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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 September 22, 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 SKI/SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR 
Department GOLF / SKI
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor TODD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must possess the ability to teach guests of all ages proper skiing and snowboarding techniques, including safety procedures, chairlift and surface lift use. Individual will possess excellent communication and professional skills. Requires one to two years of ski and/or snowboard experience. Schedule includes holidays and weekends.

Position GOLF SUPERVISOR I - SPEIDEL 
Department GOLF OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor TODD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates will have the ability to supervise daily shift of Speidel Golf Club. Including set-up for events, supervision and training of starters, player assistants, cart attendants, shop personnel, food & beverage, and building maintenance staff. Individual is responsible for the daily presentation of Speidel operations. Receive and display for sale retail merchandise. Previous supervisory experience and golf knowledge preferred. Includes all shifts, weekends and holidays, and overtime as needed.

Position ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Department WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor WHITEHOUSE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Experience with front office Hotel Management Systems a plus; requires computer skills, Excel, Word; and excellent communication skills. Must be able to deal with a variety of variables, and complete projects given general direction. One year certificate from college or equivalent education and experience required. Schedule is primarily M-F, 8-4:30 p.m. with ability to work occasional overtime and weekends.

Position GOLF SHOP CLERK
Department SPEIDEL GOLF
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor TODD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Individuals will be computer literate, energetic, detail oriented, and enjoy working with the public. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license and be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Golf knowledge helpful. Schedule includes weekends and holidays.

Position MECHANIC
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor BORDER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates will have the ability to perform mechanical repairs on a variety of gasoline and diesel powered equipment and maintain preventative maintenance for all equipment. Requires ability to frequently lift or move 50 lbs. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Schedule is primarily day, overtime as required.

Position TOUR GUIDES – FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Department GROUP TOURS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor FLATLEY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, able to speak in front of large groups, stand for long periods of time, and work a flexible schedule; including evenings and weekends  during the Festival of Lights. Knowledge of Oglebay preferred, not required. 

Position ZOO  EDUCATOR
Department ZOO EDUCATION
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor MARKEY-TEKELY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Teaching and animal experience necessary.  Requires excellent public speaking skills and be able to conduct presentations for all ages (PK –senior citizens). Individual will possess excellent customer service skills and be able to use live animals for presentations. Valid driver’s license preferred. Must be able to work flexible schedule; based upon education program demands. Includes weekends, evenings, overnights, and holidays.

Position ZOO GATE ATTENDANT
Department ZOO
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WODESKY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age, have the ability to interact with the public in a pleasant, friendly manner. Provides zoo and park information to guests, collects admission fees to zoo, and sells memberships. Cash handling experience helpful. Must be able to stand for long periods of time; and able to work all shifts including weekends, holidays and evenings.

Position NATURE EXPRESS SHOP CLERKS
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WODESKY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates should be familiar with cash register, have cash handling experience and enjoy working with the public. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age; and able to work all shifts, including weekends, holidays and special events.

Position SHOP CLERKS – FARMHOUSE SWEETS & TREATS
Department RETAIL
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor DICREASE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, should be familiar with cash register, have cash handling experience and enjoy working with the public. Must be able to work all shifts, including weekends, holidays and special events.

Position REFRESHMENT CLERK I – GOOD ZOO
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WODESKY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age, possess a pleasant personality and have the ability to work with the public and cash register. Individual will prepare and serve food items on menu, and maintain all sanitation and safety procedures. Food service experience helpful, not required. Must be able to lift 40#. Schedule is all shifts, primarily day shift, including weekends and holidays.

Position CART ATTENDANTS
Department SPEIDEL
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor TODD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates will be energetic, detail oriented, and enjoy working with the public. Must be 18 years old, possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Golf knowledge helpful. Schedule includes weekends and holidays.

Position 1ST COOK - PASTRY
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor BOYD
Shift ALL
Qualifications

Candidates must have basic cooking, pastry, and knife skills. Minimum of (2) years pastry experience with ability to lift 50 lbs. Shift primarily 5:00 am – 1:00 pm, requires ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays. Requires a valid driver’s license.


Position 1st COOK
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART/FULL
Supervisor GALLOWAY
Shift

ALL

Qualifications 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 GREENSKEEPER II
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor JANOVICH/BORDER/COPPA
Shift ALL
Qualifications Knowledge of the general game of golf helpful. Must be able to operate trucks and motorized equipment necessary for golf course maintenance, and have the ability to work independently. Requires ability to frequently lift/move up to 50lbs and occasionally up to 100 lbs. Must be at least 18 years of age, and possess a valid driver’s license. Schedule includes all shifts, primarily day commencing at 6:00 am.

Position PINE ROOM ATTENDENT  
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. Pine Room attendant schedule includes all shifts, flexible hours and days.

Position ANIMAL KEEPER I
Department OPERATIONS/ZOO DIVISION
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor GREATHOUSE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have the ability to provide for physical and psychological well being of assigned zoo animals. Individual will 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. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Schedule includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

Position WHEELING PARK OFFICE ATTENDANT
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor KREITZER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, pleasant personality, neat appearance, with excellent communication skills, and enjoy working with the public. Schedule includes day, evening and weekends, including holidays.

Position SHOP CLERK – CARRIAGE HOUSE GLASS
Department RETAIL
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor TAGGART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates should be familiar with cash register, have cash handling experience and must possess good customer service skills. Requires ability to lift up to 50 lbs, work all shifts, including weekends, holidays and special events.

Position SHOP CLERKS – RESORT SHOP
Department RETAIL
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor ALLENDER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, should be familiar with cash register, have cash handling experience and enjoy working with the public. Must be able to work all shifts, including weekends, holidays and special events.

Position SUPERVISOR – WILSON LODGE ROOMS, COTTAGES & LAUNDRY
Department WL
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor VDOVJAK
Shift ALL
Qualifications

Individual is responsible for hiring, training and the supervision of staff. Maintains standards of rooms and public areas of Wilson Lodge, and cottages. Must possess the ability to lead staff with a positive attitude in a team environment. Requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays.


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 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I – WILSON LODGE
Department WL MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor HOHMAN
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age; have the ability to interact with guests, and complete Signature Customer Service Training. Requires experience in all aspects of general maintenance and the ability to apply trouble-shooting logic. Performs preventive maintenance functions on buildings, equipment, and maintenance related systems. Requires strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment. Schedule primarily M-F 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, weekends on call as scheduled monthly; must have the ability to work all shifts as needed, overtime, and holidays as required.

Position

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II – WILSON LODGE

Department WL MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor HOHMAN
Shift ALL
Qualifications

Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age; have the ability to interact with guests, and complete Signature Customer Service Training. Requires high mechanical and logical aptitude to troubleshoot systems that interface technical and mechanical equipment such as computer controlled heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Must have good working knowledge of computers, HVAC, electrical and general building trades; and possess a valid driver’s license.

Schedule primarily M-F 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, weekends on call as scheduled monthly; must have the ability to work all shifts as needed, overtime, and holidays as required.


Position PAINTER - WILSON LODGE           
Department WL MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor HOHMAN
Shift DAY/WEEKEND
Qualifications Candidates will be a minimum of 18 years of age, and possess a valid driver’s license. General knowledge in building repair techniques, tools and materials related to commercial/residential painting. Schedule is M-F, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm; weekends as scheduled monthly, overtime and call out as required.

Position GROUNDSKEEPERS- OGLEBAY GARDENS
Department HORTICULTURE & GROUND MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor DeSANTIS
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have the ability to operate powered equipment, lawnmowers, blowers, chainsaws, trimmers and be familiar with chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides. Ability to lift/move 50-100 lbs. Requires a valid driver’s license. Primarily Monday-Friday with weekends, evenings on occasion.

Position CUSTODIAN – SPEIDEL CLUBHOUSE
Department GOLF
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor TODD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be able to perform all types of custodial maintenance duties, be a minimum of 18 years of age, and possess a valid driver’s license. Frequent standing, squatting, bending, lifting and carrying is required. Must be able to lift and carry 50#. Weekend and holiday work required.

Position HORTICULTURE TECH I
Department HORTICULTURE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor JENKINSON
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires ability to provide assistance in the greenhouse and with the retail sale of plant material. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, have excellent customer service skills, and enjoy working with the public. Individual is frequently exposed to temperature extremes, must be able to lift/move up to 50 lbs. Schedule includes day, evening, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 FULL/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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