April 29, 2009

Hot Jobs 35: Theme Park Jobs

Welcome to Hot Jobs Wednesday. As you probably know by now, each Wednesday I post three of the newest, hottest jobs listed at the JobMonkey Job Center

If you are looking for a job, the Job Center is a great resource. We have thousands of job openings, updated daily. The best news is that it’s completely free for job seekers to search for jobs on the Job Center. So why not make it your first stop in the morning?

In today’s Hot Jobs announcements, we’re featuring theme park jobs. From ticket takers to performers to ride operators to marketing managers, theme parks offer a wide variety of employment opportunity. With summer approaching, a number of parks are looking to step up their employee pool in order to accommodate the influx of guests. If you’re in the market for a summer job, theme park work is a great opportunity. Learn more about the field from the JobMonkey section on theme park jobs.

1. Supervisor of Education (Tours), Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida

Busch Gardens is seeking a tour education supervisor with a BA in marketing/communications, education or related field. The position will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for the park’s new fee-based guest experiences including tours, interaction programs and keeper experiences. The supervisor will also assist in training and evaluating seven full and part-time staff, and be responsible for balance the department budget. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of post-college work experience, and preferably eight to ten years, including work with an AZA and/or accredited animal facility. Other qualifications include excellent presentation skills, superior supervisory skills, effective staff development skills, and familiarity with Microsoft. The position pays an advertised salary of $21.16-$26.45 per hour.

2. Entertainer Jobs, Sesame Place, Langhorne, PA

Sesame Place is looking to hire summer entertainers for its Langhorne, Pennsylvania park. Auditioned positions are dancers, actors and entertainment hosts. Non-auditioned positions are for theatrical services technician, costumer, and costume technician.

3. Admissions Attendants, Pacific Park, Santa Monica, California

Pacific Park in Santa Monica is looking to hire seasonal admissions attendants to assist guests in purchasing ticket, utilizing coupons, and receiving their complimentary wristbands. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with guests. Attendants will also be responsible for handling and counting cash and tallying reports. The position pays $8 per hour.

Good luck with your applications!

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