Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Ride Operator job in Hershey, PA

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
Job Title
Ride Operator
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Pay Type
100 Hersheypark Dr
Hershey, PA 17033

Ride Operator

Ride Operators are responsible for the safe and hospitable operation of all of the attractions at HERSHEYPARK.  This position is responsible for learning, retaining, and enforcing all department safety requirements, while creating a friendly and hospitable environment for all of our guests.

Positions are currently available for employees age 16 or older who are available to work throughout the fall for HERSHEYPARK in the Dark and Christmas Candylane (October, November and December).


Job Functions:

Ride Operators may be required to do one or all of the following tasks depending on ride assignment:

  • Safely operate rides by always remaining vigilant and aware
  • Provide excellent guest service to the guests of the HERSHEYPARK through greeting guests and answering questions related to the ride/attraction
  • Direct guests to and from Ride area, assist in loading and unloading of rides, which can include lifting children into rides as needed
  • Physically check safety restraints to ensure they are in the correct and locked position
  • Comprehend written and verbal instructions and retain information and consistently enforce all ride safety, park and department policies; including enforcing the ride height requirements and following all safety procedures
  • Complete basic math without using a calculator
  • Keep a safe and clean work area
  • Provide safety speech to guests by using a microphone
  • Other job duties as assigned    

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be 16 years of age or older by November 30, 2017.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be friendly, upbeat, and work well with other employees and be able to interact with our guests in a fast paced environment
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work for your scheduled shifts
  • Must be able to speak, write, and understand English
  • Must have the ability to safeguard confidential information
  • Must display a positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and professional image in compliance with the Hershey Entertainment & Resorts guidelines


Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work at least two (2) weekends per month from September through December
  • Typical shifts will be from 8:30am to 4:30pm, 12pm to 8pm, and 3:45pm to one hour after park close (typically up to 11pm)
  • Shifts include a variety of weather conditions, including but not limited to; extreme heat, sun exposure, cold, and inclement weather: Work is almost exclusively outdoors
  • Physical requirements would include ability to stand (for up to 5 hours at a time), walk, bend at the waist and knees and have repeated manual dexterity, and the ability to push and pull and reach above shoulder level; must also be able to hold and use a height measuring stick to assess guests height for each attraction
  • Requires lifting up to 35 pounds without assistance on a regular basis 

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Minimum Age
16+ years old

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