MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Campgrounds and journey parks are feeling the employee scarcity on the Grand Strand — saying they’re in want of staff greater than ever — as this turns into one of many busiest summer time seasons the realm has seen in years.
“With the pandemic ending, and issues opening up, now we have seen tenting undergo the roof,” stated Taylor DiVirgilis, the operations supervisor at Myrtle Seaside Journey Park.
Jessica Stevens, the Government Administrative Assistant at Lakewood Tenting Resort stated, “we’re already beating numbers from 2019. The 4th of July we’re already absolutely booked and we’re beginning to see our different weekends refill as nicely.”
“We’re undoubtedly experiencing the worker scarcity however have been doing our greatest and we’re getting via it,” DiVirgilis stated.
With extra guests, means the necessity for extra staff. Stevens stated they at present have round 200 staff they usually’d prefer it to be round 250.
“Right here particularly we normally have sufficient staff on workers by starting of Might however proper now we’re discovering it more durable, later within the season to search out folks to work right here,” he stated.
Stevens stated having much less staff makes an impression.
“Like some other enterprise or the hospitality business particularly, anyone has to select up the slack someplace so having fewer staff means folks should work extra time if they’ll,” he stated