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We're Hiring!

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PARK CREW

 

Lake Arvesta Farms is hiring Park Attendants to work at Arvesta Sport Complex during Summer 2022!

 

Under the direction and supervision of the General Manager, provide supervision in and around the waterpark, children’s play area, dry land activities, park entrance and at the top of the slides. Also must maintain equipment, help with events and tend to the general tidiness of support areas of Arvesta Sport Complex.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains a safe environment for all patrons

  • Controls access to the water slides and enforce all water slide and aqua park rules and regulations.

  • Responds to emergencies following established protocols

  • Supervises locker areas and assists with life jackets and grounds reporting any problems to the General Manager

  • Performs maintenance duties of the aqua park, cable park, grounds and locker areas, including sweeping, mopping, washing windows, emptying trash and any other task deemed necessary by the General Manager
     

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Be at the facility, in uniform and ready to work, at the designated start of the work shift.

  • Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationship with fellow staff members, management staff, volunteers, and the public in a courteous and tactful manner

  • Attend all required staff meetings and training

  • Work closely with the Aqua Park Department staff to ensure Arvesta Sport Complex rules, policies, and procedures are observed and enforced.

  • Reports directly to and perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager.
     

Typical Qualifications

  • Be at least 14 years of age (with a work permit)

  • Must complete Crew Training (provided). This training includes CPR and First Aid.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • Physically capable of performing and demonstrating program-related activities

  • Ability and experience to work with varied age groups, including children

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions

  • Able to work duration of the program as assigned by supervisor

  • Shall wear branded staff uniform per Arvesta Sport Complex dress code

 

Employment Season: May -  Labor Day

Work Location: Lake Arvesta Farms- South Haven MI

Minimum Age Requirement: 14 years old

 

CABLE PARK OPERATOR

 

Lake Arvesta Farms is looking for Cable Park Attendants to work at Arvesta Sport Complex during Summer 2022!

 

Under the direction and supervision of the General Manager, provide supervision in and around the waterpark, children’s play area, dry land activities, park entrance and at the top of the slides. Also must maintain equipment, help with events and tend to the general tidiness of support areas of Arvesta Sport Complex.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains a safe environment for all patrons

  • Operate cable system

  • Controls access to the cable parks.

  • Responds to emergencies following established protocols

  • Assists with equipment fittings, life jackets and grounds reporting any problems to the General Manager

  • Performs maintenance duties of the aqua park, cable park, grounds and locker areas, including sweeping, mopping, washing windows, emptying trash and any other task deemed necessary by the General Manager.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Be at the facility, in uniform and ready to work, at the designated start of the work shift.

  • Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationship with fellow staff members, management staff, volunteers, and the public in a courteous and tactful manner

  • Attend all required staff meetings and training

  • Work closely with the Aqua Park staff to ensure Arvesta Sport Complex rules, policies, and procedures are observed and enforced.

  • Reports directly to and perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager.

 

Typical Qualifications

  • Be at least 16 years of age (with a work permit)

  • Must complete Crew Training (provided) This training includes CPR and First Aid.

  • Must attend regular in-service training related to this position

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • Physically capable of performing and demonstrating program-related activities

  • Ability and experience to work with varied age groups, including children

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions

  • Able to work duration of the program as assigned by supervisor

  • Shall wear branded staff uniform per Arvesta Sport Complex dress code

 

 

Employment Season: May - August

Work Location: Lake Arvesta Farms- South Haven MI

Minimum Age Requirement: 16 Years old

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FRONT DESK ATTENDANT 

Lake Arvesta Farms is hiring Front Desk Attendants to work at Arvesta Sport Complex during Summer 2022! 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • As a Waterpark Desk Attendant, you are responsible for serving as a cashier and fielding guest questions and concerns

  • Greet guests and take admissions at the main entrance 

  • Handle all sales at the lobby, such as lockers, rental equipment, etc 

  • Operate Point of Sales system, including maintaining cash drawer and credit card processing

  • Assist guests in a tactful, polite, and friendly manner 

  • Clean and stock restroom areas on an hourly schedule 

  • Clean lockers and clear items at end of the day 

  • Maintain and log lost and found items 

  • Assist with guest check-in for party rentals 

  • Enforce all waterpark rules and regulations to ensure the safety of guests


OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Be at the facility, in uniform and ready to work, at the designated start of the work shift. 

  • Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationship with fellow staff members, management staff, volunteers, and the public in a courteous and tactful manner 

  • Attend all required staff meetings and training 

  • Reports directly to and perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager.

 

Typical Qualifications: 

  • Be at least 15 years of age (with a work permit) 

  • Must complete Crew Training (provided). This training includes CPR and First Aid.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs 

  • Ability and experience to work with varied age groups, including children

  • Ability to take direction 

  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions

  • Able to work duration of the program as assigned by supervisor 

  • Shall wear branded staff uniform per Arvesta Sport Complex dress code
     

Employment Season: May - Labor Day 

Work Location: Lake Arvesta Farms- South Haven MI 

Minimum Age Requirement: 14 years old

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KITCHEN CREW

 

Under the direction and supervision of the Kitchen Manager, we are looking for an experienced kitchen crew!

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains a safe environment for all patrons

  • Assist in basic food preparation and serving

  • Clean kitchen equipment

  • Load and unload the dishwasher

  • Scrub pots and pans

  • Clean food preparation and storage areas

  • Receive and store goods

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OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Be at the facility, in uniform and ready to work, at the designated start of the work shift.

  • Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationship with fellow staff members, management staff, volunteers, and the public in a courteous and tactful manner

  • Attend all required staff meetings and training

  • Work closely with the other staff to ensure Arvesta Sport Complex rules, policies, and procedures are observed and enforced.

  • Reports directly to and perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager.

 

Typical Qualifications

  • 1 year experience preferred

  • Safe Serve Certification is a plus

  • Must complete Crew Training (provided). This training includes CPR and First Aid.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • Physically capable of performing and demonstrating program-related activities

  • Ability to take direction

  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions

  • Able to work duration of the program as assigned by supervisor

  • Wear branded staff uniform per Arvesta Sport Complex dress code

 

Employment Season: Beginning in May of 2022

Work Location: Lake Arvesta Farms- South Haven MI

Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly

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KITCHEN MANAGER

 

The Kitchen Manager is responsible for aiding in the organization, coordination, training, and supervision of the preparation of hot and cold food production. They also will help oversee the maintenance of quality and/or portion control, and the maintenance of sanitation and safety standards. The Kitchen Manager is responsible for coordinating and evaluating the work of the line-level kitchen staff as well as any other day to day kitchen functions.  

 

Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of food quality, nutrition, and sustainable practices

  • Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills

  • Strong vocal leadership and team building skills

  • Punctual, organized, and trustworthy

  • Able to work under pressure while maintaining high standards

  • Ability to handle purchasing, inventory controls, and line training

  • Experience managing employee schedules

  • Google Suite proficiency and analysis of POS reports

  • Hands-on experience with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees

  • This position requires an individual who works under a range of circumstances, including shift work, weekend work, working with challenging patrons and working in the fast-paced environment of a water park and kitchen.

  • Maintains a welcoming, inclusive, educational, exciting, and inviting culinary experience

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years or older

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Pays attention to details

  • Team player with strong leadership skills

  • Able to work 40 hours per week, year-round

  • Previous kitchen management experience and dedication to customer service

  • Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene

  • Outstanding leadership, communication, and organizational skills

  • Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed

  • Able to work flexible hours including working nights, weekends, and holidays to manage and train effectively

  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time and be able to lift to 50 pounds

  • Ability to anticipate and proactively address problems in a fast-paced environment

  • Has a positive attitude

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people

  • Follows company rules and regulations

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the Head Chef

  • Fills in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations

  • Understands food safety and sanitation practices

  • Prepares food orders in a timely and organized manner

  • Leads the team in preparation of all food items required for service on the line

  • Preparation of all menus and meals (i.e., brunch, lunch, and dinner – including appetizers, desserts, and hot and cold snacks)

  • Ensures guest’s special dietary needs are met

  • Supervises and assists in kitchen clean-up and in general maintenance of all cooking and service items in orderly and sanitary condition according to good health-keeping practices, government regulations

  • Available for functions and events as they arise to ensure that the food is prepared and served as required

  • Motivates and inspires staff by outlining achievable goals and objectives, providing supervision, accountability, and recognition, leading by example

  • Maintains operational standards, guidelines, and objectives, and maintains other administrative processes such as budget and staffing to ensure proper planning and efficiency

  • Reports any violations to Head Chef and Operations Manager

  • Assists with recruiting, hiring, orienting, training, scheduling kitchen staff

  • Ability to open and close the kitchen many days of the week

  • Implements and maintains an inventory for all items that need to be re-ordered

  • Re-orders kitchen needs/products when necessary

  • Participates and helps organize on-site special events, including private events, concerts/music, and other promotional events to include calendar, promotion, setup, staffing, and execution

  • Maintains a safe and secure facility environment

  • Complies with all federal, state, county, and municipal regulations

  • Fills in where needed to ensure guest service standards are met

  • Assists with training, supervising and developing the culinary staff members (supported by the Operations Manager if/when necessary)

  • Assist with all kitchen functions including preparation and maintenance of quality standards sanitation and cleanliness

  • Directs kitchen employees in methods of cooking, preparation, plate presentation, portion and cost control and sanitation and cleanliness

  • Ensures that all customers have the best possible experience in the restaurant

  • Assists other managers with co-worker team development

  • Reports to the General Manager and is responsible for being the active kitchen supervisor in the Chef’s absence 

  • Ability to plan and lead special restaurant events, including on large festival weekends and holiday

  • Makes sure correct food handling practices are being used by all staff

  • Handles and resolves any food-related issues, or complaints from guests or staff

  • Able to run all kitchen stations in the absence of or tardiness of cooks, dishwashers, or other kitchen staff members

  • Makes sure all closing duties are carried out correctly by kitchen staff and assist in the closing process of the kitchen

  • Checks the work of closing staff to ensure the line is properly stocked and ready for service the following day, that the dishwashing area is clean, and the dish machine is properly cleaned, drained, and shut down

  • Checks stock of prepared items at the end of the day and with the help of the closing cooks creates a comprehensive prep list for service the following morning

  • Ensures proper rotation and storage of all products

  • Helps forecast and order food and supplies

  • Assists Chef in the research, development and testing of new recipes and menus.

  • Attends management meetings 

 

Beginning May 2022

Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly

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BARTENDER

 

Firewater Bar and Grill is located inside Lake Arvesta Farms, with 188 acres of outdoor family fun. Come join our team for year-round fun that ramps up during the summer months.  

 

Bartender Responsibilities include

 

Preparing alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages for bar and patrons. Interacting with customers, taking orders and serving snacks and drinks. Assessing bar customers' needs and preferences and making recommendations.

 

Useful qualities and skills:

 

• An outgoing personality

• Communication skills

• The ability to work well in a team

• Tact and diplomacy for dealing with difficult situations

• Physical fitness and stamina

• A good memory

• Reliability

• Responsibility

• Calmness under pressure

• Flexibility

 

TAMS certified

 

1-year experience required

1-year restaurant preferred. 


 

 Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran-Friendly

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