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Summer Jobs

Be a part of the fun! Join the Waldameer Team!

A Summer Job at Waldameer is more than just a paycheck! Team Members gain valuable work experience, enjoy a variety of exclusive discounts, make lifelong friends, among many other fun perks!

Join Our Amazing Summer Team! Earn Up to $16.50/hr!


Base Wage/Hr Bonus/Hr* Wage w/Bonus*
General Pay Rates
17 & Graduated or Older $14.50 +$1.00 $15.50
Ages 16 – 17 $13.50 +$1.00 $14.50
Ages 14 – 15 $9.75 +$0.25 $10.00
Certified Lifeguard Pay Rates
17 & Graduated or Older $15.00 +$1.00 $16.00
Ages 16 – 17 $14.00 +$1.00 $15.00
Age 15 $10.75 +$1.00 $11.75
Wave Pool Lifeguard Pay Rates**
17 & Graduated or Older $15.50 +$1.00 $16.50
Ages 16 – 17 $14.50 +$1.00 $15.50

*BONUS: Paid when meeting end-of-season requirements.

**Wave Pool Lifeguards: Must have American Red Cross or YMCA Certification and demonstrate proficient skills required to guard our Wave Pool.

Walk-in Interviews Begin March 1st

  • Monday-Friday: 10:00am-4:30pm in Park Office
  • Starting April 1st, Saturdays 9:00am-3:00pm in Park Office

The most fun summer job around!

Ride Operations, Lifeguarding, Food & Beverage, Clean Team & More!

  • Competitive wages
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Upbeat work environment
  • Earn FREE Combo Passes
  • Exclusive Team Member discounts
  • Team Member parties
  • FREE admission to 10+ other amusement parks

Lifeguards in HIGH DEMAND!

We can get you certified!


  • In-house certification programs begin in June
    • Applicants ages 16+ who are hired prior to certification may work as Slide Attendants until certification is complete.

A Job For Everyone!

Select the items below to learn more about our variety of available positions.

Application & Interview Process

  • Complete an Online Application prior to interviewing. In-person interview must be conducted to be considered for employment.
  • Beginning March 1: Walk-in Interview Hours every Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:30pm, and Saturdays in April 9:00am-3:00pm. No appointments, just come in!
    • All applicants should bring the following documents: One form of photo identification (Driver’s License, Student ID, Military ID), Social Security Card, Work Permit (only for minors under 18).
    • Lifeguard applicants should bring the following certifications: Lifeguarding certification (American Red Cross), CPR Certification, First Aid Certification
  • 2022 Season Team Members: Email your manager or call park office at 814-838-3591 after February 1st to be re-considered for employment. Team Members from 2021 and prior seasons must complete a new application and conduct interview for re-employment.

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