Cedar Point to hold summer job weekend

Cedar Point Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio, – This will be an important weekend for people interested in working at Cedar Point this summer.

On Friday, Feb. 5, the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will hold auditions and interviews for performers, musicians and show technicians for this summer’s live shows.  The auditions will be held in the Live Entertainment Office at Cedar Point from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To audition, applicants must be at least 18 years old by May.  A CD player and piano will be available, but other instruments and amplifiers will not be provided.  Applicants should also bring a one-page resume with references to the audition.

For more information about the auditions, interested applicants should contact the Live Entertainment Division at 419.627.2388, by e-mail at liveshows@cedarpoint.com or online at cedarpoint.com.

The next day, Saturday, Feb. 6, Cedar Point will be holding open interviews for summer jobs in the park such as ride operator, food service attendant and merchandise and games associate.

The interviews will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park’s Breakers Express Hotel, located at 1201 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky.  Open interviews are also planned for later in February, March and April.

The park will be looking to fill more than 4,500 positions for this summer’s operating season.

Prior to attending the job interviews on Feb. 6, applicants need to complete an online application.  To apply, visit www.cedarpoint.com and click on “Jobs.”

Overall, there are more than 50 different job classifications available.  Other positions include admission employee, lifeguard, marina dockhand, parking/toll attendant and room attendant.

Cedar Point offers positions starting at $7.30 per hour.  Employees under the age of 16 will earn $7.25 per hour.  Other employee benefits include low-cost housing for employees who are at least 18 years old and live more than 30 miles from the park, on-site employee cafeteria, free uniform exchange, recreation center and extensive employee activity program.  Summer employees are also eligible to enroll in a seasonal health care program.

Cedar Point employees also have free admission to Cedar Point, the Soak City waterpark and the park’s sandy beach.

To obtain additional information about jobs at Cedar Point, please call 1.800.668.JOBS (5627) or visit cedarpoint.com.

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