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Groundskeeper

Glen Arbor, MI

Website:
http://www.thehomesteadresort.com

Posted on December 31, 2018

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About Groundskeeper

The Homestead located in Glen Arbor, MI has opening for 4 full time temporary groundskeepers, $15.39/hr ($23.09/hr O.T.) from 4/1/2019 to 11/30/2019. Duties include maintaining grounds, turf, flowers, shrubs and trees, mowing and general grounds clean up, clean ponds and water features.  No exp. req.  The days and hours of work will vary depending on scheduling and the level of business at the resort but will generally be 5 days per week from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm with rotating days off approximately 40 hours per week with some overtime.  Weekend and holiday work will be required.

This posting is being made in connection with an application for H-2B workers.

Workers are paid every two weeks.  A single workweek will be used to compute wages due.  The employer will make all deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law but will make no other deductions. Raises and bonuses available based on performance or length of service with employer.

Work tools, supplies and equipment will be provided without charge or deposit.  Workers receive discounts on food, resort recreation activities and on resort lodging when it is available.

If required by prevailing law the employer guarantees to offer work for hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays in each 12-week period of the total employment period.  H-2B workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing, and other related fees, including those mandated by the government (excluding passport fees) incurred by the worker.  If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, employer will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work.  Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, employer will provide or pay for worker’s reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer.  The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved.  Daily subsistence will be provided at a rate of $12.26 per day during travel to a maximum of $51.00 per day with receipts.

The employer does not provide housing or board during the term of employment however the employer does have a limited number of shared housing units available for rent by seasonal workers at a cost to the worker of $58.00 per week plus the cost of utilities or $70.00 per week for units which include utilities. 

Employer does not provide transportation to and from work location during the term of employment. 

This job order, including its wage and working terms and conditions, is contingent upon prevailing legal interpretations of federal H-2B immigration and FLSA employment law, including Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security regulations.  If any such prevailing law is rescinded, superseded, vacated, or substantially modified, then the employer will accordingly revise any affected term.

The Homestead

1 Wood Ridge Road

Glen Arbor, MI  49636

(231) 334-5000. 

Please inquire about the job opportunity or send applications, indications of availability, and/or resumes directly to the Michigan Workforce Development Agency/Michigan Works office located at 1209 S. Garfield Avenue, Suite C; Traverse City, MI 49686; phone (231) 922-3700 or (800) 442-1074; fax (231) 922-3737 or any other Michigan Works location.  Refer to the job posting number

Job at a Glance

About The Homestead

America’s Freshwater Resort.

Located on one mile of Lake Michigan and surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, voted by viewers of ABC’s Good Morning America as the “Most Beautiful Place in America.”

Luxurious accommodations consist of two small hotels, a rustic lodge, an historic Inn and vacation homes and condominiums. Dining choices include our signature restaurant featuring classically-inspired Italian cuisine and fine wines, an American-Italian sports themed pizzeria and bar, an upscale casual shore-side restaurant with poolside bar, and a family-friendly, quick-serve breakfast cafeteria with cook-to-order specials.

Superb recreation includes tennis, golf, fly-fishing and watercraft rentals in the summer; downhill skiing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter; and fitness, spa, salon and children’s center year-round.

Shopping includes an upscale country store, golf shop, beach and tennis shop and clothing boutique. Stylish, unique venues for special events, meetings and weddings are also available.

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