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Seasonal Job Opportunities for 2018

 

Interested in a great seasonal job? We are looking for outgoing, smiling, hardworking individuals who will embrace our Mission Statement: 

Let’s Make Someone’s Day!

Due to the nature of our business, we need employees who are available to work weekends and holidays. Scheduled hours differ according to  specific department needs. However, due to high attendance on the weekends and holidays, employees can expect to be scheduled during these times.

Work with over a hundred of your friends this summer!!


How to apply:

Please fill out the application online, save and email it as an attachment to:

questions@ragingrivers.com

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Or mail back to:

Raging Rivers WaterPark
Attn:  Human Resources
100 Palisades Parkway
P.O. Box 460
Grafton, IL  62037

Or you can bring it to the Raging Rivers WaterPark office
 Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Raging Rivers WaterPark
On the Great River Road in Grafton, IL
100 Palisades Parkway
Grafton, IL  62037
(618) 786-2345

Or fax to:
(618) 786-2040

Job Descriptions:

Full Time Positions: Sorry, no full time positions are currently available.

Admissions
(Includes the following locations) Guest Services, Parking, Ticket Sales, Front Gate Greeter.
  Must be at least 16 years old
  Able to work outdoors in all types of weather
  Able to stand for the duration of the shift
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours 25-40 per week
  Requires an outstanding personality

Duties include: Sell and scan tickets, accurately handle money and make change, Control the entry and exit of the park, enforce rules, measure children, answer guest questions.

Lifeguard
  Must be at least 16 years old
  Able to stand for the duration of the shift
  Able to work outdoors in all types of weather
  Red Cross Certification Required
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours are 25-40 per week.

Duties Include: The overall responsibility of a lifeguard is the safety and operation of the water park rides and attractions. Lifeguards are responsible for monitoring the safety of park guests at water attractions and pools.

Lifeguard Training:

Principia College:
Lifeguard Training
Natatorium Indoor Pool

Have questions about the Principia College course or want information about how to register?  Contact Carl Erikson, Aquatic Coordinator, at 618-374-5022.

Food and Beverage
  Must be at least 16 years old
  Able to accurately handle money and make change
  Able to stand for the duration of the shift
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours are 25-40 per week.

Duties include:  Friendly and efficient cashiering, prepping and cooking food, and continually cleaning. Unload trucks, stock shelves, deliver product and packages to locations throughout the park. Need to be able to maintain a friendly attitude while working quickly and efficiently.

House and Grounds
  Must be at least 16 years old
  Able to lift moderate to heavy objects
  Able to work outdoors in extreme heat and humidity
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours are 25-40 per week.

Duties include:  Pick up litter, sweep, remove and replace trash can liners. Responsible for maintaining the overall cleanliness of the park, decks, and dining areas. Pool cleaning. Must be courteous, efficient, and work well by themselves. 

Work Crew
  Must be at least 18 years old
  Operate push mowers in and around the park
  Operate backpack leaf blower and weed eater
  Able to work outdoors in extreme heat and humidity
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours are 20-30 per week.

Duties include:  Maintain the inside and outside park grounds, mowing, weed eating, blow leaves and power wash sidewalks.

Giftshop
  Must be at least 16 years old
  Able to stand for the duration of the shift
  Able to lift moderate to heavy objects
  Able to accurately handle money and make change
  Requires an outstanding personality
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours are 25-40 per week.

Duties include:  Organize merchandise and help guests with purchasing choices.

Office, Group Sales
  Must be at least 16 years old
  Answer incoming phone calls, schedule groups, file
  Requires an outstanding personality and phone voice
  Able to accurately handle money and make change
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours are 25-40 per week.

Duties include:  Answer incoming telephone calls, take group ticket orders, file, and type. 

EMT/First Aid
  Must be at least 18 years of age
  Must be a Certified EMT
  Must be willing to work Saturday and Sundays during the operating season
  Able to remain calm and keep composure during stressful situations
  Shift times vary from day to day; average hours are 25-40 per week.

Duties include:  Provide emergency and non-emergency assistance in a professional manner to Guests and Employees.


You must be at least 16 years or older to work at the Park.  We’re only looking for happy, friendly, smiling faces to apply.  Below is a partial list of employee benefits and pay scale.

•  Wages range from $7.75 to $8.25 per hour – premium rates for
    seasonal supervisors and EMTs

•  Season Pass...come every day when you’re not working

•  Discounts on food

•  Discounts on merchandise

•  First uniform Free

•  Free tickets for family and friends

If you are applying for a lifeguard position you must be at least 16 years old and certified.  For more information about becoming certified, please call the office at 618-786-2345 or email questions to cclark@ragingrivers.com.

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