Recreation and Activities Coordinator
ARAMARK Parks and Destinations - Denali, AK

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Our Parks and Destinations group specializes in serving consumers; recreational and entertainment needs in national and state parks, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums and other day-use cultural attractions.

The scope of our operations includes operating lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise shops, fine dining restaurants, and interpretive tours in some of this country’s most pristine protected lands and national parks.

We have been active partners with the National Park Service and various zoos, aquariums, and other cultural attractions for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States in over 12 states. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

Some of the national and state parks in which we operate include:
  • Asilomar Conference Center, California
  • Denali National Park, Alaska
  • Glacier Bay, Alaska
  • Lake Powell Resorts and Marina, Arizona
  • Zephyr Cove Resort & Marinas, Nevada
  • Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
  • Olympic Peninsula, Washington
  • Togwotee Mountain Lodge, Wyoming

Position Summary:
Coordinates activities for the ARAMARK Parks & Destinations employees. Works closely with HR Manager and Employee Community to promote and maintain overall welfare and morale of employees.

Essential Functions:
  • Establish and implement employee event calendars and activities; including, but not limited to, Employee Appreciation Dinners, Movie Nights, Shopping Trips, Holidays and other social and athletic events for 1 to 3 ARAMARK properties
  • Works closely with management to communicate and implement employee activities and coordinates Manager- involvement schedule
  • Responsible for employee newsletter, information boards and advertising of events.
  • Maintain a strict level of confidentiality concerning all employee data and problems
  • Be the Community Liaison for various annual tournaments, leagues, races and fundraisers
  • Work with community and local vendors offering discounted and complimentary tours to employees
  • Establish excellent communication with all levels of staff and management and promote all aspects of employee welfare and morale
  • Champion of ARAMARKs Guest Service philosophy, Be the Difference.
  • Additional tasks as required

Status and Scope:
Reports to Human Resources Manager and Employee Community Manager

Human Resource Experience preferably in a season, on-site living environment, Ability to speak to large audience, very energetic and passionate about employee morale. Must have excellent computer and organizational skills.

Equipment Used:
Computer, phone, company vehicle

Travel Requirements: 60%

Lifting Requirements: 20 to 50 lbs

Physical Requirements: BENDING OCCASIONAL