How to Apply

Tab - Before You Apply

Work Where You Love To Play!

Dorney Park receives over 10,000 applications for seasonal employment each year. We have 2,500 positions to fill and have a screening process in place to select and hire only those candidates who demonstrate they have the kind of character we are looking for. All applications are individually screened and only those qualified will be granted an opportunity to move on to the interview stage of our process. 

Before you begin the application process, there are a few things you should know:

  • Dorney Park maintains its own Appearance Standards, which you must adhere to by the time you start employment. If you are not willing to meet the Appearance Standards please do not apply.
  • Some positions may have age restrictions. Dorney Park conducts background checks on all applicants 18 years of age or older.
  • Dorney Park does post offer drug testing for most positions and all employees are subject to employment drug testing.
  • Employees are paid bi-weekly; work week is Monday - Sunday
  • A typical work week is five days. In some departments a typical work week is six days per week.
  • Before submitting your application, we recommend that you review it carefully to ensure the form is completely filled out, there are no spelling errors, full sentences are used, and your responses are honest.

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Tab - Available Positions

Something For Everyone!

You can definitely find a job that fits your preferences and personality here at the park. We hire ride operators, cash handlers, retail sales hosts, ticket takers, security guards, games host, lifeguards, office support staff and more. A diverse range of job opportunities are available, and associates needed in all areas of park operation. It's a chance to make new friends and build relationships that will last a lifetime. With so many jobs to choose from, we are sure to have one that is right for you! 

You can find a listing of available positions here

Year Round Positions

While most positions are hired on a seasonal basis, there are some full-time, year round positions.

Available positions in this category are listed here.



Tab - Internships

Get Experience While You Have Fun!

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom offers a unique atmosphere in which you can gain valuable hands-on experience in the professional world. Whether its an internship in your chosen field or leadership skills gain in a supervisory position, the experience that you receive in a summer at Dorney Park will boost your resume with invaluable experiences. 

Click here
 to learn more about our Internships and Professional Opportunities available this summer!




Tab - Interview Tips

Interview Process

After submitting your application, it will be reviewed by our management staff.  Qualified applicants will be contacted for an on-site interview. Not all applicants will be advanced to the interview phase of the hiring process. If you are contacted for an interview, be prepared to discuss the job responsibilities of your position, talk about some of the benefits and perks of working for Dorney Park, as well as have an opportunity to get to know a little more about our company and your ability to contribute to our team. 

Here are some tips to help your interview to be a successful one:
  • Early is on time! Plan to arrive about five to ten minutes early
  • Dress to impress; athletic/casual attire is not recommend. 
  • Be neat, clean and well groomed.
  • Smile and make eye contact with the staff you interact with.
  • Use a good handshake
  • Use good posture; make a positive impression!
  • Be polite, honest and sincere.
  • Show interest in the job by asking questions.
  • Bring a list of availability concerns, including school activities, family vacations, or any other conflicting schedules
  • Feel free to bring additional paperwork such as resumes or letters of recommendation
Please be sure to know who and which department your interview is with. You will need to check in with Human Resources prior to your interview when you arrive. Some positions which involve cash handling may require a math evaluation prior to your interview.

If you need to cancel or reschedule your interview, you will need to contact the department that scheduled it directly.


Tab - Directions


For your interview, you will need to report to the Human Resources office in the Dorney Park Administration Building. Only applicants with scheduled interviews will be permitted on property past the security gate.

The address is: 3830 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, PA 18104. 

Take I-78 West to exit 54B.Please take Hamilton Blvd east past the park's main entrance to Cedar Crest Blvd. Turn left onto Cedar Crest Blvd and proceed past the shopping plazas to the second street light. You will then turn left onto the 222 By-Pass across from Cedar Crest College. Turn right as the first streetlight onto Haines Mill Road. Proceed on Haines Mill to the bottom of the hill, approximately 0.5 mile down the road. The entrance to Dorney Park will be on the left, marked by several signs denoting the Dorney Park Employee and Service Entrance. 

Once you reach the end of Dorney Park Road, you will need to stop at the Guard Booth and let the security officer know your name and interview time. If you drove yourself, the officer will direct you to the employee parking lot and to the Human Resources location. Applicants who are being dropped off will need to have their ride wait at the drop-off location near the Guard Booth. 

Those taking the bus will need to enter at the Guard Booth and may need to walk down Haines Mill Road to get to the entrance point. You will be unable to walk through the park to get to your interview.