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Admissions Associate

Job Code: 413.1
Minimum Age: 16

Are you looking for the opportunity to be the first interaction our guests have when they come to the park? Do you want the privilege of enhancing our guests’ experiences with each conversation?  If you are outgoing, welcoming and ready to make sure “Every Guest, Every Day, Every Time” has the best day ever, then a position with the Admissions Department is for you. 

You have the opportunity to greet guests, explain parking options, and complete transactions at our new parking Tolls location; welcome guests at our Sales window and make suggestions to enhance the guests experience at the park; quickly and professionally take photos and process season passes in our Processing Center; and scan tickets, passes and phones at our Turnstile locations while encouraging our guests to “Have the Best Day Ever”.

What can Kings Island offer you?  You will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities .At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer the opportunity to apply for scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you will receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!

Food Service

Line Cook

Job Code: 313.10
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

If you’ve ever dreamed of cooking your favorite food for thousands of people, working as a line cook in one of our food locations can help you accomplish your goal!  From Outer Hanks Burrito Shack to the Reds Hall of Fame Grille, you can please our park guests with a vast assortment of culinary delights.

While working in this position, we will teach you proper food handling techniques, how to cook and prepare our menu items, service and production flow, and so much more!  There are opportunities for promotion and more training during your season as well for those who excel in this position.  As a cook, you will have a chance to make a huge impact on our guests’ day since sometimes the food is one of their more memorable experiences.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we award scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Area Supervisor

Job Code: 313.11
Minimum Age: 18
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

The Food and Beverage department is looking for associates with supervisory experience in the fast food industry to become a part of the Kings Island supervisory team.  The Food and Beverage department at Kings Island has many areas of responsibility from catering and special events, the waterpark, Reds Hall of Fame Grille, and so much more!

An area supervisor oversees food and beverage operations and staff throughout the park while working closely with full time management in the department.  The area supervisor has a great number of responsibilities such as tracking labor, responding to and resolving guest complaints, hiring and training new associates, ensuring that safety and cleanliness procedures are followed, and more.  If you are detail oriented and have great time management skills, this position is perfect for you.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Line Cook

Job Code: 313.12
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

If you’ve ever dreamed of cooking your favorite food for thousands of people, working as a line cook in one of our food locations can help you accomplish your goal!  From Outer Hanks Burrito Shack to the Reds Hall of Fame Grille, you can please our park guests with a vast assortment of culinary delights.

No experience, no problem!  While working in this position, we will teach you proper food handling techniques, how to cook and prepare our menu items, service and production flow, and so much more!  There are opportunities for promotion and more training during your season as well for those who excel in this position.  As a cook, you will have a chance to make a huge impact on our guests’ day by pleasing the palate of our guests.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Supervisor

Job Code: 313.13
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

The Food and Beverage Department is looking for associates who are 16 years of age and older who can demonstrate knowledge of the policies and procedures of the park and the Food and Beverage Division.  The associate in this role must have great communication skills as the line of communication between the supervisors, associates and full time Food and Beverage Management must always be clear.

In this role, you will gain the experience to train, evaluate and coach your team as required.  A great deal of guest interaction will be required in this role as you will be called upon to resolve guest complaints and associate issues within your location.  You will gain the knowledge of how to budget and staff your location properly, in addition to being mentored by experienced upper management.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Beer Pourer

Job Code: 313.15
Minimum Age: 19
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

Do you have an outgoing personality?  Have you been told that you are easy to talk to?  Why not work as a beer pourer in our Food and Beverage Department.  If you are at least 19 years of age, come to a place where everybody knows your name, we’ll always be glad you came!

While working in this position you will get to interact with guests from all over the world, providing them a best day of the year experience.  The food department offers many opportunities for promotions and additional training to those who excel in their work.  Additionally, you may become afavorite of many guests on a hot day at the park!  We encourage you to interact with the guests and suggest attractions for them to visit, whether it is a show, our new ride, or referring them to our ever popular Reds Hall of Fame Restaurant.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Auditor

Job Code: 313.4
Minimum Age: 18
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

Do you like working with numbers and analyzing trends?  The Food and Beverage Department is looking for associates with experience in tracking, reporting, and reconciling financial data.  If you are at least 18 years of age, we would like for you to consider this position.

The Food Auditor investigates excessive cash variance and takes corrective action if necessary, works closely with management in Food and Beverage as well as Finance, conducts audits, evaluates Team Leaders, and so much more.  This position does have a great deal of responsibility but it is important to note that there are opportunities for promotion and additional training for those associates who excel in this area.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Dishwasher

Job Code: 313.6
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

The Food and Beverage department is looking for individuals who are at least 16 years of age to help out in the kitchen as dishwashers.  Clean dishes are essential to the operation of the Food and Beverage operation and if you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where you can see the results of your contribution, this position is perfect for you!

While working in this position, you will learn to operate all dish machine equipment safely, maintain sanitation in your work space, learn the proper storage of all equipment, and much more.  You will be part of a team in your role as a dishwasher, so you will make friends in the workplace.

In return for all of your hard work, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Busser

Job Code: 313.7
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

If you would enjoy working in our full service restaurant and are at least 16 years of age, a position as a busser is a great way to contribute to the team.  This is a fast-paced environment that requires a team effort to provide our guests with a great dining experience.

In this role, you will learn the safety and cleanliness protocols of Kings Island.  You will be a valuable asset to the team by keeping the dining room clean and getting tables ready for the guests. 

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Server

Job Code: 313.8
Minimum Age: 19
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

Do you enjoy the Cincinnati Reds, good food, and interacting with people?  Working in the Reds Hall of Fame Grille as a server could be a great position for you. 

We are looking for individuals who are at least 19 years of age with great people skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.  This is one of the few tipped positions in our park and our servers tend to be very happy with the results of a hard day’s work in our only full service restaurant.  In addition to taking orders, you will be responsible for cashing out your guest, assisting with the clean-up of your area and other general duties.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Host

Job Code: 313.9
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

Do you enjoy Cincinnati Reds baseball AND good food?  Working as a host in our full service restaurant, the Reds Hall of Fame Grille could be the perfect position for you!

We are looking for outgoing individuals who enjoy guest interactions who are at least 16 years of age.  In this position at our only full service restaurant you will greet and seat our guests, answer questions they may have, make recommendations regarding food, rides and shows, resolve concerns when possible, and much more. 

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Associate

Job Code: 313.1
Minimum Age: 16

Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment?  As a line associate in Food & Beverage, you will learn new skills that will be a valuable asset at any job, you'll make new friendships, and since we offer flexible scheduling you will still have time to pursue extracurricular activities at school such as marching band or sports.

In this position, you will be able to work directly with our guests.  Providing a best day experience to every guest every time they visit is our goal and you will have this opportunity as a food associate.  You will learn proper cash handling techniques, safety and cleanliness procedures, and much more.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Starbucks Barista

Job Code: 313.2
Minimum Age: 16

Do you enjoy the aroma of fresh brewed coffee?  At our newly renovated Starbucks location on International Street, the largest in the Tristate area, you can enjoy the aroma of espresso, lattes, and all the Starbucks products.  If this sounds like your cup of tea, or cup of Joe, you may enjoy a position as a barista.

We are looking for individuals who are at least 16 years of age with great guest service skills who excel in a fast-paced environment.  You will receive training on proper food handling techniques, how to prepare hot and cold beverages, proper cash handling techniques, and much more.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities  to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Bartender

Job Code: 313.3
Minimum Age: 21

The Food and Beverage department is looking for outgoing individuals who are at least 19 years old to tend bar.  This is a very fun position for individuals who enjoy guest interaction; it is one of the few tipped locations at our park.

While working in this position, you will be required to check identification of all guests served, maintain safety and cleanliness of your location, operate the cash register, and much more.  We will provide you with the training needed to make delicious beverages and you will bring the best day experience to our guests every day.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Trainer

Job Code: 313.5
Minimum Age: 18

The Food and Beverage Department is looking for associates who are 18 years of age and older with previous park experience to facilitate training classes for line associates, as well as Team Leaders, in the Food and Beverage Department.   This position requires clear communication between the facilitator and Food and Beverage Management.  Previous teaching/ training experience is a plus.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Warehouse Attendant - Days

Job Code: 311.2
Minimum Age: 18

Do you enjoy working behind the scenes?  You can be a valuable asset to the Kings Island Food and Beverage team by working in the Food Warehouse.    If you are at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license, this position is one for you to consider.

As part of the Food Warehouse team, you will learn to safely operate equipment such as the forklift, maintain inventory and rotate stock, pull items for delivery to food locations all over the park, and much more.  This position is physically demanding and requires you to work in all weather conditions. Your primary guest will be the internal guest, the Kings Island associates.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities..  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Warehouse Attendant - Nights

Job Code: 311.1
Minimum Age: 18

Do you enjoy working behind the scenes?  Are you a night person? You can be a valuable asset to the Kings Island Food and Beverage team by working in the Food Warehouse.    If you are at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license, this position is one for you to consider.

As part of the Food Warehouse team, you will learn to safely operate equipment such as the forklift, maintain inventory and rotate stock, pull items for delivery to food locations all over the park, and much more.  This position is physically demanding and requires you to work in all weather conditions. Your primary guest will be the internal guest, the Kings Island associates.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!

Games

Job Code: 264.1
Minimum Age: 16

Are you looking for a job that just shouts FUN?  Your search is over because a summer spent in the games department will be the most fun you’ll ever have at work. 

The Games department is looking for outgoing personalities who can entice our guests to play games and have a great time doing it.  You will learn salesmanship techniques once you are hired, in addition to proper cash-handling techniques and how to maintain a safe and clean work area.   This position requires great guest service at all times as you are always visible to our guests.  Our goal is to give each guest the best day of the year experience every time they visit the park.

What do our Games Associates have to say about their experiences in the park?  One Area Supervisor had this to say when asked:

"Kings Island has impacted me in a way I never imagined would come from a summer job. Not only did I make my closest friends at Kings Island, but I made life-changing relationships with coworkers, bosses, associates, and guests that receive the best day ever. Kings Island gave me valuable skills for my future as a teacher: I know how to provide excellent service with a smile, I learned how to speak in public and get over my fear of looking silly, and I retain information faster and easier than ever after my training as an associate. When I was promoted to area supervisor, I got to work with the very kids I wanted to teach one day--a truly perfect fit. After my promotion, I realized the impact I have on all of the associates I hire and train: I'm giving them the experience Kings Island once gave to me, and still gives to me every day! Kings Island has also supported my education by awarding me an honorary scholarship. Does your job do that?! Of all the summer jobs you could get, Kings Island has given me more than I could have asked for, and I am forever grateful. Thank you Kings Island!"

We also asked a line associate about the first time work experience in the Games Department.

“I love working in the Games Department at Kings Island. It has been a great experience, which is why I am returning for my fourth season in the summer. I love the fun and energetic atmosphere. My favorite things about working here include the people, the after work events, and seeing the guests’ smile when they win a prize. I highly recommend working in the Games Department. It is the best summer job you will ever have.”

As you can see, we have a lot to offer! During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Warehouse Attendant

Job Code: 264.2
Minimum Age: 18
Drivers License Required: Yes

If you enjoy being part of a team but prefer working behind the scenes, consider joining the Games Warehouse team.  If you are at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license, have good organizational skills, and enjoy working outside, this could be the position for you.

In this position, deliveries are made to all games locations, inventory must be organized and stored, deliveries from vendors must be unloaded and counted, and, in addition to other duties, you will be trained to help out in games on busy days.  This position is physically demanding and involves working in all types of weather conditions.

What would one of our Games Associates have to say about working here?  We asked one of our first year associates and this is what we learned:

 “I love working in the Games Department at Kings Island. It has been a great experience, which is why I am returning for my fourth season in the summer. I love the fun and energetic atmosphere. My favorite things about working here include the people, the after work events, and seeing the guests’ smile when they win a prize. I highly recommend working in the Games Department. It is the best summer job you will ever have.”

Working at Kings Island is more than a summer job, it's an experience.  During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we have scholarship opportunities for associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Plush Repair Attendant

Job Code: 264.3
Minimum Age: 18

Don’t you just love those adorable stuffed animals that you see hanging all over the park? Have you ever wondered what happens to them if they become slightly damaged?  We offer this position for a plush repair attendant who makes minor repairs to our slightly damaged animals so that they can go back into the park and join the fun!

If you have the knack with a needle and are at least 18 years of age, why not consider this fun position?  Not only do you make minor repairs to plush, but you receive training so that you can work in the games department as needed.

 In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Rehire

Job Code: 264
Minimum Age: 15

Welcome back!  We are happy that you have decided to return for another season with us.  As you know from your rehire letter, there are many changes in store for our park.  The new attraction in Soak City, Tropical Plunge, is sure to be a success this year.  Make sure you ride it on the first of our two planned associate only waterpark rides nights this summer!

The other major change will be to our tolls plaza.  We now have one location to facilitate faster entry to the park and less congestion on Kings Island Drive; it’s a win- win for everyone!

We have heard your feedback as well and are offering more associate perks.  We have a very full associate activities calendar, so keep your eyes open for more information to plan your summer fun.  We are offering more changes to our scholarship program as well, so keep your eyes open for more details.  Changes are on the way to Cornerstone and the food offerings as well.  As always, we will keep you informed through the CORE Communication Boards and posted flyers in your locations.

Working is more fun when you work with your friends.  Tell your friends to apply and enjoy summer activities with them.  You can even share the ride to work!  Work, Play and Get Paid at Kings Island!
Once again, welcome back.  Thanks for making Kings Island your Employer of Choice!


 

IT

Technician

Job Code: 612.1
Minimum Age: 18

If you are at least 18 years of age or older with at least 6 months experience in the field of Information Technology, Kings Island is a great place to learn more in your field.  If you are hoping to obtain Intern credit, Kings Island can be your hands on classroom. 

In this position, you will troubleshoot issues and resolve them; set up and dismantle equipment and build personal computers and laptops.  You will work with mentors with a great deal of experience in this field to learn skills that you can build on each season.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we award scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!

Maintenance

Technician

Job Code: 544.2
Minimum Age: 18

The Maintenance Department is looking for technicians to assist in the inspection, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of ride and facility electrical equipment.  If you are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’ license and have experience working with electrical systems, this could be the ideal position for you.

In this position you will be required to use power tools, hand tools and solder.  You will learn Kings Island safety procedures when working on and around our rides.  Additionally, this position is physical, involves repetitive motion, and requires the associate to work in all weather conditions.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Plumber

Job Code: 547.8
Minimum Age: 18
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: Yes

The Maintenance department is looking for plumbers with at least 2 years of experience in the plumbing industry to join their team.  Plumbers must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.

Our plumbers install, maintain and repair water, gas, and sewer systems and equipment throughout the park.  This position is physical, requires the use of chemicals, involves repetitive motion, and requires the associate to work in all weather conditions.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Landscaper

Job Code: 547.1
Minimum Age: 18

On your visits to Kings Island, have you ever noticed how beautiful our flower beds are and how neatly trimmed our grounds are kept?  It takes a dedicated team to make this happen and if you like working outside with plants this could be the position for you!

In addition to installing and removing flowers, plants, trees and mulch you will work with power equipment such as leaf blowers and mowers as well as hand tools such as pruners and rakes.  This position is physically demanding and you should be prepared to work outdoors in all types of weather to ensure the park looks spectacular at all times.  We take pride in the appearance of our grounds and guests compliment us on this every day.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities such as rides nights and grill days, which offer free food.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Carpenter

Job Code: 547.4
Minimum Age: 18

Do you enjoy working with tools and seeing the result of your labor?  A position in our carpentry department could be what you are looking for if you answered yes to this question.  If you are at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license, you could work in our carpentry department.

In addition to measuring and cutting wooden ride components, you will inspect track on our rides each day.  There is much more to this position that driving nails and basic carpentry, although that is part of the job!  You will need to be prepared to work in all weather conditions in this position and there will be a great deal of repetitive movement and lifting.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we award scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Plumber's Helper

Job Code: 547.5
Minimum Age: 18

Do you have a working knowledge of plumbing but a desire to learn more?  If you are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, this position is for you!

As a Plumber’s Helper, you will assist with the installation, maintenance and repair of water, gas, and sewer systems and equipment throughout the park.  You will test pool water and maintain records, replace gas mantles, and much more.  This position is physical, requires the use of chemicals, involves repetitive motion, and requires the associate to work in all weather conditions.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


HVAC/Food Mechanic

Job Code: 547.7
Minimum Age: 18

If you are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license and have at least 1 year of experience in food service equipment repair, a position with us in HVAC could be in your future.   In this position, there could be opportunities for you to learn new skills as well.

Associates in HVAC assist in installing food service equipment as well as maintaining it for proper function.  Additionally, troubleshooting skills are a plus as being able to diagnose a malfunction is vital to getting the machinery up and running.  You will need to be prepared to work in all weather conditions in this position and there will be a great deal of repetitive movement and lifting.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we award scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Rides Mechanic

Job Code: 548.1
Minimum Age: 18

Do you enjoy the rides at Kings Island?  Would you like to learn how we repair them?  In this position, we are looking for individuals who are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license who have at least 1 year of experience in the repair field to come learn how we inspect and repair our rides.

This position requires the associate to perform daily safety inspections, perform preventative maintenance, inspect and repair rides, and much more.  You will learn Kings Island safety procedures when working on and around our rides.  Additionally, this position is physical, involves repetitive motion, and requires the associate to work in all weather conditions.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Rides Maintenance Rehire

Job Code: 548
Minimum Age: 18

Welcome back!  We are happy that you have decided to return for another season with us.  As you know from your rehire letter, there are many changes in store for our park.  The new attraction in Soak City, Tropical Plunge, is sure to be a success this year.  Make sure you ride it on the first of our two planned associate only waterpark rides nights this summer!

The other major change will be to our tolls plaza.  We now have one location to facilitate faster entry to the park and less congestion on Kings Island Drive; it’s a win- win for everyone!

We have heard your feedback as well and are offering more associate perks.  We have a very full associate activities calendar, so keep your eyes open for more information to plan your summer fun.  We are offering more changes to our scholarship program as well, so keep your eyes open for more details.  Changes are on the way to Cornerstone and the food offerings as well.  As always, we will keep you informed through the CORE Communication Boards and posted flyers in your locations.

Working is more fun when you work with your friends.  Tell your friends to apply and enjoy summer activities with them.  You can even share the ride to work!  Work, Play and Get Paid at Kings Island!
Once again, welcome back.  Thanks for making Kings Island your Employer of Choice!

Merchandise

Sales Associate

Job Code: 214.1
Minimum Age: 16

If you have an outgoing personality and would love to help people select memorable souvenirs, a position as a sales associate in the Merchandise Department is just right for you!  Is this your first job?  Don’t worry, we provide training along the way.

Sales associates maintain store displays and shelves to ensure that our guests can always find that special item but they are also available to make recommendations should the guest need assistance.  Associates must be comfortable handling cash and providing our guests with directions to other attractions in the park. 

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Specialized Sales Associate

Job Code: 214.2
Minimum Age: 16

If you have an outgoing personality and would love to help people select memorable souvenirs, a position in specialized sales is for you!  Is this your first job?  Don’t worry, we will provide training to the right candidate.

In specialized sales you will demonstrate products to our guests, provide information to them regarding our products and our park, and use a cash register or money apron to make change.  You must be comfortable speaking in front of groups as this position is outdoors and often attracts a large gathering.  This position will require the associate to work in all weather conditions and be on your feet for long periods of time.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Cabana Server

Job Code: 214.3
Minimum Age: 19

If you have an outgoing personality and love working outside, this position was made for you!  The Cabana Server works in Soak City providing excellent guest service to our guest in the Cabana area and must be at least 19 years of age.

The Cabana server is required to check the ID of our guests who are ordering alcoholic beverages to comply with Ohio Liquor Laws in regards to age requirements, must be comfortable handling cash, and must possess strong customer service skills.  Additionally, this position requires the server to be outside in all weather conditions and on your feet for long periods of time.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Maintenance Associate

Job Code: 214.4
Minimum Age: 18

Do you enjoy working with your hands?  In this position, you will be a valuable asset to the Merchandise Department by making repairs to Merchandise equipment.

The Maintenance Associate in Merchandise makes repairs to strollers, maintains wheelchairs and ECV’s, maintains coin operated machines, replaces and tracks missing locker keys with new core and key and much more.  In this position you will be require to work in all weather conditions, perform tasks that require heavy lifting and repetitive motion.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Candy Production

Job Code: 214.5
Minimum Age: 18

Do you have a sweet tooth and the ability to make candy without eating it?  A position in candy production could by the one for you! 

Did you know that Kings Island makes a great deal of the candy that we sell?  From fudge to Buckeyes, we make it here on property and you can learn how!   In addition to making candy, associates must possess excellent guest service skills and be comfortable handling cash.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Warehouse Attendant

Job Code: 211.1
Minimum Age: 18
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

Do you enjoy working behind the scenes?  You can make an impact on the entire Merchandise Department as part of our Merchandise Warehouse team.  If you are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, this position could be the one for you!

Warehouse associates are responsible for loading and unloading deliveries and stocking warehouse shelves, products must be delivered to merchandise locations so that they can remain well stocked, and all associates receive training to work in merchandise and games so that they can help out when the park is busy.  There is a great deal of responsibility in this role; additionally, this position involves repetitive motion, heavy lifting, and the requirement to work in all weather conditions.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!

Park Services

Associate

Job Code: 414.1
Minimum Age: 15

If you’ve visited our park, you know that we take pride in its cleanliness.  It takes a dedicated team to make our park so clean and we would love for you to join it!

Being a Park Services Associate is much more than sweeping and picking up trash.  This role involves a great deal of guest interaction as you are highly visible to our guests.  You will answer guest questions about our rides, food and shows as well as give directions to the ATM, restrooms, and the nearest Funnel Cake location.  You will be on your feet a great deal and required to work in all weather conditions in this role.  If you enjoy working independently, this could be the position for you as you will be responsible for an assigned area each day.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Cleaning Attendant

Job Code: 414.2
Minimum Age: 18

If you’ve visited our park, you know that we take pride in its cleanliness.  It takes a dedicated team to make our park so clean and we would love for you to join it!

Being a Park Services Cleaning Associate is much more than cleaning offices and restrooms.  This role involves a great deal of guest interaction as you are highly visible to our guests.  You will answer guest questions about our rides, food and shows as well as give directions to the ATM, restrooms, and the nearest Funnel Cake location.  You will be on your feet a great deal and required to work in all weather conditions in this role.  If you enjoy working independently, this could be the position for you as you will be responsible for an assigned area each day.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!

Rides

Dinosaurs Alive Guide

Job Code: 411.2
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

Are you chomping at the bit to get a summer job?   Do you like dinosaurs?   If you like dinosaurs and talking about them to large groups, the Dinosaurs Alive Guide position is perfect for you!

In this position, you will greet guests and provide them with facts about the dinosaurs to enhance their experience while on the trail.  This position will require you to work in all weather conditions and remain on your feet for long periods of time.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we award scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Office Assistant

Job Code: 411.5
Minimum Age: 18
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

If you are looking for a position where you can put your office skills to work, this could be the ideal position for you.  The Office Assistant will interact with the Operations Management Team as well as operations associates.

In this role, the Office Assistant will calculate payroll hours, resolve paycheck issues, run reports, check voicemails and return phone calls as well as data entry functions.   Additionally, the Office Assistant will receive rides training to assist with staffing as business needs dictate.  This position is fast-paced and requires someone who can multi-task.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Operator

Job Code: 411.1
Minimum Age: 16

Which ride at Kings Island is your favorite?  Have you ever thought it would be fun to see how it works and send guests on the ride of a lifetime?  If you answered yes, then a position as a ride operator could be perfect for you!

Safety is our number one priority in the rides department.  As a rides operator, you will be required to enforce ride restrictions and recommendations, restrict the number of guest on the loading platform to the number that can be seated on the ride, assist with loading and unloading the ride, measuring children at height stations and issuing appropriate wristbands.  Additionally, you will be required to work in all weather conditions and on your feet for long periods of time.

Are you interested in an internship opportunity in this field?  Let us know during your interview, we may be able to work with you and your school’s requirements to fulfill an internship.

During your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Train Engineer

Job Code: 411.3
Minimum Age: 18

All aboard for the best summer job you’ll ever have!  If you enjoy trains and interacting with the public, this position was made for you!

In addition to operating the controls of the train, you will perform preventative maintenance, assist with safety checks, and interact with our guests.  Our guest love the train, so be prepared to be in a lot of photos to help create memories for our guests that will last a lifetime!  This position requires the use of tools and the ability to work in all weather conditions.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we ofer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!

Security

Loss Prevention Associate

Job Code: 574.4
Minimum Age: 18
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: Yes

Kings Island is like a small city and we hire our own security officers to monitor and investigate suspicious activity.  If you are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, we would like for you to consider joining our team.

Our security officers must demonstrate positive public relations skills and be comfortable with entering information into security related computer programs.  All officers will undergo training and be required to pass examinations.  This position will require a great deal of time on your feet and the ability to work in all weather conditions.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Associate

Job Code: 574.1
Minimum Age: 18

Kings Island is like a small city and we hire our own security officers to patrol the property of our park.  If you are at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, we would like for you to consider joining our team.

Our security officers must demonstrate positive public relations skills and be comfortable with entering information into security related computer programs.  All officers will undergo training and be required to pass examinations.    This position will require a great deal of time on your feet and the ability to work in all weather conditions.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Access Associate

Job Code: 574.2
Minimum Age: 18

Kings Island is like a small city and we hire our own security officers to monitor access to the park and to prevent prohibited items from entering our park through the use of walk-thorugh and hand held metal detectors.  If you are at least 18 years of age, we would like for you to consider joining our team.

Our security officers must demonstrate positive public relations skills and be comfortable with entering information into security related computer programs.  All officers will undergo training and be required to pass examinations.    This position will require a great deal of time on your feet and the ability to work in all weather conditions.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Associate Certified

Job Code: 574.3
Minimum Age: 21

Kings Island is like a small city and we hire our own police officers to investigate violations of park rules and state laws.  If you are at least 21 years of age with an Ohio Peace Officer Certification, and a valid driver’s license, we would like for you to consider joining our team.

Our police officers must demonstrate positive public relations skills and be comfortable with entering information into security related computer programs.  All officers will undergo training and be required to pass examinations.  This position will require a great deal of time on your feet and the ability to work in all weather conditions.

In return, during your summer at Kings Island you will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we provide associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer scholarship opportunities to associates enrolled in an accredited college, you receive free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!

Aquatics

Attendant

Job Code: 417.2
Minimum Age: 16
Special Skills Required: No
Drivers License Required: No

Come make a splash in our Aquatics department this summer as a member of our lifeguard crew!  We provide the training required for the position, as well as a summer of memories that you will look back on for years to come.

Keeping our guests safe is our priority at Kings Island and as a lifeguard that is your number one job.   We are looking for detailed, dedicated, and professional individuals who are safety- conscious to keep an eye on our waters.

What can Kings Island offer you that other employers cannot?  You will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we will award scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, flexible scheduling and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!


Lifeguard

Job Code: 417.1
Minimum Age: 16

Come make a splash in our Aquatics department this summer as a member of our lifeguard crew!  We provide the training required for the position, as well as a summer of memories that you will look back on for years to come.

Keeping our guests safe is our priority at Kings Island and as a lifeguard that is your number one job.   We are looking for detailed, dedicated, and professional individuals who are safety- conscious to keep an eye on our waters.

No experience? No problem!  We offer free Ellis Certification to all of our lifeguards.  Uniforms are also provided free of charge.

What can Kings Island offer you that other employers cannot?  You will make new friendships since we hire associates from all over the Tristate area and you will have the most fun you’ve ever had at work by participating in our associate only activities.  At Kings Island, we offer associate training with opportunities for advancement, we offer the opportunity to apply for scholarships to associates enrolled in an accredited college, free admission to all Cedar Fair parks, flexible scheduling and so much more!  Work, play, and get paid at Kings Island!