• Groundskeeper

    Job Locations US-VA-Charlottesville
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/13/2018 6:05 PM)
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  • Location

    Charlottesville Hotel




    The Omni Charlottesville Hotel offers 208 beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites featuring panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along with a full service restaurant and 12,000 square feet of meeting space. The Omni is located in the heart of downtown at the base of the downtown pedestrian mall. Our location offers a wide variety of local restaurants, pubs, entertainment venues, or even just to take a scenic walk and enjoy the culture of Charlottesville. There are numerous local historic sites that have played a unique role in American history which include: Monticello, the University of Virginia, Ash Lawn-Highland, Historic Court Square and Michie Tavern. Our Blue Ridge Parkway offers unmatched views and our very own downtown mall features daily entertainment at the four theaters which offer live music, movies and theatrical performances.

    Although we have a beautiful property and location, our associates are what separate us from the rest of the hotels. Our culture provides an atmosphere that allows our associates to learn and grow in their professional development in a fun environment. We strongly encourage promotions from within our company, and as a result, our staff has a solid hospitality foundation. Our diverse staff comes from many different countries in the world and provides a fantastic atmosphere to develop both from a professional and personal level. Although we offer a complete benefit package for all of our full-time associates, all of our associates are provided the greatest benefit of all which is “opportunity”.

    Job Description

    To ensure hotel property is well maintained, cleaned and reflects an image of outstanding quality.


    • Parking areas and public areas surrounding the hotel, as well as associate entrance area to be kept free of debris.


    • Provide cleaning and proper upkeep of all public entrances surrounding the hotel including all guest entrances and associate entrance. Trash containers and cigarette dispensers to be kept clean at all times in outside public areas, as well as the associate entrance.


    • Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, raking, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks and walls.


    • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders. Trim and keep flower beds free of weeds.


    • Shovel snow from walks, driveways, stairs and parking lots, and spread salt in those areas.


    • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, leaf blowers, portable water system and ATV-trailer; maintain and repair tools/equipment as necessary.


    • Use of common hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes.


    • Keep the hotel property in good condition.


    • Assist with other Engineering maintenance responsibilities as requested by supervisor.


    • Have a thorough understanding of Omni fire alarm procedures and other emergencies.


    Have a thorough understanding of Omni Hotel rules and regulations.


    • Have a general knowledge of landscaping tools, equipment and ability to operate equipment and ATV-trailer.
    • Able to work well around others; able to prioritize work tasks based on need of the cleanliness of the grounds.
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
    • Ability to use shovels for mulch and other landscaping materials, as well as shoveling snow in the winter.
    • Ability to utilize leaf blower and rake leaves.
    • Ability to drive ATV-trailer around property. 


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