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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Wilson Lodge
Administrative Assistant
Room/Cottage Attendants

West Spa
Spa Massage Therapist
Spa Nail Technician

Golf/Ski
Ski/Snowboard Instructor

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

Internships
Culinary / HRM Internships

Wheeling Park
Office Supervisor

Current Job Listings
(Last updated: December 30, 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.

 
WILSON LODGE
 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

You will:

Coordinate activities related to the general operation of the administrative office at Wilson Lodge.

Essential Duties:

  • • Perform clerical duties of the administrative office.
  • • Answer correspondence of administrative office and general manager.
  • • Issue memos to departments as necessary.
  • • Assist general manager in coordinating special events, brochures, special Wilson Lodge activities and promotions.
  • • Book all V.I.P. reservations.
  • • Consult with other department heads regarding Lodge/cottage bookings, W.L. maintenance, and room deliveries.
  • • Prepare weekly occupancy report.
  • • Attend lodge team management meetings.

Experience with front office Hotel Management Systems a plus; requires computer skills, Excel, Word; and excellent communication skills. Must be able to deal with a variety of variables, and complete projects given general direction. One year certificate from college or equivalent education and experience required. Schedule is primarily M-F, with ability to work occasional overtime 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.

 

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

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE
 

SOUS CHEF

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

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

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


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

Position SERVER - GLASS WORKS GRILL
Department F&B
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor O’BRIEN
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and possess the knowledge and ability to perform basic server responsibilities. Requires professional appearance and pleasant personality. Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis. Schedule includes holidays & weekends.

Position STEWARDS
Department F&B/WILSON LODGE
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor DITTMAR
Shift ALL
Qualifications Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age, able to perform all types of general kitchen labor and cleaning including dishwashing. Weekend and holiday work is required.

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

 

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

Position TROLLEY DRIVER
Department OPERATIONS/ZOO
Full/Part-time PART
Supervisor WILLMING
Shift ALL
Qualifications Requires a pleasant personality and ability to work well with the public; and ability to give narration to public about the park. Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Requires C.D.L. with passenger endorsement. Mainly day time shifts, some evenings with ability to work weekends.

 

INTERNSHIPS
Position: CULINARY / HRM INTERNSHIPS
Department: WILSON LODGE FOOD & BEVERAGE
Supervisor: CHEF ELLIOTT/O’BRIEN
Qualifications:

Must be a student pursuing a career in a field related to the area of internship. Individual will possess enthusiasm to contribute to a team effort.

Oglebay’s Culinary, Baking and Pastry and Hotel Restaurant Management Internship Programs will offer many opportunities for students to experience a wide range of food and beverage operations and hotel management. Participants rotate through restaurant, kitchen, and hotel settings. The program provides hands-on experience at culinary stations, and a one-on-one learning relationship with our chefs and hotel teams. Our culinary staff creates exceptional menus for functions large or small, formal or casual. HRM Interns will have an opportunity to experience areas of hotel and restaurant operations, and execute those duties as appropriate. Through one-on-one training and hands-on work, students gain valuable experience while contributing to the success of Oglebay's extensive hospitality operations. In addition to basic restaurant, kitchen, and hotel rotations, other externship components may include: Pastry and Bread Production, Ice Carving, and Meat Fabrication.


Current Employees:
To apply for any of the above positions, complete a transfer application, receive approval by signature of your current supervisor, and 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

 

WHEELING PARK
Position: OFFICE SUPERVISOR - WHEELING PARK
Department: OPERATIONS
Full/Part-time: PART
Supervisor: HARGLEROAD
Shift: ALL
Qualifications:

Requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work with the public, providing excellent customer service. Supervises staff assigned to office and bingo staff. Handles bookings of all facilities at Wheeling Park, prepares contracts, tracks status and prepayments, and reconciles billing and payments. Assists with staff schedules and payroll processing. Schedule is 7:30 am to 5 pm, primarily M-F but shifts vary according to season; some evening and weekend work may be required.