Posted 5 months ago

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Company/Organization: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Job Position/Title: Lifeguard-HPCR

Location: Hershey, PA

Pay range scale: $13.75 per hour


Job Description:

Pool lifeguards ensure the safety of our guests at the Hersheypark Camping Resort while providing courteous, friendly, and professional assistance. This summer position is responsible for providing our guests with exceptional customer service, following proper uniform standards, maintaining cleanliness of the work environment, and gaining knowledge of specific job duties.

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) is an award-winning entertainment & hospitality organization with properties including: Hersheypark, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge, Giant Center, Restaurants, and more. Our team members share a common goal of upholding the legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, while striving to live by our company’s Core Values: Devoted to the Legacy, Selfless Spirit of Service, Team Focused, and Respectful of Others. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is committed to cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce, marketplace, and community, and is proud to help fulfill the dream of our founder by providing value to Milton Hershey School.

As a Part-Time Team Member, you will enjoy sweet perks like FREE admission and parking to Hersheypark, discounts on food & shopping, and more as soon as you receive your Employee ID!

Job Duties (Duties marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this job):

Overseeing and enforcing swimming pool and attraction rules and safety regulations.

Anticipating, recognizing, and responding to aquatic emergencies. Lifeguards must maintain lifeguard and first aid skills at “test ready” level at all times.

Monitoring equipment and supplies.

Maintaining the work area and surrounding environment.

Participating in weekly lifeguard in-service training.

Other job related duties as assigned.


Must be at least 16 years of age or older on the date of applying.

Applicants must attend and complete the Ellis & Assoc. International Pool and Lifeguard Training Program paid for and provided by the Hershey Entertainment and Resorts properties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must be able to swim 100 yards using crawl or breaststroke without resting.

Must be able to feet first surface dive and retrieve a 10 lb. brick from a minimum depth of 8 ft. (or deepest depth of the facility) and bring it to the surface.

Must be able to tread water without using arms for 1 minute.

Must be able to safely exit the pool without use of stairs, ladders, or zero depth.

Ability to handle stressful working conditions, emergencies, and to accept a high degree of accountability.

Must be in good physical condition.

Must have normal vision (20/25 or 20/25 corrected).

Prior lifeguarding experience is a plus, but not required.

Must be friendly, upbeat, and work well with other employees and be able to interact with our guests.

Must be able to speak, write, and understand English.

Must display a positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and professional image in compliance with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.

Must have the ability to safeguard confidential information.

Job Demands:

This is a seasonal position available for the summer season beginning April/May 2024. The working schedule may include morning, mid-day, evenings, weekends, and holidays based on operational needs.

Must be able to work flexible hours including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Must be able to work in outdoor weather conditions.

Physical requirements include standing, bending, sitting, walking, and communicating.

Additional physical requirements include complete mobility and good physical conditioning, good hearing and vision, and ability to tolerate heat and sunlight.

Must be able to push, pull, and lift a minimum of 75 lbs.

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