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Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Calypso's Cove, Old Forge Camping Resort and Water's Edge Inn Team Members' number one responsibility is safety, and their number one job is guest service. We consistently strive to deliver a safe, clean, family-friendly environment in which the guest is always number one. It is our Team Members' job to do all they can to deliver our valued guests a fun-filled day! Join our Team, make friends, gain experience, and make money! We are looking for High-School Students, College Students, Teachers, Retired Adults, and everyone in between to add to our great staff!

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Job Description:

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.

Job Description:

Grounds Crew team members are responsible for the appearance, cleanliness and maintenance of the paths, lawns and other areas within designated company property locations.

Qualifications: 

  • Must have the ability to perform manual labor and operate machinery in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Exhibit a friendly, cooperative and professional demeanor.
  • Perform general maintenance duties as needed (raking, mowing, painting, etc.)
  • Must be well groomed, self-disciplined and willing to comply with uniform guidelines.
  • Maintains productive and respectful working relationships.
  • Able to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.

Job Description:

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.

Qualifications: 

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

Job Description: 

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: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • 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
  • Able to work effectively alone and as part of a team
  • Be flexible in working changing shifts to suit the needs of the business including overnight shifts
  • Able to work in a high pressure fast paced environment

Job Description: 

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.
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