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Irrigation Technician

Oasis Death Valley - Xanterra

Death Valley National Park, California

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18 Years Old

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No Experience

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Job Description

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: Immediate, but can be flexible
Position Type: Year-Round
Wage: $17.85/hour

The Perks and Benefits:
-Free housing available through December 21, 2022!
-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
-Benefits are offered to full-time year-round employees
-Onsite Training and Employee Learning and Development Programs
-Employee discounts on lodging, retail, and food and beverage products at all Xanterra Park locations

Job Summary:
We are looking for an Irrigation Technician to maintain and manage irrigation systems and performance by observation of turf and plant material conditions at the Oasis at Death Valley. This position will implement corrective action for over-watering or lack of watering and report problems to grounds supervisor. Our mission is to provide legendary service to our guests visiting from all over the world, and your work is instrumental to our success!

-Maintain assigned irrigation area
-Repair pipe breaks (PVC and Poly)
-Troubleshoot malfunctioning sprinkler heads
-Identify and repair electrical problems
-Maintain, Identify and correct Irrigation Clock problems
-Spot-water dry areas
-Document daily activities; maintain accurate repair records
-Conduct continual visual inspections of areas
-Familiarize irrigation systems through irrigation plans and as-builts
-Assist with irrigation projects
-Assist in irrigation system start up and winterizing
-Assist with daily grounds maintenance
-Apply preventative maintenance programs for maximum irrigation efficiency
-Maintain clean and organized workstations in the irrigation parts room and assigned equipment
-Recognize safety hazards and act accordingly
-Other duties as assigned

-Knowledge of basic electrical and hydraulics related to the system including valves, controllers and pumps.
-Ability to operate light motorized equipment.
-Knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in grounds maintenance work.
-Ability to follow oral and written directions.
-Valid California Driver’s License
-Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
-Must be able to lift 50 lbs. up to shoulder height.
-Must be able to withstand working in extreme temperatures.
-Must be able to work on feet for at least 8 hours per day.
-High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
-Minimum 6 months of relevant experience and basic knowledge of irrigation parts.

Positions to Fill

3 openings

International Applicants Accepted?