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The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Grounds Attendant

Hotel Grounds Attendant (Spring/Summer 2016)
Primary Location
: Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs
Employee Status
: Regular 
 
 
 
Hotel Grounds Attendant (Spring/Summer 2016)
Working in the Hotel Grounds department, the Grounds person is involved in landscaping, groundskeeping and maintenance duties to ensure our property exceeds our guests' expectations in the summer. During the winter, the Attendant is involved in grounds keeping maintenance ensuring the property is clear of snow and ice to ensure the safety of our guests.  
 
 
Hotel Overview: The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation in the heart of Canada’s Rocky Mountains. With 764 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, 78 one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career.  
Whether you are seeking innovative mentorship with global career opportunities or you are an outdoor adventure seekers, this year-round, mountain culture offers true work–life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations. 
 
Summary of Responsibilities: 
Reporting to the Hotel Grounds Supervisor, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 
•	Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service 
•	Ensure the grounds, curbs, and hard surfaces around property are clean, swept, and free of rubbish, gravel, and plant debris at all times
•	Changing of rubbish and recycling bins, emptying of ash tubes, replenishing of wood piles, emptying of steel collection
•	Labor intensive work in the form of digging, shoveling, lifting, pushing, and assorted tasks.
•	Summer specific responsibilities include: 
o	Mowing, trimming, weeding, edging of lawns and mulch beds around property
o	Cleaning of sidewalks, driveways, outdoor light fixtures, window ledges, and all outdoor public spaces
o	Ensure sidewalks, mulch beds, and other areas of the property are weed free
o	Other tasks as assigned
•	Winter specific responsibilities include:
o	Ensures the sidewalks, pathways, and stairs are free of snow and ice at all times
o	Operation of snow removal equipment as required
o	Assisting in major projects and events as required throughout the winter season
o	Assisting with holiday decorations as required
o	Other tasks as assigned
 
Qualifications: 
•	Previous experience is an asset 
•	Class 5 Driver’s License
•	Updated driver’s abstract (no serious infractions in past year)
•	Positive, outgoing attitude
•	Detailed oriented
•	Enjoy a repetitive environment
•	Strong organizational skills
•	Perform tasks under minimal supervision
•	Ability to work in team and independently
•	Able to work a flexible hours including mornings and evenings
•	Ability to drive a standard transmission is an asset
Perks: Endless staff events, subsidized staff housing, competitive benefits, daily duty meal in our staff cafeteria, employee travel program, food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf discounts, competitive extended benefit plans (medical, vision, dental) and employee assistance program.
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 
•	Constant standing and walking throughout shift 
•	Lifting: Under 70lbs 30% of Work Time
•	Carrying: Under 50lbs 30% of Work Time
•	Pulling/Pushing:Under 50lbs 10% of Work Time
•	Motions: Walking, bending, standing, shovelling, reaching, kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing tall ladders, repetitive tasks/movements
•	Work Environment: Exposure to heights, hot glue, dust, slippery surfaces, garbage, cigarette butts, and variety of temperatures/conditions 
 
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
 
APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
 
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
  
Job Level
: Colleague
Schedule
: Full-time
Shift
: Rotating / Shift Work
Travel
: No
Closing Date
: 26.Mar.2016, 9:59:00 PM

	





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