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Assistant Gardener
MACKINAC ISLAND MI 49757
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90644961

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Grand Hotel

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Assistant Gardener
Grand Hotel is seeking a dependable, positive, motivated individual to assist our Head Gardener with all aspects of landscape maintenance and crew management. Grand Hotel is a world renowned, family-owned summer resort hotel. We are located on Mackinac Island in the Straits of Mackinac at the northern tip of lower Michigan where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet. Grand Hotel takes great pride in providing stunning gardens and meticulously maintained grounds for our guests and the thousands of visitors that tour the island annually. We have over 30 formal gardens which consist of over 100 different plant varieties, 2,000-3,000 flats of annuals and over 1,800 geraniums.


Requirements


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


-Supervision of 6-10 crew members


-Daily inspection of gardens to ensure highest level of maintenance is achieved and proper watering schedule is being followed


-Daily scouting to identify potential disease/pest problems


-Maintain greenhouse and holding area plants


-Prepare and plant flower beds


-Lead garden tours for hotel guests on a regular basis


-More duties could be assigned





Hourly wage will be $13.00 per hour to $15.00 per hour based on experience. Regular overtime required and will be paid at a rate of time-and-a-half.





Employer will use a single work week in computing wages due. Workers will be paid bi-weekly on Thursday by direct deposit. Employer will make all deductions from the worker's paycheck required by law. Housing and meals are available at $119/week and, if elected, the cost for housing and meals will be deducted from pay on a weekly basis.


Benefits


Grand Hotel employees are eligible for 20% off merchandise at Grand Hotel shops, as well as 25% off meals at Grand Hotel restaurants, such as Gate House, Woods, Jockey Club, and Sushi Grand. Employees and their guests are also eligible for Friends and Family rates on specific dates if they would like to stay at Grand Hotel for a discounted price.

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