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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Current Job Listings
(Last updated: April 28, 2016)

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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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SALES MANAGER – CORPORATE OHIO & WV

Oglebay Resort and Conference Center is seeking a Ohio/WV Corporate 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 no later than Friday, May 6, 2016. Resumes without references will not be considered.  EOE M/F/D/V


    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 SKILLED LABORER
    Department FMC
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor DOWLER
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Requires a valid driver’s license. Basic knowledge of general construction. Ability to safely operate all types of hand tools and small operated power tools such as gasoline saws, jackhammers, compaction equipment, etc. Schedule is primarily Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:30 pm; ability to work all shifts, weekends, and overtime as required.


    Position ELECTRICIAN
    Department FMC
    Full/Part-time FULL
    Supervisor BYRUM
    Shift DAY, PRIMARILY
    Qualifications Candidates must be familiar with layout & installation of electrical systems of commercial buildings, possess a WV electrician license; and have the ability to troubleshoot and repair existing electrical systems and components. Schedule primarily Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:30 pm with ability to work weekends, holidays, overtime as needed; and able to respond to on-call duty as scheduled 3–4 days per month.


    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 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 ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK
    Department FINANCE
    Full/Part-time FULL
    Supervisor RAFA
    Shift DAY
    Qualifications Candidates are required to have an associate’s degree or six months to one year related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess good organizational, speed and accuracy ability. Schedule is primarily day, Monday-Friday; occasional opportunity for overtime, no travel required.


    Position RESERVATIONIST – CALL CENTER
    Department LODGE OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time FULL /PART
    Supervisor ALLMAN/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 JUNIOR GOLF COUNSELORS
    Department GOLF
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor COVILLE
    Shift DAY
    Qualifications Requires good knowledge of golf, avid golfer, ability to instruct basics of game and good supervisory and organizational skills; with awareness of safety and learning. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Approximately 24 hours weekly.


    Position MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN – GOOD ZOO
    Department GOOD ZOO
    Full/Part-time FULL
    Supervisor GREATHOUSE
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age; will implement a proactive maintenance plan of facilities. Visually inspect, repair and maintain physical structures. Communicate and coordinate work with staff and management. Perform seasonal maintenance as required, ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs. Requires valid driver’s license; schedule is primarily day with some weekend, holiday, night and overtime as required. Local travel will be required, little to no overnight travel.


    Position CUSTODIAN - ZOO
    Department GOOD ZOO
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor WODESKY
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, enjoy working in a public facility, and able to perform 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 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN – WHEELING PARK
    Department WHEELING PARK MAINTENANCE
    Full/Part-time FULL
    Supervisor HARGLEROAD
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age; will implement a proactive maintenance plan of facilities.  Visually inspect, repair and maintain physical structures. Communicate and coordinate work with staff and management. Perform seasonal maintenance as required. Requires valid driver’s license; schedule is primarily day with some weekend, holiday, night and overtime as required. Local travel will be required, little to no overnight travel.


    Position SPA ASSISTANT MANAGER
    Department LODGE OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time MANAGEMENT
    Supervisor JOHNSTON
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Individual will assist manager on creating Legendary Customer Service for spa guests. Prefer retail experience; with a focus on health and wellness. Responsibilities include opening and closing procedures, development of weekly schedules, coaching, treatment and selling techniques along with budget preparation and monitoring. Requires college degree or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have the ability to work all shifts; including weekends and holidays.


    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.


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


    Position 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 snowmaking, and ski lift. Individual will maintain records for inventory purchases, equipment conditions, and repair costs. Requires a valid driver’s license, and the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. Schedule includes all shifts, weekends and holidays; overtime as needed.


    Position 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 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 HOST/HOSTESS – GLASS WORKS GRILL & IHLENFELD DINING ROOM
    Department F&B
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor O’BRIEN
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Requires neat appearance, good communication skills and the ability to greet guest in a friendly manner. Minimum 16 years of age; and must have ability to work weekends and holidays.


    Position SERVERS – IHLENFELD DINING ROOM & 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 REFRESHMENT CLERK II – ZOO & OGLEBAY POOL
    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 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 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 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.


    Position SUPERVISORS – SCHENK LAKE, PINE ROOM
    Department OPERATIONS - OGLEBAY
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor WILLMING
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Requires the ability to supervise and train staff. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. Maintains proper stock levels and ensures that assigned production, service and sanitation tasks are accomplished. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly; individual is responsible for completion of cash reports. Shift includes weekends, evenings and holidays. Possible overtime.


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


    Position POOL ATTENDANTS
    Department OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor WILLMING
    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. Schedule includes day, evening, weekend and holidays.


    Position SCHENK LAKE ATTENDANTS
    Department OGLEBAY OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor WILLMING
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Candidates must possess good communication skills, enjoy working with the public and have the ability to assist guests and perform general clean up duties. Must be a minimum of 14 years of age. Schedule includes day, evening, weekend and holidays.


    Position REFRESHMENT CLERK I – OGLEBAY POOL
    Department OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor WILLMING
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Candidates must possess a pleasant personality and have the ability to work with the public and cash register; and ability to obtain Food Service Worker’s Permit; must be minimum of 14 years of age. Schedule includes all shifts including weekends and holidays.


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


    Position TENNIS ATTENDANT – OGLEBAY
    Department GOLF/SKI/TENNIS OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor COVILLE
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Candidates must possess good communication skills and enjoy working with the public. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, and have the ability to lift 40 lbs. Schedule includes day, evening, weekend and holidays.


    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 on occasion.


    Position SET-UP ATTENDANT – CONFERENCE SERVICES
    Department CONFERENCE SERVICES
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor DESANTIS
    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.


    GOLF PROFESSIONAL
    Oglebay Resort and Conference Center is seeking a Seasonal Golf Professional, March through October. Oglebay is a unique 1,700 acre resort nestled in the hills surrounding Wheeling, West Virginia; and is a golfer’s paradise with four golf courses including two championship courses at the Speidel Golf Club. The newest championship course is a modern links layout designed by Arnold Palmer, the perfect complement to our classic Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed championship course. Oglebay features the 18-hole regulation Crispin Course and a 9-hole Par III Course.

    Under broad supervision from the Director of Golf, provides technical and managerial supervision of the Pro Shops, snack bars, driving ranges, and cart fleet, while promoting the game of golf by organizing leagues, tournaments and providing golf instruction to members and the general public.

    Supervises, hires and trains Junior Golf Camp and Golf Jobs for Juniors Program. Directs daily management of Junior Golf Camp and Golf Jobs for Juniors employees. Instructs all private and group lessons; develops, manages and instructs golf schools, clinics and any other related programming to grow the game of golf.

    Essential Functions Include:

  • Manages the assigned facilities of the Wheeling Park Commission while providing and encouraging golf as a leisure activity as well as a group participation sport.
  • Supervises employees; hires and trains employees; schedules, assigns and monitors work; evaluates performance; disciplines employees; ensures employee time records are prepared and submitted.
  • Supervises employees; hires and trains employees; schedules, assigns and monitors work; evaluates performance; disciplines employees; ensures employee time records are prepared and submitted.
  • Oversees management of business transactions, accounting, purchasing, budgeting, inventory of the assigned facilities working in conjunction with subject experts and department directors.
  • Effectively maintains public relations by representing WPC, Oglebay and Wheeling Park in dealings with national, regional and state golf organizations, community organizations and the public.
  • Responsible for daily management of pro shop operations including displays, accessories and clothing; snack bars; outside staff; manages and maintains golf cart fleet.
  • Schedules golf play, leagues and tournaments; enforces golf rules and regulations; polices the course to regulate play and conduct of players.
  • Provides and coordinates golf lessons and instruction to the members and general public using well trained and experienced staff.
  • Creates, develops, promotes and manages an active and robust junior golf program and golf camps.
  • Actively promotes tournament bookings.
  • Create and develop programming which encourages active participation in scheduled and periodic events for beginners and advanced players including golf matches with high school coaches, college teams and events for the men’s and women’s golf club.
  • Participate in “beat the pro” day with men’s and women’s golf clubs.
  • Attend staff and marketing meetings.
  • Work with the maintenance staff on improvements or suggestions that could enhance the playability of the golf courses.
  • Assist in marketing the golf courses as well as camps, clinics, schools and programs.
  • Assist Golf Director with golf related policies, procedures and the establishment of rates for lessons, clinics and other programs.
  • Work with and support supervisors and other staff at each of the golf courses.
  • Collects, organizes and interprets daily, weekly, monthly and annual statistics on golf course revenue and rounds played; establishes and supervises operating policies and procedures for the assigned facilities.
  • Requirements:
    Requires LPGA/PGA, Class A Certification and valid driver’s license; four yearcollege or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or combination of education and experience. Individual will posses excellent communications skills.

    Compensation is commensurate with experience and will include commissions, professional dues, clothing allowance, and resort discounts.

    Applications:
    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


    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 REFRESHMENT CLERK II – ZOO & OGLEBAY POOL
    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.


    Position REFRESHMENT CLERKS I - WHEELING PARK POOL
    Department WHEELING PARK FOOD
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor CLUTTER
    Shift ALL
    Qualifications Candidates must possess a pleasant personality and have the ability to work with the public and cash register. Food service experience helpful, not required. Schedule is all shifts, including weekends and holidays.


    Position BALLROOM 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 ROOM/COTTAGE ATTENDANTS – WILSON LODGE
    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.


    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 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 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 LIFEGUARDS - WHEELING PARK & OGLEBAY
    Department OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor GOUDY/WILLMING
    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 WHEELING PARK DAY CAMP COUNSELORS
    Department OPERATIONS
    Full/Part-time PART
    Supervisor GOUDY
    Shift DAY
    Qualifications Candidates will possess a mature personality with the ability to work with children, create and implement weekly lesson plans. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. CPR and first-aid certification a plus. Schedule is day, Monday through Friday, some weekends, holidays, evenings, and includes some field trips.


    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.


     
    INTERNSHIPS:
    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.


    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.


    Oglebay Good Zoo Animal Care Internships:

    Oglebay’s Good Zoo in Wheeling, WV is recruiting applicants who have completed at least 2 years of an undergraduate degree majoring in animal sciences, biology, zoology, wildlife and fisheries management, or related field, for year round animal care internship positions. The Good Zoo is the only Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) - accredited zoological institution in West Virginia, and is home to over 100 animals representing nearly 70 species.

    Position: BEHAVIORAL HUSBANDRY AND ENRICHMENT
    Department: ZOO
    Supervisor: WHITE
    Pay Rate: Unpaid for College Credit
    Qualifications:

    Preferably college juniors, seniors working towards a degree/certification in Animal Sciences, Biology, Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries Management or related field.

    Students that participate in this 360 hour unpaid internship program will engage in daily observation of zoo animals, document and analyze behaviors, complete enrichment evaluations, aid the training/enrichment coordinator with development of the program, develop enrichment items for zoo animals, and observe animal introductions. Interns will receive training in CPR and First Aid, Blood-borne Pathogens, Zoonotic Diseases, and other topics. Interns may also attend Master Naturalist classes offered during their stay, free of charge. The program is designed to expose the intern to careers within the zoo and veterinary profession, and to enhance the intern’s skill sets to assist in preparing them for entry-level positions in the zoo and aquarium industry.


    Position: ZOO EDUCATION INTERN
    Department: ZOO
    Supervisor: MARKEY
    Pay Rate: Unpaid for College Credit
    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