Gardener I – Horticulture Exterior

Job title: Gardener I – Horticulture Exterior

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Job description: Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Gardener I – Horticulture Exterior is to assist the Gardener II with the day-to-day operations of the exterior landscape, to ensure that all areas are aesthetically pleasing.

All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian Resort’s policies, practices, and procedures. This is a safety-related position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Pick up and dispose of litter from landscape.
  • Drive company vehicles and/or specialized carts to transport materials and equipment as directed.
  • Maintain certifications to operate material handling and aerial lift equipment such as boom and scissor lifts, utility carts, forklift, and pallet jack.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly public and common work area, Exterior Horticulture storage area, and tool room.
  • Report lost or damaged property, equipment and/or tools to manager.
  • Assist with loading, unloading and moving plant material to designated areas.
  • Assist Gardener II with daily tasks of weeding, pruning, trimming, planting, watering, irrigation repair and applying chemicals.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Properly uses a variety of manual hand tools and equipment such as rakes, loppers, hand saws, pruning shears, shovels, hose, fertilizer spreaders, pesticide sprayers, and hedge shears to complete assigned tasks.
  • Communicate any irrigation, safety, damaged, distressed landscape issues or any other safety hazards to management.
  • Maintain back-stock plant material in holding areas by watering, pruning, dead-heading and weeding.
  • Use two-way radio to communicate while in field.
  • Wash and clean the department vehicles and equipment to maintain a good public image
  • Safety is an essential function of this job.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Company Standards of Conduct

All The Venetian Resort Team Members are expected to conduct and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. Team Members are required to observe the Company’s standards, work requirements and rules of conduct.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age.
  • Proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid Nevada Driver’s License any other certification or license, as required by law or policy.
  • 2 years of experience in exterior and/or ornamental horticulture.
  • Demonstrated experience in a resort preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in operating material handling equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of exterior plants, common insects and diseases.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both in spoken and written form.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with guests and other Team Members of different backgrounds and levels of experience.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Lift or carry 50 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks, as assigned.
  • Physically access all areas of the property and drive areas with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain composure under pressure and consistently meet deadlines with internal and external customers and contacts.
  • Ability to interact appropriately and effectively with guests, management, other team members, and outside contacts.
  • Ability for prolonged periods of time to walk, stand, stretch, bend and kneel.
  • Work in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • Work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to, CRT, noise, dust, and cigarette smoke.

Expected salary:

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Job date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:26:32 GMT

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