Director of Golf & Grounds - The Oasis at Death Valley
Xanterra Travel Collection
Location: Death Valley, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $74,000 annually
Internal Number: 32296
Join our team at The Oasis at Death Valley!
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. With 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.
Job Summary The Golf and Grounds Director controls all Golf and Grounds operations. This includes all operations at the golf course, grounds at The Inn, and grounds at the Ranch. Grounds responsibilities include all exterior spaces of the structures to include lawns, streets, trees, sidewalks, hedges, planting beds, walls, porches, etc.
The Details Position Type: Full-time, Year-Round Wage: $74,000 / Annually
The Perks & Benefits
Free breakfast and lunch with $4 dinners in the Employee Dining Room
Free laundry facilities
Free access to the 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
Previous Golf Course Superintendent or Horticulturist experience at a high level.
2- or 4-year turf degree or related field.
Demonstrated ability to lead and direct Golf Course and landscaping personnel.
Budgetary management experience.
Willingness and ability to work as part of a Resort management team.
Strong attention to detail, passion for excellence and a positive attitude.
Comfortable with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
Must be able to demonstrate professional and courteous behavior with all guests and employees.
California Pesticide Applicators License within 3 months of hire.
Valid Driver’s License (45-day grace period from date of hire until applicant must have valid driver’s license.)
Must be able to lift or move objects weighing up to 30 pounds.
Live, work, and explore in some of the most beautiful places on earth! Xanterra Travel Collection is the largest operator of lodges, restaurants, and other concessions in some of America’s most renowned national parks and owner of some of the world’s top travel and adventure companies. At Xanterra, we are a welcoming community of employees who work hard, share a passion for the environment and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. From the Oasis in Death Valley National Park to the Grand Canyon and multiple epic locations in-between, you can live, work and explore where others vacation. Are you enthusiastic about hospitality, people, and beautiful places? No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park and play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to our guests!