Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

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Horticulturist Year Round

Horticulturist Year Round

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Design, install, care and maintenance of all the Oasis at Death Valley Resort plant materials and landscape features.


  • Supervise landscape staff and assign daily tasks
  • Interview, hire, train and evaluate team members.
  • Develop a preventative maintenance program for all landscape areas.
  • Design annual and perennial flowerbeds that enhance the overall experience and the overall presentation of the property.
  • Purchase plant material within budgetary guidelines.
  • Work and support other landscape team members
  • Maintain Resort trees and shrubs.
  • Monitor health and determine fertility and pesticide programs for landscape plantings.
  • Schedule tree pruning and trimming.
  • Take environmental awareness and measures that protect resources and wildlife.
  • Maintain, install and schedule irrigation systems for landscape features.


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.


Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in horticulture or related field of study from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job , the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; us hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme conditions which include extreme hot conditions in the Summer.


Furnace Creek Resort provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Furnace Creek Resort complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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