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Hersheypark Leadership Development Intern Lvl 2

Hershey Lodge

Hershey Lodge

Hershey, PA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 6, 2023

Hersheypark Leadership Development Intern Lvl 2

Job Category: Internships
Requisition Number: HERSH001178

Posting Details

    • Posted: October 26, 2023
  • Part-Time
  • Rate: per hour

Job Details


Wages Start at $12.00/hr depending on Department Placement

During a typical week as a Hersheypark Leadership Development Intern, you work as a Hersheypark Team Leader, receive on-the-job leadership experience, and will participate in Professional Development designed to provide continuous learning and development.

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 Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Intern, 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):

  • Leading and supervising part-time staff and assisting in overseeing daily operations.

  • Perform day-to-day operational job duties as needed.

  • Acting as a liaison to department management; observe and report on all issues or concerns that arise day to day. Provide feedback to management so they can implement solutions.

  • Training employees to ensure that they are capable of interacting appropriately with guests and that they have the information needed to answer questions.

  • Placing employees for their location at appropriate positions and ensuring that employees have the proper breaks, supplies and other operational items needed throughout their shifts.

  • Ensuring strict adherence to Child Labor Laws and reporting any potential violations to their direct Supervisors.

  • Maintaining guest service and hospitality standards through interaction with guests and monitoring employees. Ensuring proper execution of all service standards set by management. Responding to guest questions and directing them to the appropriate source of information.

  • Providing recommendations regarding disciplinary action and participation in coaching employees.

  • Monitoring and enforcing health, safety, and sanitation standards

  • Participate in a Professional Development Series, including completing projects and attending events for continuous learning and development.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • This internship is open to college students and recent graduates

  • Must meet one of the following criteria:

    • Completed HP Leadership Development Level 1 Program

    • Worked a minimum of one season experience as a red tag (Asst Team Leader) at the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex

    • Completed a minimum of one internship/work experience in the amusement, entertainment, customer service or hospitality industry, which must have been in a supervisory role

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Company coordinated housing is available to students residing outside of 50 miles to Hersheypark

  • Friendly, upbeat, and enthusiastic

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively

  • Abide by Hersheypark appearance standards

  • Certain positions will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing

  • Ability to obtain department required certifications, including but not limited to; Ellis & Associates lifeguard certification, RAMP certification, ServSafe, etc. based on department placement.

  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment

  • Must embody Hershey Entertainment & Resorts core values (Devoted to the Legacy, Selfless Spirit of Service, Team Focused, and Respectful of Others)

  • Must be able to work a minimum of five (5) days and at least 40 hours per week during May, June, July and August

Job Demands:

  • The working conditions include indoor and/or outdoor environments with the potential to work in various weather conditions

  • Physical requirements include standing (for periods up to at least 8 hours at a time), walking (including up and down stairs), bending and repeated lifting (up to 20 pounds without assistance)

  • Must be able to work a minimum of five (5) closing shifts and at least 40 hours per week during May, June, July and August

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Hershey Entertainment and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer









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