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Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, SC, to Hire 300 Workers for Summer Season

Jobs available for lifeguards, snack bar, recreation and more

Myrtle Beach, SC | Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Companies, is hiring about 300 workers for the busy summer tourism season.

Managers are hiring lifeguards, snack bar cooks and cashiers, recreation activities counselors, maintenance crews, security officers and more in about a dozen areas. Check out all the available jobs and apply at www.OceanLakesJobs.com.

Recruiting is underway for part-time and full-time positions. Job positions come with a variety of benefits, including weekly paychecks, discounts and access to our amenities when they’re off work.

Hiring Customer Service Focused Applicants

Finding the right candidates focused on providing top-notch customer service is a priority at Ocean Lakes. Last November the campground was named the 2017 National Mega Park of the Year by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.

“We need people who like to have fun and help our guests have fun,” said Shannon Detzler, Human Resources Coordinator/Recruiter for The Jackson Companies. “People who not only respond to guests’ questions, but are always looking for ways to go above and beyond to help our guests make family memories that last a lifetime.”

Ocean Lakes is recruiting more lifeguards for its Sandy Harbor Water Park. The Water Park opened in 2016 and features slides, a lazy river, pools and a Splash Zone for kids. Lifeguards who are already certified may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. But candidates don’t have to be certified to apply. Ocean Lakes will provide the Red Cross training for certification once candidates have been hired.

“Students, firefighters, teachers and others have all found that working as a lifeguard during the summer at Ocean Lakes is a perfect fit,” Detzler said. “They are able to work a flexible schedule and earn income while enjoying one of the best water park environments at the beach.”

Ocean Lakes, which is open year round, hosts between 25,000 and 35,000 guests a day during the summer.

About Ocean Lakes Family Campground

Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Companies, is the largest campground on the East Coast and one of the largest in the United States. Located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., it has received numerous awards for excellence. It is the 2017 National Mega Park of the Year and has received that honor from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (arvc) six times. Ocean Lakes received the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for consistently great guest reviews on the travel-planning website in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

In 2006, Ocean Lakes received the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s Cup for making a significant economic impact on South Carolina. Ocean Lakes covers 310 oceanfront acres with nearly one mile of beachfront. It offers 3,424 sites – 859 of which are large and pull-through to accommodate larger RVs. It was built by Mary Emily and Nelson Jackson and their five daughters, starting in 1970. It opened with 30 campsites and one bathhouse in 1971. On an average seasonal day, Ocean Lakes has 25,000 to 35,000 guests enjoying the countless amenities that have made it a local favorite and a national vacation destination. It holds a perfect 10/10*/10 rating from the Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory for its overall operation, recreational offerings, services and appearance. This puts Ocean Lakes Family Campground in the Top 1% of the private campgrounds in North America. In 2010, it received the Earth Day Award from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for its iCare Program.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground is a division of The Jackson Companies, a family-owned enterprise that includes Prestwick Golf & Country Club, Ocean Lakes Properties, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Village, Ocean Lakes RV Center, Ocean Lakes Golf Cars and the master-planned development SayeBrook.