With Opening Day less than three months away, Cedar Point will be holding open interviews this Friday night and Saturday for summer jobs at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort.
The interviews will be held on Friday night, Feb. 26 from 5-8 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The interviews will be held at the park's Breakers Express Hotel, located at 1201 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky. Open interviews are also planned for March 26-27 and April 10.
The park will be looking to fill more than 4,500 positions for this summer's operating season.
Prior to attending the interviews, all applicants need to complete an online application. To apply, visit www.cedarpoint.com and click on "Jobs."
Available positions include ride operator, food service attendant and merchandise and game associate.
Overall, there are more than 50 different job classifications available. Other positions include admission employee, lifeguard, marina dockhand, parking/toll attendant and room attendant. Many of the jobs will qualify for college credit for an internship at many schools including Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Recreation, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Human Resources and more.
Cedar Point offers positions starting at $7.30 per hour. Employees under the age of 16 will earn $7.25 per hour. Other employee benefits include low-cost housing for employees who are at least 18 years old and live more than 30 miles from the park, on-site employee cafeteria, free uniform exchange, recreation center and extensive employee activity program. Summer employees are also eligible to enroll in a seasonal health care program.
Cedar Point employees also have free admission to Cedar Point, the Soak City waterpark and the park's sandy beach.
Cedar Point will be open daily Saturday, May 15 through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. The park will then reopen for weekend operations through Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010.
With thrilling rides, award-winning live entertainment, special attractions and resort accommodations, Cedar Point is one of the most popular amusement parks and vacation destinations in the country. It has been named the "Best Amusement Park in the World" for 12 consecutive years.
New this summer will be Shoot the Rapids, an exciting river-ride adventure that will feature two hills, rocky canyons with spraying water and a splashy grand finale.
To obtain additional information about jobs at Cedar Point, please call 1.800.668.JOBS (5627) or visit cedarpoint.com.