VIAD

GROUNDSKEEPER

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-9295
# Positions
1
Montana

Overview

Performs any combination of duties as directed by the Grounds Manager to maintain grounds and turf of golf course in playing condition.  Maintains grounds surrounding Glacier Park Lodge or St. Mary Lodge and other GPC buildings.  Must assist in other departments or other job duties as requested or necessary.  

 

Responsibilities

  1. Operates tractor using specific attachments to till, cultivate and grade new turf areas and to apply prescribed amounts of lime, fertilizer, insecticide and fungicide.  Mows rough and fairway areas to designated cut, exercising care not to injure turf or shrubs.  Cuts turf on green and tee areas using hand and power mowers.  Connects hose and sprinkler systems at designated points on course of irrigated turf.
  2. Digs and rakes ground to prepare new green areas, grade and clear traps and repair roadbeds, using shovels, rakes, spikes and other tools.  Keeps water in golf ball washers and cleans drinking fountains.  Empties trash from waste receptacles to be hauled away.  Reports any unusual happenings to the Grounds Manager, Golf Pro or Location Manager. 
  3. Takes care of all planted areas around hotel.  Cuts lawns using hand or power mower.  Trims and edges around walks and flower beds.  Cleans all areas around roadways or around buildings, pickups up trash or debris of any nature.  May haul to dump.  Sprays lawns and shrubs with fertilizer or insecticide.  Rakes and hauls away leaves, clippings, etc.  Removes litter using spiked stick, broom or rake.  Waters lawns and shrubs using hose or by activating fixed or portable sprinkler system.  
  4. Repairs fences, gates, walls and walks using masonry or other tools as required.  Paints fences and outbuildings, cleans out drainage ditches and culverts using shovel and rake.  May operate tractor equipment with attachments such as mowers, limers or fertilizer spreaders and lawn roller. 
  5. May be designated to perform other specific tasks such as grass cutter, leaf raker, riding mower operator. 
  6. Adheres to all Company policies and regulations. 
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

**Please note: Golf course responsibilites ONLY at Glacier Park Lodge Location.**

Qualifications

  • Experience with garden tools, mowers, chain saws and various grounds machinery is preferred.
  • Must have desire to work outdoors with tools, plants, dirt, etc. 
  • Must be a hard worker and able to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Must be courteous and friendly in dealing with co-workers.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Work Environment

  • Work is outdoors (in changing outside temperatures/weather conditions).
  • Job requires frequent standing, walking, bending, handling, reaching, grasping and repetitive motions.
  • Job requires frequent lifting, at times in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Job requires use of machinery and heavy equipment. Extreme attention to detail and surroundings is required.
  • Non-smoking environment.

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