Resort Workers

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Resort workers assist the public at spas, luxury hotels, casinos, theme parks, and lodges. Employment opportunities range from entry-level housekeepers and retail clerks to highly specialized game attendants and ski instructors. Each worker is necessary to ensure the smooth daily operation of the business and comfort of resort patrons. Club Med, the largest resort chain in the world, employs about 23,000 workers, called Gentils Organizers, every season.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Game Attendants, Ride Attendants, Ski Instructors
Duties Assist the public at spas, luxury hotels, theme parks, casinos, and lodges
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) The Southwest, New England, Florida, Hawaii, Colorado, California, and other popular tourist regions
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
Experience Varies by occupation
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Helpful
  • Social
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements Varies by occupation
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Resort Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Experienced Resort Worker
  • Entry-Level Resort Worker