02 July, 2024

Carpenter / Painter

The Havannah, Vanuatu


The Havannah, Samoa Point, Efate


Due Date: 




Full Time


Organisation Description: 

The Havannah Vanuatu is a stunning boutique resort for couples. Located just 30 minutes from Port Vila International Airport the resort overlooks the sheltered waters of Havannah Harbour. The Havannah is the ideal place for romance, relaxation and for discovering this culturally rich and naturally beautiful part of the South Pacific


Job Desctiption:

The Carpenter is responsible for maintaining the resort and its assets. This includes items such as furniture and stairs, making repairs to the internal wooden structure and ensuring a thorough presentable finish. The goal is to deliver high-quality painting and carpentry work.


Selection Criteria:

Tasks and Responsibilities
• Address daily all reported villa problems and ensure they are fixed within the shortest time.
• Maintain doors, windows, decks and other items such as day bed, etc.
• Constructs, remodels, retrofit and repairs interior and exterior structures, cabinets, tables, chairs, partitions, benches and other type of furniture.
• Maintain and keep in working order all company tools which have been issue to carry the work.
• Reports any missing tools as soon as they are found to be missing.
• Paints or varnishes as required with any different, furniture, walls, structures. Read blueprints/instructions and examine surfaces to determine the kind and amount of work necessary
• Make on-site preparations such as building scaffolding, covering fixtures etc.
• Prepare walls and other surfaces for painting by scraping, using sandpaper, removing old paint etc.
• Fill cracks and holes with appropriate material (e.g., plaster)
• Mix paint and other materials to prepare the right colour or texture
• Paint surfaces according to instructions with various tools
• Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs.
• Understand and adhere to all company policies & procedures.
• Keep resort General Manager and all staff informed on all relevant matters which may affect the guest experience using any available methods of communication.
• Escalate or communicate to General Manager all problems which will affect the resort or the guest's experience due to termites, unsafe structure.
• Constantly seek out efficiencies to improve efficiency and profitability.
• Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to Foreman.
• Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and staff appearances are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets.
• Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests' service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation.
• Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others.
• Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards.
• Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Management.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3-year experience in a similar position.
• Trade certificate or equivalent.
• Excellent communication skills in English and/or French (oral and written). Bislama is a must.
• Good knowledge of Health and Safety and Health and Hygiene protocols.
• Highly motivated and passionate about the job and his/her career in the resort.
• Ability to meet and deal tactfully and courteously with fellow employees, guests and contractors.  
• Ability to perform various clean-up and maintenance tasks as needed.  
• Ability to update inventories and other supplies as needed.  




How to Apply

Apply by:

In person


Contact Person:



Contact Phone:

(678) 35600


Email to send applications to:



Postal Address or location to apply in person:





How to apply - more information:

References, Curriculum, Driving license

 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.


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