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Kings Island hiring for 5,000 seasonal positions

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More than 5,000 jobs are up for grabs at Kings Island. The 364-acre amusement and water park is now accepting applications online for the 2018 season, which opens April 14.

A diverse range of job opportunities are available and associates needed in all areas of park operation. Those areas include admissions, call center, cash control, entertainment, finance, food and beverage, fire and safety, guest services, lifeguards, marketing internships, merchandise, rides, security, sweeps and warehouse.

Most of the park’s seasonal positions are available to applicants who are 16 years and older. A limited number of jobs require a minimum age of 15 years. Adults looking to supplement their income and retirees are encouraged to apply as well. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an on-site interview.

Don’t wait to apply. It’s competitive. A limited number of positions are available in several departments, and those positions can fill up quickly.

Prior to applying, thoroughly read the job descriptions for the positions you have interest in. You’re competing with other applicants for a job at one of the top seasonal amusement parks in the world and need to bring your A-game to the interview.

Associate benefits include flexible schedules for students, teachers, parents, retirees and part-time job seekers, option to work as many – or as few – hours as you want, free seasonal admission to Kings Island and all Cedar Fair parks and waterparks, discounts on food and merchandise, associate-only ride nights, parties, picnics, field trips and events, and more.

What could working at Kings Island teach you and how would it be beneficial to your career aspirations? In choosing to make Kings Island your employer of choice, you’ll develop these three essential and transferable skills: Communications skills, interpersonal skills and work ethic.

Seasonal positions at Kings Island also have the potential to turn into more than just a summer job. The majority of the park’s full-time year-round staff began their career as seasonal associates at Kings Island or other amusement parks.

Click here to search jobs and apply. For information, call (513) 754-5748 or go to


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Don Helbig

Don Helbig joined the Kings Island marketing team in 2007 as the park's public relations area manager. He began serving in his current role as area manager, digital marketing last summer. 

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