Gardener

Xanterra Parks & Resorts Death Valley , CA 92328

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

The Oasis at Death Valley is nestled in a lush oasis surrounded by the vast and arid desert of Death Valley National Park, California - just 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas and 275 miles northeast of Los Angeles. The resort offers two hotels - the historic upscale, four diamond, 66-room Inn and the family-orientated, 224-room Ranch. The resort also encompasses an 18-hole course (world's lowest course at 214 feet below sea level), four restaurants & lounges, retail outlets, museum, spring-fed swimming pools, tennis courts, service station, as well as conference & banquet facilities for 10-120 guests. The resort recently completed a multi-million dollar revitalization that includes a full renovation of the Inn, including the addition of 22 casitas, as well as, new buildings at the Ranch. We have a wide range of opportunities throughout the resort, and know we can find the perfect match for you!

JOB SUMMARY: This position develops, improves and maintains the grounds in and around The Oasis at Death Valley, The Inn and The Ranch.

As an employee of the Oasis at Death Valley, you receive extremely discounted housing, breakfast and lunch free, dinner is $4 in our Employee Dining Room, a generous benefits package for full time employees, and discounts at our other Xanterra parks and properties.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains security and safety of all job sites and work areas for self, fellow workers, staff, guests and any other person(s) possibly affected during performance of assignments.

  • Performs all assignments as directed by the Lead Gardener, Golf Course Superintendent , Horticulturist and/or Assistant Golf Course Superintendent while maintaining safety, quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness.

  • Waters vegetation to maintain health and appearance.

  • Installs, troubleshoots and repairs irrigation systems.

  • Mowing, edging, pruning, trimming and planting of vegetation.

  • Maintains and develops ponds, fountains, and other decorative landscaping.

  • Keeps equipment and tools of the trade in good working order.

  • General grounds cleanup of trash and wind debris.

  • Provides assistance in special events.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Six (6) months previous gardening/landscaping, small to mid-size equipment operation and irrigation experience preferred. Experience that indicates a familiarity or aptitude for grounds maintenance.
  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.

  • Ability to climb and work from a ladder up to 40 feet from ground level.

  • Ability to travel over uneven terrain throughout the shift.

  • Ability to work outside in extreme temperatures.

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Gardener

Xanterra Parks & Resorts