Counting Down to 2020 Camping Season
Employment at Normandy Farms
Here at Normandy you are not an “employee”, you are not considered “staff” or even a number. You are a part of a large family with about 140 members to be exact… yeah, there are a lot of us! Since 1971 when the family farm became a working campground, Normandy Farms has been employing team members of all ages, backgrounds and from all over the country. If you haven’t noticed from visiting the park, it’s a pretty spectacular place to work.
And it’s that time of year again… Each winter we welcome the applicants who have chosen us for their possible future job. If you, or someone you know is interested in a seasonal position in one of our departments, keep reading…
Currently we have open positions in the following departments:
Stationed at both our indoor and outdoor pool complexes, a Pool Host must have exceptional guest service skills as well as keen attention to detail. Safety and cleanliness are of the utmost importance. The position requires heavy lifting, standing, walking, handling of pool chemicals and testing equipment, and working in a variety of weather conditions. This position also requires an engaging personality combined with diplomatic skills when having to enforce pool guidelines.
Our expert housekeeping team is a major reason why we have received so much recognition in the camping industry including the highest rating possible from Good Sam for our facilities. In this position, you will perform moderate to heavy cleaning tasks in the resort’s various buildings, including restroom, Reception Center and rental units. Thorough cleaning tasks include washing floors, vacuuming, cleaning windows, cleaning restroom facilities, and other housekeeping duties as assigned. Must be efficient and extremely attentive to details.
Located at our Reception Center, our extensive store and gift shop is a major activity center. Here you will handle guest retail transactions including extensive cash register functions using our computerized point of sale system, stocking, and light to moderate maintenance of Reception Center and Campground Store. Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to, cleaning windows, dusting, and general cleaning projects as assigned. This position also requires lifting up to 30lbs several time during a shift. As a Sales Assistant, you must have the ability to stand for an entire shift (7 hours or more). You can expect a large amount of guest contact in this role so your engaging personality along with a confident presence will play a key factor in making you the perfect candidate.
Guest Service Representative
Come join our award winning team! We are known throughout the industry for providing outstanding guest service. Individuals will be educated in the application of our computerized reservation and phone system as guest service tools. Components of this role are front desk operations including Guest Reception, Hospitality at our entrance and exit station, extensive phone contact, and general duties as assigned. This position also requires good diplomatic skills when dealing with conflict resolution. Good communication skills, teamwork, the ability to multi-task, and being able to work well under pressure in a very fast-paced environment will help you succeed at this role. Those candidates who possess an outgoing, warm and engaging personality will find this role a perfect fit. A GSR position requires standing throughout their entire shift (up to 8 hours). This position may provide support to Concierge and Sales Assistants.
Our Recreation Lodge is the hub of activity at the resort. In this position you will interact with and supervise guests of all ages using the lodge. You will enforce facility guidelines and regulations and also perform moderate to heavy cleaning duties. Cleaning duties include (but are not limited to) mopping, vacuuming, sweeping, cleaning restroom facilities, and windows. This position also requires an engaging personality combined with strong diplomatic skills when having to deal with conflict resolution issues. Good communication skills, teamwork, the ability to multi-task, and being able to work well under pressure will help you succeed at this role.
The Junior Ranger is responsible for overseeing the Bike Park, Dog Park, Disc Golf and Horseshoe Pit areas. The Junior Ranger is a role model for the bike park. Duties include keeping the park safe, clean, enforcing proper bike safety guidelines; maintaining jumps and track by raking and reshaping when necessary, and communicating with other team members. Additional responsibilities include maintaining the dog park, disc golf and horseshoe pit area. Must have own bike and helmet. Due to the nature of the outdoor bike park, it may be necessary to close it during inclement weather.
Park Ranger & Overnight Ranger
Escorts guests to their sites, performs various errands for the Reception Center, and assists with the upkeep of all areas of the campground. A park ranger is also expected to maintain and enforce park guidelines; therefore an engaging personality combined with problem-solving skills is key in this role. Someone who can multi-task and prioritize is a must for this position. This fast paced position also includes maintenance work such as sweeping, cleaning sites, and raking. Knowledge of basic electrical and familiarity with RV’s is required. The Overnight Ranger is also responsible for checking and cleaning up restroom buildings, maintaining quiet hours in the park, reminding guests of campfire hours, and responsible for the non-medical emergency phone and is able to make decisions based on the needs of our guests. This position also requires basic use of a computer for an end of the shift report.
Team members in the Kamper’s Kitchen share one goal: to provide NFC guests with a quality home-made, cooked to order product in an extremely fast-paced setting while extending the outstanding guest service that our guests expect and deserve. Completing guest transactions, cleaning, and stocking and assisting with a variety of kitchen related functions is part of a typical day. Your friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner will enable you to converse confidently and comfortably with NFC guests in handling questions and concerns as they arise. Experience required for some kitchen positions.
Whether you are looking for your first job, a second job, a summer job or even a post retirement job, Normandy Farms has a great deal to offer. Apply today on our website.
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