Jobs for Teenagers at Wild Rivers
UPDATE: The construction is slated to begin in the summer of 2013. The new Wild Rivers Irvine opens in May 2014.
About Wild Rivers
Wild Rivers is a family amusement waterpark offering over 40 water rides and attractions for all ages.
Teen Job Positions at Wild Rivers
You must be at least 14 years of age to work at Wild Rivers, except Ride Attendants and Lifeguards that require you to be 16 and 15.
Guess Assistants – This position will be involved with customer service and some cash handling responsibilities. These are outdoor positions that may require you to stand in the sun for some period of time.
Park Cashiers – This position offers a variety of job locations including Ticket Sales, Parking, Rentals, Food Stands, and Gift Shop. Attention to detail, positive attitude, and being comfortable handling currency is a must.
Food Services – This includes Cooks, Bus Boys, and Servers. Duties include the preparation/handling of food, answering questions, and offering help with food purchases. This job requires quick service and being able to work in a busy environment.
Receptionists – Responsible for answering and dispatching incoming calls, typing, filling, mailings, related office duties as well as public relations. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail is required. Computer knowledge is helpful.
Security/EMT – Security officers and EMT’s are responsible for the health and safety of the guests. These positions are limited and an intricate application process is required.
Ground Keepers – Responsible for maintaining the high standard of cleanliness important for a safe, visually appealing environment. Duties include keeping walkways and park facilities clean, setup for special events, and small construction jobs.
Lifeguards – Candidates must be in good physical condition with normal hearing, correctable vision, be able to stand for long periods of time, and be tolerant of sun and heat. All Lifeguard candidates must be certified in the following American Red Cross programs: Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, O2, BBP, and Lifeguard Training Waterpark Module.
Ride Attendants – Responsibilities include working on all water attractions, making sure guests are aware of the safety rules before entering the slide. All Ride Attendants must be certified in Community First Aid and Safety and Community CPR by the American Red Cross or other equivalent agency.
Courses for Life Guard and Ride Attendants are available at the OCARC (www.OC-RedCross.Org). Wild Rivers Waterpark also offers these courses to assist you with obtaining these certificates. There will be an additional course fee for American Red Cross certifications.
Wild Rivers Hourly Wages
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