The Liberty Launchers

"We're a theme park, for heaven's sake – if we can't have fun on the job, who can?!" That's one of my favorite Will Koch quotes – the best part was that it was always followed by laughter. He wanted all of us – full-time and seasonal – to have fun working here. It was…

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Meeeeoooooow!

No we're not blogging about Kitty Claws today. We're giving you a look at what our Coaster Cats are up to. Heath and Anthony are up on the structure, working on one of The Voyage's ledgers. They're making adjustments to some of the ledgers and lean batters located past that last 90-degree section of track….

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A truly grounded crew

You guessed it already, didn't you? Today, we're sharing some information about our Grounds Department. "Grounds" includes three different crews: Morning Clean-up, Mowing, and the Afternoon Shift. Want to learn more? Check out this Grounds Department Video Job Preview: For more information about our Grounds Crews and a complete list of Seasonal Job opportunities, click…

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Walking the beat

I think nearly all of us have done this at one time or another – worn a pedometer to measure how many miles we put in here at the park. It can be an impressive number, depending on your department. Can you guess how many miles our Security Staff puts in over the season? Here's…

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A clean sweep

In recent posts, we've shown you what it's like to work in Food & Beverage and how Lifeguards and Slide Attendants keep busy all season long. Today, we introduce Jerry, one of our squeaky clean Sweepers: In this Video Job Preview, Jerry tells us just how many miles he walks each day: We begin accepting…

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Want a fun job?

… just add water. In this second in our series of Video Job Previews, Amanda takes you through what to expect when working at Splashin' Safari: We start accepting applications for seasonal jobs on January 3.

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Seasonal greetings

The time for seasonal hiring is nearly upon us … And for this new crop of applicants, we're providing some video job descriptions. Thought you'd like to see this peek behind the scenes as Brooke from Food & Beverage talks about her department: Feel like you now have a taste of what we need for…

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Wanted: 1,500 smiling faces

1995 seasonal employees

This time of the year, I must admit I find myself murmuring, “I’m so glad I’m not in Operations” on a daily basis. Not loudly, though. It would get on the Operations Staff’s last nerve. For the 2006 season, we plan to hire 1,500 Hosts & Hostesses. That’s a lot. Especially considering that the first…

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The apple doesn’t fall far … and is well fertilized

You never forget your child’s first job. Or his first day of work. (Right, John?) Especially when he works where you work. When my John filled out his Holiday World job application, there was a place to list past employment. The instructions even encouraged writing down such career accelerators as mowing lawns and babysitting. So…

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