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Intermediate Landscaper - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Jul 15, 2021
Location: 

Whistler, BC, Canada

Company:  Whistler Blackcomb
Shift Type: 

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime” Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

 

Whistler Blackcomb’s mission is to create the best memories for you…again and again!

 

Top five reasons to work in Maintenance:

1. Working outside in Whistler British Columbia

2. Once in a lifetime learning experience

3. Best schedule – 3 days off every week.

4. Every single working day presents challenges different from the last day

5. Great team environment

 

Position Status: Full Time (30-40 hours/week) Part Time (16-29 hours/week) Seasonal, Hourly

Seasonal positions can be differentiated from year round jobs as the have predefined start and end dates. These dates may vary due to seasonal business fluctuations.

 

Job Summary:

Landscape Technician II position, under supervision must possess working knowledge of methods, tools, materials and practices used in landscape and grounds maintenance, and to be able to perform these activities effectively while maintaining landscape standards to the highest level.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Planting installation (annuals, perennials, bulbs, shrubs and trees) for a variety of ornamental beds and landscape areas and provide follow up maintenance to include pruning, weeding, deadheading, watering and fertilizing.
  • Installation of seasonal hanging baskets and planter displays and provide routine maintenance to include watering, fertilizing and pruning
  • Three-season turf maintenance to include aerating, edging, seeding, mowing, trimming and fertilizing.
  • Prepare soils for various kinds of plantings and cultivate around plants, shrubs, and trees.
  • Clean and sweep WB outdoor areas and buildings (ie patios, walkways etc where plants are located)
  • Live and work by our core values: Teamplay, Employee Experience, Striving to be the Best, Customer Loyalty, Honesty and Integrity, Community and Environment, and Playing Safely.
  • Always show up on time, in uniform, and adhere to the grooming policy!

 

Qualifications:

  • Possession of Valid B.C. Class 5 driver's license is mandatory
  • Minimum 2 years experience in landscape maintenance technician position
  • Physically fit to perform required duties such as bending, kneeling and heavy lifting
  • Ability follow oral and written instructions and to communicate effectively
  • Able to work well independently and in a team environment,
  • Ability to operate power equipment and to use the tools and materials with efficiency and safety.
  • Must be task and project oriented, with a proven excellent work ethic with high standards and a good eye for detail
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to changing work assignments
  • Works well under all weather conditions and to practice the highest level of guest service.
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

 

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! www.vailresortscareers.com/whistlerblackcomb

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 322248