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There are nearly 100 different types of seasonal positions available at Dorney Park every summer. Whether this is your first job, or you have the experience necessary for some of the behind the scenes jobs, Dorney Park is an employer of choice for more than 2,500 associates. Below are some of the seasonal positions available. 

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Accounting & Finance

The Finance Team maintains the financial operations of the park. This includes reporting daily operating results, processing all of the park’s revenues, distributing other division’s cash tills, and coordinating the park’s internal control efforts. Finance also oversees Information Systems, which maintains most of the technology utilized by the park and Payroll.

Cash Control Teller: Distributing money bags to park cashiers, receiving returned revenues, issuing change to supervisors and group leads for park cashiers in their stand or store. (Minimum Age: 18)

Cash Control Teller- 3rd Shift: Organizing the cashier bags for processing and fill starting change funds for the next day business. (Minimum Age: 18)

Accounting Intern: Accounting Interns are hired for Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable positions. Please visit http://www.dorneypark.com/jobs/internships for further details on each job. (Minimum Age: 18) 
Qualifications: College major in Accounting and/or business related field or prior work experience required

Internal Auditor: Summer Interns are needed to fill highly visible audit staff positions. You can acquire a great deal of audit, accounting and business experience in these positions, while working in a fun and professional environment. This position is filled by our corporate accounting department please visit http://www.cedarfair.com/ir/careers/internships.cfm for complete details. Accounting or Finance major preferred. (Minimum Age: 18) 

Admissions

The smiling faces of The Admissions Team are the first impression our guests have when they enter the park and also the last one they have when they leave. Our goal is to make each day the best day of the year for our guests. If you have a positive attitude and like meeting newpeople, this is the perfect department for you!


Ticket Taker / Season Pass Host: Meets and greets guests; processes and verifies tickets for admission and season passes for guests entering the park. Enforces park policy and works with co-workers to keep wait times to a minimum. (Minimum Age: 14)
Qualifications: Basic math skills, ability to interact and converse with our guests in a courteous manner.

Park Ambassador: Meets and greets guests; seeks out guest interaction by implementing our "Best Day" initiatives. Resolves guest concerns in a courteous and enthusiastic manner. Cross trains and assists in other areas of the Admissions department as needed. (Minimum Age: 16) 
Qualifications: Basic math skills. Must have an outgoing personality and be willing to take the initiative to proactively meet and converse with guests. 

Cashier - Main Gate / Parking: Meets and greets guests; sells, processes, and verifies tickets for admission and extra charge experiences at the park, and parking. Enforces park ticketing and discounting policies and upsells products and services to our guests.(Minimum Age: 16)
Qualifications: Basic math skills, ability to interact and converse with our guests in a courteous manner.

Guest Services Representative: Meets and greets guests; works with supervision to solve common and complex guest concerns in a courteous and enthusiastic manner. Sells, processes, and verifies tickets for admission and extra charge experiences, and season passes for guests entering the park. (Minimum Age: 18)
Qualifications: Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Basic math skills, ability to interact and converse with our guests in a courteous manner. Previous experience working in a service related industry are a plus.
 

Food Operations

The Food and Beverage team is ready to hire friendly, dedicated individuals to join our summer season! We strive, each and evert day, to provide our guests the highest quality food with the best service, all while having the Best Day Ever! 

Food and Beverage Associate: Employee will be required to use a cash register and follow all cash handling policies, maintain clean work environment, and follow all food safety and sanitation policies and procedures. If over the age of 16, will be required to cook and prepare food items based on our specifications. 

Qualifications: Prior food service experience preferred, but not required, ability to interact in a courteous manner with guests and fellow associates. Minimum age:14

Food & Beverage Server: This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service in our sit down restaurant. They are in charge of learning the menu items, portions, accompaniments and prices. Must follow all proper procedures for sales and service, as well as state laws governing the sale and proper service of alcoholic beverages. Must keep a clean work environment and be a team player in the dining room. 

Qualifications: Prior food service experience preferred, but not required. RAMP certification preferred, but not required. Minimum Age: 18

Cook: Must learn all menu items, portions, and accompaniments to our specifications. Will be using major kitchen equipment including, but not limited to, fryer, grill and oven. Must be able to follow all food safety and sanitation policies and procedures and maintain a clean work environment. Must communicate effectively with management, supervisors and wait staff. 

Qualifications: Prior food service experience preferred, but not required. Ability to work in a team environment is required. Minimum Age: 18

Beer/Bartender: Must observe and follow all state laws governing the sale and serving of alcoholic beverages. Will be responsible for ringing up sales on the cash register, and well as following all cash handling policies and procedures. Must keep a clean work environment and assist the team as needed in the restaurant.  

Qualifications: RAMP certification preferred, but not required. Ability to interact in a courteous manner with all guests. Minimum Age: 18

Games

Our goal in the Games Department is to promote a fun and enjoyable experience to all guests!! In Games you will gain valuable experience learning various sales techniques and guest service skills. If you are enthusiastic and love meeting new people, Games is the perfect department for you. You will create positive experiences for guests and co-workers all while earning competitive wages and bonuses in a fun and dynamic environment.

Games Associates promote games and assist guests in the operation of various games. They attract guests to games by using voice, public address systems, and attractive prize displays and interact with guests throughout the gaming experience to ensure a positive and enjoyable experience for all. Associates at these locations use microphones to interact with guests and promote sales. They will also enhance the attractive nature of our park by ensuring that the games are stocked, products are displayed well and the park is clean. (Minimum Age: 16) Qualifications: Basic math skills. Ability to promote games and contests via microphone when applicable. Must have an outgoing personality and be willing to meet and interact with guests. 

Locker Attendants assist guests at the All Day Locker Rental kiosks to help them quickly and courteously thought the rental process at our electronic locker locations. They will also enhance the attractive nature of our park by ensuring that the park is clean for our guests enjoyment (Minimum Age: 16) Qualifications: Must have an outgoing personality and be willing to meet and interact with guests

Games Supervisors perform basic supervisory functions for assigned game locations; Ensuring that all games are clean, stocked, and neatly displayed. They assist with maintaining proper staff levels and team development. They also train games associates in areas of game operation and great guest service. (Minimum Age: 18) Qualifications: Basic math skills, Ability to interact and converse with employees and guests in a courteous manner. Previous leadership experience in a service related field is a plus.

HAUNT & Great Pumpkin Fest

Any Position for HAUNT: Interacts in a frightening eerie way to entertain guests by portraying a defined character as developed by management. Ensures that the company Cornerstones and Best Day initiatives are followed. (Minimum Age: 16) 

HAUNT Monster/Street Talent: Interacts in a frightening eerie way to entertain guests by portraying a defined character as developed by management. Ensures that the company Cornerstones and Best Day initiatives are followed. (Minimum Age: 16) 

Great Pumpkin Fest: Interacts in a fun friendly way to entertain guests by portraying a defined character as developed by management. Ensures that the company Cornerstones and Best Day initiatives are followed. (Minimum Age: 16) 

HAUNT/Boo Blast Talent Captain / Talent Coach: This position supervises and trains Halloween Haunt employees including Haunt/Boo Blast monsters, black out attendants, costumers, make-up artists and street talent. Ensures that the company Cornerstones and Best Day initiatives are followed. (Minimum Age: 18) 

Make-Up Artist: Applies make-up and effects to performers, and assists performers with mask application/removal and related issues. May also perform as street talent when directed by management. Ensures that the company Cornerstones and Best Day initiatives are followed. (Minimum Age: 18) 

HAUNT / Boo Blast Light/Sound Technician: Maintain the integrity of Haunt shows and attractions by trouble shooting and doing daily up keep of props, lighting, sound and fog. Ensures that the company Cornerstones and Best Day initiatives are followed. (Minimum Age: 18) 

HAUNT Costumer: Maintains all show and atmosphere costumes, assists performers with dressing and costume problems. May assist in laundering and proper storage of costumes. Ensures that the company Cornerstones and Best Day initiatives are followed. (Minimum Age: 17) 

Human Resources

The Human Resources Office is in charge of all hiring, training and employee processing functions within Dorney Park. 

Employee Trainer: Coordinates and conducts training programs for the park, which includes teaching a formal company orientation for associates. Classes size may be anywhere from 20 - 300.(Minimum Age: 18)
Qualifications: Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Powerpoint. Ability to pass a math assessment. Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provoncial law. Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

HR Wardrobe Clerk: Receives, stores, and issues proper uniform according to job assignment.(Minimum Age: 18)
Qualifications: Ability to demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Office. Ability ot pass a basic math assessment. Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provoncial law. Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

HR Office Clerk: Works closely with Department Representatives and other Human Resources team members to coordinate recruitment, group volunteers, and associate services functions. (Minimum Age: 18)
Qualifications: Ability to demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Office. Ability ot pass a basic math assessment. Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provoncial law. Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

Bus Driver: Ensures the safe and efficient transportation of riders. (Minimum Age: 18)
Qualifications: Ability to maintan a valid Commercial Driver's License and safe driving record. Ability to pass a basic math assessment. Ability to demonstrate exceptional verbal communication skills. Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provoncial law. Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

Information Systems

Assists in installing and maintaining various computer systems. Inputs data, process user requests. Troubleshoot, install, support and upgrade computer software / hardware including network infrastructure. (Minimum Age: 18)
Qualifications: A+ Certification required or equivalent experience. Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of personal computers in a windows environment. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of PC software and willing to lean new software packages and procedures.

Live Entertainment

William Shakespeare wrote in As You Like It, “All the World’s a Stage” and at Dorney Park we have more than one stage for the shows that entertain our guests from all over the world. 

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to one of the PEANUTS gang? Have you wanted to operate a light or sound board for a summer production? Would you like to see one of your costumes under the bright lights of a stage? Are you energetic and like to interact with children? Does the idea of sharing your knowledge of Paleontology and Dinosaurs with the park’s guest excite you? If you answered yes to any of these questions we encourage you to apply for one of our highly sought after entertainment positions.

We are hiring for the following positions:
• Dinosaurs Alive! Tour Guides- Minimum age 16
• Character Escorts- Minimum age 14
• Costumed Characters- Minimum age 14/ Maximum height 5’2”
• Backstage Crew- Minimum age 18
     o Wardrobe Technician
     o Lighting Technician
     o Sound Technician
• Costumer/Dresser- Minimum age 16

During your summer at Dorney Park you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities. At Dorney Park, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer the opportunity to apply for scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more! Work, play, and get paid at Dorney Park!

Performers for Center Stage Shows are hired through Fancy Pants Productions

Maintenance

Any Position In Maintenance: Preform work as assigned by supervisor in a safe and timely manner. Ability to work different shifts as required. May be required to work long hours at different times of the season. Will be required to work outside in all environments. Need to follow all company policies. (Minimum Age:18)
Qualifications: Drivers License and ability to demonstrate ability to preform job applying for. 

Carpenter Assistant: Prior to opening day, the assistant will assist with the set up of the park and any construction needs to open the park. During the operating season, the Carpenter assistant will work with a carpenter performing daily inspections of wood structures. He/she will also assist with any duty relating to the carpentry department for the operation of Dorney Park. During the Haunt set up period, he/she will assist in constructing various Halloween props and displays. During the operation of Haunt he/she will assist in the inspection of Haunt props and displays. After the operating season, he/she will assist in the winterization of the park. (Minimum Age:18)

Night Services: Keep park and equipment clean at all times. May be required to operate equipment . Examples not limited to : pressure washers, water trucks, sweepers trucks, tractors, or any other equipment assigned by supervisor. Sweepers and trash removal a well as any other job involved in cleaning the park. Preform work as assigned by supervisor in a safe and timely manner. Ability to work different shifts as required. May be required to work long hours at different times of the season. Need to follow all company policies.(Minimum Age:18). This job is typically at Night. 

Electrical Assistant: Individual will perform basic electrical and mechanical skills. Individual must be able to work alone. Individual may be required to climb using both step and extension ladders. Individual may be required to use manlift or bucket truck. Individual must be flexible to work both weekends, weekdays, day or night shift. (Minimum Age:18) 
Qualifications: Basic Electrical and Mechanical Theory, Valid Drivers License, Basic Hand Tools, Use able to use a multimeter.

HVAC Assistant: This position repairs and installations for the parks HVAC systems per the direction of the plumbing foreman.  (Minimum Age:18) 

Landscape Laborer: Must like to work outdoors in all weather. Able to be ready to work at 6 am. Willing to learn various landscape equipment. (Minimum Age:18) 

Mechanic: Maintain proper ride operations. Preform ride repairs and inspections and fill out all paper work as required. Preform various jobs as assigned by supervisor. Able to wear safety equipment. Will need to keep work areas clean. Will need to be reliable. Provide own hand tools other than specialty tools. Able to climb and work at heights up to 250 feet. Need to be able to work different shifts as needed. Will be required to have a valid drivers license. May be required to work long hours at different times of the year.(Minimum Age:18) 
Qualifications: Ability to demonstrate mechanical experience and trouble shoot rides and equipment. May be required to obtain different certifications as needed to preform job. Full time employees will be required to obtain a PA ride inspector certification also.

Painter: Perform the duties of Painter entailing the preparation of various substrates and the application of coatoings to them. Assist in all phases of preparation including Cleaning by solvent wiping, hand washing and power-washing. Sanding by hand and with power tools.grinding,etc. Prepare and repair fiberglass ride units as needed. Assist in the application of architecual latex coatings, single and dual component industrial coatings, swimmimng pool paints, etc.(Minimum Age:18)
Qualifications: Some prior experience in the field is required. Will be able to work from step ladders and extension ladders. Will be able to work in all kinds of weather conditions. Fork lift experience is desirable. Must be able to work neatly and efficently with minimal supervision. Must have good oral and written communication skills. Must be in good general physical condition. This position will require the successful applicant to to spend extended periods of time on his/her feet. Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs.

Plumber Assistant: This position is responsible for all plumbing repairs and food equipment up keep turn all water on to all building locations. And any other duties as asigned by the plumbing foreman.(Minimum Age:18)

Sign / Graphics: Help in maintaining and installing signs and graphics in the park. Assist in the design creation and execution of new signs, graphics and displays to be used in the park. Trim and assemble large format prints. Knowledge of Adobe CS and large format printing is helpful.(Minimum Age:18)

Waterpark Maintenance: maintain proper ride operations. Preform ride repairs and inspections and fill out all paper work as required. Preform various jobs as assigned by supervisor. Able to wear safety equipment. Will need to keep work areas clean. Will need to be reliable. Provide own hand tools other than specialty tools. Able to climb and work at heights up to 250 feet. Need to be able to work different shifts as needed. Will be required to have a valid drivers license. Need to be able to tell the difference in colors and shades of colors to preform water tests. May be required to work long hours at different times of the year. (Minimum Age:18)
Qualifications: Ability to demonstrate mechanical experience and trouble shoot rides and equipment. May be required to obtain different certifications as needed to preform job. Need to know how to swim. Full time employees will need to be able to get scuba diving certification and PA ride inspection certification as well as CPO certification.

Marketing & Sales

Position Title Minimum Age
Supervisor - Call Center

18

Call Center Associate

18
Public Relations Coordinator 18
Receptionist 18
Promotions Coordinator 18
Inside Sales Associate 18

 

Merchandise & Retail

The Merchandise department is full of great associates who work together to bring joy and memories to the guests of the park. 

Members of the Merchandise Team:

Improve their people skills
Practice visual display techniques 
Develop attention to detail
Gain valuable experience
And MAKE LIFELONG FRIENDS!!

All while earning competitive wages and bonuses in a fun and dynamic environment.

Merchandise Associates make people’s trip memorable by assisting them with purchasing souvenirs. They need to be comfortable handling money and interacting with people in a friendly and helpful manner. They will also enhance the attractive nature of our park by ensuring that the stores are stocked, products are priced, displays are neat and organized; and the park is clean. (Minimum Age: 16) 

Photo Operations Associates work at our souvenir roller coaster picture stands. They enhance guest experience by providing knowledgeable assistance in picking out the perfect photo souvenir for a lifelong memory of their rides. Associates at these locations use microphones to interact with guests and promote sales. They will also enhance the attractive nature of our park by ensuring that the stores are stocked, products are priced, displays are neat and organized; and the park is clean (Minimum Age: 16)

Merchandise Supervisors perform basic supervisory functions for assigned retail locations; Ensuring that all stores are clean, stocked, and neatly displayed. They assist managers with maintaining proper staff levels and make necessary adjustments as needed. They also train merchandise associates in areas of game operation and great guest service. (Minimum Age: 18)
 

Ride Operations

Which ride at Dorney Park is your favorite? Have you ever thought it would be fun to see how it works and send guests on the ride of a lifetime? If you answered yes, then a position as a ride operator could be perfect for you!

Safety is our number one priority in the rides department. As a ride operator, you will be required to enforce ride restrictions and recommendations, restrict the number of guests on the loading platform to the number that can be seated on the ride, assist with loading and unloading the ride, measuring children at height stations and issuing appropriate wristbands. Additionally, you will be required to work on your feet for long periods of time in all weather conditions.

We are hiring for the following positions:
Ride Operations Clerk/Cashier- Minimum age 16
Ride Operator – Minimum age 16
Ride Operations Supervisor– Minimum age 18

During your summer at Dorney Park you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the world and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities. At Dorney Park, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more! Work, play, and get paid at Dorney Park!

Park Services

If you’ve visited our park, you know that we take pride in its cleanliness. It takes a dedicated team to keep our park so clean and we would love for you to join it!

Being a Park Services Associate is much more than sweeping, picking up trash, and cleaning the restrooms. This role involves a great deal of guest interaction as you are highly visible to our guests. You will answer guest questions about our rides, food and shows as well as give directions to the ATM, restrooms, and the nearest Funnel Cake location. You will be on your feet a great deal and required to work in all weather conditions in this role. If you enjoy working independently, this could be the position for you as you will be responsible for an assigned area each day.

We are hiring for the following positions:
Park Services Attendant – Minimum age 14
Park Services Supervisor – Minimum age 18

In return, during your summer at Dorney Park you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the world and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities. At Dorney Park, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more! Work, play, and get paid at Dorney Park!

Safety & Security

Position Title Minimum Age Job Code
Emergency Medical Responder* 18 062
Any Position in Security* 18 050
Certified Officer - ACT 235* 18 051
Communications Center* 18 052
Lost & Found/Property Office* 18 053
Uncertified Officer 18 054
Traffic Services 16 055
Investigations/Loss Prevention Officer* 18 056

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Requires special skills and/or previous experience. 

Warehouse

Position Title Minimum Age Job Code
Warehouse Supervisor* 18 065
Warehouse Associate 18 066

 

 

*Requires special skills and/or previous experience. 

Wildwater Kingdom Operations

Lifeguard Description: Minimum Age 16
Come make a splash in our Aquatics department this summer as a member of our lifeguard crew! We provide the training required for the position, as well as a summer of memories that you will look back on for years to come.

Keeping our guests safe is our priority at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, and as a lifeguard that is your number one job. We are looking for detailed, dedicated, and professional individuals who are safety and guest service- conscious, to keep an eye on our waters.
No experience? No problem! We offer free Ellis Certification to all of our lifeguards. Uniforms are also provided free of charge.

What can Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom offer you that other employers cannot? You will make new friendships , and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities. At Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer the opportunity to apply for scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, flexible scheduling and so much more! Work, play, and get paid at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom!

Aquatics Attendant Description: Minimum Age 14
Come make a splash in our Aquatics department this summer as a member of our Aquatics Crew! We provide the training required for the position, as well as a summer of memories that you will look back on for years to come.

Keeping our guests safe and happy, is our priority at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom and helping the lifeguard associates do that is your number one job. We are looking for detailed, dedicated, and professional individuals who are safety and guest service conscious, to help make it the Best Day for all who visit and work at the park.

What can Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom offer you that other employers cannot? You will make new friendships and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities. At Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we will award scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, flexible scheduling and so much more! Work, play, and get paid at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom!