Pigeon Forge Groundskeeper

Either Full- or Part-Time Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday in Guest Services , in Other , in Outside Maintenance
  • Apply Before: September 1, 2024
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 54506
  • Responsibilities

    SPECIFIC DUTIES

    Daily lawncare to include mowing, weeding, raking, trimming, watering, and seeding of lawns and shrubbery.
    Follow all safety guidelines for the operation of equipment and chemicals.
    Operating and maintaining garden and landscaping equipment, trucks, golf carts, and power tools.
    Operating and maintaining hand tools, such as loppers, saws, and shovels efficiently.
    Utilizing insecticides, fertilizers, and chemical sprays to treat diseases.
    Keeping grounds free from trash, litter, and debris, and emptying trash receptacles.
    Conducting irrigation audits and performing basic irrigation repairs.
    Removing snow by using a shovel or snow blower.
    Changes light bulbs, paints walls, woodwork, furniture, and equipment.
    Makes minor carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs.
    Approach all encounters with guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous, and service-oriented manner.
    Prioritize tasks based upon importance and urgency with conscious planning and thoughtful decision making.
    Maintain property by following the quality assurance manual.
    Foster a work environment that maximizes employee involvement, morale and is dedicated to delivering KOAs Culture, Mission, Values and Goals.

  • Compensation/Benefits

    **Hourly wage for all hours worked 11$-12$
    **Site rent includes full hook up 50/30 amp site with cable and wifi
    **20% store discount
    **Free/discounted admission to most area shows and attractions
    **Discounted stays for visiting family and friends (restrictions apply)

  • Conditions null
  • Job Length Seasonal (4-6 months)
  • Job Start Date 03/01/2024
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Job Description

Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg KOA is located on the Little Pigeon River in the heart of Pigeon Forge at the foothills of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We are less than a mile from The Ripken Experience, LeConte Center, The Island, Dollywood theme park and Dollywood Splash Country. Downtown Gatlinburg is only 5 miles away, where you can explore unique shops and restaurants. Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers hiking, fishing, biking and beautiful scenic drives.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Groundskeeper is responsible for maintaining a visually appealing and functional outdoor space for campground guests to enjoy. Their job is to perform a variety of tasks like mowing grass, raking leaves, pruning trees and shrubs, trash pickup and removal, watering plants, removing weeds, cleaning benches and other structures, and applying pest control methods to plant life. Proper maintenance of the lawn and maintenance equipment is essential. They will commonly work with a team to pull weeds, deadhead flowers, and perform more labor-intensive tasks like painting buildings and equipment, repairing fountains, chopping tree branches, and moving debris in a wheelbarrow. A Groundskeeper is someone who has a passion for working outside, regardless of the weather. They have a detailed understanding of which plants work best for their climate and plant flowers and other greenery in accordance with the seasons. They will need to haul heavy bags of soil or fertilizer and operate lawnmowers, leaf blowers and chain saws, in a safe and efficient manner.

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