Groundskeeper – The Oasis at Death Valley (The Oasis at Death Valley, Zabriskie Ln, Death Valley, CA, USA) – Veteran Jobs

The Oasis at Death Valley, Zabriskie Ln, Death Valley, CA, USA
Xanterra Travel Collection

Join our Maintenance & Engineering team as a Groundskeeper at The Oasis at Death Valley!

With over 3.4 million acres to explore, Death Valley is situated in the northern Mojave Desert in California and is the largest National Park outside of Alaska. Incredibly diverse ecosystems, sand dunes, mountains, and touting America’s lowest elevations – Death Valley is an incredible place to call home. We are a welcoming community of employees who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. 

The Oasis at Death Valley operates two hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and the world’s lowest elevation golf course. Our historic AAA Four Diamond Inn and Ranch offer guests a variety of accommodations. Both hotels have swimming pools that are open annually and are fed from naturally warm local springs. 

The Details: 
Start Date: August/September 2023 Start Dates
Position Type: Year-Round or Seasonal
Wage: $16.45/hour

The Perks & Benefits:

  • Discounted housing
  • Free breakfast and lunch with $4 dinners in the Employee Dining Room
  • Free WIFI
  • Free laundry facilities
  • Free access to pool, golf course, rec center, gym and sports courts
  • Low cost dorm style housing
  • Benefits are offered to full time year-round employees
  • On-site Training and Employee Learning and Development Programs
  • Employee discounts on lodging, retail, and food and beverage products at all Xanterra Park locations


  • Maintains security and safety of all job sites and work areas for self, fellow workers, staff, guests and any other person(s) possibly affected during performance of assignments.
  • Performs all assignments as directed by the Lead Gardener, Golf Course Superintendent , Horticulturist and/or Assistant Golf Course Superintendent while maintaining safety, quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness.
  • Waters vegetation to maintain health and appearance.
  • Installs, troubleshoots and repairs irrigation systems.
  • Mowing, edging, pruning, trimming and planting of vegetation.
  • Maintains and develops ponds, fountains, and other decorative landscaping.
  • Keeps equipment and tools of the trade in good working order.
  • General grounds cleanup of trash and wind debris.
  • Provides assistance in special events.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Six (6) months previous gardening/landscaping, small to mid-size equipment operation and irrigation experience preferred. Experience that indicates a familiarity or aptitude for grounds maintenance.
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb and work from a ladder up to 40 feet from ground level.
  • Ability to travel over uneven terrain throughout the shift.
  • Ability to work outside in extreme temperatures.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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