Penn National Gaming GROUNDSKEEPER- PART TIME in Kansas City, Kansas

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Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include:

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is currently looking for a Groundkeeper to join our team.


  • Provide friendly, fast, and helpful customer service, through the consistent practice and delivery of Red Carpet Customer Service to all guests and team members.

  • Maintain landscaping shop, working areas, and landscaping tool and equipment storage areas in a clean and orderly manner.

  • Maintain lawns, trees, landscape beds, plants, planted areas and retention ponds.

  • Assist Landscaper in identifying and correcting soil deficiencies.

  • Assist Landscaper in identifying pests and diseases on plants.

  • Treat pests and diseases on plants.

  • Take steps to ensure proper pest or animal control.

  • Prepare fields, garden beds or lawn areas by cultivating soil and adding fertilizers and compost as needed.

  • Assist Landscaper in identifying and using growth regulators, minerals, additives and other chemicals as needed.

  • Construct rockeries, paths, ponds, gardens, structures and landscaped areas as needed.

  • Plant, transplant or remove flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns.

  • Maintain landscaped areas, gardens, plants, shrubs, bushes and trees by fertilizing, trimming, pruning, cutting, mowing, tilling, digging, aerating and making sure that plants are receiving adequate water.

  • Thin out, hoe, irrigate and fertilize, and perform weed control on all landscaped areas.

  • Maintain lawn and grass areas using machinery, fertilizers and chemicals, including mowing, trimming, and weed eating.

  • Kill and remove weeds and unwanted vegetation.

  • Operate and efficiently use heavy equipment and machinery such as but not limited to power lifts, power washers, mowers, sweepers, and snow removal devices.

  • Perform preventive maintenance including changing oil and filters, sharpening blades, lubricating and cleaning equipment such as tools, lawn mowers and heavy machinery.

  • Install, maintain and operate irrigation and drainage systems as needed.

  • Perform duties that will enhance the appearance of landscaped areas, gardens, and lawns such as trimming, raking, leaf, snow or debris removal, sweeping, blowing, and cleaning.

  • Perform other job related and compatible duties as assigned.

  • Must adhere to regulatory, department and company policies.

  • Perform all job duties in a safe and responsible manner.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

  • Six months related experience and/or training preferred.

  • Ability to prepare read and comprehend documents.

  • Ability to write reports and correspondence.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and acceptable driving history as determined by Penn National Gaming auto insurance carrier

Something to leave you with:

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2017-39250

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway

Location US-KS-Kansas City

Posted Date 2/14/2017

Position Type Regular Part-Time

Category Facilities