Peek'N Peak

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Fall Fest - Grounds Crew *Minor Friendly*

Department

Landscaping

Season

Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Description

Jump start your winter career by working at the 29th Annual Fall Fest on October 8, 9, 15 & 16!  You must have availability to work between the hours of 9:00am-6:00pm for both weekends and commit to a mandatory orientation / event overview on Saturday, October 1 from 8:00am-10:00am.

The Grounds Crew will report to the Landscape/Rental Manager and powered equipment, hand held tools and drive utility carts to landscape resort property.    

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Welcome resort guests with a smile and the “I promise to CARE!” attitude during Fall Fest event.  
  • Use resort maps and Fall Fest schedules to provide guests with information on:  location of amenities/vendors, times of events/activities, pricing and merchandise.  If asked a question and unsure of the answer – find someone who can help!
  • Work in a team environment to perform tasks as instructed by the Landscape Manager or Supervisor, including: event decorating, assembling/maintaining/emptying disposable trash bins and laying wood chips in high traffic areas during Fall Fest. 
  • Collaborate with Landscaping team and other resort departments to run requested materials to various locations, such as: vendors, restaurant outlets, food tents, hotel or restrooms.
  • Gather and remove litter or other debris to ensure a visually pleasing experience for resort guests.
  • Operate utility carts and powered equipment, such as: mowers, gas powered trimmers, electric clippers, leaf blowers and pruning saws to install and maintain resort landscape features.
  • Care for lawns, flower bed and other exterior resort features by performing the following (as applicable):  mowing, mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch and trimming/edging.  
  • Provide proper upkeep of building exteriors, sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters and other grounds features.
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
  • Efficiently complete manual tasks such as raking, digging and loading / unloading of landscaping materials from buildings and utility carts.
  • Perform constant inspections of resort features to ensure all are landscaped in accordance with departmental operating policies and procedures.  Report safety concerns or irregularities to management / supervisor immediately.  
  • Collaborate with Landscape Manager and team to ensure equipment and vehicles are performing optimally, including routine cleaning.      
  • Report to information tent or other designated work location on time for scheduled shift and in appropriate uniform / nametag.  
  • Abide by department / resort / company policies, procedures and safety rules at all times.
  • All other duties assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrate skills required to safely operate motorized, gas powered equipment.
  • Capacity to prioritize and multi-task in a busy environment, often in inclement weather.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision with a focus on safety.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow oral / written instructions.
  • Exhibit high attention to detail necessary to perform repetitive tasks with a focus on quality standards.
  • Clear, concise and effective communication skills to gain cooperation of team members, guests and groups.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School or GED equivalent required; vocational school training preferred.
  • Prior work as a general landscaper preferred.   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 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.

  • Landscape workers must be at least 18 years of age to operate equipment required with moving parts.  
  • Routine exposure to hot and inclement weather and outdoor elements (sun, rain, dust etc.) for extended periods of time.
  • Constant walking and / or riding through resort, including frequent standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling or balancing.  
  • Manual dexterity – ability to move hand, hand together with arm and use both hands to quickly grasp or manipulate equipment.
  • Must regularly traverse or maneuver items up to 80 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays required and willingness to flex up or down in scheduled work hours (based on business need).

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Peek 'n Peak Resort is NOW HIRING – and there is no better place to WORK and PLAY!

Jump start your winter career by working at the 29th Annual Fall Fest on October 8, 9, 15 & 16!  You must have availability to work between the hours of 9:00am-6:00pm for both weekends and commit to a mandatory orientation / event overview on Saturday, October 1 from 8:00am-10:00am.

Full/part time seasonal and year round positions are available, including: Food & Beverage, Hotel/Housekeeping, Pool, Spa, Retail, Management and more!

Already thinking snow?  Winter Positions and November Job Fair Schedule will be posted on October 1st.

The Resort provides employment opportunities for ages 14+ and these positions are identified as *Minor Friendly* on the website.  Minors (under the age of 18) must have a valid New York State Work Permit; applications are available by contacting Human Resources. 

Employees receive excellent discounts on recreational activities at Peek ‘n Peak Resort and dining at all Scott Enterprise owned properties!     

Find your seasonal job (or lifetime career!) by scrolling down the page and clicking your preferred job title to submit an application online.  The job opportunities listed on www.PKNPK.com are all currently available; unlisted positions are no longer available.

Depending on business need, the length of time for our hiring process may vary and we appreciate your patience.  There are often multiple employment opportunities available and we are working diligently to find you the perfect fit.  We appreciate your interest and invite you to check the website frequently for new employment opportunities!

HR Department
Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
Phone: (716) 355-4141 ext. 7312
Job Hotline: (716) 355-4141(716) 355-4141 ext. 7311
Email: PeekHR@VisitScott.com

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