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Landscape Volunteer

Position Title: 

Landscape Volunteer

Reports To: 

Base Operations Supervisor


Base Operations


Landscape and maintain grounds in and around the base area to provide attractive, well-presented  grounds for our summer guests and employees.


Water, fertilize and weed flowerbeds, flower pots and hanging baskets.

Fertilize and mow grass areas.

Sweep, tidy and pick up litter in the Purgatory Village grounds, mall and storefront area.

Empty the Purgatory Village trash receptacles on a daily basis.

Monitor all recycle containers around the resort and dispose of their contents in the designated area.

Trim grassy areas as necessary. Tree pruning.


Help assist with various projects, including maintaining wedding sites and special events. Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:          

Basic knowledge of landscaping at high altitude.

Alertness, precision, ingenuity, concentration, judgment, initiative, patience, oral and written communication skills are necessary abilities.

Education or Formal Training:  None required.

Experience:  3 months of landscaping experience preferred.


100% of the work day is spent outdoors in constantly changing weather conditions, including snow, extreme cold and wet: 5% of the work day is spent standing, 5% of the day is spent walking and 90% of the day is spent sitting and operating the machinery.

Occasionally lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects weighing up to 100 pounds. Constantly climbing, listening, use of near and far acuity, color vision and field of vision. Constantly monitoring where the edges of the roads, ramps and ditches are. Constantly aware of locations of vehicles and building, phone and electrical function boxes.

Occasionally balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, smelling, listening, depth perception.


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