Experienced Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping - Housing May Be Available

Date:  Jul 8, 2024

Whistler, BC, Canada

Company:  Whistler Blackcomb
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 snow or you were born on the slopes, 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.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons 
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • RSP Options (after 12 months or 2000 cumulative hours of service)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Job Summary:

The Experienced Maintenance Crew team performs critical operations in the base area to deliver an incredible arrival experience. This entry-level position is a great opportunity to learn new skills and gain knowledge in many aspects of maintenance and resort operations.  


Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Accepting Applications
  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $27.22 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full-Time & Part-Time
  • Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in a variety of maintenance work which can include but is not limited to painting, landscaping, clearing of the base area of weather elements, and other general maintenance tasks

  • Planting installations such as annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs, and trees.

  • Use of power tools and weed wacker.

  • Hardscaping duties with paving stones, walkways, and garden bed repairs.

  • Clean, sweep, and remove discarded items from WB outdoor areas and buildings (i.e. patios, walkways, etc.) where plants are located.

  • Provide additional support to other resort operations including fire-smart initiatives around alpine buildings and transformers.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Follow procedures and guidelines to stay safe and keep your team safe – your safety is our priority 

  • Comfortable working both inside and outside in seasonal environments 

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 

  • Ability to shovel and/or dig as needed.

  • Ability to work standing on your feet and performing physical work consistently  

  • Ability to work weekends and holidays 


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 502131
Reference Date: 07/08/2024
Job Code Function: 

Job Segment: Entry Level