Summer Jobs

Apply Online to be a part of the Waldameer Family of over 500 Team Members each summer! In addition to wages, Waldameer Team Members enjoy rides and slides, Team Member parties, a variety of incentives, discounts, and more!

Application & Interview Process

Upon completing an application, you will then need to visit the Waldameer Office for a short, in-person interview. Questions pertain to areas of interest, personal strengths, previous employment, educational background, etc. The process takes about 15 to 20 minutes. Notification of Employment may happen at the conclusion of the interview or via phone. Waldameer is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Applicants Must Bring

  • Drivers License and Social Security Card
  • ID from School, Military, Government
  • Personnel References (two) ~ with phone numbers
  • CPR, First Aid & Life-guarding Certifications ~ for Water World applicants
  • Working Papers from School Only Needed upon notification of being hired
  • Dress in business casual attire
We are looking for someone:Positions Available:
With an upbeat personalityRide Operators
With a hardworking attitudeCertified Lifeguards
Who is friendlyConcession Food Service
Who is personableCatering/Picnic Hosts
With a smiling faceGame Operators
Willing to workRetail/Cashiers

2017 Lifeguards: If you are hired as a Water World lifeguard, Waldameer will pay you up to $150.00 over the course of the summer if you are in the first year of your American Red Cross or YMCA certification. Waldameer will pay you up to $60.00 if you are in the second year of your certification, covering the cost of your Water World uniform.

Need Certified? Click for a list of upcoming Lifeguard certification classes!

For more information or assistance, please contact the Waldameer Office at (814) 838-3591 or (877) 817-1009.

2017 Pay Rates

AgeScheduleWage/HourLifeguard Wage/HourBonus/Hour*Lifeguard Bonus/Hour*
17 & Graduated or OlderThere are No Restrictions for Amount of Hours$8.35$8.75$0.25$0.25
16 – 17 Year Old5 Day Week$7.85$8.25$0.15$0.25
14 – 15 Year OldPart-Time
14 Yr Old, works 5 hr. shifts Primarily Weekends
$6.35$6.75$0.15$0.25

Seasonal Exemption from Minimum Wage

*BONUS: given only when you work until end of our operating season

Retired and looking for something to do?

Waldameer is ideal with a variety of positions & flexible hours. Working for our Team is Fun!

  • Apply in Person at Waldameer Office
  • Use 6th & 8th Street Entrance Gate
  • Park in Lot
  • Walk In Gray Building on Midway between Paratrooper & Cookie House
  • Entry Door up ramp on left
  • No Phone Calls
  • Print Application

Waldameer Employees are Required to:

  • Work majority of Weekends & Holidays ~ our Busiest Times
  • Wear Proper Uniform ~ Waldameer polo shirt, khaki or navy blue pants / shorts and sneaker shoes
  • Maintain Proper Appearance ~ clean uniform, neatly groomed, clean shaven, avoid extremes in jewelry, piercings, tattoos, hairstyles & hair color

Waldameer Employee Benefits

  • Earn FREE ride passes
  • Earn incentive awards
  • 30% food and merchandise discount
  • Employee parties
  • Make friends that can last a lifetime!

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