Best Western on the Bay
  • - R&M
  • North Bay Village, FL, USA
  • Negotiable
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k; Vacation and Sick Pay

Our Beliefs
We are an organization committed to integrity, honesty and a passion for quality and innovation. We have associates that love the human race, are energetic, "show their teeth" and are proud of where they work. We support an environment that allows our associates to grow personally, professionally and financially. We create positive memorable experiences for every guest. We work hard and have fun in the workplace. We profit by living these ideals.


Department: Engineering

Accountable To: Chief Engineer FLSA: Non-Exempt

Primary Objective of Position
To maintain the exterior of the hotel in excellent condition by performing all necessary cleaning services to the hotel's grounds and garage/parking areas

Essential Functions
- Maintains hotel grounds in accordance with hotel standards and Trust Standard Operating Procedures
Provides lawn care to grass areas as necessary by removing debris, mowing, seeding and edging
Uses grounds keeping equipment in a safe, efficient manner
Maintains and repairs lawn, snow, and other outdoor equipment
Maintains and adjusts irrigation sprinkler heads as needed.
- Maintains the parking lot/garage including all pavement, lighting, stairs, elevators and elevator landings
Repairs cracks in cement as needed
Provides proper lighting to parking lot by replacing light bulbs as needed
Maintains safe lot by replacing stair railings and removing ice and snot as needed
Maintains proper signage (or makes recommendations) dignifying pedestrian walkways and rig hog way
Keeps sidewalk steps and paths clear of snow and ice
- Maintains signs and street lighting outside hotel in working order replacing light bulbs and broken glass as needed
- May act as pool and spa maintenance, handling all pool chemicals in a safe manner (CPO certification required)
- Keeps all flags and banners in clean and repaired conditions
- Assists with cleaning engineering/storage areas when called upon to do so.
- Demonstrates familiarity with the hotel's life safety systems and takes corrective action on any maintenance or operating problems which affect the security or operating condition of the hotel.
- Maintains operating equipment in working condition by performing routine equipment checks and repairs
- Reports any hazards or injuries in the department and takes immediate action to correct.

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Associates with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meeting is required.

Upon employment, all associates are required to fully comply with Trust rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel facilities. Associates who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Supportive Functions:
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel:

  • Take every opportunity to amaze the guests
  • Attend schools and seminars to remain current on proper techniques
  • Work with outside contractors as necessary to assist them in performing grounds maintenance or construction jobs.

Teamwork Skills:

  • Be an enthusiastic, helpful and positive member of the team
  • Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior
  • Be understanding of, encouraging to and friendly with all co-workers
  • Be self motivated and use time wisely
  • Maintain open line of communications with each department
  • Communicate pertinent information
  • Respond positively to new ideas
  • Openly accept critical/developmental feedback
  • Report to work on time
  • Give adequate notice if going to miss work
  • Be available to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
  • Be available to help other departments in emergency situations
  • Perform other assignments as directed by direct Supervisor
  • Adhere to all work rules, procedures and policies established by the company including, but not limited too those contained in the associate handbook.

Safety and Security:

- OSHA knowledge
- Properly handle and account for keys
- Have expert knowledge about maintenance equipment usage, safety standards
- Be knowledgeable of policies regarding emergency procedures and security concerns

Specific Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Must be able to speak understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be self-directed. There is minimal direct supervision.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must have knowledge of using Purchase orders and ordering materials.
  • If handling pool duties, CPO required; ability to read English required.


Physical Demands

  • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures outdoors from 0 -F to 100 - F, possible for one hour or more.
  • Must be able to stand 7 hours per day. Sitting and bending, squatting and other motion are required the rest of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task
  • The worker is subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the surrounding noise level.
  • The worker is subject to vibration: exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities on whole body.
  • The worker is subject to hazards: including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • The worker is subject to oils: there is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks occasionally.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently.
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs occasionally.
  • Position requires walking and standing most of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
  • Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment.


High school diploma and two to five years working grounds maintenance.
Licenses or Certificates
May require CPO and CPR certification.

All associates must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Trust Standards
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Best Western on the Bay


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