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
 

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Executive
VP Finance & Administration

Sales & Marketing
Sales Manager

Wilson Lodge
Reservationist - Call Center
Front Office Supervisor
Assistant Manager- Housekeeping
Bell Service Attendant
Room/Cottage Attendants
Crew Leader - Room, Cottage, Laundry

West Spa
Spa Massage Therapist
Spa Nail Technician

Retail
Shop Clerks - Carriage House Glass
Shop Clerks - Resort Shop
Shop Clerks - Sarita's

Golf
Irrigation Tech
Greenskeepers II - Oglebay
Spray Technician

Operations
Refreshment Clerk II - Good Zoo
Refreshment Clerk II - Wheeling Park

Food & Beverage
Sous Chef
1st Cook Supervisors
1st Cook
1st Cook - Pastry
Servers - Glassworks Grill
Glassworks Bartender
Server - Speidel Grill
Banquet Servers
Stewards

Purchasing
Store Clerk

Good Zoo
Train Driver
Trolley Driver

Internships
Marketing Intern
Recreational Intern - Wilson Lodge
Culinary / HRM Internships

Current Job Listings
(Last updated: August 18, 2016)

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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.


EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT
 

Position: VP FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

The Primary Responsibilities
The Vice President reports directly to the President and provides vision, leadership and administrative oversight for a department that encompasses the following: financial operations, cash management, asset management and capital project management, purchasing, insurance and risk management, planning, information technology, oversight of retail operations (processes and business plan development and execution), and organizational succession planning. A key member of the leadership team, the Vice President is responsible for the management of financial accounting and reporting, long-range planning and managing the organization’s debt, capital projects and budgeting. One of the key leaders of the Wheeling Park Commission, the VP advises the President & CEO on the full range of policy, strategy and operations matters.

Required Education, Skills, Abilities

• Master's Degree preferred from an accredited college or university with emphasis in business administration, financial management or related fields, and a minimum of ten years of experience in financial management.

• Managed Resort operations.

• Demonstrated effective written and oral communication, organizational skills and resourcefulness.

• Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize projects.

• Participated in planning, developing, implementing and directing the organization’s fiscal function and evaluation performance.

• Participated in evaluation assessment, and provided strategic advice on the impact ofthe introduction of new programs/strategies.

• Established professional relationships and interacted effectively with diverse constituencies.

• Demonstrated success in developing financial strategies to support capital improvement projects and to fulfill institutional long-range planning goals.

• Developed administrative operating procedures and regulations.

• Demonstrated skills in working successfully with a team of employees to establish goals, motivate, evaluate, solve problems and meet deadlines.

• Demonstrated experience with computerized information and financial systems and their use in analysis and reporting.

• High degree of professional discretion, integrity and good judgment.

• High standards of professional conduct, ability to maintain confidentiality, and ability to establish credibility throughout the organization as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.

Competencies

• Strategic Thinking
• Problem Solving/Analysis
• Financial Management
• Project Management
• Communication Proficiency
• Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

Apply by submitting a resume to the Human Resources Director, Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, 465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV 26003 or email to HR@oglebay-resort.com. Resumes without references will not be considered. EOE M/F/D/V

 
SALES & MARKETING
 

Position: SALES MANAGER

Oglebay Resort and Conference Center is seeking a Ohio/WV Sales Manager. Oglebay is a unique 1,700 acre resort nestled in the hills surrounding Wheeling, West Virginia. Wilson Lodge features 270 rooms, 59 premium rooms, the West Spa, casual and fine dining; along with 54 cottages and four Estate Houses. Oglebay is a golfer’s paradise with four golf courses including two championship courses at the Speidel Golf Club. The Good Zoo is West Virginia’s only accredited zoo, with thirty acres of grounds, a mile and a half train ride, discovery lab, O-gauge train exhibit, and Benedum Theater.

Interacting with people, making connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day; it’s what you do. You’ll have the opportunity to do this and more as Sales Manager for Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, Wheeling WV.

As Sales Manager, you will
Understand the competitive landscape and do what it takes to secure business that meets or exceeds revenue expectations and profit goals.

  • Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat clients using multiple channels, such as social media, outside calls, and telemarketing.

  • Capture the client’s vision and effectively convey the specifications to appropriate departments, rapidly responding to inquiries, concerns, and issues, ensuring an exceptional client experience and seeding future sales.

  • Connect with people in a meaningful way, continually innovating to expand the reach with key corporate, business accounts, tapping into the market to elevate the hotel’s market share awareness and driving further business.

Fundamentals
A four-year college degree or equivalent education or experience is required, with one to two years’ employment in a related position. Must possess effective verbal and written communications skills. Advanced knowledge of sales and hospitality principles and practices is expected. This position also requires an ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Apply by submitting a resume to the Human Resources Director, Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, 465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV 26003 or email to HR@oglebay-resort.com. Resumes without references will not be considered. EOE M/F/D/V

 

WILSON LODGE
 
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.

Position FRONT OFFICE SUPERVISOR
Department LODGE OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor HUGHES
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have the ability to perform all desk attendant functions including reservations and checking guests in and out. Prior hotel front desk attendant experience required. Must be a team player, possess excellent customer service skills, good math skills, and have the ability to work in a fast pace environment. Requires ability to work all shifts; including overtime, weekends and holidays.

Position ASSISTANT MANAGER - HOUSEKEEPING
Department WILSON LODGE HOUSEKEEPING
Full/Part-time MANAGEMENT
Supervisor WHITEHOUSE
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates will have the ability to manage the housekeeping section of Wilson Lodge, including cottages, lodge rooms and laundry to ensure an attractive facility for our guests and staff, while ensuring compliance with accident/loss prevention standards and regulations to achieve a high level of cleanliness and guest satisfaction. Responsibilities include supervise and inspect the daily cleaning of guest rooms, public areas, and back of house; assist establishing annual budget, hiring and training of staff, maintaining facilities by recommending equipment and furnishing repair and/or replacement. Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction. Requires ability to work all shifts, including weekends, and holidays.

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

Position 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 CREW LEADER - ROOM/COTTAGE, LAUNDRY
Department WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor GODFREY
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Must be capable of training cleaning procedures and team leading with a coaching approach. Requires ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Schedule is all shifts including weekends and holidays.

 

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.
 
RETAIL
 
Position SHOP CLERKS - CARRIAGE HOUSE GLASS
Department RETAIL
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor TAGGART
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must possess a pleasant attitude and enjoy working with the public. Experience with cash register and cash handling desired. Individual will also stock shelves, requires lifting of heavy boxes. Must be able to work all shifts, including weekends.

Position SHOP CLERK - RESORT SHOP
Department RETAIL
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor SCHMIDTKE
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 SHOP CLERK - SARITA’S COFFEE SHOP
Department RETAIL
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor SCHMIDTKE
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.

 

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

Position GREENSKEEPERS II - OGLEBAY
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor JANOVICH
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. Requires ability to frequently lift/move up to 50lbs and occasionally up to 100 lbs. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and the ability to obtain a Registered Technician License for pesticide applications. Schedule includes all shifts, weekends and holidays. Overtime, on an as needed basis.

Position SPRAY TECHNICIAN
Department GOLF MAINTENANCE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor JANOVICH
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires knowledge of chemical and fertilizer application equipment. Monitors and applies all chemical applications to golf courses and maintains pesticide records. Must have ability to obtain WV Certified Public Applicator’s License and possess a valid driver’s license. Requires ability to work all shifts.

 

OPERATIONS
 
Position REFRESHMENT CLERK II - ZOO
Department OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WODESKY/WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a pleasant personality, neat appearance, 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, including holidays and weekends.

Position REFRESHMENT CLERKS 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 and have the ability to work with the public and cash register. Food service experience helpful, not required. Schedule is all shifts, including weekends and holidays.

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE
 
Position SOUS CHEF
Department F&B
Full/Part-time FULL/MANAGEMENT
Supervisor Elliott
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires a minimum of (2) years of kitchen experience in a quality restaurant environment, with a minimum of (1) years in a management position. Weekend and holiday work is required.

Position 1st COOK SUPERVISORS
Department F&B
Full/Part-time FULL
Supervisor ELLIOTT
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidate must have basic cooking and knife skills and an understanding of all stations in the kitchen. Minimum of (3) years of culinary from scratch cooking at an upscale restaurant, hotel or resort. Schedule is based on business demands; weekend and holiday work is required.

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

Position 1ST COOK - PASTRY
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor BOYD
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must have basic cooking, pastry, and knife skills. Minimum of (2) year’s 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 SERVERS - 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 GLASSWORKS 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 service skills. Includes evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required.

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 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 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.

 

PURCHASING
 
Position STORE CLERK
Department PURCHASING
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor BEEVER/BONOMO
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, able to follow written instructions, enjoy working in a team environment and have the ability to lift up to 80+ lbs. Requires valid driver’s license. Shift is primarily M-F, some overtime.

 

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.

 

INTERNSHIPS
 
Position: MARKETING INTERN
Department: MARKETING
Supervisor: DIRECTOR SALES & MARKETING
Qualifications: Individual will assist marketing department to promote Oglebay as a year-around destination. Concentration on social media. Must be pursuing a career in field related to internship, preference is given to college juniors and seniors. Hours are flexible, minimum of 4 hours per day, Sunday - Saturday, 20-40 hours per week for a period of one semester, August - December. Please submit application/resume no later than September 5, 2016.

Position RECREATION INTERN
Department WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor JARRETT
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; 8-10 hours per week.

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 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. (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.(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