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Lifeguard

Hershey Lodge

Hershey Lodge

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Hershey, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

Lifeguard

Job Category: Hotel/Resort Operations
Requisition Number: LIFEG001417

Posting Details

    • Posted: December 6, 2023
  • Full-Time

Job Details

Description

Pool lifeguards ensure the safety of our guests at Hershey Lodge while providing courteous, friendly, and professional assistance.

Join the team at Hershey Lodge, an award-winning resort best known for being warm, welcoming, and distinctly Hershey. Offering 665 guest rooms and 100,000 square feet of function space, Hershey Lodge provides convenience and comfort for families and guests of all ages. We hope you'll enjoy the sweet hospitality and iconic chocolate details around every corner.

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 Full-Time Team Member, you will enjoy sweet perks like FREE admission to Hersheypark, discounts, and more as soon as you receive your Employee ID! Your total compensation consists not only of the wage that you are paid, but also all includes Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage beginning the first day of the next month, 401K Contribution, paid time off, and so much more!

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

Lifeguards are required to do one or all of the following tasks depending on their assigned job:

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

  • Anticipating, recognizing, and responding to aquatic emergencies.

  • Monitoring equipment and supplies.

  • Maintaining work area and surrounding environment.

  • Lifeguards must maintain lifeguard and first aid skills at "test ready" level at all times.

  • Participating in weekly lifeguard in-service training.

  • Performing other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to swim 100 yards using front 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 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 a plus, but not required.

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

  • 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:

  • Must be able to work 3rd shift but flexible hours may be required including days, weekends, evenings, and holidays.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.

  • Must be able to work in combination of indoor and outdoor weather conditions.

  • This job regularly requires verbal communication of detailed information to others either by phone or in person.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Climbing Ladders Occasional (<33%)

  • Reaching Forward Occasional (<33%)

  • Climbing Stairs Occasional (<33%)

  • Lifting, Pulling, Pushing Occasional (<33%) (up to 75lbs)

  • Reaching Overhead Occasional (<33%)

  • Finger Dexterity Occasional (<33%)

  • Hand/Eye Coordination Constant (>67%)

  • Stooping Occasional (<33%)

  • Bending Occasional (<33%)

  • Sitting Occasional (<33%)

  • Standing Constant (>67%)

  • Walking Constant (>67%)

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

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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