Meet the 2017 Hersheypark Outstanding Team Member of the Year
Hersheypark is proud to introduce you to Jeffrey Iceman from the Hersheypark Warehouse Staff. He is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Team Member of the Year award. He has only been with the company since 2015 but quickly became well respected among his fellow employees for his hard work and consistent dedication to his job. We had the opportunity to get to know more about Jeffrey including what this award means to him, what his favorite ride at Hersheypark is and lots more.
Q) Tell us about your career. Where did you go to school? What was your career path prior to joining Hershey?
A) I went to Cedar Crest High School. After graduation I worked for Miles T. Weaber and Son for more than 20 years, and then I was a stay at home Dad.
Q) Walk us through your career so far at Hersheypark.
A) I started as Garbage Truck Support in 2015 and helped to set up Sweet Lights before moving into my current role at the Hersheypark Warehouse.
Q) Why did you choose to work for Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R)?
A) Hershey is a great place to work and there are a lot of amazing people here to work with.
Q) What's your biggest accomplishment since joining the HE&R team?
A) My biggest accomplishment was moving all the Warehouse 47 inventory to a new location. I had a lot of great people from the Hersheypark Maintenance Department helping and I appreciate all their support. In addition, the move allowed us to start working on new inventory practices and procedures.
"The most rewarding aspect of my job is all the great people I work with from all the Hershey Entertainment properties."
Q) What's the most rewarding aspect of your job?
A) All the great people I work with from all the Hershey Entertainment properties.
Q) What’s your favorite ride at Hersheypark?
A) My favorite ride is going to be the Scrambler and Trailblazer because I ride them with my two girls.
Q) What does it mean to you to win this award?
A) I'm honored and grateful to receive this award. I was really surprised to get awarded the team member of the month for June. I am so pleased to be honored for all my hard work, and I would like to thank all the members from the Hersheypark Maintenance Department for all their help and support with the move of the Warehouse.
Q) What’s a typical day for you?
A) There are no typical days here at Central Warehouse. I do all the receiving, delivery, stocking and cycle counting and organizing all the inventory. I also work on staging new items for The Hotel Hershey renovation project. In addition, I take care of the company record retention storage at the laundry building.
Q) Tell us something folks might not know about you.
A) I was a firefighter with Lebanon City Fire Department for more than 20 years and am an active volunteer with Cornwall Fire Company. I’m also active with the music aides at Cedar Crest and I helped start the Gretna Gritty Race. I currently live on Cornwall with my wife Dana and our two girls, Emma and Ella.