Maintenance Utility

Location Name
Junction City, KS Courtyard
Location Address
310 Hammons Dr.
Requisition ID
Hotel - Maintenance and Engineering
3rd Shift
Employment Type
Regular Full Time
Pay Rate

About Us

With 35 owned properties, comprised of more than 8,400 guest rooms and 1.7 million square feet of banquet space, our properties and brands represent some of the finest facilities in the industry and a competitive edge for John Q. Hammons Hotels and Resorts!


Mr. Hammons built properties that provide an exceptional guest experience. Our vision is to ensure we live up to Mr. Hammons standards of excellence by providing exceptional award winning facilities for each guest!

Position Description

Job Purpose:  

To maintain grounds of the hotel, performing any combination of the following tasks.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Display good customer relation skills and take initiative to greet guests in a friendly manner. Cut lawns using hand mower or power mower.  Trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls, using clippers, weed cutters and edging tools.
  • Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs, using shears, pruners, or chain saw.  Spray lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides using hand or automatic sprayer.  Rake and bags leaves, or prepares them for incineration. Plant grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs.  Water lawn and shrubs.
  • Clean grounds and remove litter using spiked stick or broom. Shovel snow from walks and driveways.  Spread salt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup.
  • May repair fences and gates, walls, walks, etc.May paint fences and outbuildings. May clean out drainage ditches and culverts.
  • May perform ground maintenance duties using tractor equipped with attachments, such as mowers, lime, or fertilizer spreaders, lawn roller, and snow removal equipment.
  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries and unsafe work conditions to management; complete safety training and certifications.
  • Ensure uniform and appearance is clean and professional. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Skills:

  • Repairing — minor repairs using the needed tools.
  • Follow instructions exactly.
  • Adjust to doing the same kind of work all day long or performing a variety of different tasks on the same day, depending on daily business needs.
  • Work quickly and skillfully with your hands to do such things as operating tractors or lawn mowers.

Job Qualifications: 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


  • None required.

Benefits and EEO

Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
  • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
  • Company Hotel Travel Discounts


John Q Hammons Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
here to view EEO is the Law


Note:  To be considered for this position, candidates MUST apply at


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