JACKSON – Job interviews are adapting to the conditions of the coronavirus pandemic and Six Flags Great Adventure is no exception.
The township-based amusement park recently announced its contact-free hiring and training process that will be employed during a virtual job fair to be held on February 13.
The theme park plans to hire 4,000 employees for the coming season for the amusement park, Wild Safari and Hurricane Harbor. The new hiring and training routine will be used to fill positions from March 2021 through January 2, 2022.
The parks will offer positions in more than 10 diverse departments according to Six Flags Great Adventure Communications Supervisor Megan Werts.
Six Flags Great Adventure Recruitment Supervisor Samantha Katcher said, “at Six Flags, the safety of our guests and team members is our top priority. Our new hiring process will provide applicants with a safe and comfortable environment, from completing an application through job training.”
Those interested in applying will start the process by completing an application online. Interviews, communication, and onboarding paperwork will be completed virtually. Six Flags Great Adventure will offer curbside drop-off for document verification this year. Once offered a position, new team members will:
- Visit the Six Flags Employment Center with required documents and remain in their vehicle;
- Call a phone number listed at their parking spot;
- Human Resources representative will pick up the documents from the car window and process the paperwork; and
- Applicant will receive processed documents along with a start date and training dates.
All trainings will then be conducted live through interactive, classroom-type, virtual meetings.
Six Flags is offering benefits for team members including advancement opportunities, educational scholarships, reward and recognition programs, free park admission and much more.
Among the positions open include: Ride Operations, Park Services (Custodial), Security, Food and Beverage Operations, Retail, Games, Admissions, Clerks, Landscaping and Guest Relations/VIP Services. The Safari is looking for Gatekeepers, Educators, and Lifeguards. The Wardrobe department needs Seamstresses and Launderers.
Six Flags will host virtual hiring events and will recruit team members virtually throughout the tri-state area at high schools, colleges, and local job fairs.
The virtual Job Fair will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those who wish to apply for job and access the fair on mysfga.com/jobs on February 13. Information about positions and on-the-spot interviews will be available. Candidates can also apply online at sixflagsjobs.com.
The hours for curbside document drops are Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments are encouraged.
Six Flags’ safety procedures require all employees to wear masks and are temperature-checked and health-screened each day. Gloves are worn as appropriate, per guidelines.
This year the Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure will open on March 20, and Six Flags Great Adventure will open March 27. For additional information, visit sixflags.com/greatadventure.