Employment

Employment 2018-05-22T23:49:15+00:00

Come and Join Our Family!

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort is a family camping destination that was started by the Novotny Family in 2008.  Our landscaped campground sits on 58 acres in the beautiful lake front town of South Haven, Michigan.  We pride ourselves in being one of the top-rated campgrounds each year for the last 9 years.  We strive hard to make sure that our guests are happy and having fun while staying here.  For that reason, we seek enthusiastic people to join our family. If you are interested in any of the current job openings that we have listed, please fill out our application. If you are interested in a job that is currently not available, you may fill out an application and we will gladly put in on file for future openings.

Mission: Dedicated to providing each guest with a quality camping experience in a clean and entertaining environment.

Motto: Where Family Memories Begin!

Come and Join Our Team!

We Offer Competitive Wages for Seasonal Employees!

  • Employees ages 14 – 17: $7.90
  • Employees ages 18 years of age and older: $9.25 and up!

PREMIUM RATE POSITIONS:

  • Grounds: $9.25-$12.00 depending on experience
  • Maintenance: $12.00-$17.00 depending on experience
  • Housekeeping: $10.00-$14.00 depending on experience
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Applying Is Easy!

For seasonal employment, please complete our online application or download and return the completed application to:

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
03403 64th Street
South Haven, MI 49090

or scan and email to: kylie@southhavenjellystone.com

Download Application

Seasonal Positions

Registration Employee | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Reservations & Registration Station:

A great first impression sets the stage for our guest! The person that work in this department welcome and register guests for their stay at our Registration Station.  The Registration Station is located at the entrance of the park.  A person in this position greets guests in a friendly and expeditious manner, checks guests into the park, provides information about the park and answers any questions, and makes sure all guests are registered.

This person will also be trained and trained with our computerized reservation software.  Components of this role include answering the phone, taking reservations, answering questions related to the park.  The Registration Station is also the hub of scheduling!  Scheduling reservations, bear appearances, birthday parties, etc.  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 will help you succeed at this role.  This position includes, but are not limited to, making welcome packets, scanning, shredding, cleaning windows, dusting, and general cleaning projects as assigned. You can expect a large amount of guest contact in this role.

Employees With Yogi | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Ranger Station:

Our Ranger Station is a major activity hub for our guests.  Here guests can rent an RC Car, Rent a bike for an hour or obtain a wristband, and handle a guests retail transaction using our computerized POS system.  Components of this role are front desk operations including guest reception, retail transactions, serving our homemade fudge, and general duties as assigned.  Having good math skills for money handling, knowledgeable with kitchen preparation and cleanup is a plus! 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 will help you succeed at this role.  Ranger Station duties may include, but are not limited to, stocking, cleaning windows, dusting, and general cleaning projects as assigned. This position also requires lifting up to 30lbs several times during a shift. Working in the Ranger Station, you must have the ability to stand for an entire shift (6 hours or more). This position has high frequency of guest interactions.

Employee | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Activity Ranger

Our activity staff have a very important role within our organization.  Having a creative side and energetic is definitely a plus.  Here, you have an opportunity to work with our smallest guest and see their smiles up close, while having fun organizing crafts and games and working in all types of weather conditions.  Our Activity Ranger’s need to have good organizational and communication skills, teamwork, the ability to multi-task, and be able to work well under pressure.  In this position you will be in charge of doing crafts and activities as assigned, be a birthday party host, be able to organize children in a game of laser tag, as well as read a book during a bear tuck-in.  This individual must be able to wear a mascot costume.  This position requires you to have good diplomatic skills when dealing with rule enforcement and guest concerns.

Employees Playing Laser Tag | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Junior Ranger

Our Junior Ranger work outside overseeing our Fun Bikes, Jumping Pillow, Pet Corral, Water Wars, Disc Golf, Horseshoe, Cornhole, GaGa ball pit, Laser Tag and RC Track.  These team members have a very important role within our organization, as they enforce our outside safety.  Our team members need to have good organizational and communication skills, teamwork, the ability to multi-task, and being able to work well under pressure.  This individual will greet and supervise guests using the Fun Bikes, Jumping Pillow and other outdoor activity areas by enforcing general safety rules. Our Junior Rangers are also in charge of our recycling center and other duties as assigned.  This position requires you to be outside standing and walking most of the time. Most of all, this position requires good diplomatic skills when dealing with rule enforcement and guest concerns.

Employee In Chair | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Grounds & Pool Ranger

What a great opportunity to be able to work outside and with our salt water pool. Upkeep of sites includes moving picnic tables, cleaning fireplaces, raking, weeding, shoveling, and other duties as assigned. In this position you will be trimming and pruning shrubs, spreading wood chips, and maintaining flower beds.   Must have experience and be detail oriented. With over 58 acres, there is much to maintain!  Pool maintenance includes vacuuming, cleaning the deck, filter baskets and skimmers, taking regular chemical readings, and other duties as assigned. This position requires you to be outside standing and walking most of the time in all types of climate. This position requires moderate to heavy physical activity and lifting.  This position requires you to be efficient and extremely attentive to detail.

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Housekeeping

Our expert housekeeping staff is the major reason why we receive such high marks in the cleanliness of our campground. In this position, you will perform moderate to heavy cleaning tasks in the campground’s various buildings, including Ranger Station, Arcade Alley, Comfort Stations, and rental units.  Thorough cleaning tasks include washing floors, vacuuming, cleaning windows, including our restroom facilities, and other housekeeping duties as assigned. This position requires you to be efficient and extremely attentive to detail.

Maintenance Employee | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Maintenance

Must be mechanically inclined, able to fix and maintain equipment, such as; (but not limited to), lawn mowers, bikes, tractors, golf carts, large equipment, and hand tools.  Duties consist of (but are not limited to) lawn mowing (hand and riding) and be able to maintain lawnmowers, golf carts, and hand equipment.  Maintain and provide maintenance on cabins, cottages, and all buildings at the campground.  Building experience a plus! This position requires you to be able to do moderate to heavy physical activity and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time, be outside in all types of climate, standing, walking ½ mile at a time.  This position requires you to have experience, be efficient and extremely attentive to detail.  Other duties may include, but not limited to, is that of the grounds and pool ranger.

Family Fun Spray Foam | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Security Ranger

This position will help ensure the safety of our guests and property of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort.  Security will act in a public relations capacity providing information and assistance to our guests.  This individual will also perform a variety of tasks as requested from the Ranger Station and Registration Station, examples may include but not limited to; wood delivery, escorting to site, plunging toilet etc. This individual will also check and clean restrooms building, report any maintenance problems or hazardous situations, operates assigned equipment, to include various types of motorized vehicles, golf carts, radios, computers, etc., maintain quiet after 11pm by reminding guests of quiet hours, and responsible to carry the after-hour phone.  Prepares reports with information collected during shift, performs car pass check, enforces quiet hour and visiting hours and preforms other duties as assigned.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time, walk a ½ mile at a time, possess good communication skills, teamwork, most of all, this position requires good diplomatic skills when dealing with rule enforcement and guest concerns.

Employees | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
Cartoon Cafe

If you enjoy cooking or scooping up ice cream then our Cartoon Cafe is for you!  You will be working at times in a high volume, fast-paced environment.  Individuals will be trained and educated with our computerized POS System. Components of this role are front desk operations including good interpersonal skills, taking orders,scooping ice cream and making other desserts, cooking fried foods as well as cooking on a grill, washing dishes, cleaning, and general duties as assigned.  Having good math skills for money handling, knowledgeable with kitchen preparation and cleanup is a plus! ServSafe certification is a bonus.  Our Cartoon Cafe Team Members needs to have good organizational and communication skills, teamwork, the ability to multi-task, and being able to work well under pressure in order to succeed at this role.  This position requires you to have good diplomatic skills when dealing in a high pressure environment and guest concerns.

Employee | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
“Terror in the Park” Haunted House

During the fall every year Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort puts on their Haunted House.  If this is something that you would like to do now is the time to think about volunteering for a fun time, building teamwork and who knows, maybe scaring a person or two!

Terror In the Park Application