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!

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Administration
Director of IT

Wilson Lodge
Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Technician/Painter
Groundskeeper/Crew Leader
Front Office Attendant
Front Office Supervisor
Executive Housekeeper
Housekeeping/Laundry/Cottage Attendants
Reservationist - Call Center
Set-up Attendant
Resort Shop / Sarita's Coffee Shop Clerk

Food & Beverage
Manager of Restaurants
Executive Chef
Conference Coordinator Manager
Restaurant Assistant Manager
Banquet Servers
1st Cook
Stewards (minimum of 16 years of age)
Servers — Glassworks Grill & Ihlenfeld

West Spa
Spa Attendant
Massage Therapist
Spa Nail Technician

Retail
Store Clerk — Farmhouse Sweets & Treats

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

Zoo
Zoo Maintenance Technician
Zoo Educator
Art Educator
Groundskeeper
Refreshment Clerk I

Oglebay Operations
Conference Coordinator Manager
Horticulture Tech I
Pine Room Attendants
Aerial Challenge Attendants
Supervisor Aerial Challenge
Schenk Lake Attendant
Store Clerk — Warehouse
Maintenance Technician
Painter

Wheeling Park
Refreshment Clerk I - Wheeling Park
Refreshment Clerk II - Wheeling Park
White Palace Attendant

Internships
Recreation Intern
Culinary / HRM Internships
Horticulture Intern
Operations Intern
Hospitality Intern

Current Job Listings
(Last updated: May 22, 2017)

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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.

 
ADMINISTRATION

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Director of Information Technology will be responsible for the strategy, execution and management of the Wheeling Park Commission's core IT infrastructure and coordination of all Change, Problem, and Incident management programs.

Wheeling Park Commission operates Oglebay Park, Oglebay Resort & Conference Center and Wheeling Park on over 2,100 acres in Wheeling, West Virginia. As a key technical leader, the Director will develop and run the core service layer managing runtime operations to support our Network, Telephony, Radio, Alarm and Security systems. The Director will ensure that all critical systems are available 24 hours per day 365 days per year. The Director will provide leadership over the operational processes and functions of the Technology Operations team so the Wheeling Park Commission's Information Technology team can meet its internal and external customer expectations for service and delivery. The Director will be proficient in preparing financial budgets, researching new products, presenting proposals to senior executives, and taking the lead to improve the company's IT processes. The Director will build a high-energy, skilled, professional and responsive staff to succeed in delivering operational performance of the Wheeling Park Commission's technology platforms.

Essential Functions Include:

  • • Administration, security, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of all site hardware and software
  • • Develop and maintaining documentation of all hardware, systems and software licensing
  • • Recommendations for improvements and enhancements to existing systems
  • • Technical on site project lead for installations and upgrades of property systems and hardware
  • • Management of warranties, replacements and upgrades of all hardware and infrastructure
  • • Plan and budget all aspects of IT environment
  • • Maintain PCI compliance
  • • Communicate and enforce adherence to all company IT security standards, practices and requirements
  • • Technical project manager partnering with site departments to develop criterion for software system implementation, upgrades and enhancements

Requirements:

  • • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Math or Science
  • • A minimum of ten (10) years of IT Experience preferable in a customer service organization
  • • A minimum of five (5) years of direct oversight of outsourced vendors
  • • A minimum of five (5) years of project management experience
  • • A minimum of five (5) years of experience at the Director or IT Leadership level
  • • Ability to work flexible days/hours and some on-call as required
  • • Ability to travel as required (5%)
  • • Knowledge of hotel-based IT systems and applications preferred
  • • Knowledge of retail point of sale and inventory systems and applications preferred

 

WILSON LODGE

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Oversee the daily and ongoing maintenance operations of Oglebay's Wilson Lodge Maintenance Department, as a professional hands-on-supervisor.

Essential Duties:

  • Interview, hire, schedule, process payroll, and train maintenance staff
  • Delegate work duties to maintenance staff and temp-workers
  • Coordinate/supervise external contractors
  • Maintain company customer service standards, to insure customer satisfaction
  • Coordinate maintenance and construction as it relates to lodge operations
  • Order material for the maintenance department as needed
  • Knowledge in: electrical, plumbing, painting, carpentry, roof, HVAC, pool maintenance, commercial/residential kitchen & laundry
  • equipment/appliances and lock repair
  • Operate manual and power tools
  • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned
  • Ability to be punctual, reliable and well presented

Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge in building techniques and materials
  • Computer skills required
  • Strong organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to priorities competing tasks, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure.
  • Must have or ability to obtain Certified Pool Operator license
  • Requires a Valid Driver's License
  • 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
  • Full-time, day, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Essential Duties:

  • Perform maintenance projects assigned
  • Knowledge in all trades with focus on carpentry and pumping
  • Perform preventive maintenance on buildings, equipment, and maintenance related systems
  • Coordinating annual safely inspections (life safety devices/systems & elevators)
  • Candidate must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Excellent verbal/non-verbal communication
  • Experience in general maintenance
  • Work in team environment
  • Valid driver’s licenses
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 -75 pounds unassisted
  • Full-time/year-round: some weekends and holidays as need, on-call 3-4 times a month

PAINTER — FULL TIME

Essential Duties:

  • Interior/exterior painter
  • Knowledgeable with painting, staining, varnishing, and surface preparation work
  • Apply paper and vinyl wall coverings
  • Installation and grouting of ceramic floor and wall tile
  • Drywall preparation and finish work
  • Installation of ceiling tiles
  • Must be able to work on a ladder and scaffolding
  • Lead 4 person crew in summer season
  • Candidate must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Painting experience required
  • Communicate and coordinate work with staff and management
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 -75 pounds unassisted
  • Full-Time: some weekends and holidays as necessary

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN /PAINTER

Essential Duties:

  • Perform minor maintenance repairs
  • Experienced interior/exterior painter
  • Knowledgeable with painting, staining, varnishing, and associated surface preparation work
  • Apply paper and vinyl wall coverings
  • Installation and grouting of ceramic floor and wall tile
  • Drywall preparation and finish work
  • Must be able to work on a ladder and scaffolding

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Self Motivated
  • Full-time: shifts include primarily day, may include evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime as required

GROUNDSKEEPER/CREW LEADER

The Crew Leader will be responsible for directing the groundskeepers while performing ongoing landscaping tasks at Wilson Lodge.

Essential Duties:

  • Direct Groundskeepers
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as, mowers, tractors, chainsaw, pole saw, backpack blower
  • Mow the lawns, prune bushes and trees, edge the walkways, plant: flowers, shrubs, and trees, pull weeds, mulch, and fertilize to give the grounds a manicured look
  • Operate snow removal equipment during the winter to keep all walkways and building entrances cleared and safe

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Self Motivated
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Pesticide License
  • Schedule Monday - Friday 6:00am - 3:00pm: weekends as needed, on-call for snow removal, overtime as need

FRONT OFFICE ATTENDANT

Qualifications:

  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Follow written and oral instructions
  • Excellent customer service
  • Prior hotel desk experience helpful, not required
  • Part-Time: all shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime

FRONT OFFICE Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Perform all desk attendant functions including reservations and checking guests in and out
  • Prior hotel front desk attendant experience required
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent customer service
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Full-Time: all shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime

Position 1st COOK
Full/Part-time PART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Assist the kitchen leadership with the direction, preparation and service of all foods in the culinary arena. Proficiency in basic cooking techniques: charbroiling, poaching, deep-frying, sautéing, braising, roasting and par-cooking. Recognize quality standards in fresh vegetables, fish, dairy and meat products. Knowledge of herbs and spices and proper use of each. Requires a working knowledge of safety and sanitation skills as it relates to food and equipment. . Catering/banquet preferred. Ideal candidates will look forward to challenging themselves to achieve greater levels of culinary success. Requires ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays.

Position RESTAURANT ASSISTANT MANAGER
Full/Part-time FULL
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates will have minimum of 3 years of fine dining restaurant experience and prefer 1-2 years supervisory experience. Must have wine and food knowledge, along with excellent guest service and communication skills for a team environment. Requires ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays.

EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPING MANAGER

Essential duties:

  • Manage all facets of the Housekeeping Department for Wilson Lodge, Cottages, and Laundry by planning, organizing, and developing operational standards that ensures high levels of guest service and satisfaction.
  • Ensure consistently high operating standards in every area of Housekeeping including hotel rooms, public areas, cottages, estate houses, dining rooms and offices.
  • Set departmental objectives, policies, and procedures, including Workplace Health & Safety and Security for team members and guests; maintains MSDS file within Housekeeping Division.
  • Monitor the appearance, standards, and performance of all Team Members with an emphasis on training and team work. Handle any guest situation to resolution with exceptional guest service skills, and contact guests to review Survey results that may be unfavorable to regain their trust and return visit.
  • Establish yearly departmental budgets, maintains effective cost controls and monitors budget performance, daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Monitor consumption and ordering replacement inventories of guestroom amenities, linen, terry, laundry chemicals and cleaning supplies.
  • Conduct and oversees complete regularly scheduled lodge and cottage inspections to ensure adherence to cleanliness and maintenance standards.
  • Routinely inspects and evaluates conditions of facilities, equipment and furnishings and submits to management recommendations for painting, repair, replacement or relocation of same.
  • Remain up-to-date with industry trends and standards and makes recommendations to the Director of Hotel Operations.
  • Submit employment requisitions for additional Team Members, interviews, recommends selection and provides strong leadership and training of new Team Members with an emphasis on Team Member satisfaction, retention, and productivity resulting in guest satisfaction.
  • Conduct meetings with Team Members communicating pertinent information, providing notification of upcoming events, soliciting feedback and providing written reviews to management.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all departments and divisions of Wheeling Park Commission; and exerts a positive influence with all resort personnel and guests by possessing leadership skills, and an upbeat personality that is always attempting to enhance the guest experience.
  • Attend training seminars, conferences, schools and meetings for continual improvement of knowledge of hospitality operations.

A four-year college degree; or one to two years experience and/or training in related position. Prefer previous experience at the Executive Assistant Housekeeper level or above. This position also requires an ability to lift up to 25 pounds.


Position ROOM/COTTAGE ATTENDANTS
Department WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time FULL/PART
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
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.

STORE CLERK

Essential Duties:

  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Greet customers when they walk through the door and ask if they need assistance
  • Show customers the locations of items they are looking for and suggest complementary items when appropriate
  • Unpack shipments in the store room and categorize them appropriately
  • Operate the cash register and provide accurate change to cash-paying customers

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Follow written and oral instructions
  • Valid drivers license
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Self Motivated
  • Part-Time: primarily day shifts, weekends, and holidays

Position SET-UP ATTENDANT
Department CONFERENCE SERVICES
Full/Part-time PART
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 RESORT SHOP / SARITA'S COFFEE SHOP CLERK
Full/Part-time PART
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.

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE
 

MANAGER OF RESTAURANTS

Oversee Oglebay's Ihlenfeld Dining, Glassworks Grill, and the Garden Bistro restaurants to ensure optimum performance, exceptional guest service and maximum profitability of all functions. Train and motivate staff to exceed goals and customer expectation.

Essential Duties:

  • Lead and supervise 3 restaurants
  • Supervise the performance of staff including attendance, appearance, and conduct
  • Development, train and inspire staff for promotion; while creating a team environment
  • Maintain a safe and pleasant work environment; enforce high standards of hygiene and sanitation
  • Develop and execute new promotions, events, etc.
  • Model commitment to customer service to achieve guest satisfaction
  • Manage and monitor the fiscal budget, track payroll, and daily revenue
  • Interview, hire, onboard, schedule staff; and ensure accurate payroll processing
  • Perform all other job related duties as needed

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent; two or four year degree is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience in food and beverage experience required
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Detail orientated
  • Knowledge of hospitality trends, especially in food and beverage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Valid driver license
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Full-time: day, night, weekends, holidays

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Essential Duties:

  • Apply your culinary passion all aspects of hotel food operations including outlets and banquet facilities. You’ll focus on exceeding quest expectations while simultaneously driving revenue and maximizing profit.
  • Oversee kitchen financials. Recommend the budget and ensure food and labor costs fall with budget.
  • Lead an energized, creative kitchen. Create an atmosphere that fosters teamwork and elicits constructive feedback.
  • Lead a diverse team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching team members. Oversee the safety of the environment and food for your team members and quests.
  • Create with a passion to delight. Demonstrate individuality in your menu conceptions and be willing to implement new cooking techniques. Take pride in your dishes and maintain consistency in taste and quality.

Requirements:

  • Two-year of culinary school preferred
  • 3+ years related experience in an executive kitchen position
  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Communicate and coordinate work with staff and management
  • ServeSafe Certification
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Full-Time

Position BANQUET SERVERS
Department CATERING
Full/Part-time PART
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.

 

Position STEWARDS (minimum of 16 years of age)
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
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: SERVER — GLASSWORKS GRILL & IHLENFELD
Department: SPEIDEL F&B
Full/Part time: PART
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.

 

WEST SPA
 
Position SPA ATTENDANT
Full/Part-time PART
Qualifications Provides guests and co-workers with friendly, efficient registration and information. Delivers sincere service through actions that display self-confidence, grace and respectfulness to guests and staff. Requires high school diploma or (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent of education and experience. Must have the ability to work all shifts; including weekends and holidays

Position MASSAGE THERAPIST
Department WEST SPA
Full/Part-time PART
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
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.

 

RETAIL

STORE CLERK — FARMHOUSE SWEETS & TREATS

Essential Duties:

  • Acknowledge guests in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Show customers the locations of items they are looking for and suggest complementary items when appropriate
  • Unpack shipments in the store room and categorize them appropriately (stooping and climbing as necessary)
  • Operate the cash register and provide accurate change to cash-paying customers
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality
  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Self Motivated
  • Part-Time/Seasonal: day, evenings, weekends, and holidays required

 

GOLF/GOLF MAINTENENCE
Position GREENSKEEPER II
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
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: CUSTODIAN — SPEIDEL CLUBHOUSE
Department: GOLF
Full/Part time: PART
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
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: GOLF ATTENDANT
Department: GOLF OPERATIONS
Full/Part time: PART
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: SUPERVISOR — SPEIDEL GOLF
Department: GOLF OPERATIONS
Full/Part time: PART
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.


Position SERVER - SPEIDEL GRILL
Department F&B
Full/Part-time PART
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.

 

ZOO

ZOO MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Essential Duties:

  • Implement a proactive maintenance plan of facilities
  • Visually inspect, repair and maintain physical structures
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as, mowers, tractors, chainsaw, pole saw, and backpack blower
  • Must be able to climb a ladder
  • Communicate and coordinate work with staff and management

Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted
  • Able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and follow specified procedures
  • Full-time: shifts include primarily day, may include evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime as required
Position ANIMAL KEEPER I
Full/Part-time PART
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 ZOO EDUCATOR
Full/Part-time PART
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 ART EDUCATOR
Full/Part-time PART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Responsible for teaching youth and adult art classes and programs, including but not limited to Paint and Sip classes for adults, Paint and Paw classes for children and summer art camps for pk-high school. Requires a background in both art and education; excellent customer service and public speaking skills. Individual will also produce artwork for the facility, which may be incorporated into new/renovated exhibits and public areas of the zoo. Must be able to work flexible schedule; based upon education program demands and deadlines for projects. Includes weekends, evenings and holidays.

Position GROUNDSKEEPER
Full/Part-time PART
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 at the zoo facility. Requires ability to lift 50 pounds. Schedule includes all shifts, primarily day; overtime as required.

Position CUSTODIAN
Full/Part-time PART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, enjoy working in a public facility, and able to perform daily cleaning duties of all non-animal related facilities of the zoo. 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 occasionally lift and carry 50#.

Position REFRESHMENT CLERK I
Full/Part-time PART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must possess a pleasant personality and have the ability to work with the public and cash register. Must speak effectively before groups, and guests; food service experience helpful. Schedule is all shifts, including holidays and weekends.

 

OGLEBAY OPERATIONS

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR MANAGER

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, and 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 rooms 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 required
  • Manager 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 deliver, customer satisfaction and repeat business
  • Must be organized, timely, detail oriented

Requirements:

  • 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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Preferred experience with Delphi Conference Services Management System
  • Computer skills
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Valid driver license
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Full-time: day, night, weekends, holidays, and overtime as need
Position HORTICULTURE TECH I
Full/Part-time PART
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.

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.

 

Position: PINE ROOM ATTENDANTS
Full/Part time: PART
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 ATTENDANTS — AERIAL CHALLENGE
Full/Part-time PART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess good communication skills, and enjoy working with the public. Requires ability to provide instruction to guests, and monitor guests on Aerial Challenge Course. Individual will assist in checking, inspecting and maintaining all equipment, structures and courses; will also work off ground at heights of up to 25 feet. Schedule includes day, evening, weekend and holidays.


Position SUPERVISOR — AERIAL CHALLENGE
Full/Part-time PART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, 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.

SCHENK LAKE ATTENDANT

Essential Duties:

  • Candidates must possess good communication skills
  • Enjoy working with the public and have the ability to assist guests
  • Perform general clean up duties
  • Minimum of 14 years old
  • Part-time: day, evening, weekend, and holidays

STORE CLERK — WAREHOUSE

Essential Duties:

  • Facilitate the movement and the storage of retail merchandise
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Follow written and oral instructions
  • Warehouse experience helpful, not required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted
  • Self Motivated
  • Part-Time: primary day, minimum or no overtime

Position: LIFEGUARDS - OGLEBAY
Full/Part time: PART
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: POOL ATTENDANT
Full/Part time: PART
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Candidates must possess good communication skills, enjoy working with the public and have the ability to operate cash registers with ability to lift 20 lbs. Some 14 & 15 year old positions available. Schedule includes day, evening, weekend and holidays.

 

WHEELING PARK
Position REFRESHMENT CLERK I - WHEELING PARK
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
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
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.


Position WHITE PALACE ATTENDANT
Department WHEELING PARK
Full/Part-time PART
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 LIFEGUARDS
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
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.

 

INTERNSHIPS

 

Position: RECREATION INTERN
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; 8-10 hours per week.


Position: CULINARY / HRM INTERNSHIPS
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: HORTICULTURE INTERN
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.


Position: OPERATIONS INTERN
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: HOSPITALITY INTERN
Qualifications:

Must be a student conducting their required college internship with a major in hospitality or related field. Must be at least a college junior; and be enthusiastic, possess good customer service skills, and enjoy working with internal and external guests. You will train and perform duties in the following areas of the hotel: Front Office - Perform all desk attendant duties, including checking guest in and out; and switchboard operation. Housekeeping - Overview of the process and standards in cleaning a room, cottages, public spaces and laundry. Reservationist - Trained to answer reservation calls and process a reservation using our NAVIS WAY program. Catering & Conference Services - Trained on formal sales & catering computer system and banquet event orders and the role they play in hotel operations including F&B, accounting, front office, etc. Food & Beverage - Observe and assist with reservations and escorting guests to appropriate table; appropriate serving techniques, wine protocol, and F&B up-selling; trained on policies, procedures, and standards for guest dining. Will assist with setting up, preparing and serving banquet events. Will review management and staff responsibilities, staffing levels and staff training program. Recreation - Will participate in overall Recreation Program for resort, including preparing and scheduling recreational guest activities. Schedule includes weekends, nights, and holidays.


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