Resort Workers

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 15,000 workers every season.

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

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