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Metal Detection Security Officer


Job Summary: To proactively protect and serve the guests and employees while safeguarding company property and assets by screening guests via metal detection at the front gate with special emphasis on guest interaction.

  • 17 years old with involvement in Police Explorer or similar program are eligible for consideration
  • 18 years old or +
  • Outgoing and friendly personality. Strong written and verbal communications
  • Capable of working in outdoor weather conditions - regularly exposed to direct sunlight, wet humid conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat
  • Available to work flexible hours, at night weekends and holidays
  • Must be professional, self-motivated and have an enthusiastic attitude
  • Must be able to work around a metal detector
  • Capable of using and monitoring portable radio
  • Must be able to stand at a fixed position up to 8 hours at a time and as many as 12 hours a day
  • Must be able to walk up to 3 miles per day over various surfaces
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. consistently
  • Adhere to the park standards of appearance and strive to maintain a safe environment

Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America, Chicago, IL Gurnee

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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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