Landscape Assistant

Fishkill, NY
Full-time


GENERAL PURPOSE

Landscape Assistants will work along side the Groundskeeper team to maintain overall park appearance of the landscape beds, flowers, and the park property.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cleans off park walkways, slide towers, cabana area and main driveway prior to opening.
  • Applies water to flowers, trees, grasses, shrubs and lawns daily.
  • Maintains overall appearance of plant material by feeding, deadheading and pruning frequently.
  • Provides proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters and other grounds features.
  • Cares for established lawns by mulching, weeding, trimming and edging around flower beds, walkways and walls.
  • Operates gas-powered equipment that includes blowers, lawn mowers, trimmers, chainsaws, weed-eaters and pressure washers.
  • Organizes the grounds storage unit of tools, materials and equipment.
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings, training programs as required.
  • Willing to assist other areas of park operations such as parking, bag check security, main gate operations, locker rentals, arcade, and slide attendants as needed.
  • All Splashdown Beach staff is required to assist in maintaining park cleanliness and ensuring guest safety.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time.
  • Personal drive, action-oriented, quick learner.
  • Ability to observe and analyze safety situations and determine appropriate course of action.
  • Ability to thrive in a busy, fast-paced team environment as well as work independently.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, multi-tasking, planning and problem solving skills.
  • Training on all equipment, power tools, and water attractions will be provided to the right candidate.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Flexible Schedule. Must be prepared to work weekends and holidays.

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