Painter & Decorator

About us

Principal York are looking for a Painter and Decorator 

Principal York being steps from the train station and is the perfect base from which to discover the historic city of York. Blending the grandeur of late-Victorian architecture with the comforts of modern travel, at Principal York offers we offer our guests the warmest welcome this side of the Pennines. Our hotel and teams combined, make the Principal York more than just a place to sleep. It is a place of memories.   

We are Looking for a Painter and Decorator to join us in this exciting time of growth, who can commit to 40 hours a week.  As we are open 7 days a week 365 days a year and need people to work a range of shifts and days - this means we can offer great flexibility if required.

We are paying £12.00 per hour, every hour worked paid!

Your day to day

Whilst reporting to the on-site Maintenance Manager you will be working along side a team of skilled Maintenance Assistants.

Your role will involve:

  • Preparing surfaces, filling holes, and sealing cracks
  • Removing old paint and paper by sanding or scraping
  • Inspecting painted surfaces and rectifying flaws or defects
  • Paper hanging
  • Evaluating jobs and ensuring the correct quantity and quality of materials is ordered
  • Maintaining stock levels for current and future jobs
  • Tidying and cleaning tools

What we need from you

Our people help to make the biggest difference - If you enjoy variety and are at your best when being part of a team as well as being passionate about delivering first-rate guest service through your high-quality maintenance work, this role is for you.

It’s important to remember your importance and reason for completing each job- Our guests! You’ll be called upon to complete a wide variety of tasks and jobs within our hotel and it’s extremely important that you remain flexible and versatile around these. Although this isn’t a full guest facing role, you will still play a vital part in delivering a fantastic guest experience and it’s important to remain friendly, approachable and the best version of you whenever you come in to contact with one of our guests or colleagues.

To succeed as a Painter and Decorator, you will need:

  • An eye for detail
  • Previous experience as a Painter and Decorator, within Hotel Environment.
  • To be ideally qualified to NVQ standard
  • To be passionate about delivering great service and have a great understanding of Health and Safety.
  • To be willing to learn new things and work as part of a wide hotel team
  • A happy and motivated attitude

What we offer

What’s in for you as a Painter and Decorator (just in case you need more persuading)

Not bragging but we are part of the IHG hotels and Resort family, FTSE 100 Company, market leader in delivering True Hospitality for Good around the world

  • £12.00 per hour (£24960 per annum) plus great IHG perks! 
  • 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays, this increases up to a maximum of 33 days (Pro Rated) 
  • Worldwide employee and friends & family hotel room rates
  • Discounts on retail and various activities through our benefit portal
  • Employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Recognition programmes
  • Opportunities for career progression and to transfer around the world
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Opportunities to get involved in our charitable and community activities
  • Most importantly, we’ll help you grow, and develop you as an individual

Do you have what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Please click ‘apply’ now! 

You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK.

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