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Grounds Person

posted December 29, 2019

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport
Irving, TX
730714 l

About This Job

Opportunity:  Grounds Person

Clean and maintain public hotel areas and hotel grounds according to established brand/ hotel guest service and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Engineer - Chief Engineer - Area Chief Engineer

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for manually watering all plants and flowers located on hotel grounds, and the maintenance of plant life throughout the hotel.
  • Responsible for weeding, mulching and tree trimming whenever necessary or as directed. (This will require the use of equipment such as sheers, blade saw and other gardening tools.)
  • Cleans hotel grounds and removes litter and trash on a daily and consistent basis.
  • Responsible for daily upkeep of the property buildings and grounds which includes removing, cleaning and replacement of trash bins, and upkeep of the hotel’s trash room.
  • Responsible for the care, maintenance and inventory of all grounds keeping supplies used as part of the grounds keeper role and ensures they are safe and in good working conditions.
  • Responsible for cleaning and removing all accumulated debris and trash from the canal located adjacent to hotel’s restaurant.
  • Sweeps or blows all hotel roadside entrances, walkways and hotel back areas.
  • Performs daily walk-through of the hotel grounds and identifies, reports as well as addresses areas with immediate grounds keeping needs.
  • Continually monitors all work areas for safety and sanitation.
  • Ensures clean and clear sidewalks and driveways as needed in order to maintain a safe environment for all associates and hotel guests.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, clear and presentable pool area which includes the organizing of pool chairs, tables as well as clearing of all trash and debris.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and comply with MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma and Trade school course work in related field preferred.
  • Previous engineer/maintenance experience or equivalent training required.

Work Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, kneeling, stooping, crawling and climbing.

What We Believe

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About This Employer

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport

4545 West John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75063

(972) 929-4500

506 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Gracefully appointed and ideally situated, The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport provides a memorable backdrop for your Texas visit. Our hotel is two miles from DFW Airport, and we offer a complimentary shuttle service, eliminating the stress of travel. Travelers will find their sanctuary in our tranquil, pet-friendly rooms and suites, which include deluxe Heavenly® Beds and soothing Heavenly® Showers; they can pamper themselves with our in-room spa services, too. Maintaining a gym routine is easy in our state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, which overlooks the seasonal rooftop pool. If visitors are planning an event in Dallas, they'll be delighted with our adaptable venue spaces, which include a magnificent ballroom. We hope our guests will explore the DFW area while they're here as well; our free shuttle goes to Toyota Music Factory and other popular local attractions. 

A refreshing hotel experience awaits everyone at The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport.