Cleveland Metroparks: Merwin’s Wharf briefly closing because of seasonal staffing scarcity throughout coronavirus pandemic

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – It will be the Cleveland Metroparks Merwin’s Wharf will temporarily close after Mother’s Day until late summer due to a seasonal staff shortage.

“As we continue to promote job opportunities across the Park District, there are currently hundreds of full-time vacancies,” said Brian M. Zimmerman, CEO of Cleveland Metroparks, in a statement. “Without additional support from staff, our summer restaurants, concessions and more will remain affected.

In addition to Merwin’s Wharf, which will be closed until late summer, the Metroparks will not host the Edgewater LIVE and Euclid Beach LIVE summer concert series.

The metroparks continue to follow COVID-19 guidelines from the CDC, Ohio and health officials to take precautionary measures to prevent the virus from spreading.

Zimmerman said the metroparks are still ceasing all levels of food service operations.

Anyone wishing to apply for these positions is invited to visit them clevelandmetroparks.com/careers.

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