Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Groundskeeper(Seasonal)

    Job Locations US-AZ-WILLIAMS
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/22/2018 5:39 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    The Groundskeeper is a seasonal position  responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of The Grand Canyon Railway property grounds while maintaining a positive attitude and professional appearance.


    • Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
    • Maintain and operate all hand and power tools including lawn mowers, edgers, trimmers etc.
    • Maintain and operate automatic sprinkler system in its entirety including determining and executing proper irrigation schedules for lawn and shrub areas.
    • Maintain and care for vegetation including disease identification, fertilization, trimming, pruning, transplanting, planting and the like.
    • Maintain fire defensive perimeter around assigned buildings.
    • If necessary plow sidewalks for snow removal.
    • Trim trees, shrubs and other vegetation as required and properly dispose of clippings.
    • Perform preventive maintenance on all assigned power tools and mowers.
    • Follow all applicable safety, risk management and environmental policies and procedures as related to the Gardener position.
    • Wear all personal protective gear as required in performing job.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 18 years of age to operate equipment.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • A valid Arizona Driver’s License, and be able to comply with the Xanterra/GCR Company Vehicle Policy.
    • Previous experience in turf and shrub care or landscape maintenance.
    • Knowledge of lawn care equipment including use and maintenance.
    • Knowledge of rooms and hotel layout on GCR property, including general knowledge of Xanterra Grand Canyon Railway guest services with the ability to convey information to the guests.


    Basic Competencies:

    • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications, follow detailed directions)
    • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
    • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)


    Employment Conditions:

    • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries.
    • Work in all inclement weather conditions.
    • Work safely to ensure company equipment is secure.
    • Wear protective equipment as required by the job duties.
    • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work as needed.


    Physical Requirements:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly standing, walking, balancing, climbing, twisting, eye/hand coordination, manual dexterity, handling, wrist motion, bending/ stooping, ascending and descending ladder.
    • Trunk Strength-The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving our or fatiguing.
    • Static Strength-The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects.
    • Constant carrying, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, and pulling items weighing up to 10lbs.
    • Frequently carrying, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, and pulling items weighing up to 25lbs.
    • Occasionally carrying, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, and pulling items weighing up to 100lbs.
    • Constantly listening, hearing, seeing, and speaking.
    • Will be required to stand and walk for long periods of time on cement floors and to occasionally walk on uneven surfaces.



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