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Landscaper – Grounds Maintenance


Position Title: 

Landscaper - Grounds Maintenance

Reports To: 

Base Operations Supervisor

Department: 

Grounds Maintenance

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Landscape and maintain grounds in and around the base area, to provide attractive, well-presented and cared for grounds for our summer guests and employees. Repair and maintain Alpine Slide tracks and sleds. Assist lift operations when necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Water, fertilize and weed flowerbeds, on a daily basis.

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.

Patch fiberglass track pieces.

Repair sleds (runner replacements etc.)

Trim grassy areas as necessary.

Assist lift ops. unload sleds from lift.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

100% of the work day is spent outdoors in constantly changing weather conditions, including snow, extreme cold and wet: 90% of the work day is spent standing, 90% of the day is spent walking and 10% 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. Frequently engage in normal conversation.

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