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Groundskeeper

The Fred Hotel Groundskeeper Job Description

 

Position Summary

The Hotel Groundskeeper will be responsible for the overall maintenance and upkeep of the hotel grounds and landscaping on a daily basis in order to achieve and provide a clean, comfortable, presentable and positive guest experience. The Groundskeeper will support general hotel maintenance and grounds keeping functions as directed.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for clearing all trash, weeds, brush and debris from the hotel grounds.

  • Responsible for watering all plants and flowers located on hotel grounds.

  • Responsible for weeding, mulching and tree trimming whenever necessary or as directed. (This will require the use of equipment such as sheers, blade saw and other gardening tools.)

  • Responsible for the maintenance of plant life throughout the hotel.

  • Responsible for overall Pool maintenance including pump room machinery.

  • Cleans hotel grounds and removes litter and trash on a daily and consistent basis.

  • Responsible for daily upkeep of the property buildings and grounds which includes removing, cleaning and replacement of trash bins.

  • Responsible for the care, maintenance and inventory of all grounds keeping supplies used as part of the grounds keeper role and ensures they are safe and in good working conditions.

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, clear and presentable beach area which includes the organizing of lounge chairs, tables as well as clearing of all trash and debris.

  • Sweeps or blows all hotel roadside entrances, walkways and hotel back areas.

  • Performs daily walk-thru of the hotel grounds and identifies, reports as well as addresses areas with immediate grounds keeping needs.

  • Continually monitors all work areas for safety and sanitation.

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, clear and presentable pool area which includes the organizing of pool chairs, tables as well as clearing of all trash and debris.

  • Responsible for pressure cleaning all hotel entrances, pool deck and other areas on a weekly basis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the General Manager of the hotel.

 

Supportive Job Functions:

  •  Work with flexibility during high volume periods and cover shifts when necessary within the department.

  • Communicate all information related to the property to the General Manager in a timely manner.

  • Be available and able to give local direction to guests.

  • Be available and able to give out general hotel knowledge to guest.

  • Be available to assist in taking guest luggage to rooms as needed.

  • Be available and able to assist guests with requests, questions, and problems not engineering related.

  • Work with the General Manager to ensure compliance in all safety related matters.

 

Specific Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  •  Must be able to work a flexible work schedule to include weekends, morning, mid and night shifts. 

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.

  • Must have good customer service skills

  • Must be detail oriented with outstanding organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment in regards to hotel grounds maintenance and upkeep needs.

  • Be able to maintain a clean and functional work space.

  • Ability to multi task and remain calm in a high volume environment. 

  • Work with minimal supervision.

  • Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.

  • Work well under pressure of organizing and attaining production schedules and timeliness.

  • Follow directions thoroughly.

  •  Share ideas. 

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Light work standing and walking frequently for up to entire work shift.

  • Lifting up to 10 pounds consistently, up to 75 or more pounds occasionally.

  • Able to reach, lift, carry, push, pull, grasp, manipulate or otherwise move objects.

  • Frequent bending, squatting, twisting and turning.

  • As a seasonal property, long hours during peak periods sometimes required.