GET PAID TO WORK IN PARADISE!
Ocean Breeze seeks to employ hundreds of talented, outgoing, responsible individuals each season. We offer the opportunity to work and learn in an exciting, fast-paced environment, which is also Hampton Road’s only full-scale waterpark. Our team members make all the difference in the guest experience at Ocean Breeze. We offer a unique environment with flexible working hours and opportunities for advancement. If any of these areas interest you, please find the department you are interested in and fill out our online application.
If you wish to apply for any of the following positions, please click on it's corresponding job title link. Or, click the link at the bottom of this page to view all applications. Please keep in mind these positions may be seasonal.
Identifying the needs of the customer in a quick and efficient manner is the top priority. This experience sets the tone for the rest of the guest's visit at Ocean Breeze Waterpark. Admissions cashiers need to be good listeners, have awareness of all current promotional offers and excellent cash handling skills so that the transaction can be fast, friendly and fun. Selling daily admission and selling and redeeming season passes are the key responsibilities. Employees in this position do enjoy working primarily in a seated position but these benefits are balanced by the very high pace and occasionally high stress level of negotiating customer complaints. Applicants should be levelheaded, confident and approachable. Cashier and sales experience preferred. Interested in supervising this department? Scroll down to our supervisory positions to apply!
All bags that go in to the Waterpark are checked for prohibited items to ensure the general safety and comfort of our guests. The best way to accomplish this is quickly but effectively. Bag checkers must be very comfortable with enforcing Waterpark rules with a smile. Employees that can make this experience less uncomfortable for our guests are highly valued. Confidence, a good sense of humor and the ability to remain calm are skills that help in this position. Bag checkers do work outside, but in the shade and must be able to stand for the duration of their shift.
Pour, shake and serve behind the bar at Scalywags or River Runners! These establishments need mixologists that can prepare drink requests efficiently and accurately. Bartenders must provide excellent customer service, maintain the bar area and support the goals of the hospitality team that services cabana and poolside guests. Previous cashier experience is preferred.
Parents expect their child's birthday party at Ocean Breeze Waterpark to be fun and flawless! If you like working outside, celebrating birthdays and playing in the Waterpark, this is the job for you. You will be responsible for making every element of the party fantastic: decorating, singing happy birthday, serving food, and organizing games. A bubbly personality is a must!
Guests that have "paid for shade" expect a superior level of customer service. Our hospitality team provides food and beverage service of these cabana and poolside guests. These servers are responsible for familiarization of exclusive menu items, taking orders accurately and delivering food and beverage items quickly and efficiently. Candidates should be ready for a challenge, love to work outdoors and be eager to give these guests 110%. Must have strong customer service skills and the ability to work as a team with food preparation staff. Must be 18 years of age or older. Previous serving experience preferred, but not required.
Guests that have "paid for shade" expect a superior level of customer service. Our hospitality team greets and escorts park guests who have a Cabana or VIP Seating rental for the day. These hosts are responsible for opening and maintaining the quality of rentals for all guests quickly and efficiently. Candidates should be ready for a challenge, love to work outdoors and be eager to give these guests 110%. Cabana Hosts are the first smile our customers see so hosts have strong customer service skills and the ability to work as a team with every department at the park.
Added value keeps customers satisfied with their experience at an attraction. Our entertainment team members share information on our PA system, bring in special guests, facilitate sampling, work with our mascot Hugh Mongous, conduct surveys, give away prizes and perhaps the best part, lead contests like belly flop, cannonball and water balloon toss! They also help with the coordination of any park wide special events, large private group events; radio promotions and off property appearances. A clear speaking voice, writing skills, tons of self confidence, a big smile and the ability to quickly set up and breakdown activities as necessary. Pre and post season hours are available.
The person(s) in this position are responsible for providing rapid response and care to all basic First Aid and EMS needs that arise at the park. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and must have a valid EMT license.
Everyone has to eat, right? Having a funnel cake, a juicy hamburger or a slice of pizza is part of the fun of coming to the Waterpark! Employees are needed to prepare and cook food, serve food, set up and breakdown catering, operate carts and complete general cleaning and stocking. All of the positions are fast paced and require standing for long periods of time. These positions require employees that can provide superior customer service. Cashiering positions are also available. Experience is not required but preferred. Interested in supervising this department? Scroll down to our supervisory positions to apply!
"Hello! Welcome to Ocean Breeze Waterpark. Thanks for coming. It is a beautiful day! See you next week. Come back soon." Our gate greeters are the final entrance check point on the way into the park, where we complete a final verification of their tickets before a fun day. They must be highly aware of who is coming in and going out, but also very engaged and focused in their conversations with each guest. Guests have access to this staff from both outside and inside the park, so employees in this role must be able to answer a broad variety of questions about the Waterpark. This gate staff also wishes the guests farewell when they leave. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older and eager to be ambassadors for the Waterpark. Prior knowledge of the Waterpark is a plus.
Do you have a strong commitment to customer service? Are you outgoing and very organized? The group sales department is responsible for booking groups on the phone and in person, following up with customers on reservation details, counting and wristbanding group members, accepting payments, checking on groups while they are enjoying the park, assisting with catering functions, supporting the efforts of the birthday hostesses and setting up and breaking down large group functions. Must be able to retain a working knowledge of packages and pricing. Sales experience preferred. Positive attitude and excellent speaking skills required. Interested in being a full-time sales representative? Are you at least 18 years of age? Scroll down to our supervisory and full-time positions to apply!
Some people have a "cleaning bug". If something is dirty, unorganized or messy- they have to fix it! Sound like you? We are looking for focused and detail oriented people to do one of the most crucial jobs at the Waterpark. Maintaining the appearance of the facility and ground. Tables, chairs, bathrooms, walkways, windows, floors, restrooms and walls need to be cleaned and cleared throughout the day. Tubes, mats and life jackets need to be returned to their storage positions. Weeding and raking in targeted areas may be assigned. Trash collection is a primary responsibility. Special clean up situations are to be expected. This position is not glamorous. Employees should have high heat tolerance and be able to stand on their feet for the duration of their shift. You will be trained to be knowledgeable about the Waterpark because guest interaction is a part of the housekeeping role. You do not need experience. Employees may apply at the age of 15 or older for this position. Interested in supervising this department? Scroll down to our supervisory positions to apply!
How would you like to spend your summer working poolside in paradise? Ocean Breeze Waterpark is currently seeking applicants who would enjoy a fast paced work environment, are responsible, and would be ready to take on the task of saving lives. The safety of our guests is the top priority. You must be comfortable enforcing all park rules and procedures. Excellent communication skills are required. Previous lifeguard experience is preferred but is not required. The park will provide details about Ellis Lifeguard Training. You must be 16 years of age or older to apply.
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Interested in supervising this department? Scroll down to our supervisory positions to apply!
Our costumed character, Hugh Mongous is a core part of entertaining our guests and promoting the park. Our mascot is not a speaking character so each of your motions, from peeling an imaginary banana to performing the Cha Cha slide, have to be BIG. You must have the ability to interact with small children, navigate through large crowds and wear a costume in hot temperatures. Hugh Mongous makes daily on-property appearances and occasional off-property appearances. Dancing ability necessary, but prior mascot experience not required. You need an energetic attitude and the ability to move well in the heat. On the job training provided by a professional mascot! Pre and post season hours are available.
We are currently seeking applicants who would enjoy a position providing our guests with parking instruction and guidance in a friendly manner. You must have excellent communication skills, be aware, attentive, and work well with others. Parking attendants do work outside, so you must be able to withstand the heat. Applicants must be 16 years or older. Interested in supervising this department? Scroll down to our supervisory positions to apply!
Ensuring that pools and slides operate efficiently and safely is the goal of the maintenance department. Must be willing to learn and have a desire to expand technical skills. Ability to work well under pressure. Must understand preventive maintenance and be able to make small repairs effectively. The maintenance crew performs many different tasks involving the general upkeep of the park facilities. These tasks include: pool cleaning, water testing, general landscaping, certification a plus. Pool experience and CPO plus.
The sound of the telephone ringing at the Waterpark means that we have an opportunity to help answer a question, provide information or even make a sale! Our receptionists are provided with extensive knowledge about the Waterpark so that they can answer incoming calls or quickly identify which department can handle the inquiry. This position requires tactful, patient, friendly individuals who are comfortable on the phone. Office tasks will be completed for several departments by this staff, for example these multi-taskers are responsible for answering the air phone for communication within the aquatics department. Receptionists also help employees clock in and out. Starting their day off with a cheerful greeting and wishing them well at night is part of this human resources role. Good listening skills and a clear speaking voice are required. General Knowledge of office equipment: phone, fax, copier, shredder operation plus.
Retail Associate - Gift Shop/Candy Store
Sending our customers home with memories of their visit and ensuring that they have everything they need during their visit is the goal of the retail department. Multiple points of sale including our gift shop, locker rentals and the candy store need employees that are approachable, outgoing and excited about suggestive selling. Merchandising and maintaining sales displays and cash handling are essential parts of each position. Sales experience is preferred but if you enjoy setting up displays, are not afraid to interact with customers and you have a positive attitude, join our retail sales team. Interested in supervising this department? Scroll down to our supervisory positions to apply!
We are currently seeking applicants who demonstrate exceptional communication skills, are safe drivers and would enjoy a position transporting and interacting with the many guests who visit the park. A friendly and positive attitude are qualities we value. Tram Drivers do work outside and must be able to withstand the heat. You must be 18 years or older to apply and provide a valid drivers license. Interested in supervising this department? Scroll down to our supervisory positions to apply!
Supervisory and Full-Time Positions
IMMEDIATELY SEEKING INTERNS!
Ocean Breeze Waterpark is immediately seeking interns interested in a position within our Marketing, Group Sales, or Human Resource Department. We offer the opportunity to work and learn in an exciting, fast-paced environment, which is also Hampton Road’s only full-scale waterpark. Interns should be prepared to work in a deadline-driven team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of their chosen department as well as accreditation. Positive attitude and excellent speaking skills required. Interns who prove to be an asset to the team have the opportunity to acquire paid positions.
For more information, please send your resume to [email protected]
OUR COMPANY VALUES
HONOR. We do business in acquiescence with laws, regulations and honorable standards. Working with honest intention and morale is vital to our long-term relationships with our superiors, co-workers, subordinates, guests, suppliers and the community.
TEAMWORK. We want to offer an opportunity for you to work in paradise. We put the growth and success of the entire company ahead of any individual or group within the company. Each employee is expected to strengthen our teamwork within the work place, to support each and every employee to help improve quality, work ethic and honor of the company.
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