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PT Lifeguard 1 - HCC

Hershey Lodge

Hershey Lodge

Hershey, PA, USA · United States · Derry, PA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

PT Lifeguard 1 - HCC

Job Category: Hotel/Resort Operations
Requisition Number: PTLIF001485

Posting Details

    • Posted: January 8, 2024
  • Part-Time
  • Rate: per hour

Job Details


Join the team at Hershey Country Club, a private, premier golf and recreation club. The club’s rich history of accolades, success, and chocolate combine to form a one-of-a-kind experience for individuals and families of all ages, and features 45 holes of golf on the championship East & West courses.

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!

Pool lifeguards ensure the safety of our guests at the Hershey Country Club 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 work environment, and gaining knowledge of specific job duties.

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.*

  • 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.*

  • Participate in weekly lifeguard in-service training.*

  • Other job related duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 16 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.

  • This position may provide care, supervision, guidance, or control of children or may have regular, ongoing contact with children that is integral to the responsibilities of the position. As a result, in accordance with Pennsylvania's Child Protective Services Law, newly hired candidates are required to obtain the following clearances: a report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services (Child Abuse), and Fingerprint-based federal criminal history submitted through the Pennsylvania State Police or its authorized agent (FBI). Completed clearances are required to be submitted prior to starting employment.

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 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 flexible hours including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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

  • Schedule varies according to operational needs, but includes evenings, weekends, and holidays. Early shift may begin at 5:30 AM or 6:00 AM and the closing shift may end at 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM.

  • Shifts for this position may begin as early as April and will run into September with the possibility of continued employment throughout the year for indoor pool shifts through Fall/Winter.

  • 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.

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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