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Lifeguard Gurnee, Illinois

Six Flags is seeking responsible and outgoing people to protect our most valuable asset - our Guests. As a lifeguard, pool maintenance technician, or waterpark slide attendant, you'll ensure the utmost safety for all guests while they beat the heat at our waterpark. If you're looking to work in a fast-paced environment surrounded by thrill-seekers, join our team.
  • Part-Time
  • Level: Entry
  • Travel: No

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This is your opportunity to find the kind of position that will make you truly love coming to work every day. The possibilities are endless! Six Flags offers real leadership opportunities, exclusive events, and unbelievable perks and discounts to our employees. You'll have fun working alongside other entertainment enthusiasts in any one of our amazing locations. There are so many advantages to working at Six Flags and we want you to enjoy every one of them!

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“Being a lifeguard teaches valuable life skills and provides me with the opportunity to not only protect our guests but to make lifelong friends.”

Anne

Responsibilities

Job ID: IL10-3285
Date posted: 17/01/2019
Park: Six Flags Great America

Description

AQUATICS

DESCRIPTION: Get wet, get paid! Splash into success as part of our amazing aquatics team this summer. Whether you're watching over the wave pool or loading slide tubes, you'll be on the frontline keeping our guests safe. Soak up amazing benefits and make money while getting your summer tan! Apply now and apply the sunscreen later.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Keep a close eye on swimmers in the wave pool, lazy river, and many exciting water attractions
  • Act as a first responder and jump in the water to keep guests safe
  • Assist guests in and out of rafts and cycle through the line efficiently
  • Calculate the proper dispatch interval between riders
  • Provide guests with a safe and enjoyable ride experience
  • Keep ride patios and midways clean and looking great

How You Will Do It

  • Ability to work in an environment as fast-paced as our water slides
  • Will complete and maintain Ellis and Associates training and certification
  • Understand basic rescue techniques, first aid, and CPR
  • Strong attention to detail, not easily distracted, and commitment to safety
  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • Positive attitude to make guests excited about their ride or swim
  • Must react well in stressful and emergency situations

What You Will Need

  • Must be 16 years or older
  • Must be able to swim 200 yards in 15 minutes, retrieve a 10-pound brick from the bottom of a pool, tread water for two minutes, and lift yourself out of the pool
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

Park:
Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America, Chicago, IL Gurnee

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Six Flags Great America is looking for hard-working, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are ready to utilize their talent with a challenging and rewarding position.  Students, teachers, moms, dads, seniors, and individuals of all cultures are encouraged to apply.

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Join the extreme Social Network at Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor! Apply now  and get ready for all of our fantastic perks and benefits. We guarantee on-the-job excitement, with the opportunity to meet new friends and learn new skills—while getting paid! Enjoy a flexible schedule — perfect for anyone looking for some extra cash — unlimited admission and park discounts. We even offer scholarships, instant cash rewards, paid internships and much, much more! Whether your idea of fun is working as a lifeguard, in retail, guest services, performing in a show, making funnel cakes — or maybe running one of our 14 coasters… there’s something for everyone. So if you're looking for an exceptional place to work — Go Big, Go Six Flags!


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This is your opportunity to find the kind of position that will make you truly love coming to work every day. The possibilities are endless! Six Flags offers real leadership opportunities, exclusive events, and unbelievable perks and discounts to our employees. You'll have fun working alongside other entertainment enthusiasts in any one of our amazing locations. There are so many advantages to working at Six Flags, and we want you to enjoy every one of them!

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