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Handyperson

Handyperson

ID 
2017-2090
Posted Date 
4/7/2017
Category 
Other
Location 
US-NY-Flushing

More information about this job:

Overview:

It takes the most talented people to put on the world’s greatest tennis event.  The US Open Tennis Championships are the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world.  Each year, for three weeks in the late summer, the US Open is the focus of the sports & entertainment universe.  Passionate fans from around the world come to NYC to witness the toughest tennis on the game’s biggest stage.  With more than 720,000 visitors, 100 million television viewers in the U.S. and 64 million online visitors, why not come and enjoy the thrill and excitement of working with our team?

 

We are seeking Handyperson to play an essential role in the US Open experience.  In this role, you will be responsible for fixing safety hazards and responding to all maintenance calls. 

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and assist all staff and guests in a welcoming and friendly manner
  • Report unattended bags and packages, medical situations, incidents, or emergencies immediately to the command center
  • Respond to maintenance calls and assist with the maintenance of the sports facility
  • Responsible for fixing any safety hazards and general repairs
  • Minor plumbing, carpentry, electrical work, and waterproofing
  • Collect, empty, and maintain garbage bins throughout site
  • Undertake general paintwork
  • Replace ceiling and floor tiles
  • Clean carpets throughout site
  • Janitorial servicing of the Arthur Ashe seating bowl (inner stadium) between matches and at the end of the last match
  • Responsible for clearing common areas
  • Carry out minor repairs and services
  • Be familiar with NTC procedures

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have prior Handyman experience
  • Previous guest or customer service related experience
  • Punctual and presentable shift attendance, neatly groomed in a clean, well-maintained uniform
  • Available to work for the full duration of the US Open tournament
  • Must be able to work 12+ hour shifts and be available days, nights and weekends
  • Willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions and able to stand for extended periods
  • Personable and proactive team player with excellent communication skills
  • Remain calm and focused in a fast-paced environment as well as during stressful situations
  • Bilingual (preferred)