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At Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Calypso's Cove, Old Forge Camping Resort and Water's Edge Inn, you'll find more than a job...Consider yourself an important part of creating the Ultimate Adirondack Experience for each and every guest. Each Team Member is critical to the success of our business. 

Seasonal Positions Available

Check back soon for additional positions that will be available for the summer! - See more at: https://www.watersafari.com/employment/special-positions-available#sthas... Positions: What We Are Looking For

No prior experience is necessary, but we are looking for people who understand the importance of demostrating a great attitude and enjoying their job, guests and fellow Team Members. We are looking for people who can make memories for each guest...Make Their Day! Please keep in mind that a neat, well-groomed appearance is essential for our Team Members. Uniform guidelines must be followed daily. Our grooming policy is a condition of employment. Applicants are not required to conform to our policies when appearing for an interview. More details about policies are available at the time of your interview.

Job Descriptions: 

Grounds Crew:

Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the entire campground (campsites, beach, nature trail, benches, grassy areas, trash cans etc). Also responsible for a variety of odd jobs as they arise, as well as performing valuable guest relations work. This is a physical position, involving continuous walking and working outdoors in all types of weather for the entire shift. Heavy lifting may be required. There is a high exposure to guests in the form of answering questions about the Old Forge Camping Resort, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Calypso's Cove, and offering assistance whenever necessary.

Qualifications: Must be able to move quickly and walk for long periods of time. Must be able to work efficiently, sometimes in congested areas. Team Members must be safety conscious and able to work outside in the sun for the entire shift. Courtesy, alertness and a positive attitude are necessary. Qualified applicants must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, be capable of handling large amounts of responsibility and possess initiative and a sincere desire to work hard to maintain the Old Forge Camping Resort's reputation for cleanliness. Must be well groomed, self-disciplined and willing to comply with uniform guidelines. 

Minimum Age: 16


Housekeepers are responsible for the appearance and cleanliness of the cabins, cottages, restrooms and shower facilities at the Old Forge Camping Resort. Housekeepers have a high level of guest interaction. Duties include efficiently and effectively cleaning cabins, cottages, restrooms, showers, laundry rooms and family lounge (sweep, mop, dust, trash removal). Exert up to 25 pounds of force to lift, push, pull, carry or otherwise move objects. Perform work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures. Must safely drive and maneuver a golf cart (Must possess a valid driver license). Must greet guests and team members  in a professional and friendly manner.

Qualifications: Must exhibit a friendly, cooperative and professional demeanor. Must be safety conscious, well groomed, self-disciplined and willing to comply with uniform guidelines. Must be able to maintain productive and respectful working relationships and be able to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.  Must be able to work well alone & as part of a team

Licensed Security Guard: 

The primary responsibilities of the security guard are to provide a visual presence and maintain a safe and secure environment at the Old Forge Camping Resort. Additionally, the security guard must exercise good judgment and professional guest service skills, appropriately interact with the public and response agencies, and maintain a professional appearance. Security Guards may also be scheduled to patrol Enchanted Forest Water Safari to ensure that it’s secure overnight. This includes making sure buildings are locked, ensuring there is no suspicious activity occurring and periodically patrolling our on-site employee housing, making sure tenants are compliant with the assigned quiet hours.

Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent required and possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess current New York State licensure as a security guard or be eligible to obtain NYS security guard licensure prior to hire. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds is required; must be capable of conveying and receiving detailed instructions and important information. The ability to diffuse situations using verbal communication skills is crucial, to think critically in emergency situations and use good judgement is imperative, and must display excellent decision-making skills. Must have the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Prior security guard or law enforcement experience preferred and must be able to work effectively alone and as part of a team. Must be flexible in working changing shifts to suit the needs of the business including overnight shifts and able to work in a high pressure fast paced environment.

Minimum Age: 18


Our Front Desk Clerks are usually the first team members that guests come in contact with and will make an initial impression of the Old Forge Camping Resort. Responsible for handling incoming calls, making reservations, registering guests and providing excellent guest service.

Qualifications: Must be able to communicate well, follow instructions, work well with money, be patient, alert and courteous at all times. Basic computer and keyboard experience is necessary. Team Members should have a cheerful, courteous manner with a natural smile. It is important to be familiar with the Old Forge Camping Resort, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Calypso's Cove and the Old Forge area. Must be well groomed, self-disciplined and willing to comply with uniform guidelines. May require standing for an extended period of time.


Minimum Age: 14


Responsible for accurately running cash registers, restocking & maintaining a clean and orderly shop. Newly received merchandise must be accurately checked-in each day. Dsiplays must be re-worked periodically during the season, so imaginative associates are needed. Team Members will also be responsible and assist in checking inventories throughout the season. A strict record of daily variance is kept. Some heavy lifting may be required.  

Qualifications: Must be honest, have an outgoing personality, be reliable & guest service oriented. A good sales technique is required. Must be able to work well both alone and with a team. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Must be able to handle money and have basic math skills. Must be well groomed, self-disciplined and willing to comply with uniform guidelines. 

Minimum Age: 14

Shuttle Bus Driver: 

The shuttle bus driver holding a CDL will drive a 66 passenger shuttle bus doing a continual loop between the Old Forge Camping Resort and the Enchanted Forest Water Safari. This is a seasonal position from late June through Labor Day. You must provide friendly service to our guests, ensure the safe and timely pick up and drop off of our guests at designated locations and practice safe and cautious driving. 

Qualifications: Must have a current Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or be willing to obtain one before employment. Must have a clean driving record and must be able to pass the DOT physical and drug screen. Previous passenger or public driving experience is preferred and schedule flexibility/weekend availability is a must.

Minimum Age: 21

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