Six Flags Great America wants to hire 3K team members for upcoming season, starting pay $9/hour

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GURNEE, Ill. — Six Flags Great America is seeking to hire 3,000 team members for the 2019 season.

A news release from the theme park operator indicates opportunities range from entry-level to leadership positions including paid internships. All seasonal positions start at a minimum of $9 per hour or above, earning team members 75 cents above minimum wage in Illinois and $1.75 above minimum wage in Wisconsin.

Hiring events will take place Saturday, Feb. 16 and Saturday, March 2 and 23.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at prior to arriving. However, walk-ins are welcome. The hiring events take place at Six Flags Great America, 542 N. Route 21, Gurnee, Illinois from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Positions are available in a variety of departments, including ride attendants for the new triple record-breaking coaster Maxx Force.

Team members receive perks such as:

  • Starting pay above minimum wage
  • Free park admission
  • Private employee events
  • Reward programs
  • On-site training
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Paycheck every Friday
  • Leadership experience
  • Internships

College students can also apply for one of the many internships at the park. The internships provide valuable, real-world experiences, plus flexible scheduling to fit students’ class schedules.

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