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Six Flags Great America set to hire more than 3,000 seasonal positions

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 3:00 p.m. CDT
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Six Flags is hiring more than 3,000 season positions for a variety of departments.

GURNEE, Ill. —  Six Flags Great America is hiring more than 3,000 seasonal employees ranging from entry-level to management-level positions including paid internships.

Hiring events are scheduled for select Saturdays in February and March from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and candidates are encouraged to apply online at prior to arriving.

Hiring events will be held Feb. 9, Feb. 23, March 9 and March 23 at 542 N. Route 21, Gurnee, Ill., at the Employee Entrance.

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.

Team members receive perks such as:

• Competitive pay

• Free park admission

• Private employee events

• Reward programs

• Scholarships

• Flexible scheduling

• Health benefits

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 on Saturday, Feb. 2 by calling (847) 249-1776, ext. 7469 (SHOW).

Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor are two great parks that guests can experience for one low price. Located between Chicago and Milwaukee, Six Flags Great America offers endless adventures for the entire family with 14 heart-pounding roller coasters, a free 20-acre water park, spectacular shows, a nighttime firework and pyrotechnics extravaganza and three children’s areas.

For more information, visit the website

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