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Assistant Manager - Townsville

Advertiser: Discovery Holiday Parks2.4 out of 52.4 overall rating (45 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
15 Jan 2020
Location
Northern QLD
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Hospitality & Tourism, Management

About Us

It’s an exciting time for Discovery Parks. Since our inception in 2004 we have experienced extensive growth. We currently own and operate over 65 parks and employ over 1100 people throughout Australia. In 2018 we acquired Top Parks. Discovery Parks and Top Parks is now Australia’s largest network of holiday Parks. In addition to operating parks, we have the G'Day Rewards program – offering a community of mates exclusive deals and benefits at Australia’s largest network of holiday and workstay parks.

The Discovery Parks Group is a multidimensional business with a strong strategic advantage within the accommodation sector. Our aim is to be the leading regional accommodation business in Australia.  

We are seeking passionate and adaptable people that enjoy working within a high-performance team that work together to help our customers discover what matters.

 

About the Role

This position involves a mix of indoor and outdoor functions - at times grounds-based with a maintenance focus and at others Front Office Customer and strategic focused. This position is a live-in role with accommodation provided and as such, you will have a hands-on approach.

Your responsibilities will span across administrative front office management, to park operations, planning and development, with a greater focus on the administrative side of the business. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Exceptional customer service - ensure all staff provide excellent service and efficiently handle guest enquiries
  • Front Office management - all aspects
  • Park Operations – ensuring the efficient delivery of all services related to running the asset i.e. customer service, grounds management and cleaning. You will ensure a team culture is built to consistently provide customers with a beautiful, safe and well maintained park
  • Given the nature of our business and care for customers an on-call roster will form part of the job requirements

 

Skills & Experience

We are looking for an individual with the ability to develop park team members and lead the park in the Manager's absence. You will be able to prioritise your workload to achieve daily outcomes whilst also understanding the big picture, always with the customer as the priority. You will bring to the role:

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in hospitality management or other related industries
  • Proven and demonstrated experience in managing, developing and training staff
  • Strong computer skills, especially in the MS Office suite
  • Previous experience in stock control, ordering and adhering to budgets
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in supervising work activities of cleaning personnel to ensure clean, orderly and attractive rooms
  • Strong understanding of up-selling and working towards KPI's
  • A flexible attitude to work, and work hours (including weekends and after hours)
  • Knowledge and understanding of WHS and responsibilities
  • Previous experience with Newbook or similar reservations systems will be held in high regard
  • A love of customer facing communication, tourism and ideally the outdoors and the desire to be part of a regional town
  • Successful candidate will hold a Responsible Service of Alcohol or willingness to obtain

 

Benefits

  • Industry standard base salary plus all inclusive accommodation for YOU & YOUR FAMILY
  • Annual bonus based on KPI's
  • Professional development & opportunities to grow personally as well as professionally
  • Discounted accommodation at our network of parks for you, your family & friends
  • Discounted products from our G'day rewards Partners

 

How to Apply

Discovery what matters - APPLY NOW! Visit the careers page at www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au or via the link below. Please have your cover letter and resume together in one file ready to upload.  

 

Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance to disclose any criminal offences or charges. If you already have a Police Clearance valid within the last 6 months, please upload a copy to your profile.

 

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