Grounds Maintenance Worker/Office Assistant - Seasonal, Starting August - (Room & Board Included!)
YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center

Grounds Associate position available at the Premium Rocky Mountain National Park lodging center

On the stunning eastern edge of Rocky Mountain National Park


Grounds Maintenance Worker/Office Assistant - Seasonal, Starting August - (Room & Board Included!)

YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center
Estes Park Center, Colorado
$220.00 / week
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts immediately! (Jul 17, 2018)

This position works part-time (2-3 days) as a Grounds Maintenance Worker and part-time (2-3 days) as a Building and Grounds Office Assistant. The Grounds Maintenance Worker assists with the Grounds upkeep, beautification, and improvement of the Estes Park Center grounds. The Building & Grounds Office Assistant assists in answering telephones, responding to inquiries, making and closing work orders, assist in UPS duties, filing and other daily office tasks.

Office Assistant Essential Functions / Requirements:

  • Answer phones and radio calls, and able to convey information both orally and in writing appropriately.
  • Dispatch emergency calls, and log calls accordingly.
  • Log all maintenance and close work orders.
  • Log and maintain security reports and incident reports.
  • Maintain and assist in UPS duties, such as receiving UPS packages, update tracking list, and distributing packages.
  • Response to walk-in inquiries in the office and coordinate and/or notify the appropriate channels and departments.
  • Data entry and other daily office tasks.
  • Assist B&G Office Manager
  • Able to operates standard office equipment such as computer, and copier.
  • All other duties as assign

Grounds Maintenance Worker Essential Functions / Requirements:

  • Good time management skills.
  • Knowledge of planting and caring for flowers, trees, shrubs and grass required.
  • Safe operation of hand and power tools common to the grounds maintenance field required.
  • Experience using small power and hand tools and equipment including lawn tractors and mowers, weed eaters, and chainsaws.
  • The ability to read and follow sketches and diagrams in English.
  • Be a quick learner.
  • Experience using tractors, skid steer loaders, and backhoes preferred but not required.
  • Physical effort required for extended periods of time.
  • Occasional heavy lifting and carrying of objects up to 100 pounds.
  • Works mainly outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and comply with YMCA driving record rules.
  • Upkeep of existing improved areas and improvements on new areas.
  • Maintain roads, ditches, and culverts year-round.
  • Operate and maintain underground sprinkler systems.
  • Plant and care for flowers, trees, shrubs and grass as assigned by the Grounds Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Work on various other tasks outside the grounds maintenance field during the off-season as required by the Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds.
  • Recommend actions to be taken to improve and effectively maintain the grounds of the Estes Park Center to the Grounds Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Assist the Buildings & Grounds Department as needed to ensure quality services for guests and staff.

Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

  • Based on business needs, you may be required to work in other Departments and/or our other Center.


  • Uphold and reflect the YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith in all functions
  • Uphold the YMCA of the Rockies Mission, policies, and programs
  • Possess excellent customer service skills; for example, friendly, personable, helpful, patient, and professional
  • Support the Association safety program. Promote safe work practices and a safe environment for guests, members, and staff
  • Promote a cooperative, positive, and flexible atmosphere while working with others in a diverse environment
  • Be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Meet acceptable criminal background check standar

Two uniform polo shirts will be provided for you. You need to provide/wear your own comfortable, closed-toe shoes and black pants. Sweatpants or yoga type pants will not be permitted.

This is a seasonal, hourly (based on 40 hours/week) position, paying $220/week, with employee perks including:

  • Room (shared room in our staff dormitory with free wifi and no bills!)
  • Board (3 buffet-style meals per day, 7 days per week)
  • Access to the YMCA of the Rockies facilities, which include: an indoor pool, basketball gymnasium, fitness classes, tennis courts, mini-golf, trails, roller rink, library, and an art center
  • Free gear rentals for sports and outdoor activities
  • Employee programming, including free or discounted staff trips, provided by the Resident Office
  • Other employee perks and discounts, including:
    • Free passes for skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, and golf (dependent on season and resort)
    • 20% Discount at our General Store, Rustic café, and Jackson Stable horseback rides
    • Discounts at local merchants
  • Discounted nights at YMCA of the Rockies lodges (with some date restrictions based on season/occupancy)

We have a zero tolerance policy for alcohol or drugs on property; in addition, no drug use is tolerated (including marijuana) during your employment with us whether on- or off-duty.

You must submit three references with your application, including their name, phone number and email address.

Two references must be someone who know you professionally (former or current manager, supervisor, teacher, professor, coach, pastor, etc.) and one reference must be a family member.

If you are a rehire and have worked at YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center, Snow Mountain Ranch, or Camp Chief Ouray at any time during the past three years, references are not required.

The YMCA of the Rockies operates two year-round family resorts and conference centers on each side of Rocky Mountain National Park: Estes Park Center located in Estes Park, CO; Snow Mountain Ranch located in Winter Park, CO; and Camp Chief Ouray, a summer resident camp for kids located on the Snow Mountain Ranch property.

The Estes Park Center is the largest YMCA conference center in the world. At nearly 900 acres in size and serving over 200,000 guests each year, a dedicated team of individuals work to provide guests with a world-renowned experience.

We employ people of all ages, from across the country and the world, who want to experience the mountains and support our healthy spirit, mind, and body mission. Join us!

Please call our HR office at 970-586-3341 x1032, or email

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