Jasper Lodging Gardener

 Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit - Jasper, AB
$17 an hour - Full-time, Temporary

What will be your daily pursuit?:
Welcoming and helping our guests by maintaining and beautifying our hotel's grounds and gardens.
What perks can you expect?:
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Seasonal work experience in iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring locations
Full-time work of 35+ hours weekly across the summer season
Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready!
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
Cultivates and cares for trees, plants, shrubs, and lawns and installs floral displays in outdoor settings
Assists with planting throughout season
Responsible for watering, fertilizing, pruning, general clean up, weeding, grooming, mowing, etc. to maintain superior landscape appearance at all times
Performs sprinkler system repair, maintenance and troubleshooting
Advise Supervisor of any landscaping problems and/or potential problems
Assist with other landscaping projects as required
Responsible for clean-up of all lawns, gardens, work sheds etc. at season end and ensures appropriate winter preparations are completed
Perform other duties as directed by Supervisor
Assist with other related Company duties outside of department. Primarily in Housekeeping
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Knowledge in the care and maintenance of trees, plants, shrubs and lawns.
Knowledge of gardening methods and tools, herbicide and insecticide applicants and irrigation systems.
Basic knowledge of Gardening and Landscaping tools and their uses.
Basic mechanical abilities.
Good health and physical condition.
Ability to accept direction.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Neat in appearance.
Good communication skills.
Must hold valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license.
Must be able to work as a Team Member in the organization.
To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check
What will your work environment be like?:
This fun, summer job starts immediately and runs to September 30, 2021.
Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around National Parks
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.

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