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!

Photo of a couple at Sarita's coffe shop
 

Quick Links
Please click on job title for descriptions

Sales & Marketing
Conference Coordinator

Wilson Lodge
Room/Cottage Attendants
Reservationist - Call Center

Golf/Golf Maintenance
Greenskeeper II
Custodian - Speidel Clubhouse
Golf Shop Clerk
Golf Attendant
Supervisor - Speidel Golf
Server - Speidel Grill

Sports & Recreation
Sports & Recreation Manager

Gardens/Greenhouse
Horticulture Intern
Groundskeeper - Oglebay Gardens
Groundskeeper - Wheeling Park

West Spa
Spa Massage Therapist
Spa Nail Technician

Food & Beverage
Sous Chef
Banquet Sous Chef
Set-up Attendant - Conference Services
Server - Glassworks Grill
Stewards
Banquet Servers

Internships
Culinary / HRM Internships
Golf Intern

Wheeling Park
White Palace Attendant

Operations
Wheeling Park Day Camp Counselors
Wheeling Park Tennis Attendant
Good Lake, Pool & Picnic Attendants
Lifeguards - Wheeling Park
Refreshment Clerk I - Wheeling Park
Refreshment Clerk II - Wheeling Park
Refreshment Clerk III - Wheeling Park

Human Resources
Recruitment Manager

Current Job Listings
(Last updated: February 21, 2017)

Download Application PDF

 

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.

 
SALES & MARKETING

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR

Responsible for managing the in house details for group and catering bookings, including housing, food & beverage and function room planning with the customer to fulfill the commitments of the sales contract. Will arrange the physical aspects of the conference/event, assist and often times make arrangements for the client with speakers, entertainers, local attractions; while continuous cross-selling other revenue producing entities within the lodge, as well as the entire resort. All communication is detailed in systems, and protocol followed to ensure communications to all departments involved.

Essential duties:

  • • Responds and sells to all telephone, email, and walk-in inquiries as available, as assigned
  • • Conducts site visits with guest as needed in planning
  • • Prepares proposals, contracts and Catering Event Orders for all events as required
  • • Plan, sell, up-sell and detail the program with the client including: verification and modification of space and room(s) requirements, times, equipment, menus, themes, decorations, special needs, business services, audio visual, etc.
  • • Follows up on all functions details with Banquet Managers, Executive Chef, F∓B Director, Director of Catering and Conference Services; in addition to other lodge management or vendors as needed
  • • Manages function details and related activities to ensure that program/event requirements are satisfied. Anticipate and handle customer complaints and/or problems to ensure quality product delivered to customer satisfaction and encourages repeat business
  • • Must be organized, timely, detail oriented; and will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Hospitality or customer service experience preferred. The ability to access, retrieve and leverage information from systems is expected. Microsoft Office and Excel proficiency required. Must have the ability to work day, weekends, and evenings as business requires; and be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WILSON LODGE
Position ROOM/COTTAGE ATTENDANTS
Department WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time FULL/PART
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 weekends and to lift up to 50 lbs.

Position RESERVATIONIST - CALL CENTER
Department LODGE OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor ARACICH
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have the ability to perform all functions pertaining to guest reservations, including guest information, lodge/cottage, recreation, and golf reservations in a timely, friendly and efficient manner. Prior phone reservation experience preferred, and basic computer skills helpful. Must be a team player, possess excellent customer service skills, and have the ability to work all shifts; including weekends and holidays, and overtime as required.

 

GOLF/GOLF MAINTENENCE
Position GREENSKEEPER II
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor 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.

 

SPORTS & RECREATION

SPORTS & RECREATION MANAGER

You are adventurous and creative and will enjoy coordinating and creating recreation opportunities for Oglebay, and for daily guests at Oglebay; while supervising staff and adhering to budget expectations.

Essential duties:

  • • Operate Schenk Lake facility
  • • Oversee operation of Aerial Challenge Course
  • • Oversee current hiking trails and design new trails
  • • Interview, hire, schedule and train employees within various departments
  • • Order food and supplies for refreshment stands
  • • Process payroll
  • • Assist in planning budgets
  • • Ensure clean and orderly activity areas
  • • Coordinate the creation of biking trails and upon completion oversee the maintenance of trails
  • • Create recreation programs for guests of the resort and daily visitors to enjoy
  • • Supervise and set up special events
  • • Work with other Operations Managers
  • • Provide customer service to visiting guests
  • • Individual will be a self-starter, self-motivated and have the ability to prioritize effectively; and be expected to work on average 50 hours per week
  • • Responsible for growing overall parks & recreation without losing sight of existing programs and facilities

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Parks, Recreation or Tourism from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires a Valid Driver's License; CPR/AED Certification (Certification can be provided by Commission) The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

 

GARDENS/GREENHOUSE
 
Position HORTICULTURE INTERN
Department GARDENS/GREENHOUSE
Supervisor WILSON
Qualifications Must be a student currently pursuing a degree in horticulture or a related field. The intern will assist in maintaining flower beds, applying fertilizers and pesticides, maintaining irrigation systems and assisting with greenhouse operations. The intern will be responsible for coordinating with the head of the All American Selections Display Garden for general bed maintenance. Requires a valid driver's license and must be able to operate mowers, blowers, chain saws, rototillers, and trimmers. Schedule primarily Monday-Friday, some weekends and overtime as needed.

 

WEST SPA
 
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 SPA NAIL TECHNICIAN
Department LODGE OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor JOHNSTON
Shift ALL
Qualifications Provides guests with services related to manicures, pedicures, and hand/foot treatments in a safe and professional manner and in compliance with state law and the Code Of Ethics of the National Cosmetology Association. Requires WV License in Cosmetology. 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.
 

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE
 

BANQUET SOUS CHEF

Use your proven Sous Chef experience to train and mentor culinary staff in all aspects of the kitchen and banquet functions. You are inspired to deliver exceptional food quality and service on a consistent basis. A combination of an outgoing personality, strong culinary foundation and exceptional management skills are key.

  • • Ensure every meal served "wows" guests through strict adherence to product quality standards.
  • • Master knowledge of food specifications including but not limited to preparation, presentation and cooking methods.
  • • Ensure labor and food costs fall within budget; and kitchen equipment functions properly for safety and increased productivity.
  • • Provide direction, leadership and mentoring to all kitchen staff.

A minimum of two years of culinary school is preferred, or one to two years' related experience and/or training that produces the required knowledge and skill set. You must possess a valid driver's license, and Serve Safe Certification. This position requires mobility, and the ability to regularly lift or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.


SOUS CHEF

Use your culinary expertise to coordinate, plan, and oversee the safe production, preparation and presentation of food for exceptional guest experience and increased flow through. Work with the Executive Chef to improve processes that increase safety and optimize profitability.

  • • Enable an environment that's engaging; lead a diverse team by modeling the way, by empowering and coaching.
  • • Ensure smooth operations, and food and environmental safety for the kitchen.
  • • Ensure labor and food costs fall within budget and kitchen equipment functions properly for safety and increased productivity.

A minimum of two years of culinary school is preferred, or one to two years' related experience and/or training that produces the required knowledge and skill set. You must possess a valid driver's license, and Serve Safe Certification. This position requires mobility, and the ability to regularly lift or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.


Position SET-UP ATTENDANT - CONFERENCE SERVICES
Department CONFERENCE SERVICES
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor PERRY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have the ability to physically set-up and remove furniture and/or equipment for banquets, conferences, weddings, etc. Requires ability to lift and/or move 50 lbs. Individual will possess excellent verbal skills, and have the ability to work and communicate with large groups; basic audio, visual equipment knowledge helpful. Schedule includes evenings, weekends and holidays, overtime as needed, must have a valid driver’s license.

Position SERVER - GLASS WORKS 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 dishwashing. Weekend and holiday work is required.

Position BANQUET SERVERS
Department CATERING
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor DOWD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, with the ability to perform basic banquet server responsibilities; previous experience in food and beverage is welcomed. Requires professional appearance and pleasant personality. Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Work schedule is based on guest demand, the ability to work varied shifts is a plus.

 

GOOD ZOO
 
Position TRAIN DRIVER
Department GOOD ZOO
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor GREATHOUSE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires a pleasant personality and ability to work well with the public and give narration to public about the zoo and train. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age, with ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. Mechanically inclined. Must be able to work any and all shifts, including holidays and weekends.

Position TROLLEY 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. Requires C.D.L. with passenger endorsement. Mainly day time shifts, some evenings with ability to work weekends.

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

RECRUITMENT MANAGER

Provides employment function in the administration of staffing requirements for all positions within Oglebay Resort and Wheeling Park. Supports Human Resources with other aspects and functions of the department.

Essential Duties:

  • • Responsible for sourcing candidates, evaluating resumes/applications, routing applications/resumes to appropriate hiring managers for full-time, part-time, seasonal and volunteer positions
  • • Write and post job descriptions on career websites, school job boards, and other sources; maintain job postings and measure effectiveness
  • • Create and coordinate recruitment advertisements with marketing department for placement in appropriate media
  • • Maintain current sources and develop new sources of recruitment/network opportunities; attend job/career fairs, on-site presentations, utilize talent acquisition technology to source candidates, generate new recruitment techniques and implement new strategies to generate application flow
  • • Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, schools/colleges, recruitment agencies, media and internet sites
  • • Manage employment requisitions and ensure appropriate signatures for processing
  • • Manage applications/resumes in HRIS
  • • Maintain reporting on recruiting, hiring and volunteer process
  • • Ensures pre-employment screenings and reference verifications completed
  • • Schedule selected applicants for orientation
  • • Engages in compliant hiring practices in a friendly and professional manner; provide support to walk-in, electronic and telephone candidates

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from college or university; one to two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Human Resources management experience preferred; excellent computer skills, Excel, Word; must be highly organized and detail oriented. Requires a valid driver's license; and ability to lift or move up to 25 pounds.

WHEELING PARK
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 interacting with the public. Requires ability to lift 50 lbs. Schedule includes all shifts, weekends and holidays.


Position GOOD LAKE, POOL & PICNIC ATTENDANTS - WHEELING PARK
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor GOUDY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age, possess good communication skills, enjoy working with the public; have the ability to take directions, and follow simple instructions. Schedule includes day, evening, weekend and holidays.


Position LIFEGUARDS - WHEELING PARK
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor GOUDY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a Certified Life Guard, and have First Aid and CPR Certificates. Must possess good communication skills, able to follow detailed instructions, and enjoy working with the public. Requires ability to work day, evening, weekend and holiday schedule.


Position REFRESHMENT CLERK I - WHEELING PARK
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CLUTTER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must possess a pleasant personality, neat appearance and enjoy interacting with the public. No experience necessary, we will train. Schedule is all shifts including weekends and holidays May to September.


Position REFRESHMENT CLERK II - WHEELING PARK
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CLUTTER
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age; possess a pleasant personality, neat appearance and enjoy interacting with the public. Food service and cash register experience helpful; not required, we will train. Schedule is all shifts, including weekends and holidays May to September.

 

OPERATIONS
Position: GROUNDSKEEPER - OGLEBAY GARDENS
Department: HORTICULTURE & GROUND MAINTENANCE
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: WILSON
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, lawnmowers, blowers, chainsaws, trimmers and be familiar with chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides. Ability to lift/move 50lbs. Requires a valid driver’s license. Primarily Monday-Friday with weekends, evenings as needed.


Position GROUNDSKEEPER - WHEELING PARK
Department GROUND MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor CROWELL
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. Requires a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain Registered Pesticide Technician license. Schedule is Monday, Wednesday & Friday; May - October.


Position: Greenskeeper II
Department: GOLF MAINTENANCE
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: 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: WHEELING PARK - TENNIS ATTENDANT
Department: OPERATIONS
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: GOUDY
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, good communication skills, enjoy working with the public and have the ability to operate cash registers; and responsible to work independently. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Schedule includes all shifts, flexible hours and days including weekends and holidays.


Position: WHEELING PARK - DAY COUNSELORS
Department: OPERATIONS
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: GOUDY
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Candidates will possess a mature personality with the ability to work with children in groups of 10-15; be creative and implement weekly lesson plans. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. CPR and first-aid certification a plus. Schedule is day, primarily Monday through Friday; may include some weekends, holidays, evenings as required.


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: 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: SERVER — SPEIDEL GRILL
Department: SPEIDEL F&B
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: TODD
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age and possess the knowledge and ability to perform basic server and cashier responsibilities, fine dining experience preferred. Requires professional appearance and pleasant personality. Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Schedule includes ability to work all shifts, holidays & weekends.


Position: GOLF ATTENDANTS - GOLF JOBS FOR JUNIORS
Department: GOLF OPERATIONS
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: TODD
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Candidates will be 14 or 15 years of age. Requires ability to train for various tasks duties include washing and waxing golf cars, loading golf cars, shagging bags, filling divot bottles, washing and cleaning golf balls, keeping the grounds clean of debris and weeding flowerbeds on the golf course. Schedule includes weekends and holidays May - August.


Position: GOLF ATTENDANT
Department: GOLF OPERATIONS
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: TODD
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Candidates will be energetic, detail oriented, and enjoy interacting with the public in various capacities. 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: SUPERVISOR — SPEIDEL GOLF
Department: GOLF OPERATIONS
Full/Part time: PART
Supervisor: TODD
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, and have knowledge of golf and money handling. Possess ability to monitor, and control inventory; and have excellent communication skills. Schedule includes all shifts; weekends, evenings and holidays.

INTERNSHIPS
Position: CULINARY / HRM INTERNSHIPS
Department: WILSON LODGE FOOD & BEVERAGE
Supervisor: CHEF ELLIOTT/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.


Current Employees:
To apply for any of the above positions, complete a Transfer Application, receive approval by signature of your current supervisor and forward the Transfer Application to the Human Resources Department.

Outside Applicants:
Complete a Wheeling Park Commission Application for Employment and forward it to the Human Resources Department. Applications can be completed and submitted on our website, oglebay.com located under Career Opportunities. The Human Resources Department is located at Oglebay Park between the Visitor Center and the Greenhouse, and is open between 8am and 5pm M-F. Applications can also be obtained at the Visitor Center on the weekends, between 11am - 5pm. EOE M/F/D/V

Internship Applicants:
Submit a resume to the Human Resources Department.(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