Gardener/Senior Gardener Job Vacancy in Canada

Gardener/Senior Gardener Job Vacancy in Canada

Gardener/Senior Gardener Job Vacancy in Canada

Nestled snugly at the foot of Blackcomb Mountain, Fairmont Chateau Whistler epitomizes mountain luxury in the picturesque heart of Whistler, British Columbia. This area gained worldwide recognition as the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Whistler, situated amidst the breathtaking coastal mountain range, stands as Canada’s premier year round outdoor adventure destination, a mere two hour drive north of downtown Vancouver. Fairmont Chateau Whistler prides itself on offering ski in, ski out convenience along with a championship golf course on site.

As Whistler’s largest conference resort hotel, it boasts 519 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites, an array of exceptional dining experiences across five unique outlets and comprehensive resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club.

Since its grand opening in 1989, this iconic destination has been welcoming guests and colleagues alike to embark on unforgettable mountain adventures. Begin your journey today!

Job Description

Gardener/Senior Gardener

Your role will be to showcase the natural splendor of the environment that our guests come to experience! Your keen attention to detail will be instrumental in the care and maintenance of ornamental plants, shrubs and trees across the hotel grounds and selected golf course locations.

These are full time seasonal positions scheduled to run from April until September/October 2024.

Pay Rate

  • Gardener: $19.00 per hour
  • Senior Gardener: $21.35 per hour

What’s in it for You

  • Subsidized staff accommodation assistance is provided for full time status employees.
  • Enjoy one complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria.
  • Benefit from the employee travel program offering discounts on room rates and food & beverage at Fairmont & Accor properties worldwide.
  • Access exclusive room rates and enjoy 50% off all food & beverage while staying at Fairmont Resorts in Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper through the Mountain Explorer Travel Program (subject to availability).
  • Take advantage of a comprehensive wellness platform that supports employee mental health and wellbeing.
  • Avail discounts at our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre and Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course.
  • Automatically become a part of our resort’s Colleague Lifestyle Program, granting access to staff activities and events.
  • Seize the opportunity to develop your talent and advance within Fairmont Chateau Whistler and over 5,000 properties within Accor.

What You’ll be Doing

  • Consistently provide a professional and friendly greeting while delivering engaging service.
  • Maintain and groom gardens to ensure a high level of aesthetic quality throughout the hotel property.
  • Operate mechanical and power equipment used in the maintenance of ornamental plants and trees.
  • Assist in overseeing the daily operations of the Gardening Department (Senior Gardener).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Your Experience and Skills Include:

  • Knowledge of the characteristics and cultural requirements of ornamental plants, shrubs and trees adapted to the region is an asset.
  • Must possess knowledge, experience or skills in basic gardening or other horticulture related areas.
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s license with a clean record is required.

Physical Aspects of the Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout the shift.
  • Frequent lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50+ lbs.
  • Regular kneeling, pushing, pulling and lifting tasks.
  • Occasional ascending or descending stairs and ramps.

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel cannot assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company committed to attracting, recruiting and promoting diverse talent.

Why Work for Accor? We are more than just a global leader. We value you for who you are and help you find a job and brand that aligns with your personality. We support your growth and learning every day ensuring that work brings purpose to your life. Throughout your journey with us, you can explore Accor’s endless possibilities.

Joining Accor means every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can envision tomorrow’s hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor by visiting Fairmont Chateau Whistler Careers.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is the duration of the seasonal positions offered at Fairmont Chateau Whistler?

The seasonal positions typically run from April until September/October.

2. Are there opportunities for career advancement within Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Accor?

Yes, we encourage talent development and growth within our organization which includes over 5,000 properties within Accor.

3. Can international applicants apply for positions at Fairmont Chateau Whistler?

Yes, international applicants can apply but they must be legally eligible to work in Canada and the hotel cannot assist in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

4. What benefits are provided to employees at Fairmont Chateau Whistler?

Benefits include subsidized staff accommodation, complimentary meals per shift, travel discounts, access to wellness programs, discounts on resort amenities and participation in staff activities and events.

5. What kind of physical requirements are involved in the Gardener/Senior Gardener positions?

The positions may involve constant standing and walking, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50+ lbs, kneeling, pushing, pulling and occasional use of stairs and ramps.

6. How can I apply for a position at Fairmont Chateau Whistler?

To apply for a position, please visit Fairmont Chateau Whistler Careers for more information and to submit your application.

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