posted September 18, 2023

Landscaping Gardener

Summary of Position:

The Landscape Gardener is responsible for maintaining landscaped resort areas to provide a pleasant environment for guests and has extensive previous gardening experience. 

Essential Functions:

  • Safely operate equipment including mowers and trimmers and other implements.
  • Maintain overall property cleanliness.
  • Clean up and trim trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Hand water plants, as necessary.
  • Adjust and repair sprinkler system.
  • Plant trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Maintain shop cleanliness.
  • Maintain equipment is always in working order and ready to be used at any time.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Forepersons, Landscaping Manager, Assistant Directors of Property Operations, Director of Property Operations and/or the General Manager.


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. 

Experience: Five (5) years landscaping experience preferred.

Certificates or Licenses: Valid Driver’s License and clean motor vehicle record. License checks will be conducted periodically.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to work during adverse weather conditions.
  • Able to understand and communicate repair challenges.
  • Able to lift, push and pull heavy items (10 – 90+lbs.).
  • Knowledge of equipment and tools used in landscaping including sprinkler systems.
  • Installation skills for trees plants and flowers.
  • Trimming skills of trees and shrubs.
  • General knowledge of trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Able to operate equipment and tools used in landscaping.
  • Able to walk, stand, bend, and kneel for extended periods.
  • Able to tolerate extreme weather conditions (90% of time is spent outdoors).
  • Skills in planning and organizing.
  • Excellent in verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to listen, effectively accomplish task, and speak clearly.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Behaves ethically.
  • Organized: Maintain a neat, organized workspace, maintaining important documents pertinent to job .
  • Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language.
  • Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review).

*This position is a safety-sensitive position. Under the law, safety-sensitive positions are defined as positions where the employee operates, repairs, maintains or monitors the performance or operation of a motor vehicle, equipment, machinery, or power tools. Safety-sensitive positions may also include jobs where the tasks or duties required of the employee could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others.

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Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

8000 South Arizona Grand Parkway

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Telephone (602) 438-9000