Amusement park

Hourly wage:

$13 - $15/hour


Employer provides


Pennsylvania (PA)



Start Date:

early and mid May, late May, early June, mid June, late June

End Date:

early September, mid September, late September

English level:




Hiring via:

CV and Skype Interview

Job descripton

The largest amusement park in Central Pennsylvania, complete with 15 thrilling roller coasters & a larger-than-life water park, welcomes guests from around the world.

Job Positions:


– Overseeing and enforcing The Boardwalk at Hersheypark attraction rules and safety regulations
– Anticipating, recognizing, and responding to aquatic emergencies
– Monitoring equipment and supplies
– Maintaining work area and surrounding environment
– Maintaining lifeguard and first aid skills at a test-ready level at all times
– Participating in daily lifeguard in-service training
– Providing excellent customer service to the guests of Hersheypark by greeting guests and answering questions related to the attraction
– Comprehending written and verbal instructions, retaining information, and consistently enforcing all ride safety, Park and departmental policies. This includes but is not limited to, enforcing the attraction height requirements and following all safety procedures.
– Directing and assisting guests to and from ride areas*
– Perform other duties as assigned

Hersheypark Food & Beverage Clerk

– Greeting guests and taking Food & Beverage orders while communicating with other team members within the employee’s scheduled location
– Preparing and serving Food & Beverage items to guests
– Ring in and properly tender orders into a register
– Cleaning, sanitizing, and sweeping/mopping work areas to include food prep areas, other food contact surfaces, patio/condiment areas, and floors/walkways
– Storing and rotating stock and food items within assigned work locations
– Performing opening and closing procedures related to the assigned Food & Beverage location and as directed by shift supervisors
– Perform other duties as assigned

Wage and housing


Lifeguard – $14-$15/per hour

Food Service Worker – $13/per hour

Average hours/week: 40

Job Benefits (bonuses, incentives):

– Free admission to Hersheypark and ZooAmerica
– Visiting other parks and events for free (Reciprocal Admission Program)
– Employee Recognition Programs
– Employee parties and events
– Discounts on Food and Beverage and Retail Merchandise at various HE&R properties
– Discounts at Hershey’s Chocolate World
– Opportunities for promotions with pay increase
– Meal Allowance of $50.00 per paycheck
– Additional Meal Allowance of $50.00 per week
– End of Season Bonus (Details are included


Rent – $160/week
How far is this housing from the job site – 12 Miles
How will the student get to and from work – Bus transportation provided by employer for free

Housing address:
1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Dormitory style housing comprised of 2 residence halls with 5-6 wings each, 20-22 rooms per wing, and up to 3 participants per room. Each participant has their own bed, three drawer dresser, wardrobe, and desk. There is a shared mini fridge and microwave in each room.

There is one male and one female bathroom/shower facility in each wing comprised of 3-5 toilets, sinks, and showers in each. There is a lounge in each wing and a large lounge off the entrance of each residence hall. Vending machines are available in the large lounges.

There are communal kitchens in each residence hall which includes a full-sized refrigerator and range/stove. There are laundry facilities available in each residence hall.

All utilities are included, including internet/WiFi.

Transport and location

How to get there? ✈ Harrisburg, PA Airport (MDT)

Participants are responsible to arrive to housing on their own. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts will not transport students to their housing location. Participants can find a taxi at the airport or use a ride share service, such as Uber/Lyft to get to their housing. Taxis and ride share costs vary depending on the service and time of day, but usually fall between $30-$50 per ride.

Housing address:
1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Every participant is required to attend a housing arrival orientation after they arrive to their housing location. Participants must arrive on a Monday between 9 AM – 9 PM. Housing arrival orientations are held on Tuesdays. Arrivals outside of the normal hours of operation must be approved in advance. Failure to arrive before 9 PM on Monday will result in a delay of their start date to the following week.




Things to do

Hershey is a tourist destination. There are many things to do such as visit Hersheypark, ZooAmerica, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Hershey Museum, Hershey Gardens, and a variety of restaurants and stores.

Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania. Downtown Harrisburg offers a variety of entertainment. Train depot offers easy transportation to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. (30 minutes – 3 hours).


About this employer

Hersheypark was originally created by Milton S. Hershey as leisure grounds for employees of Hershey’s Chocolate Factory. Today, the largest amusement park in Central Pennsylvania, complete with 15 thrilling roller coasters & a larger-than-life water park, welcomes guests from around the world.

Cooperation with us since: 2016

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