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Oakes Caretaker II

Company: Graco
Location: Remer
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Graco manufactures and markets premium equipment to move, measure, control, dispense and spray a wide variety of fluid and powder materials. What does that mean? Well, we pump peanut butter into your jar, and the oil in your car. We glue the soles of your shoes, the glass in your windows and the screen on your phone. We spray the finish on your vehicle, coatings on your pills, the paint on your house and texture on your walls. Graco is part of your daily life.

Graco has excellent opportunities available to individuals who want to be part of fast-moving, growing company - especially candidates committed to quality, innovation and solving customer problems. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018 and 2019.

Job Purpose

The Caretaker will assure that the Graco Oakes is operated and maintained in a safe, secure, efficient manner while monitoring and adhering to annual operating budget.

Essential Duties

  • Grounds keeping: mowing grass, trimming trees, spring and fall clean-up.
  • Maintenance and repair of boats, boat motors, boat lifts, dock, septic system, water systems, cabin appliances, lawn equipment, power tools and motor vehicles.
  • Repair and minor construction of all on-site buildings and cabins.
  • Assure that all cabins are clean, neat and ready for each guests' visit.
  • Assure that all assets are safe/secure against theft, fire and natural disaster.
  • Spring/fall cleaning, maintenance and repair in preparation for opening/close of season.

Position Requirements


  • Skilled in working/communicating with people in all circumstances.
  • Mechanical aptitude and skill sets.
  • Experience in maintenance/repair mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Experience in maintenance/repair of watercraft (boats, motors), boat lifts, docks, etc.
  • Experience in maintaining lawn, trees, shrubs, lawn equipment and tools.
  • Willing to be flexible in working hours to accommodate guests.
  • Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.


  • Previous work experience in managing/maintaining resort environment.
  • Technical certification in electrical and/or mechanical services.

Proven Quality. Leading Technology. Launch your career with Graco!

Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits and career development opportunities. Graco's comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.

Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

Keywords: Graco, Duluth , Oakes Caretaker II, Other , Remer, Minnesota

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