• Groundskeeping and Preventative Maintenance Engineer

    Posted July 10, 2019

    You’ve got the skills! Join our Team for the FUN, Benefits and career options!

    Groundskeeping and Preventative Maintenance Engineer

    Job overview

    As a Groundskeeping and Preventative Maintenance Engineer, you will play a key role in maintaining the external landscaping, assisting with repairs and maintenance of the hotel, accomplish the preventative maintenance program as directed and support repair and renovation projects.

    The ideal candidate will: 

    • Love the look and quality presentation of all hotel facilities inside and outdoors, be detail oriented, preferably with facility maintenance and landscaping experience.
    • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
    • Administers the preventative maintenance program as required, properly completing work orders on time.
    • Ensures all fire and safety inspections are completed and any discrepancies are corrected.
    • Completes training regarding safety, security, department procedures and service guidelines.
    • Responds quickly to guest requests in a friendly manner. 
    • Reports appropriate complaints or requests to appropriate department. 
    • Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction.  
    • Meets with vendors and suppliers to discuss scope of repair activities for products and materials and to obtain pricing and bids as directed.
    • Maintains security of equipment, keys and supplies issued each day.
    • Reports lost and found articles and needed repairs of unsafe conditions to supervisor.  
    • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

    Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

    Benefits for Full Time Employees

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
    • 401K retirement plan 
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
    • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
    • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
    • Employee Assistance Program

    *Specific plans for specific positions

    Valley River Inn

    257 Room Hotel

    Our Hotel

    Our historic hotel in Eugene, Oregon offers 257 spacious suites & guest rooms with patios or balconies offering gorgeous views of the Willamette River, the Owen Rose Garden, and our beautifully landscaped courtyards. In addition to our cozy rooms and suites, our Eugene hotel offers an outdoor pool, indoor whirlpool, 24-hour fitness center, and on-site restaurant—the award-winning SweetWaters on the River—that serves innovative Pan-Pacific Northwest cuisine in an elegant riverfront setting.

    We’re located in the heart of Willamette Valley, close to everything you want to see and do in Eugene. Guests can visit your favorite student at the University of Oregon, and take in an Oregon Ducks football game at nearby Autzen Stadium. We close to great shopping and dining next door at Valley River Center and we're also near local wineries and breweries, including Territorial Vineyards, Steelhead Brewery, Hop Valley Brewing, and more. Eugene and its surrounding areas offer fun activities for all ages, and we put our guests in the middle of it all.