Beach Retreats Maintenance Coordinator

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Maintenance Coordinator to join the team at Beach Retreats. (6 month contract)

Beach Retreats is a self-catering holiday letting agency based in North Cornwall, providing a full changeover and property management service to a growing portfolio of over 100 properties. Due to expansion, Beach Retreats is looking to recruit a maintenance co-ordinator to assist in dealing with property maintenance work including plumbing, painting, electrics and other miscellaneous repairs to properties as well as communicate with guests and owners and outside contractors to resolve maintenance issues as they arise. The successful candidate will have a solid background within maintenance preferably gained form working in hotels or serviced apartments. You will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude with a presentable, helpful approach.

What you would be doing on a weekly basis

As Maintenance Co-ordinator it will be your job to ensure our guests receive an unforgettable experience by working hard to maintain the fixtures and fittings across the Beach Retreats portfolio. Your responsibilities will include:

Providing front line, hands-on repair, maintenance and support services to our properties.

Diagnosing and detecting first line building faults and failures and action repairs.

Delivering minor repair and maintenance works including joinery, decorating, plumbing, heating and electrical works.

Providing support and assistance to others to aid them in their job e.g. external contractors.

Ensuring that allocated maintenance/repair works are risk assessed and safely carried out, with site based records kept for inspection.

Ordering and monitoring stock levels of common spare items e.g. light bulbs, fuel, minor electrical and plumbing spares.

Ensuring equipment is efficiently and effectively operated.

General Admin and support.

Required Experience

Experience of repair and maintenance duties and tasks within a live operational building.

The ability to diagnose and repair day to day property repairs.

Effective at dealing with planned maintenance items such as re-decoration, changing filters etc.

An NVQ2 in Maintenance Operations or equivalent.

Competency in basic decoration skills.

Computer literacy

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The ability to create bespoke risk assessments for unusual tasks.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please click the ‘apply now’ button to the right of the page, or email your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Why you should choose Watergate Bay

  • Watergate Bay Hotel is a relaxed professional place to work in a beautiful location right on the beach
  • Excellent career prospects in an ever expanding organisation.
  • Special rates for you and your friends & family to stay at Watergate Bay Hotel
  • Staff discounts on treatments in Swim Club
  • Discounts for you and your friends & family at Zacry’s, The Beach Hut, Living Space, Fifteen Cornwall
  • Staff discounts at Shop on the Beach and other partner businesses
  • Free surf lessons and free use of surfboards and wetsuits from the Extreme Academy
  • Social events throughout the year

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Job title
Beach Retreats Maintenance Coordinator

Watergate Bay

Full time


Job type
6 month contract

Closing date
20 June 2016