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InterContinental Geneva Hotel


Job description

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.
Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.
Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.
If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.

The avant-garde InterContinental Geneva embodies the refreshing, elevated perspective on luxury art de vivre in the world’s City of Peace.
Join us as a Maintenance Technician M/F.

For this key role, reporting to the Engineering Manager, your main duties will be :

• Respond and attend to guest repair requests during day and night shifts.
• Be available for any emergencies and act in an engineering capacity to protect guests and colleagues, and preserve the building and its systems during the emergency.
• Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests.
• Understand and operate advanced electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, and boiler systems.
• Perform maintenance activities in the guest room like plunging toilets, unclogging drains, repairing all types of hardware, electrical equipment including lamps, air conditioners/HVAC and AC ducts.
• Perform maintenance activities in hotel public areas like plunging toilets, unclogging drains, repairing all types of hardware, plumbing and electrical equipment.
• Program TV's and perform engineering-related inventory duties.
• Test, troubleshoot and perform basic repair on all types of equipment.


With a higher education in Electrical arts or equivalent, you have at least 2 years of experience in a similar position within a hotel of the same category and capacity. You must have basic knowledge of building mechanical systems and controls, energy management and building maintenance skills. An electrical certification will be a strong asset.

You are fluent in French and English. A third foreign language will be desirable.

Real team player, you are able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize assignments. You possess a significant attention to details and you have good problem-solving skills. Dynamic, you are used to work in a fast-paced environment.

This position is to be filled in January 2019 and opened to Swiss citizens and EU passport holders.
Job type
Geneva, Switzerland
Engineering & Maintenance
English, French, Arabic (optional), German (optional), Spanish (optional), Italian (optional), Russian (optional), Mandarin (optional)
Starting in
As soon as possible
Latest start date
January 2019
Contract duration
Other benefits
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve. Visit http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.

InterContinental Geneva Hotel

This 5-star luxury hotel, newly redesigned by famous New York architect Chi offers amazing views of the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, of Lake Geneva and Geneva City. It is a 3-minute walk from the Botanic Garden, United Nations and International Centre of Congress CICG and within a 5-minute drive from Palexpo Exhibition Centre and Luxury Shopping area. Free Tram and Eco-Bus are available for hotel guests.

The spacious and elegant rooms at the InterContinental Geneva have free WiFi, free tea and coffee making facilities, are air-conditioned and feature cable TV and a minibar.

Dining options include modern international cuisine and seasonal specialities served in the gourmet restaurant, which features a well-stocked wine cellar and a terrace.

At the bar Les Nations, guests can enjoy a wide range of drinks, listen to live piano music, and browse in books and magazines. A sophisticated urban-style bar, Le Fumoir seduces you with its original cocktails and a selection of international cigars.

The 400 m² Spa by Clarins offers a complete set of beauty and massage treatments. A steam bath, a sauna and a hot tub are also available. The health and fitness centre is open 24 hours.

Cointrin Airport is 3 km away, and Cornavin Train Station is 2.5 km from the InterContinental. Guests benefit from free public transports in Geneva during their stay.

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