Job Description - Grounds Labourer - Spring 2019 (JPL03147)
Grounds Labourer - Spring 2019
:Canada-Jasper-The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
In addition to engaging service and authentically local experiences, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge offers our guests places of unrivalled presence. Showcase your attention to detail and horticultural flair as Grounds Labourer – and maintain hotel grounds that provide a beautiful backdrop to every exceptional guest stay.
Hotel Overview: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is surrounded by the snow capped mountains and enchanting lakes of Jasper National Park; a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site which includes the #1 Best Golf Resort in Canada by the readers of SCOREGolf Magazine, a newly redesigned Fairmont spa, 6 food and beverage outlets, and many outdoor activities which are right outside your door. No matter what time of year you visit Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, you can expect to be a part of "The True Rocky Mountain Experience".
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Grounds Superintendent, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
Follow departmental policies, procedures and service standards
Maintain flower beds, landscape plantings both indoor & outdoor
Mow, trim, water all turf areas of resort
Prepare landscape areas for repair or construction
Clean the property - litter, animal waste, recycling, hazard trees and yard debris
Plant, fertilize and pesticide usage on a periodic basis
Assist irrigation technician when necessary
Operate power tools and equipment while using proper personal protective equipment
Hand shovel & sweep steps, paths & walkways throughout the Resort
Assist the florist, with preparation and delivery of flowers
Clean building exteriors and special capital improvement projects
Decorate Hotel for holiday events such as Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years
Maintain skating rinks and curling sheet during the winter
Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel and guest vehicles
Follow all safety and sanitation policies
Other duties as assigned
Previous experience in Landscape/Gardening an asset
Valid Alberta Driver’s License required
Machine operating experience an asset: snowplow, grader & blade, bobcat, john deere tractors 5200, 670, 855 & 3320
CPR and First Aid Certificates an asset
Ability to work outdoors in various elements such as rain, heat & snow required
Excellent physical condition required
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
Sitting: 0-4 hr/day
Walking: 6-8 hr/day
Standing: 6-8 hr/day
Bending/reaching: 4-8 hr/day
Pushing/pushing: 4-8 hr/day
Physical effort: required to lift up to 55 lbs
Environmental stress: high – inside/outside
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability and Excellence; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
:25.Apr.2019, 11:59:00 PM
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