Hersheypark Has Sweet Jobs For Ages 14-17!
Over 18 | Under 18 |
Information For Parents
We are looking for enthusiastic and friendly employees who are ready
to have fun at work! Every position at Hersheypark is responsible for
providing our guests with exceptional customer service, following proper
uniform standards, maintaining cleanliness of your work environment
and gaining knowledge of specific job duties. Each position offers
a flexible work schedule that typically includes evenings, weekends
and holidays. Pay rates for each position start at $6.50 but vary according
to position and job duties.
So what are you waiting for? Check it out!
- Costume Performer (16+)
Do you think a job should be about having fun and making others smile?
Well so do we! This is exactly what you are expected to do working
as Costume Performer. Job duties for this position include; entertaining
guests, posing for pictures, improvisational performance in a variety
of settings and maintaining care and repair of the costume. As
a performer, a portion of your duties also include acting as a
guide/or voice of a product character.
- Show Host (16+)
This position combines the excitement and fun of Entertainment with
the comfort of Guest Services and is responsible for directing guests
to seating areas within the theatre, and other entertainment shows
throughout the Park, enforcing guidelines within each theatre, greeting
and assisting guests and maintaining attendance numbers.
- Performer (18+)
here, to find out more information on the auditions process.
Food & Beverage
- Food & Beverage Clerk (14+)
Clerks work in various food stands located throughout Hersheypark and are responsible for greeting and assisting guests, preparing food, operating cash registers and maintaining cleanliness of the food stand. To work in this department you must be comfortable handling money, be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and be able to stand, walk and life the majority of the shift.
- Games Clerk (15+)
Games Clerks are responsible for operating various skill games and
arcades throughout Hersheypark. The job functions of this position
include interacting and encouraging guests to play games & explaining
and enforcing game rules. Individuals in this department must be
comfortable handling and safeguarding money.
- Front Gate Sales (16+)
This position works at the front of the Park selling tickets, ticket taking and stamping hands for entry, as well as checking hands as guests return to the Park. If you enjoy customer service and working directly with guests, then this position is for you! Individuals must me comfortable standing in a variety of weather conditions.
- ZooAmerica Admissions Staff (16+)
This position works at the ZooAmerica Admissions counter selling tickets and stamping hands for entry, as well as checking hands as guests return to the Park. If you enjoy customer service and working directly with guests, then this position is for you! Individuals must be comfortable standing in a variety of weather conditions.
- Retail Clerk(15+)
Retail Clerks work primarily in a store or merchandise stand selling souvenirs such as sweatshirts, hats, candy and more. Other job functions include operating a cash register, stocking shelves and organizing merchandise. Individuals must be comfortable standing for lengthy periods of time at the cash register and handling money.
- Ride Attendant (16+)
Ride Attendants take care of making sure each guest that boards a
ride is safely secured by checking safety restraints, and directing
guests on and off rides.
- Ride Operator (16+)
Are you ready to take the controls? Well be part of the Rides Department
and you’ll be sure to be in charge! Ride Operators are responsible
for operating and attending rides for adults and/or children, reading
and speaking ride safety instructions, enforcing height requirements,
and maintaining ride capacity logs. Individuals in this department
must understand basic mathematical skills.
- Shallow Water Lifeguard
One of the coolest positions at Hersheypark! Shallow Water Lifeguards
work specifically at the Boardwalk at Hersheypark and are responsible
for ensuring the safety of our guests. Job functions include but
are not limited to overseeing the Boardwalk attraction rules and
safety regulations, anticipating, recognizing and responding to aquatic
emergencies, & monitoring
equipment and supplies. Lifeguards must maintain lifeguard and first
aid skills at “test ready” level at all times and participate in weekly
lifeguard in-service training. Applicants must attend and complete
the lifeguard training program offered through the Entertainment Complex.
The pay rate for this position is $8.80 per hour.
Safety & Security
- Paid Parking Attendant (15+)
This part-time job is great for individuals who require sitting for
the duration of their shift. Job duties include handling the safe
exchange of monies and tickets at the toll plaza locations within
the Entertainment Complex.
- Parking Lot Attendant (14+)
This position assists with parking patron vehicles, directing traffic
flow, manning traffic positions and generally keeping the flow of
traffic orderly in the Entertainment Complex parking lots. Parking
Lot Attendants may be asked to work shifts during concerts or special
- Clean-Up Crew (14+)*
The Clean-Up Crew has job responsibilities similar to working in
Sweeps; however this position includes pan and broom duties throughout
the parking lots and stadium, ZooAmerica and will also assist in
pushing water puddles and cleaning leaf and debris throughout the
- Hose Crew (16+)*
Individuals in this area hose down walkways and ride canals with
1 ½ inch fire hoses and are also responsible for washing sponsorship
vehicles throughout the Park.
- Sweeps (14+)*
As a Sweeps, you are designated a specific area of the Park and are
responsible for picking up trash found throughout the Park using
a pan and broom. This position is great for individuals who prefer
- Sanitation Crew (14+)*
Sanitation employees are responsible for cleaning restrooms throughout
the Park as well as picking up trash throughout the Park, stadium
and parking lots. You may even be asked to assist in cleaning up
after a concert or stadium event!
- Wardobe Clerk (15+)
This department is fully air-conditioned over the summer, but that doesn’t stop them from experiencing the heat! In this fast-paced department wardrobe clerks assist in the wardrobe fitting process to all of our 3500 Hersheypark employees. Duties assigned include but are not limited to: Printing nametags, wardrobe fittings, laundering and sewing. Positions are limited for this small department.
*All positions require working in a variety of weather conditions.*