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Public Safety Officer

Hershey Lodge

Hershey Lodge

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

Public Safety Officer

Job Category: Safety and Security
Requisition Number: PUBLI001415

Posting Details

    • Posted: December 6, 2023
  • Part-Time
  • Rate: per hour

Job Details

Description

Public Safety Officers are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of all guests, team members, and physical assets of the HersheyparkEntertainment Complex. Additionally, Public Safety Officers are responsible for assisting the Security Management Team with the supervision, execution, and overall oversight of Security operations at select events and venues, while also initiating emergency response measures by means of responding and reacting to unsafe conditions and emergency situations.

Join the team at the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex, an award-winning property featuring Hersheypark amusement park, GIANT Center arena, Hersheypark Stadium, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, and Hershey Theatre. Thrilling roller coasters, action-packed Hershey Bears hockey games, thrilling live entertainment, and one-of-a-kind events are a day in the life of our team members.

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 Functions:

  • Provide a safe and friendly atmosphere to guests and team members

  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with other departments and support teams

  • Manage deployment of security personnel and equipment to provide effective and efficient operations during events/incidents

  • Assess, investigate, resolve, and contain situations while taking appropriate actions based on company policy and procedures, as well as training

  • Supervise team members in assigned areas and/or venues and provide coaching/training while on their shift

  • Provide high-visibility patrols of buildings and grounds

  • Control vehicle/pedestrian traffic when necessary

  • Monitor guest behavior for compliance with event and venue policies

  • Monitor crowd behavior and movement and take proactive measures to mitigate risk

  • Monitor guest feedback and provide win-win solutions to resolve guest concerns and document guest resolutions via an electronic guest resolution log

  • Communicate regularly with Security Management regarding training and operational issues to include team member or guest concerns, losses, and unusual situations

  • Create timely, thorough, and accurate incident reports through the incident documentation process

  • Consistently practice safe work habits including, but not limited to, use of personal protective equipment, lifting and reporting of unsafe situations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age on the date of applying

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Criminal justice/safety/security-related training and experience preferred

  • Must be friendly, upbeat, and work well with other team members and be able to interact with guests

  • Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated to perform all aspects of the job at all times

  • Must be detail-oriented and have clear verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally, including delivering safety instructions/directions, verbal cues, and speaking clearly into microphones and radios

  • Must be able to successfully complete all legal, company, and department training requirements

  • Must have the ability to remain alert and vigilant at all times

  • Must have the ability to handle stressful working conditions, emergencies, and accept a high degree of accountability

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have the ability to safeguard confidential information

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Google Workspace applications, including Excel and Word

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

Job Demands:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays - Team members must work a minimum of eight (8) hours every two pay periods in order to stay an active employee

  • During the months of May through October, team members must work a minimum of thirty (30) hours every pay period in order to stay in the position

  • Employees are subject to a variety of weather conditions, including but not limited to: extreme heat, sun exposure, cold, and inclement weather.

  • Physical requirements would include ability to stand and walk unassisted (for up to eight hours at a time), bend at the waist and knees and have repeated manual dexterity, the ability to push, pull, and reach above shoulder level, and lifting up to fifty (50) pounds without assistance

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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