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Water Safari Resort Now Hiring for Summer 2023. Gross Pay over $500 for a Full Work Week.

Water Safari Resort Now Hiring for Summer 2023. Gross Pay over $500 for a Full Work Week.

OLD FORGE, NY…Water Safari Resort is now hiring for all positions for the Summer of 2023.  Interviews will be in full swing in January and the Human Resources team encourages those looking for a summer job NOT to wait and to apply now. Interviews are available in person or via Zoom. There are many positions available at the Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Calypso’s Cove, Old Forge Camping Resort, and Water’s Edge Inn. Jobs are available in all departments including food service, water rides, retail, reservations, housekeeping, plus many more. Several specialty and management positions are also available, and Water Safari offers free lifeguard training for those interested in applying to become a lifeguard.  For residents of Herkimer County there is a bus available to Water Safari each day through the Herkimer County Youth Bureau and Lewis County provides public transportation to Old Forge/Water Safari each day in the summer.

Enchanted Forest Water Safari is a seasonal water and theme park, Calypso’s Cove is a seasonal family fun park, Old Forge Camping Resort is a year-round campground, and Water’s Edge Inn is a year-round hotel. There are openings for a variety of summer work schedules, both full and part-time, which include weekends and holidays from mid-June through Labor Day. Old Forge Camping Resort and the Water’s Edge Inn have several job openings from spring through fall. Applicants must be at least 14 years of age; however, most positions require at least 16 to 18 years of age.  There are currently full time, year-round jobs available as well.

There are many great team member benefits from working at Water Safari Resort including opportunities for advancement, learning lifelong career skills, making new friends, as well as many other on-the-job perks and free admission tickets for friends or family. There are a variety of positions that are ideal for someone looking for their first job, a retired individual, or anyone in between looking for a fun summer job and extra spending money.

“We are excited to kick-off the 2023 hiring season at Water Safari Resort,” says Katie Wojdyla, Vice President and Director of Marketing. “We have many jobs available for this summer and strongly encourage applicants to apply early. Some departments are already filling up. With the minimum wage increasing to $14.20 per hour, this is a great opportunity for today’s youth to gross over $500 for a 35-40 hour work week and to begin gaining valuable work experience now.”

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