Grounds Supervisor

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 31, 2023
  • Location: Death Valley, California 92328
  • Company: Xanterra Travel Collection
  • Salary: $20.30 an hour

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  • Death Valley, California 92328
  • $20.30 an hour

Xanterra Travel Collection


Grounds Supervisor – The Oasis at Death Valley – Xanterra Travel Collection

With over 3.4 million acres to explore, Death Valley is situated in the northern Mojave Desert in California and is the largest National Park outside of Alaska. Incredibly diverse ecosystems, sand dunes, mountains, and touting America’s lowest elevations – Death Valley is an incredible place to call home. We are a welcoming community of employees who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests.

The Oasis at Death Valley operates two hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and the world’s lowest elevation golf course. Our historic AAA Four Diamond Inn and Ranch offer guests a variety of accommodations. Both hotels have swimming pools that are open annually and are fed from naturally warm local springs.

The Details:

Start Date
: Immediate
Position Type: Year Round
Wage: $20.30

The Perks and Benefits:

  • Discounted Housing
  • Free breakfast and lunch with $4 dinners in the Employee Dining Room
  • Free WIFI
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Free access to pool, golf course, rec center, gym and sports courts
  • Benefits are offered to full time year-round employees
  • On-site Training and Employee Learning and Development Programs
  • Employee discounts on lodging, retail, and food and beverage products at all Xanterra Park locations

Job Summary:

Design, install, care and maintenance of all The Oasis at Death Valley plant materials and landscape features.

PLEASE NOTE: As we closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to adopt appropriate sanitization measures and are carefully following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state protocols for preventing the spread of COVID-19. We are dedicated to creating a

safe and healthy environment
for both employees and guests.


  • You will work directly for the Grounds Superintendent and with be the front line supervisor.
  • Supervise landscape staff and assign daily tasks under the direction of the Grounds Superintendent.
  • Help interview, hire, train and evaluate team members.
  • Develop a preventative maintenance program for all landscape areas.
  • Design annual and perennial flowerbeds that enhance the overall experience and the overall presentation of the property.
  • Purchase plant material within budgetary guidelines.
  • Work and support other landscape team members
  • Maintain resort trees and shrubs.
  • Monitor health and determine fertility and pesticide programs for landscape plantings.
  • Create and work effective schedules that meet operational demands and provide adequate coverage.
  • Schedule timely groundskeeping such as tree pruning, raking, trimming amongst other related tasks.
  • Take environmental awareness and measures that protect resources and wildlife.
  • Maintain, install, and schedule irrigation systems for landscape features.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Landscape Superintendent.


  • Must be able to demonstrate professional and courteous behavior with all guests and employees.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals.Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme conditions which include extreme hot conditions in the Summer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran