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GroundsKeeper II

Posted May 15, 2023

Little Creek Casino Resort
Shelton, WA
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Company name: Little Creek Casino Resort

Title of position: Groundskeeper II

Position: Full-Time 

Location: Shelton Washington

Pay:  Based on Experience

Works independently to perform a wide range of landscape maintenance duties, working safely with gas- and diesel-powered equipment including mowers, tractors, chainsaws etc., and attending to plants, trees and lawns on assigned campuses. Performs daily routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment, fencing and grounds features as needed. 

Benefits begin on the 1st day of the month following your hire date even if you start on the 31st of the month.

Full Time Benefits

Medical - $27.09 Employee Rate


Vision HRA

401K with a company match of up to 6% 

Vacation/Holiday/Personal/Unpaid/Sick   Leave Options

FSA – Medical & Dependent   Care

Employee Assistance Program

Tuition Assistance


Free Meals while on Shift

Community Vendor Discounts

Training and Career Development   Programs

Employee Discounts across Property

You can play 18 holes of golf for $50

You can play 9 holes of golf for $30

15% discount at the Pro Shop

25% discount at the Spa

15% discount at all restaurants

50% off childcare at the Squaxin Island Childcare Center 6 wks-5 years ($500-month infant care)

Plus, More!!!

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Level I

Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches or twigs. 

Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicide and insecticides. 

Rakes leaves. 

Cleans grounds, removes litter and empties trash cans. 

Shovels snow from walks and driveways.   

Spread salt on public passageways to prevent ice buildup. 

Plants grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.   

Waters lawn and shrubs. 

Repairs fences, gates, walls and walks.   

Paints fences and out buildings. 

Cleans out drainage ditches and culverts. 

Must maintain a current driver's license. 

Operates numerous hand tools including but not limited to; shovels, rakes, hoes, pruner, post whole digger and others as required. 

Sharpens tools such as weed cutters, edging tools and shears. 

Makes minor repairs on equipment such as lawn mower, spreader and snow removal equipment. 

Level II

Performs all duties performed by Level I, plus

Tracks labor, parts, and machine history in plant CMMS.

Maintains a written log of any highlights occurring during shift coverage in conjunction with proper ShiftNote entries.

Performs a full range of landscape maintenance duties including leaf removal, pruning shrubs and trees, spraying and fertilizing, lawn care and watering.

Cleans roads, parking lots and walks to ensure safety for pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Provides full care for designated indoor plants.

Removes ice and snow from walks, roads and lots, including the application of ice melter and road sand using snow plow and sanders.

Installs, repairs and uses manual and electronic watering systems to ensure adequate moisture for plantings.

Performs vector control including trapping and disposing of small animals and insects.

May train and direct the work of other Engineering staff in the area

Assists and serves as back up to other Engineering employees 

Additional Duties

Ensures complete guest satisfaction AND treats guests in a friendly and helpful manner.

Ensures that Quality Standards and Service are maintained for Property, Product, and People.

Supports established policies and procedures for LCCR.

Responsible for knowing all events in the property.

Attend all mandatory meetings and training.

Maintain confidentiality.

Display sensitivity to Native American Culture.

Operate within the parameters of the Little Creek Human Resource Policies, Departmental Policies and all other applicable regulations. 

Other duties may be assigned.

S.I.G.E. Tribal State Compact & Accounting & Internal Control 

Duties And Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Language Skill:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, electrical schematics, blueprints, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals  

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence  

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization  

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry  

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists  

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form  

Must have strong troubleshooting ability and capable of following direction     


Ability to safely and properly operate the following types of equipment:

o String Trimmers

o Edger’s

o Backpack Blowers

o Chainsaws

o Hedge Trimmers

o Hand Mowers

o Riding Mowers

Ability to maintain flexible schedule

Ability to perform heavy physical labor

Ability to work effectively alone and in a team environment

Ability to follow and give oral and written instructions

Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships

Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population  

Ability to complete the following trainings as required

o Forklift operation certificate

o Lock out tag out

o Fall arrest

o Confined space


o Asbestos and lead identification

o Ladder safety

o Emergency evacuation


o Respirator training 


Level II

High School or equivalent

Certification from a college or technical school 

OR completion of a trade school apprenticeship program

Two years as a groundskeeper in a commercial, industrial or facilities operations setting    

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Class II Gaming License issued by the Squaxin Island Gaming Commission

Valid Washington State Driver's License 

Other Qualifications:

Applicable code requirements, including those Ability to work from plans and specifications

Methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery and equipment

Safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment   

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  

The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  

The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop; kneel, crouch or crawl; taste or smell.  

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to tobacco fumes  

The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock 

The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

The employee may be exposed to and must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical and other environmental hazards

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About this Employer

Little Creek Casino Resort

91 West State Route 108
Shelton, WA 98584

(800) 667-7711

Casino Resort

Little Creek Casino Resort is where the South Sound goes to play.

Little Creek Casino Resort located in Shelton, Washington just minutes north of Olympia on Highway 101, features 1220 slot machines, a poker room, and table games which include blackjack, poker, roulette, craps, and many others.  

The Creek offers resort accommodations with 190 rooms, 6 dining options, concerts & entertainment, meeting & convention space and many casino amenities. The facility also features an RV park with 44 spaces, a Golf Club, and a Spa.