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Golf Groundskeeper II


Rio Grande, PR, US

Property Name:  Rio Mar Beach Grand Resort
Req Id:  1364

Wyndham Grand is now seeking a Golf Groundskeeper II to join our team at the Rio Mar Beach Grand Resort location in Rio GrandePuerto Rico.

Job Summary

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Education & Experience

* High school graduate. * Experience using small hand powered equipment (trimmers, hand mowers, chain saws, etc.). * Previous experience preferred. * Valid driver’s license. * Able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, early mornings, rotating shifts, and holidays.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to regularly carry/lift objects of approximately 50 pounds and occasionally of up to 100             pounds.
  • Ability to move heavy objects.
  • May be required to work in adverse weather conditions (sun, rain and such).
  • Able to stand during the entire shift.
  • Regularly stands, walks, sits, and uses hands, reaches with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally climbs or balances; stoops, kneels, crawls or crouches.
  • Regularly works in wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and works near moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally works in high, precarious places and in areas with fumes or airborne particles. Frequently works in outdoor weather conditions.
  • Occasionally works in extreme heat (non-weather) and experiences vibration.
  • Noise level is loud.

General Requirements

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Wyndham Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.

Fundamental Requirements

  • Performs semi-skilled grounds construction and maintenance work.
  • Maintains regular attendance in compliance with company standards as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the company.
  • Performs duties required to maintain the best possible condition of the golf course.
  • Complies at all times with company standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient golf operations.
  • Operates small hand powered equipment and occasionally trims trees around golf areas.
  • Performs general landscape maintenance using hand held equipment.
  • Works with manual hand tools like shovels, rakes, cup cutters, course set up, pluggers, chain saws, string trimmers, hedge trimmers, edger, machetes.
  • Operates or trains with rotary blade mowers such as the Groundsmaster 328, Groundsmaster 3500 and Kubota to mow “rough” to all required areas.
  • Operates or trains with powered bunker rakes (example: Sand Pro).
  • Performs preventative maintenance to golf equipment.
  • Operates or trains with tractors with trailers to clean up around the course.
  • Performs light construction projects involving wood, paint and concrete.
  • Mops and brooms for cleaning the maintenance facility; debris and trash removal.  
  • Operates small machinery to assist with edging, trimming and mowing.
  • Prepares soil beds for sod, seed and vegetative material.
  • Operates or trains with walking equipment in mowing greens collars and tees.
  • Assists with fertilizer applications on tees, fairways and rough areas.
  • Operates or trains with sod cutter, trencher and tamper for routine projects.
  • Operates or trains with dump truck and tractors for hauling purposes.
  • Involved with tasks related to course detail (weed and debris clean up).
  • Assists with golf course set-up procedures.
  • Operates or trains with utility vehicles for hauling material and removing debris.
  • Performs skilled duties related to experience (pruning, plugging, etc.).
  • Operates equipment safely and is aware of associates and their prospective work areas.
  • Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
  • Follow SOP’s, record keeping and safety procedures
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Rio Mar Beach Grand Resort6000 Rio Mar BlvdRio GrandePuerto Rico  00745
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.