Lifeguard- The Hotel Hershey

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts | Hershey, PA

Posted Date 2/08/2024

This position is responsible for ensuring the safety of the guests and members at the swimming pool(s) at The Hotel Hershey.

Join the team at The Hotel Hershey, an award-winning resort best known for its refined elegance, signature services, and abundant amenities. The Hotel Hershey is situated high atop the town of Hershey and has 276 guest rooms, including 48 cottages, as well as 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space. The 1930's hotel is a recipient of both the Forbes Four-Star Award and the AAA Four-Diamond Award.

As a Part-Time Team Member, you will enjoy sweet perks like FREE admission and parking to Hersheypark, discounts on food & shopping, and more as soon as you receive your Employee ID!

Job Duties (Duties marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this job):

  • Overseeing and enforcing swimming pool and attraction rules and safety regulations.*

  • Anticipating, recognizing, and responding to aquatic emergencies.*

  • Monitoring equipment and supplies.*

  • Maintaining work area and surrounding environment.*

  • Lifeguards must maintain lifeguard and first aid skills at a "test-ready" level at all times.*

  • Participate in weekly lifeguard in-service training.*

  • Other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age or older on the date of applying.

  • Must attend and complete the Ellis & Assoc. International Pool and Lifeguard Training Program paid for and provided by the Hershey Entertainment and Resorts properties

  • Required to complete pre-employment drug testing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to swim 100 yards using crawl or breaststroke without resting.

  • Must be able to feet first surface dive and retrieve a 10 lb. brick from a minimum depth of 8 ft. (or the deepest depth of the facility) and bring it to the surface.

  • Must be able to tread water without using arms for 1 minute.

  • Must be able to safely exit the pool without the use of stairs, ladders, or zero depth.

  • Ability to handle stressful working conditions and emergencies, and to accept a high degree of accountability.

  • Must be in good physical condition.

  • Must have normal vision (20/25 or 20/25 corrected)

  • Must be friendly, upbeat, and work well with other employees and be able to interact with our guests.

  • Must have reliable, steady transportation to and from work.

  • Must be able to speak, write, and understand English.

  • Must display a positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and professional image in compliance with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.

  • Must have the ability to safeguard confidential information.

Job Demands:

  • Weekend work schedules are a requirement of this position. Based on business needs, weekly work schedules may change.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of four (4) days per week throughout our peak summer season (Memorial Day – Labor Day).

  • Must be able to work in a combination of indoor and outdoor weather conditions

  • Physical requirements include standing, bending, sitting, walking, and communicating.

  • Additional physical requirements include complete mobility and good physical conditioning, good hearing and vision, and the ability to tolerate heat and sunlight.

  • Must be able to push, pull, and lift a minimum of 75 lbs.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Hershey Entertainment and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary14.50 Hour

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