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Employment Opportunities

Join the staff at Oglebay & Wheeling Park and enjoy:

  • A beautiful work environment with friendly, professional co-workers.
  • Flexible schedules...perfect for teenagers, college students, adults and seniors.
  • Full and part time positions available for entry level or career advancement opportunities or for supplemental income.
  • Competitive compensation plus free and/or discounted rates for you and your dependents for the various amenities throughout both parks including golf, swimming, tennis, skiing, the zoo, museums, seven specialty shops and more.

Current Job Listings (as of April 17, 2014)
The postings normally include only those positions which are considered to be above entry level and/or which require some special qualifications with regard to training or education. Applications for entry level positions (such as custodian, laborer, refreshment clerk and facilities attendant) are accepted on a continuing basis. Openings for entry level positions may be filled from the applications on file without formal postings. Applications are kept on file for three months.

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Position FRONT OFFICE SUPERVISOR
Department LODGE OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time FULL 
Supervisor GRIFFITH
Shift ALL
Qualifications

Candidates must have the ability to perform all desk attendant functions including reservations and checking guests in and out.  Prior hotel front desk attendant experience required.  Must be a team player, possess excellent customer service skills, good math skills, and have the ability to work in a fast pace environment.  Requires ability to work all shifts; including overtime, weekends and holidays.


Position ANIMAL KEEPER III
Department OPERATIONS/ZOO DIVISION
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor GREATHOUSE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have the ability to provide for the physical and psychological well-being of assigned zoo animals, maintain the animal exhibits, and assist with interpreting the collection to visitors.  Experience in animal care desired, B.S. degree in biology, zoology, animal sciences, or wildlife management preferred.  Minimum age is 18 and must be able to lift 50 lbs.  Schedule includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

Position ZOO EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
Department ZOO
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor MARKEY-TEKELY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years old, possess a valid driver’s license. Teaching and animal experience preferred. Must be able to conduct presentations for all ages (PK – senior citizens). Excellent customer service skills, and ability to use live animals for presentations. Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, evenings, weekends, holidays and overnight.

Position DAY CAMP DIRECTOR – OGLEBAY PARK CHILDREN’S ASSOCIATION
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor HARGLEROAD
Shift

PRIMARILY DAY

Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 21 years of age and possess experience working with children. Requires supervision of 6 staff and up to 80 children. Recreation programming skills are desirable, along with basic first aid and swimming skills. Use of personal vehicle required. Camp meets for 8 weeks, from mid-June through July. Requires some work prior and after those weeks. Hours are 8 am – 4 pm weekdays. Overtime is rarely required.

Position GROUNDSKEEPER – WILSON LODGE
Department WL MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor HOHMAN
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age; have the ability to interact with guests, and complete the Signature Customer Service Training; and operate powered equipment, lawnmowers, blowers, chainsaws, trimmers and be familiar with chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides.  Requires a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain Registered Pesticide Technician license. Schedule M-F 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, must be able to work alternating weekends and holidays, and/or overtime as required.

Position SPA MASSAGE THERAPIST
Department LODGE OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor SPA SENIOR MASSAGE THERAPIST
Shift ALL
Qualifications Provides guests with massage and body treatment services in a safe and professional manner and in compliance with state law and the Code Of Ethics of the American Massage Therapy Association. Requires WV License in massage therapy and bodywork, and National Certification Massage Therapy. Requires one-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have the ability to work all shifts; including weekends and holidays.

Position ELECTRICIAN
Department FMC
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor BYRUM
Shift DAY, WEEKEND
Qualifications Candidates must be familiar with layout & installation of electrical systems of commercial buildings. Systems may include both low & high voltage controls. Requires ability to read blueprints, layout small jobs per NEC and bend and thread conduit. Requires seven years experience as journeyman electrician or four years experience as journeyman electrician and apprenticeship with technical training. WV journeyman license required. Schedule is primarily day, with ability to work weekends, overtime as needed. April-December, Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00 pm.

Position PAINTER
Department FMC
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor BYRUM
Shift DAY
Qualifications Seeking an experienced painter, knowledgeable of duties associated with painting. Must be able to work on a ladder and scaffolding, and possess a valid driver’s license. Schedule is primarily day, Monday-Friday 7:30 – 4:00 pm; some weekend, and overtime as required.

Position BELL SERVICE ATTENDANT
Department LODGE OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor GRIFFITH
Shift ALL
Qualifications Individual must be a minimum of 18 years of age, will enjoy assisting resort guests will all aspects of arriving, hotel room location, and departures; including luggage transportation and valet services; gratuity position. Must possess excellent communication skills and have a professional, friendly manner. Schedule includes holidays and weekends.

Position TENNIS ATTENDANT
Department OGLEBAY OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, neat appearance, pleasant personality; with the ability to work with the public and operate a cash register. Requires a valid driver’s license, and ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays May through September.

Position LIFEGUARDS – OGLEBAY
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have Advanced Lifesaving Certification. First Aid Certification and CPR Certification required, training provided. Neat appearance, good customer service skills, and ability to operate cash register. Requires ability to work day, evening, weekend and holiday schedule. We will reimburse lifeguard certification or recertification expense.

Position SUPERVISOR – PINE ROOM  
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be 18 years old, possess leadership qualities, a pleasant personality, neat appearance and enjoy working with the public and youth. Must be able prioritize tasks. Schedule includes day, evening, weekends and holidays.

Position PINE ROOM ATTENDANT
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age; possess good communication skills, enjoy working with the public and have the ability to operate cash registers. Schedule includes all shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Position SUPERVISOR – SCHENK LAKE
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires the ability to supervise and train staff. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Maintains proper stock levels and ensures that assigned production, service and sanitation tasks are accomplished. Individual is responsible for completion of cash reports. Shift includes weekends, evenings and holidays April through October.

Position TROLLY DRIVER
Department OPERATIONS/ZOO
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires a pleasant personality and ability to work well with the public; and ability to give narration to public about the park. Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Prefer C.D.L. with passenger endorsement. Must be able to work any and all shifts, including holidays and weekends.

Position REFRESHMENT CLERK I - WHEELING PARK
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CLUTTER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must possess a pleasant personality and have the ability to work with the public and cash register. Food service experience helpful. Schedule is all shifts including weekends and holidays.

Position SUPERVISOR – WHEELING PARK REFRESHMENT
Department WP FOOD
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CLUTTER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires the ability to supervise and train staff. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Maintains proper stock levels and ensures that assigned production, service and sanitation tasks are accomplished. Individual is responsible for completion of cash reports. Shift includes weekends, evenings and holidays. Possible overtime.

Position ANIMAL KEEPER II
Department OPERATIONS/ZOO DIVISION
Full/Part-time FULL/PART
Supervisor McCARDLE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have the ability to provide for the physical and psychological well-being of assigned zoo animals, maintain the animal exhibits, and assist with interpreting the collection to visitors. Experience in animal care desired, B.S. degree in biology, zoology, animal sciences, or wildlife management preferred. Minimum age is 18 and must be able to lift 50 lbs. Schedule includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

Position GROUNDSKEEPER - ZOO
Department ZOO
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WHITE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and have the ability to operate powered equipment, including tractors, lawnmowers, and weed-eaters and be able to remove weeds from plant beds and use basic hand tools. Requires ability to lift 50 pounds. Schedule includes all shifts, primarily day; overtime as required.

Position ATTENDANTS – PAR III
Department PAR III
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WAIALAE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates will be energetic, detail oriented, possess basic math skills, computer knowledge, be a minimum of 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, and enjoy working with the public. Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs and possess a valid driver’s license.  Light lawn care, mowing and weed eater use. Shedule includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

Position JUNIOR GOLF COUNSELORS
Department GOLF
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WAIALAE
Shift DAY
Qualifications

Requires good knowledge of golf, avid golfer, ability to instruct basics of game and good supervisory and organizational skills; with awareness of safety and learning. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Approximately 24 hours weekly.


Position STEWARD SUPERVISOR   
Department F&B
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor DITTMAR
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires ability to supervise and schedule staff in basic dishwashing and related functions. Must have working knowledge of dishwashing equipment and chemicals associated with process. Schedule includes all shifts with the ability to work weekends and holidays.

Position CUSTODIAN - ZOO
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WODESKY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, enjoy working in a public facility, and able to perform general custodial maintenance. Requires a neat appearance and the ability to work independently while accomplishing tasks. Frequent standing, squatting, bending, lifting and carrying is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and able to lift and carry 50#.

Position BINGO ATTENDANT - WHEELING PARK
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor GOUDY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess good communication and cash handling skills, and enjoy working with the public. Knowledge of bingo helpful. Shift is every Sunday from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm.

Position IRRIGATION TECH
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE 
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor MAGUIRE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have the ability to train and schedule staff with regard to preventive maintenance. Operate, service, and repair the varied components of an irrigation system; and perform related tasks with snowmaking, and ski lift. Individual will maintain records for inventory purchases, equipment conditions, and repair costs. Requires a valid driver’s license, and the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. Schedule includes all shifts, weekends and holidays; overtime as needed.

Position CREW LEADER / ROOMS & COTTAGES
Department WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor GODFREY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates are required to have knowledge of cleaning rooms. Must be capable of training and team leading with a coaching approach. Requires ability to work weekends and lift up to 50 lbs. Schedule includes weekends and holidays.

Position REFRESHMENT CLERKS II – WHEELING PARK
Department WHEELING PARK FOOD
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CLUTTER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Must be 18 years old, possess a pleasant personality and have the ability to work with the public, no experience necessary.

Position FRONT OFFICE ATTENDANT
Department LODGE OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor GRIFFITH
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have the ability to perform all desk attendant functions including checking guests in and out, reservations, and switchboard. Prior hotel desk experience and/or basic computer skills helpful. Must be a team player, possess excellent customer service skills, good math skills, and have the ability to work all shifts; including overtime, weekends and holidays.

Position 1ST COOK - PASTRY
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor BOYD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have basic cooking, and pastry experience skills. Minimum of (2) year’s pastry experience.  Requires ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays. Shift starts at 5:00 am. Requires a valid driver’s license.

Position HOST/HOSTESS – GLASS WORKS GRILL & IHLENFELD DINING ROOM
Department F&B
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor O’BRIEN
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires neat appearance, good communication skills and the ability to greet guest in a friendly manner. Must have ability to work weekends and holidays.

Position BANQUET SERVERS
Department F&B
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor O’BRIEN
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates should have the knowledge and ability to perform basic banquet server responsibilities, fine dining server experience preferred. Requires professional appearance and pleasant personality. Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Must be available every day including holidays & weekends.

Position WHITE PALACE ATTENDANT
Department WHEELING PARK
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CLUTTER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, good communication skills, neat appearance and enjoy working with the public. Requires ability to lift 50 lbs. Schedule includes all shifts, weekends and holidays.

Position BARTENDER
Department F&B
Full/Part-time PART, YEAR-ROUND
Supervisor O’BRIEN
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires knowledge of basic bartending duties and excellent customer relations skills. Includes evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required.

Position SERVERS – IHLENFELD DINING ROOM & GLASSWORKS GRILL
Department F&B
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor O’BRIEN
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and possess the knowledge and ability to perform basic server responsibilities. Requires professional appearance and pleasant personality. Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Schedule includes holidays & weekends.

Position STEWARDS
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor DITTMAR
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age, able to perform all types of general kitchen labor and cleaning including dish washing. Weekend and holiday work is required.

Position PUBLIC AREA ATTENDANT – WILSON LODGE
Department WL
Full/Part-time PART/FULL
Supervisor GODFREY
Shift DAY/WEEKENDS
Qualifications Candidates are required to have knowledge of basic cleaning procedures. Must be capable of working in a team atmosphere, and a minimum of 18 years of age. Requires ability to work all shifts including evenings, night and weekends; and to lift up to 50 lbs.

Position 1st COOK
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART/FULL
Supervisor GALLOWAY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have basic cooking, pastry, and knife skills. Minimum of (2) years cooking experience in catering. Requires ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays.

Position 2ND COOK
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor MCPEEK/GALLOWAY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have basic cooking experience. A willingness to learn is required; along with the ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays. Requires a valid driver's license.

Position 2ND COOK - PASTRY
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor BOYD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have basic cooking, baking experience preferred. A willingness to learn is required; along with the ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays. Shift starts at 5:00 am. Requires a valid driver's license.

Position ROOM/COTTAGE ATTENDANTS - WILSON LODGE
Department WL
Full/Part-time FULL/PART
Supervisor GODFREY/CARNEY
Shift DAY/WEEKENDS
Qualifications Candidates are required to have knowledge of basic cleaning procedures. Must be capable of working in a team atmosphere, and a minimum of 18 years of age. Requires ability to work weekends and to lift up to 50 lbs.

Position LAUNDRY ATTENDANT
Department LAUNDRY
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CARNEY
Shift DAY
Qualifications Requires the ability to perform general laundry duties, lift or move up to 50 lbs., work with various laundry chemicals and enjoy working in a team environment. Must be 18 years of age, experience helpful, not required. Must be willing to work holidays, overtime when needed, weekends and occasional shift work.
 
INTERNSHIPS:
Position OPERATIONS  INTERN
Department OGLEBAY OPERATIONS
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift $7.50 PER HOUR
Qualifications Must be a student conducting their required college internship with a major in parks and recreation or related field. Individual will possess excellent customer service skills and have a willingness to contribute new ideas. Schedule is day, afternoon, nights and weekends.

Position HORTICULTURE INTERN
Department GARDENS/GREENHOUSE
Supervisor DESANTIS/JENKINSON
Qualifications Must be a student currently pursuing a career in a field related to the area of internship; and possess a valid operator’s license. Schedule primarily Monday-Friday, some weekends and overtime as needed.

Position RECREATION INTERN – WILSON LODGE
Department WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor JARRETT/GRIFFITH
Shift ALL
Qualifications Must be a student conducting their required college internship with a major in recreation or related field. Must be at least a college junior. Prefer individuals whose major is Education, Recreation & Parks, or Fine Arts. Must be outgoing, enthusiastic, possess good customer service skills, and enjoy working with children. Intern will be responsible for creating a weekly Activities Calendar for hotel guests.  Schedule includes weekends, nights, and holidays; 15-20 hours per week.

Position CULINARY / HRM INTERNSHIPS
Department WILSON LODGE FOOD & BEVERAGE
Supervisor CHEF GALLOWAY/O’BRIEN
Qualifications Must be a student pursuing a career in a field related to the area of internship. Individual will possess enthusiasm to contribute to a team effort. 

Oglebay’s Culinary, Baking and Pastry and Hotel Restaurant Management Internship Programs will offer many opportunities for students to experience a wide range of food and beverage operations and hotel management. Participants rotate through restaurant, kitchen, and hotel settings. The program provides hands-on experience at culinary stations, and a one-on-one learning relationship with our chefs and hotel teams. Our culinary staff creates exceptional menus for functions large or small, formal or casual. HRM Interns will have an opportunity to experience areas of hotel and restaurant operations, and execute those duties as appropriate. Through one-on-one training and hands-on work, students gain valuable experience while contributing to the success of Oglebay's extensive hospitality operations. In addition to basic restaurant, kitchen, and hotel rotations, other externship components may include: Pastry and Bread Production, Ice Carving, and Meat Fabrication.


Position GOLF MAINTENANCE INTERN
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS
Supervisor JANOVICH
Pay Rate UNPAID / COLLEGE CREDIT
Qualifications Must be a student pursuing a career in a field related to the area of internship; preference is given to college juniors and seniors. Individual will possess enthusiasm to contribute to a team effort.

Position GOLF OPERATIONS INTERN
Department GOLF OPERATIONS
Supervisor WAIALAE
Pay Rate $7.50-$8.50 PER HOUR
Qualifications Must be a student currently attending a college golf management program and required to serve an internship in the related field. Will serve in a wide variety of golf operational duties including conducting all tasks required to provide a quality 8-week Jr. golf program.

Internship Title ZOO EDUCATION INTERN
Department ZOO
Reports To MARKEY
Compensation Unpaid for College Credit
Overview/Qualifications Preferably college juniors, seniors working towards a degree/certification in education with majors in Education, Biology or Environmental Science. Individual will be an outgoing, self-starter and willing to work a flexible schedule. Will assist education department in program instruction by completing lesson planning, program evaluations/surveys, grant writing and material development.

Current Employees:
To apply for any of the above positions, complete a transfer application, receive approval by signature of your current supervisor, and deliver the transfer application to the Human Resources Department as soon as possible.

Outside Applicants:
Complete a Wheeling Park Commission Application for Employment and forward it to the Human Resources Department as soon as possible. (The Human Resources Department is located between the Visitor Center and the Greenhouse, Oglebay Park and is open between 7:30 am - 5 pm M-F. Applications can be obtained at the Visitor Center on the weekends, between 9 am - 5 pm.) EOE M/F/D/V

Internship Applicants:
Submit a resume to the Human Resources Department as soon as possible.(The Human Resources Department is located in the Visitor Center, Oglebay Park. Current Visitor Center hours are 11 am to 5 pm, including weekends). Mailing address is Human Resources Department, Oglebay Park, 465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV 26003 EOE M/F/D/V

 
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