Six Flags seeks 3,000 workers
NEWS-SUN STAFF REPORT January 25, 2013 4:48PM
Texas-based Six Flags Entertainment Corp., announced record financial results for 2012, reporting $1.1 billion of annual revenue and $383 million of adjusted earnings. | Sun-Times Media file
Updated: February 27, 2013 6:12AM
GURNEE — Six Flags Great America expects to hire more than 3,000 seasonal employees this year, ranging from entry-level to management-level positions, including paid internships.
The company said Friday positions are available in a variety of departments, including guest relations, admissions, rides, park services, retail, food service, security, paramedics, landscaping, games, aquatics and entertainment.
Hiring events are scheduled for Feb. 9 and Feb. 23, and March 9 and March 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Candidates are encouraged to apply online at www.sixflagsjobs.com prior to arriving. The employee entrance is at 542 N. Route 21, Gurnee.
Six Flags is also seeking male and female actor/singers with strong live singing capabilities for lead roles in the all-new nighttime event, igNIGHT — Grand Finale. Candidates can set up an appointment to audition Feb. 2 by calling (847) 249-1776 extension 7469.
A Six Flags spokeswoman said employees receive competitive pay, free park admission, private employee events, reward programs, scholarships, flexible scheduling and health benefits.