We are currently fully staffed for the 2013 season.
Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach hires more than 40 part-time and seasonal employees to serve and protect of our guests during the busy summer season. It's a great place to work and a chance to make new friends. It's also your chance to gain outstanding work experience, learn valuable job skills, and discover leadership abilities.
- Download, print, complete and return application.
- Attend our “meet and greet” in late April.
- Plan to work with us beginning Saturday, May 25.
Our primary job opportunities are:
First contact with our guests, this position meets and greets all arriving guests; collects daily admission charges; confirms membership status; provides information about the Lake and adjoining area. Must be poised and well-spoken with a positive friendly attitude. Minimum age is 18.
As directed by supervisor, this position prepares and serves snack bar items from snack bar window; calculates, collects and records payment for items; performs organizational and cleaning functions from written and oral instructions and from observing others. Position hours are adjusted throughout the season based on customer volume. Minimum age is 15.
Canoe & Beach Rental
This position assigns canoes and ensures that renters have adequate knowledge of the rules for safe boating, including instruction in basic paddling technique and ensures the presence of PFD's for all passengers. Minimum age requirement is 15.
Under supervision, this position accomplishes specialized work in protecting life, assisting in instructions, and assisting in the operation of the Lake swimming area; and performs related work as required. Lifeguards supervise swimming activities in and around the Lake to ensure that policies, rules and regulations are observed and enforced and that no hazard to safety is created; warns swimmers of improper activities or danger; enforces Lake regulations and water safety policies. All lifeguard applicants must possess current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, or YMCA Lifeguard, or Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Certification; First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Minimum age is 15.
Adult Summer Job Opportunities
Seeking Waterfront Supervisor to supervise beach and swimming areas, both shallow and deep water. In this position he or she maintains a highly visible presence in these areas, being readily available to guests for questions, concerns, and first aid needs. Coordinating with the head lifeguard, our waterfront supervisor monitors the deployment and deportment of the life guard team as well as the courteous and safe performance of the canoe and tube rental staff. Additionally, the supervisor is aware of the general activity level and "tone" of the waterfront area with the intent of proactively intervening to promote water safety and prevent or defuse problems. Compensation is on an hourly basis working five days per week including weekends. Hours of operation are 11:30 am to 6:30pm
Snack Bar Supervisor
Seeking a Snack Bar Supervisor to oversee staff and operation of the snack bar and refreshment stand. No cooking ability needed; most food and drink items are prepackaged and self-served by our guests.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Ensure efficient, friendly operation of the snack bar.
- Maintain clean food service, check out, and dining areas.
- Oversee opening and closing of the snack bar each day.
- Ensure that proper food handling and cleaning procedures are followed.
Hours of operation are 11:30 am until 6:30 pm.
Work five days per week, which includes weekends.
Compensation is on an hourly basis.
Current Pennsylvania Food Employee Certification desirable, but not required.
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