RIT Inn and Conference Center
  • 01-Oct-2019 to 30-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Henrietta, NY, USA
  • 14.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Vacation, Personal, Medical, Dental, 401K

Are you looking for a fun, flexible, and fast-paced work environment, supportive coworkers, and a chance to grow as a professional? At the RIT Inn & Conference Center, we are committed to satisfying our customers, working collaboratively, and providing career development opportunities for our employees.

The RIT Inn & Conference Center, managed by Gunther & Associates, LLC, is a premier hotel in Rochester, New York perfectly located near most major businesses, residences, and area attractions. Our hotel offers the comfort and convenience of a full service hotel at an affordable price.

Why should you work at the RIT Inn & Conference Center?

- Competitive compensation package

- Full benefits package

- Flexible scheduling

- Extensive training and opportunities to advance

- Free employee parking


The Grounds Engineer is responsible for the grounds maintenance of the hotel property and the proper working condition of all grounds equipment (lawnmowers, snow blowers, plow and truck).  The grounds engineer is also responsible for the proper working order of all physical hotel assets.  A general working knowledge of all related equipment and building systems is essential.  Special emphasis is placed on accommodating guest preferences, flexibility with work assignments, efficiency, quality, and social demeanor that contributes to a hospitable environment.  



  • Provide pleasant and professional services to all hotel guests.
  • Change out trash can bags, clean out cigarette butts from trash cans.
  • Sweep around all door entrances/ and curbs.
  • Pick up any garbage in yard/ creek area.
  • Paint curbs, railings, benches and light pole bases
  • Mulch and plant flowers in flower beds on the property
  • Mow and trim grass, trees and bushes.
  • Remove branches and sticks off lawn.
  • Asphalt patches as necessary.
  • Snow removal to include, plowing, snow blowing and shoveling of parking lot and sidewalks, as well as assisting guests dig out vehicles of snow
  • Level and clean/ sweep pavers in pool area.
  • Remove gum off of sidewalks and stairs.
  • Make sure all landscaping equipment is clean, and running correctly.
  • Assist maintenance engineers with the opening and closing of the outdoor pool.
  • Check stock on salt, seed and equipment to perform all necessary outdoor jobs.
  • Drive and fill gas tanks for the snow plow and maintenance equipment
  • Report to management any and all safety issues
  • When needed, help assist maintenance engineers with projects inside of the building as directed by Facilities Manager, Director of Rooms or Assistant General Manager.



Ability to effectively read and write or speak English is required.  Must be able to provide, receive, and comprehend verbal or written instructions and information.  Extensive knowledge, aptitude or experience in mowing, landscaping, weeding, mulching, planting, seeding, cleaning, painting, plowing, and shoveling. Some knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and masonry trades or specialization in one particular trade, is desired, but not required, to help assist with maintenance engineers, as directed by the Facilities   Manager. Desired are individuals who are friendly, reliable, enthusiastic, obliging, and compassionate.  Must present an appropriate public presence in grooming, dress, poise, and social etiquette.  Must be able to work independently or with others.  Proper social demeanor, attention to detail, commitment to quality, and passion for serving others is essential.  Valid driver's license required.

Previous groundskeeper experience required.  Open Availability required, including working overnights.  Previous facilities grounds keeping experience preferred.


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