Welcome Center Intern

Ridgedale, Missouri
Big Cedar Lodge
Depends on Experience 
Full Time Seasonal


Welcome Center Internships are available in the summer.

Must be a student enrolled in a degree program in Hospitality or related field.


Internship Highlights:

  • Learn how to train and develop a team
  • Learn how to work with labor and sales percentages
  • Opportunities to learn multiple facets of the business
  • Fun, fast paced work environment



  • Paid Internship
  • Industry Seminar Series Classes
  • Housing Options Available
  • Bass Pro Shops Discounts
  • Associate Café with discounted meals


Position Summary: Members of the Welcome Center Team are responsible for assuring exceptional, first class service for our guests. Welcome Center Attendants must give a positive first impression of Top of the Rock. Welcome Center Attendants are also responsible for keeping golf carts cleaned, staging golf carts appropriately, and the storage of golf carts each evening. Duties also include cleaning the golf cart storage areas daily, taking out the garbage and other appointed duties.


Essential Functions:

  • Provide exceptional service
  • Stage golf carts and prepare for cave tours
  • Welcome guests, answer questions and direct guests to the appropriate venues
  • Sell golf, cave tour and museum tickets
  • Initiates contact with guests with a warm welcome and the willingness to assist the guest
  • Must be proactive in anticipating the guest’s needs
  • Must effectively communicate all pertinent information amongst his/her team members and supervisory staff in regards to daily operations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Always carries themselves in a friendly approachable manner
  • Ability to work well under pressure and balance multiple priorities and assignments
  • Must be highly service focused with a desire to engage with guests
  • Demonstrate initiative – ability to think, work, and make decisions to solve guest concerns based on sound judgment
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment where continuous improvement is expected
  • Must be able to consistently achieve high work standards; attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness a must


Candidate Profile:

Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to work on feet for extended periods of time, work safely, communicate effectively, understand and carry out written and oral directions, and establish good working relationships with co-workers
  • Able to work in outside weather conditions
  • Lift, reach, bend, twist, push, pull, squat, grasp and use arm-hand coordination on a consistent basis
  • Be able to work weekends and holidays, mornings and evenings as business demands.

Writing - Communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).

Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Analytical/Critical Thinking - The ability to gather and organize information using a logical and systematic process; recognize patterns and relationships in complex data; examine data to identify implications, problems and draw appropriate conclusions; generate alternative solutions to problems; evaluate strengths, weaknesses and consequences of alternative solutions and approaches to solving problems.

Guest and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing guest and personal services. This includes guest’s needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of guest satisfaction.

Number Facility - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.,