Posted 5 months ago

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Company/Organization: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Job Position/Title: Lifeguard

Location: Hershey, PA

Pay range scale: $13 per hour


Job Description:

Shallow Water Lifeguards ensure the safety of our guests at The BoardwalkSM at HersheyparkⓇ while providing courteous, friendly, and professional assistance.

Hersheypark amusement park spans 121-acres, and welcomes guests to experience Hersheypark Happy all year long! As the largest amusement park in Pennsylvania, Hersheypark is home to more than 70 rides including 15 coasters and 20+ kiddie rides, as well as a zoo, and an entire water park.

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 The Boardwalk at Hersheypark attraction rules and safety regulations*

Anticipating, recognizing, and responding to aquatic emergencies*

Monitoring equipment and supplies

Maintaining work area and surrounding environment

Maintaining lifeguard and first aid skills at a “test-ready” level at all times*

Participating in daily lifeguard in-service training*

Providing excellent customer service to the guests of Hersheypark by greeting guests and answering questions related to the attraction*

Adhere to attraction standard operating procedures, operate attractions in a safe and efficient manner, and enforce attraction safety guidelines*

Directing and assisting guests to and from ride areas*

Perform other duties as assigned


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

Post Employment – Applicants must attend and complete the Ellis & Assoc. International Lifeguard Training Program provided and paid for by the Hershey Entertainment Complex

Required to complete pre-employment drug testing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

Prior lifeguarding experience a plus, but not required

Must be friendly, upbeat, work well with other employees, and be able to interact with guests in a fast-paced environment

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

Must have the ability to comprehend instructions (verbal, demonstrated, and/or written) and retain information

Job Demands:

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

Must be able to work three (3) days per week throughout our peak summer season (June-August)

Employees are subject to a variety of weather conditions, including but not limited to: extreme heat, sun exposure, cold, and inclement weather. Work is almost exclusively outdoors.

Physical requirements include ability to stand (for up to five hours at a time), walk, bend at the waist and knees and have repeated manual dexterity, reach above shoulder level and the ability to push, pull, and lift up to seventy-five (75) pounds without assistance

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