Landscape Management Intern - 6/14 through 8/22 - Dollywood Theme Park - Seasonal

Herschend Family Entertainment

Landscape Management Intern - 6/14 through 8/22 - Dollywood Theme Park - Seasonal

Pigeon Forge, TN
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This position is responsible for working with the Landscape team in the day-to-day operations of all aspects of the park’s landscape management. Under the direction of the Operations leadership, the intern will be immersed in the guest operations of a world class theme park with exposure to all landscaping elements. The intern will support a wide variety of duties and day-to-day tasks within Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country. The intern will satisfactorily complete individual program requirements to satisfy college/university credit and/or course study requirements as needed. The Dollywood Company will provide the intern:

    • The opportunity to complete course credit for the term of the internship.
    • Practical experience within a fast paced and ever-changing work environment.
    • Opportunity to apply theory with practice.

    SUMMARY OF MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Perform landscaping duties as needed, such as pest control, pruning, planting, watering, fertilizing, weeding, and operating small power equipment.
    • Participate in Safety, Management, and Team Lead meetings.
    • Assist Landscape leadership team with various tasks.
    • Assist with special events as needed.
    • Interact with park guests and answer guest questions.
    • Complete one independent project based on the specific needs of Dollywood and the interest and expertise of the intern.

    Management reserves the right to change and/or add to these duties at any time.

    Required Skills

    PERSONALITY/ATTITUDE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must reflect Dollywood’s image by being genuinely friendly and caring and by taking pride in their work
    • Must be self-motivated and disciplined
    • Must be able to prioritize and complete work assignments on a timely basis
    • Must maintain strict confidentiality and judgment regarding privileged information
    • Must display and live out Lead with Love qualities by being: patient, kind, trusting, unselfish, truthful, forgiving, dedicated and accountable.
    • Must be committed to continuous improvement.
    • Must have professional appearance with good personal hygiene
    • Must promote and support a “team” work environment by cooperating and helping co-workers
    • Must adapt to changes easily
    • Must enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Must show appreciation to others
    • Must be sensitive to the needs of our Guests and feel empowered to take action to meet their needs within company guidelines
    • Must be able to utilize effective communication, problem solving, conflict management and interpersonal skills
    • Must reflect Dollywood’s core values through the lens of dignity and respect.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS NECESSARY TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:

    • Able to display and live out Lead with Love Qualities, strongly rooted in the Dollywood Company culture, by being: patient, kind, trusting, unselfish, truthful, forgiving, dedicated and accountable.
    • Able to hear, see and speak
    • Able to speak, read and write in English
    • Able to smile and make eye contact to make a friendly impression when greeting guests, vendors and other employees
    • Must have manual dexterity necessary to complete all job duties
    • Able to sit and/or stand for long/short periods
    • Able to maintain good personal hygiene
    • Able to get along with other employees to work out problems and resolve conflicts
    • Able to comprehend instructions and retain information
    • Able to maintain dependable work attendance and flexibility with assigned work schedule including any required overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays
    • Able to be productive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Able to be flexible to handle frequent changes in priorities
    • Able to prioritize tasks and complete assignments on time
    • Able to operate/drive a company vehicle with valid driver’s license
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide with accuracy
    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, with assistance
    • Able to communicate effectively using standard English grammar and punctuation
    • Able to tolerate temperatures of 0 to 140 degrees
    • Able to work outdoors
    • Reading, writing and math skills necessary to:
      • Take messages and professionally communicate in writing.
      • Contribute to written team communications.

    Required Experience

    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • Must be enrolled in an accredited college degree program in a related field.
    • Must have basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
    • Valid driver’s license and proof of personal liability insurance.
    • Must successfully pass a post-employment offer background check including motor vehicle and drug screen
  • Qualifications

    PERSONALITY/ATTITUDE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must reflect Dollywood’s image by being genuinely friendly and caring and by taking pride in their work
    • Must be self-motivated and disciplined
    • Must be able to prioritize and complete work assignments on a timely basis
    • Must maintain strict confidentiality and judgment regarding privileged information
    • Must display and live out Lead with Love qualities by being: patient, kind, trusting, unselfish, truthful, forgiving, dedicated and accountable.
    • Must be committed to continuous improvement.
    • Must have professional appearance with good personal hygiene
    • Must promote and support a “team” work environment by cooperating and helping co-workers
    • Must adapt to changes easily
    • Must enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Must show appreciation to others
    • Must be sensitive to the needs of our Guests and feel empowered to take action to meet their needs within company guidelines
    • Must be able to utilize effective communication, problem solving, conflict management and interpersonal skills
    • Must reflect Dollywood’s core values through the lens of dignity and respect.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS NECESSARY TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:

    • Able to display and live out Lead with Love Qualities, strongly rooted in the Dollywood Company culture, by being: patient, kind, trusting, unselfish, truthful, forgiving, dedicated and accountable.
    • Able to hear, see and speak
    • Able to speak, read and write in English
    • Able to smile and make eye contact to make a friendly impression when greeting guests, vendors and other employees
    • Must have manual dexterity necessary to complete all job duties
    • Able to sit and/or stand for long/short periods
    • Able to maintain good personal hygiene
    • Able to get along with other employees to work out problems and resolve conflicts
    • Able to comprehend instructions and retain information
    • Able to maintain dependable work attendance and flexibility with assigned work schedule including any required overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays
    • Able to be productive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Able to be flexible to handle frequent changes in priorities
    • Able to prioritize tasks and complete assignments on time
    • Able to operate/drive a company vehicle with valid driver’s license
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide with accuracy
    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, with assistance
    • Able to communicate effectively using standard English grammar and punctuation
    • Able to tolerate temperatures of 0 to 140 degrees
    • Able to work outdoors
    • Reading, writing and math skills necessary to:
      • Take messages and professionally communicate in writing.
      • Contribute to written team communications.
  • Industry
    Entertainment