Grounds Lead - Grand Teton Lodge Company, Summer Seasonal

Grand Teton Lodge Company | Jackson Hole, WY, United States

Posted Date 2/10/2020

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you love working with your hands? Are you interested in working and living in Grand Teton National Park? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you!

The Grounds Lead is responsible for assisting the Grounds Supervisor in overseeing the care and maintenance of all grounds and outside appurtenances. In the absence of the Grounds Supervisor, or as otherwise directed, supervises the activities of the grounds crew and coordinates their efforts with other Departments to achieve GTLC and Vail Resorts goals.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision of seasonal grounds crew.
  • Functional areas of responsibility include mowing, trimming, edging, raking, and irrigation of cultivated areas on a daily basis; Trash removal & recycling, including microtrash patrols; Washing and pressure-washing of public areas as directed; Maintenance and care of landscape features such as planters, barrier logs, fences, railings, trash and recycle containers, benches, smoking receptacles, etc; Sweeping of paths and roadways.
  • Construction area and storm clean-up; Removal of dead, fallen, and hazardous trees.
  • Planting of flower beds and pots. Planting of shrubs and trees, as well as subsequent care and fertilizing.
  • Weed and pest control activities and documentation per regulations.
  • Firewood distribution to all properties.
  • Repairs and maintains sprinkler systems to ensure proper operation and maximize water efficiency
  • Support companywide environmental management initiatives by identifying opportunities and supporting efforts to reduce energy use.
  • Ensure compliance with company Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC) and all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on proper fuel handling and storage.
  • Attends training and observes all applicable OSHA and other regulatory compliance programs and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as required by human resources and the EH&S office. Programs include, but not limited to; respiratory protection, bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment (PPE), hearing conservation, lockout-tagout, spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan, drivers safety, and general proper operation of machinery and equipment.
  • Takes down and puts up storm shields, windows and sign covers.
  • Every Maintenance Department staff will be assigned other technical work within the department when maintenance crisis occur within the company or when their particular technical field is temporarily or permanently reduced. This job summary is intended as a guide, not an all-inclusive job description.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Horticulture and landscape experience
  • Must be able to organize and supervise a crew of 8 employees
  • Valid US driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Must be capable of handling moderately strenuous activity

    We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:

  • Weed & pest control certifications
  • Chainsaw experience
  • Health & Safety certificates

Come capture the “Spirit of the Tetons” in one of the most photographed mountain ranges in North America. Our team returns year after year to ensure that our guests get the most out of our abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 205307

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