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Gardener - Full & Part Time - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Sep 11, 2021

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 



The primary job of a gardener is to maintain the appearance of the flowers beds and containers by watering, fertilizing, deadheading and weeding. Other jobs include removal of debris and addition of mulch, application of pesticides and projects that may require heavy lifting.



  • Meet expectations and standards set by management for completion of tasks and projects
  • Perform basic maintenance such as weed control, deadheading, watering, and fertilizing and pest control. Also includes removal of large bags of debris during spring and fall seasons
  • Adhere to specific requirements and pay particular attention to detail
  • Contribute to a safe and productive work environment
  • Maintain a clean area that is safe for our guests and co-workers
  • Work with tools provided, such as hand trowels, clippers, shovels and irrigation equipment
  • Report and communicate issues and concerns to management
  • Follow all chemical label directions including use of PPE



  • Availability May through October - required
  • Valid US Driver's License with acceptable driving record - required
  • Previous gardening experience in a Resort or Commercial area - preferred
  • Ability to work outside for long periods of time in varying weather conditions.



The budgeted range starts at 12.32-14.50. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks and benefits include

  • Free ski passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training & professional development 

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus…

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)  
  • Free ski passes for dependents


We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 306848

Nearest Major Market: Denver