The Oasis at Death Valley is nestled in a lush oasis surrounded by the vast and arid desert of Death Valley National Park, California – just 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas and 275 miles northeast of Los Angeles. The resort offers two hotels – the historic upscale, four diamond, 66-room Inn and the family-orientated, 224-room Ranch. The resort also encompasses an 18-hole course (world’s lowest course at 214 feet below sea level), four restaurants & lounges, retail outlets, museum, spring-fed swimming pools, tennis courts, service station, and conference & banquet facilities for 10-120 guests. The resort recently completed a multi-million dollar revitalization that includes a full renovation of the Inn, including the addition of 22 casitas, as well as, new buildings at the Ranch.
JOB SUMMARY: Maintain and manage irrigation system, manage irrigation performance by observation of turf and plant material conditions, and implement corrective action for over-watering or lack of watering and report problems to grounds supervisor.
As an employee of the Oasis at Death Valley, you receive extremely discounted housing, breakfast and lunch free, dinner is $4 in our Employee Dining Room, a generous benefits package for full time employees, and discounts at our other Xanterra parks and properties.
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
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits package including insurance, 401k, onsite housing, meals, and employee discounts
About The Oasis at Death Valley
In The Middle of Nowhere You’d Rather Be
You don’t come to Death Valley because abundant life flourishes here. Which is exactly why an oasis in the middle of it is so special. Only here can you enjoy two distinct hotel experiences that have undergone a $100 million renaissance – the historic, serene, and peaceful Four Diamond Inn at Death Valley and the family-friendly, adventure-focused Ranch at Death Valley as well as the Lowest golf course in the world at -214 feet below sea level – the energetic epicenter of this True American Oasis. Surrounded by the largest national park in the lower 48 with 3.4 million acres to explore.