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Groundskeeper at Sunriver Resort

Posted July 9, 2020

Sunriver Resort
Sunriver, OR

About This Job


The Groundskeeper is responsible for working in a team environment to ensure the overall upkeep and eye appeal of the Sunriver Resort grounds. S/he will use a variety of tools, machines and other necessary materials to provide maintenance and landscaping to the grounds. The Groundskeeper will assist with maintaining the AAA Four Diamond standards.


  • Mows and edges laws, using power mowers and edgers
  • Operates powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, roto-tillers, brush chippers, lift trucks, trenching equipment sod cutters and pruning saws

  • Shovels snow from walkways, driveways, and parking lots. Also spreads salt or deice in those areas

  • Cares for established lawns by mulching, aerating, wedding and removing thatch

  • Trims and edges around flower beds, walk ways and walls
  • Uses hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, hedge and brunch trimmers and axes

  • Prunes and trims trees, shrubs and hedges, using shears, pruners or chain saws

  • Gathers and removes litter
  • Maintains and repairs grounds tools and equipment
  • Mixes and sprays fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides onto grass, shrubs and trees using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders

  • Provides proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters and other ground features

  • Performs spa checker duties as necessary
  • Irrigates plants/flowers
  • Assists with laying sod
  • Re-sods and/or repairs lawn
  • Assists with general installation and repairs of irrigations systems

  • Provides general gardening duties
  • Contacts appropriate party if when a guest problem is reported

  • Provides general resort information for guests
  • Offers warm and sincere welcome/farewell for all guests of Sunriver Resort as s/he may come in contact with guests during their daily duties



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior landscaping/grounds experience preferred
  • Prior experience with powered landscaping machines preferred
  • Prior hospitality experience preferred
  • At least one year customer service experience preferred


  • Must be a United States citizen or possess a valid work permit

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must have a valid Oregon Driver’s license and meet company driving standards

  • Must have basic math skills
  • Must be able to work with power operated landscaping equipment

  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions (rain, sleet, ice, snow and heat)


  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions (rain, wind, snow, cold & heat);
  • Must be able to stand  & walk throughout the day, including on uneven surfaces;
  • Must be able to repetitively lift, push, pull & carry up to 25 lbs, frequently up to 50 lbs and occasionally up to 75 lbs;
  • Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, kneel & twist on an frequent basis, often for prolonged periods;
  • Must be able to climb ladders  and climb into and out of mobile equipment on a frequent basis;
  • Must be able to perform simple grasping, squeezing, overhead reaching and repetitive hand & arm movements frequently, & fine manipulation occasionally. 


About this Employer

Sunriver Resort

17600 Center Drive
Sunriver, OR 97707

(541) 593-4600

500 Room Resort

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Our Resort

Set in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Sunriver, Oregon boasts 300 days of sunshine and a climate ideal for a myriad of outdoor activities. Enthusiasts flock to our Bend, Oregon resort to enjoy 63 holes of championship golf, a world class spa and endless outdoor recreation activities with over 40+ miles of biking trails, hiking, kayaking, white water rafting, skiing, rock climbing and the list just keeps going!

Sunriver Resort has been a premiere Northwest vacation destination thanks to it's picturesque views and unparalleled recreational opportunities. Guest can choose from a diverse offering of accommodations ranging from spacious suites to luxury vacation rentals, all set against the stunning Cascade Mountain Range.