickly to guest requests.
• Creativity, problem solving and an enormous ‘can-do’ attitude.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• A positive approach to change.
• Possess a “firm but fair” approach.
• A professional appearance
• Organizational and time management skills
Please email your application to
Postcode: 4217 (Surfers Paradise, Queensland)
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Backpackers in Paradise
Member since: July 2021