Recreation Speicalist

Hershey Entertainment and Resorts

Job Description:

This position supports the year-round operations of the Recreation Department. This position consists of supporting the operations in the department’s three key areas: Lifeguarding, Fitness, and Activities.

Job Functions
(Items marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this position):

Prioritize the safety of guests at The Hotel Hershey while providing courteous, friendly, and professional assistance in all Recreation operation areas.*
Oversee and enforce swimming pool and attraction rules and safety regulations.*
Organize and host a variety of family activities and events (bingo, s’mores roasts, Kids’ Club, etc.), engaging guests of all ages while ensuring the guests are safe.*
Monitor the safe use of the Fitness Center while maintaining Forbes standards for cleanliness and service.*
Assist recreation attendants with guest questions, concerns, or complaints through knowledgeable communication and problem solving. Follow up by phone as necessary to ensure resolutions have been met.*
Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

18 years of age or older.
Post-Employment – Must attend and Complete Ellis Lifeguard Certification and First Aid & CPR provided and paid for by HE&R
Must have a valid Drivers’ License
Completion of high school or GED

Additional Qualifications:

Minimum of 1 years of related experience.
Industry Experience – Hospitality/Tourism
Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience.
Post-Employment – Working knowledge of ResortSuite software.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
Climbing Ladders Occasional (<33%)
Reaching Forward Occasional (<33%)
Climbing Stairs Occasional (<33%) (ft maximum height)
Lifting Occasional (<33%) (20lbs maximum weight)
Reaching Overhead Occasional (<33%)
Hand/Eye Coordination Occasional (<33%)
Stooping Occasional (<33%)
Bending Occasional (<33%)
Sitting Frequent (34-66%)
Standing Frequent (34-66%)
Walking Frequent (34-66%)
This job requires minimal visual requirements. Able to distinguish unlike items, detect motion, and distinguish color.
This job requires the visual ability to perform detailed work at close distances (computer screens, accounting ledgers, using measurement devices).
This job regularly requires verbal communication of detailed information to others either by phone or in person.
Must be able to speak and read the English language.
The position is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
The position is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100° for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
The position is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
The position is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

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

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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