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The M.S. Hershey Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions, including all hiring decisions, are made without regard to race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, non-job-related disability, veteran status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate as compared to a high school diploma, or any other trait protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We strive to hire the hardest working and most qualified individuals.
FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATE – HOURLY
This position is responsible for performing facility maintenance at The Hershey Story and Hershey Gardens which operate 363 days a year.
A primary component of this position’s accountability will be to maintain all building mechanical, electrical, and A/V interactives. This will be accomplished using internal and external resources, as appropriate.
This position will be responsible for following all applicable safety regulations as defined by OSHA while performing routine maintenance on all building systems. This individual will act as a liaison with outside contractors and will identify and purchase necessary parts and equipment to keep the facilities operating efficiently.
This position will become proficient at working with all of the building management systems. These include Direct Digital Control systems for the HVAC, humidification and dehumidification systems, light dimming systems for building house lighting and display lighting, integrated lighting and show controller interfaces, security/CCTV/access control systems, fire alarm and elevators. In the event of a problem with any of these systems the maintenance technician will be able to independently correct or work with outside support vendors to quickly assess and address.
This position will work closely with the Director of Facilities to provide a safe and comfortable visitor experience.
PART-TIME MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATE
Successful candidate will perform a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks to support business operations, 7 – 11 hours per day, weekends and evenings required.
5 – 7 years maintenance experience preferred. Knowledge of materials, tools, methods and equipment used in the building maintenance trade, such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, HVAC and life safety equipment.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Perform all day to day building maintenance duties
- Perform building startup procedures to ready the building for daily operations
- Keep maintenance log books up to date
- Monitor, operate and maintain computer controlled interactives
- Monitor, operate, and maintain building automation systems, including HVAC systems and lighting control systems
PART-TIME CHOCOLATE TASTINGS ASSOCIATE
Part-time, 18-20 hours per week, June through August
10 hours per week during the rest of the year
Weekends and Holidays required
The Hershey Story Museum tells the many stories of Milton Hershey – and that includes the story of chocolate! Chocolate Tastings Associates sell and facilitate chocolate tastings for the general public and special evening events. A tasting consists of a flight of six single-origin samples of warm drinking chocolates.
In addition to delighting our guests, this position will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining specialized equipment, such as chocolate dispensers, and clean-up of both work spaces and guest tables between tastings, based on established protocols.
Associates are needed for weekday shifts, but are also expected to work some weekends and holidays. Great customer service skills and the ability to multitask are a must. Associates will work alone often, but must be able to function as part of a team during busy shifts. A general knowledge of all Hershey properties as well as opportunities at other local attractions is preferred.
This is a part time position, 18-20 hours per week from June through August, approximately 10 hours per week during the rest of the year
PART-TIME RETAIL ASSOCIATE
Part-time, 15-20 hours per week
Weekends and Holidays required
This year-round, part-time position assists guests with purchases in the retail shop, communicates guest feedback to the retail manager, ensures that the shop is neat and clean and stock is filled in a timely manner. This position is also responsible for money handling and daily reconciliation of a cash drawer. The position requires a general knowledge of all Hershey properties, as well as opportunities at other local attractions.
Minimum skills and requirements
- Applicants must be 16 years or older
- Applicants must be available on weekends and holidays
- Computer knowledge
- Ability to lift 25 lbs.
- Ability to stand for up to 3 hours
- Ability to interact with the public, good oral communication skills
- 1-2 years experience interacting with the public preferred
This position requires criminal history background checks in addition to child abuse background checks as a condition of employment.