Town of Vail

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Landscaping - Flower (Summer)

Landscaping - Flower (Summer)

Department 
Public Works - Streets & Parks
Posted Date 
5/3/2018
Type 
Full-Time
Pay Range 
$16.00 - $18.00

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Position Overview

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Position is tentative scheduled to start April 30th/May 1st.

Housing Available (limited)

 

 

 

The Town of Vail is now hiring highly motivated people to join our landscape/flowerbed maintenance crew this summer. Our team takes pride in our summer flower beds to ensure our community looks spectacular all summer long. The work is not easy, but for those who are detail oriented, enjoy hard work and being outside - it is very rewarding!

 

Crew member will be responsible for the upkeep of the flower beds (ie: planting, weeding, dead-heading, trimming, etc.), shrubbery, and general aesthetics of the town's landscaping.  This will entail planting thousands of flowers in the towns round-abouts and other designated areas from East Vail to West Vail. Additional tasks may include, minor park/landscape projects, assisting with unloading of work trucks, site set up of plant materials, and use of installation tools according to company safety policy.  May be assigned to other specific functions within the Public Works Department.  

 

Seasonal dates: May - mid October

Hours: 4 days / 10 hour shifts.  7am - 5:30pm (typically Tues - Friday)

Skills / Requirements

Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do.  Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:

  • Previous customer service experience
  • Acceptable driving record required. 
  • Previous landscaping experience preferred.
  • Ability to follow directions and adhere to all safety policies / procedures.  
  • Position requires heavy lifting, standing, bending, and kneeling for entire shift. 
  • Position has exposure to the outdoors in all weather conditions, traffic, chemicals and fumes. 

*In person interviews required.

Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website www.vailgov.com and click on Vail Information.

 

Part-time / Seasonal Benefits

 

As a Part-time or Seasonal employee we encourage our employees to enjoy the local outdoor activities that brought you here!  Summer employees will be provided with a Golf Pass while winter employees have access to a Resort Ski Pass, Nordic Ski Pass & Ice-Skating pass.   Additional benefits may include end of season and returning bonuses.

 

*Employee housing is not available at this time.

 

Town of Vail has been review and certified as a Great Place to Work® for our workplace culture!

 

The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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