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Grounds Foreman

Date: Feb 3, 2019

Location: Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

 

Do you love working outdoors? Do you have golf course maintenance experience? Are you interested in working and living next door to Grand Teton National Park, ensuring that each of our golf club guests has an Experience of a Lifetime? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you!

 

The Grounds Foreman is responsible for for the implementation of all activities relating to the grooming of golf course fairways, primary and secondary rough, sand bunkers and mounds, tee complexes, water hazard edges and any areas which require specialized trimming. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the grooming of golf course fairways, rough, sand bunkers, greens, other golf course related activities and assisting with and training new hires according to our standards.  This position is expected to work in a safe and precise manner while maintaining the golf course.  The grounds foreman works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of the golf course. Our operating season is typically from early- May through mid-October. Discounted housing provided.

 

Job responsabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists year-round managers in management and training of seasonal staff.
  • Fills in as admin for department when needed.
  • Maintains all golf course grounds with great attention to detail and assists in work inspections.
  • Maintains sand bunkers daily in accordance with training and expectations of management.
  • Operate mowers, string trimmers and hand tools in the daily maintenance of greens, aprons, tees, around trees, fence lines, banks and hillsides; edges cart paths; bunker edges, rakes maintains sand bunkers.
  • Maintains, removes weeds and cares for clubhouse grounds and landscaping in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Sets tee markers, and maintains ball washers; replaces tee towels and flags when needed; removes debris from greens, tees, cart paths with use of blower or sweeper; sands and seeds tee and drop area divots.
  • Assists with all opening and closing procedures of the golf course.  Including, but not limited to, removal of leaves, aerification cores, tree maintenance, installation and removal of deer barrier and bunker maintenance.
  • Operate mowers other light and heavy equipment
  • Interacts with guests, both internal and external, in a manner that will provide the “Experience of a Lifetime” and in accordance with company standards.

 

The “must haves” for this position include:

  • Minimum 3 years work experience in all aspects of golf course maintenance, landscaping, or agriculture.
  • Working knowledge of reel mowing and rotary mowing equipment; their proper adjustment and maintenance.
  • Must have current valid driver’s license and successful MVR completion
  • 1 year previous experience supervising the maintenance of golf courses.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.

 

We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:

  • 2-4 year degree in turfgrass management or related field of study.

 

 

Come golf where nature plays in the shadows of the Tetons. Our team is dedicated to providing a one of a kind golf experience for members and guests alike. Help us create the excellent playing conditions, player services, amenities, and delicious food that make us the locals' club. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. With spectacular views and a great location between Grand Teton National Park and the town of Jackson, the Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club offers an amazing place to live and work in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. 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 164136


Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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