Grounds Lead - Grand Teton National Park - Free Housing Provided

Date:  Feb 25, 2024

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it's your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.


Join the Grand Teton Lodge Company for a season, or stay for a career at one/many of our 40+ resorts. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free access to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Employee housing, free activities, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.​


You are expected to adhere to the company’s mission, vision and value statements. Be knowledgeable of the company’s management systems, policies and initiatives for Hospitality, Environmental, and Health and Safety.  You have specific responsibilities within these areas and are expected to understand and implement them.


Job Specifications:


Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize and plan grounds maintenance and construction projects in the absence of the Grounds Supervisor.
  • Assist Supervisor  with seasonal grounds crew, including scheduling and monitoring of work.
  • Track and report hours worked by work order or project and report as required to the Structures & Grounds Manager..
  • Respond to emergency situations whenever they may occur and take corrective action to resolve the situation.
  • Know appropriate safety standards and design, train, and enforce safety policies
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of materials, equipment and tools required to perform routine tasks without delays.
  • Functional areas of responsibility include mowing, trimming, edging, raking, and irrigation of cultivated areas on a daily basis; Trash removal & recycling, including microtrash patrols; Washing and pressure-washing of public areas as directed; Maintenance and care of landscape features such as planters, barrier logs, fences, railings, trash and recycle containers, benches, smoking receptacles, etc; Sweeping of paths and roadways.
  • Construction area and storm clean-up; Removal of dead, fallen, and hazardous trees.
  • Planting of flower beds and pots. Planting of shrubs and trees, as well as subsequent care and fertilizing.
  • Weed and pest control activities and documentation per regulations.
  • Firewood distribution to all properties.
  • Repairs and maintains sprinkler systems to ensure proper operation and maximize water efficiency
  • Observe all requirements for the GTLC Hazard Communication Program
  • Support companywide environmental management initiatives by identifying opportunities and supporting efforts to reduce energy use.
  • Ensure compliance with company Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan (SPCC) and all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on proper fuel handling and storage.
  • Observe all requirements for the GTLC Hazard Communication Program
  • Attends training and observes all applicable OSHA and other regulatory compliance programs and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as required by human resources and the EH&S office. Programs include, but not limited to; respiratory protection, bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment (PPE), hearing conservation, lockout-tagout, spill prevention, control, and countermeasure plan, drive safety, and general proper operation of machinery and equipment.
  • Takes down and puts up storm shields, windows and sign covers.
  • Every Maintenance Department staff will be assigned other technical work within the department when maintenance crises occur within the company or when their particular technical field is temporarily or permanently reduced.
  • Clean job site and work area when finished with the assigned task.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Computer Skills: Email
  • Supervisory Experience: Must be able to organize and supervise a crew of 8 employees
  • Licenses/Accreditations: Valid driver’s license, and pass GTLC motor vehicle report (MVR)
  • Other Requirements: Capable of handling moderately strenuous activity


Preferred Skills:

  • Weed & pest control certifications
  • Chainsaw Experience


What’s In It For You?

  • FREE Housing (including linens and all utilities) or Full Hook-Up RV Sites
  • FREE National Park Pass to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • FREE Participation in guest activities: Horseback rides, kayak and boat rentals, lake cruises & scenic raft tours, 200 miles of hiking trails and THE greatest perk ever – living in one of the most picturesque national parks!
  • FREE WiFi
  • $98/week OR FREE Meal Plan (this depending on hourly or salaried position) Meal Plan covers 3 meals/day in the employee cafeteria
  • Recreation Program and complimentary use of Rec Halls and Employee Gym at JLL (w/ Climbing Wall)


Before you apply, visit for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.


 We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. 


The expected pay range is $18.20. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  499148
Reference Date: 11/29/2023 
Job Code Function: