Offers “Accor”

Expires soon Accor

Grounds Person

  • Lake Louise, Canada
  • Teaching

Job description

Grounds Person

The Grounds Person position at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is for an individual who is passionate for the mountain environment with a strong desire to perform outdoor work.  Work shifts allow those to pursue outdoor recreation, while still maintaining the very diverse, physically challenging, and learning atmosphere the Grounds Department offers. Come as you are!

What is in it for you:

  • Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status
  • Access to our Lifestyle Program activities
  • One duty meal in our newly renovated staff cafeteria
  • Employee Travel Program
  • Discounts on food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and over 5,000 properties with Accor

What you will be doing:  

  • Landscaping and upkeep of Grounds and exterior surroundings
  • Snow removal – mechanical and physical
  • Work at height on roofs with rope and safety harness conducting snow removal
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the Hotel health and safety program
  • Compliance with all Fairmont Environmental policies and programs
  • Daily vehicle/equipment operation & maintenance checks
  • 40 hour work week, 8 or 10 hour shift, 4 or 5 days per week
  • Must comply with Fairmont grooming policies
  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment, and actively participate in health and safety initiatives
  • Adhere to all hotel environmental policies and initiatives
  • Carry out any other tasks as assigned

Your experience and skills include:

  • Mandatory valid Alberta class 5 driver’s license or equivalent
  • Mandatory drivers abstract certifying clean driving record
  • Previous landscaping and Grounds maintenance experience is an asset
  • Previous skid-steer operation experience, winter / summer seasons is an asset
  • Experience operating a plow truck, loader and other snow removal equipment is an asset
  • Displays initiative and productivity
  • Must possess safe work habits with an awareness of safe work procedures regarding hazardous products, chemicals, tools, and equipment
  • Ability to move heavy objects
  • Lifting and Carrying 44-66 lbs
  • Pushing and Pulling 75 lbs
  • Bending, kneeling and repetitive tasks/movements
  • Working in variety of Mountain weather conditions
  • Self‑motivated, with the ability to make effective decisions
  • Demonstrates initiative, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain high service levels under pressure
  • Physically fit to lift trays repeatedly, stand and walk for the duration of the shift.
  • Ability to consistently stand and walk through out shif

You may be required to work on holidays, weekends, overnights and other non-day shifts. Submission of your application to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise indicates that you are able to meet these requirements as needed.

Your team and working environment:

  • Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel
  • Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer
  • Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections   

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Why work for AccorHotels?

We are much more than a world leader. We are more than 250,000 hoteliers with a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome in our 4,500 addresses and on our digital platforms.  We are committed to a culture and guided by our values that make our talent Feel Valued. We want them to express their passions every day and realize their full potential through exemplary professional development and growth opportunities, enjoying a life filled with unlimited experiences. To connect with us, please visit

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