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Maintenance Person


Normandy, France

Competitive Salary + full board accomodation +travel +uniform +training




Do you want to spent a summer enjoying the beautiful region of Normandy, France? TravelBound is a tour operator specialising in group travel for schools and adults.

As well as an extensive worldwide hotel program, TravelBound operate a Chateau in Normandy, North/West France.The Chateau is surrounded by 38 acres of land and is located near the village of Molay Littry. The Chateau has 40 bedrooms (sleeps up to 200 people) with meeting rooms, library, games room, lounge area and bar. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool (open from May), tennis court, football and rugby pitch.The grounds of the Chateau are also used for adventure activities such as bivi building and archery.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Simple carpentry to make reasonable repairs to furniture and hotel fittings
  • Basic electrics to test and repair fuses, to check all fittings, ensuring no live supply, before repairing or changing sockets, switches or light fittings
  • Simple plumbing to clean blocked wastes, toilets, basins etc by clearing traps, rodding or removing obstacles
  • Changing tap washers and repairing toilet mechanisms will also be required
  • To carry out a daily tour of the Chateau, looking for possible areas that require attention
  • Day to day repairs of any items as reported by clients or members of hotel staff
  • General work on the Professional Sports Surface
  • Potwash when required which is twice per week
  • To report any problems considered beyond your ability to the General Manage
  • Run bottles and waste to the local refuse
  • Pick up and drop of employees from the ferry port or train station
  • Any other duties as directed by your Manager.

What We Can Offer You

  • Competitive salary
  • All meals & Accommodation
  • Travel to and from France
  • Uniform
  • Seasonal contract for up to 9 months
  • In house training
  • All year round working opportunities both overseas and in the UK
  • A chance to experience local excursions
  • 1 days off per week
  • Friends and family discounts
  • Requirements

    • British/European passport
    • UK/Irish bank account, and Tax or National Insurance number
    • Previous experience of general maintenance to include electrics, plumbing and carpentry
    • Clean driving license for at least 2 years
    • Self motivated, ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
    • Experience driving abroad an would be advantage
    • Basic/conversational French


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