Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

  • Grounds Supervisor

    Job Locations US-AZ-WILLIAMS
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/11/2018 1:30 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    The Grounds Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the Grand Canyon Railway property grounds, irrigations systems, and landscaping.


    • Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of in-house landscaping projects, including feasibility, cost and priority.
    • Ensure that irrigation schedules are developed and followed to avoid loss of plants, trees and lawns.
    • Operate an effective weed abatement and control program.
    • Provide technical assistance and training to craft as required.
    • Ensure that staff is adhering to all prescribed Company, statutory, regulatory, and departmental polices, and procedures regarding worker safety, risk management, environmental policies, HAZMAT, HAZCOM, confined space, lockout/tagout and vehicle operation.
    • Maintain and operate all hand and power tools including lawn mowers, edger, trimmers and snow removal equipment etc.
    • Maintain and care for vegetation including disease identification, fertilization, trimming, pruning, transplanting and planting.
    • Maintain fire defensive perimeter around assigned buildings.
    • As required clear sidewalks parking lots and driveways of snow to prevent ice build-up.
    • 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 grounds positions.
    • Ensures that all personal protective gear is worn to performing job functions that required it.
    • Complete Lock Out Tag Out Training.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License, and be able to comply with the Xanterra/GCR Company Vehicle Policy.
    • Must have working knowledge and experience with MS Office Suite, (Word, Excel and Outlook).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum four years related experience in grounds maintenance and/or supervision with experience documenting employee performance. 
    • Experience in the hospitality industry as it relates to grounds maintenance.
    • Knowledge of current National Uniform Building Codes that pertain to irrigation and water supply systems.

    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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