Six Flags Great Adventure Parks announces opening dates and salary increases

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Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari and Hurricane Harbor in New Jersey announced today that they will be increasing salaries for many positions for the 2021 season.

Parks have also published the launch dates for make reservations.

The park said “many stations” would now pay $ 15 an hour, an increase of $ 4 an hour. Managerial positions will pay more.

Some of these positions will start at $ 15.

“The biggest pay increases will impact food and beverage operations, child care, security, shuttle drivers and lifeguards,” the park said in a statement.

“It’s a common misconception that we mostly employ teenagers. We offer incredible growth opportunities for all ages in careers from A to Z, from watersports to zoology, ”said Director of Human Resources Brad McClain. The parks employ team members from 14 years old and adults of all ages.

The park will hold a virtual job fair From 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday February 27 to fill thousands of positions for 2021. Applications can be completed online and interviews and training will be done virtually.

The opening dates announced are:

  • March 20th – Driving Adventure at Six Flags Wild Safari. Reservations will begin at noon on March 9. The self-guided experience includes an audio tour during the 4.5 mile drive. Most animals are roaming free and can walk to guest vehicles. The 350-acre wildlife preserve will debut a variety of baby animals, including bison, Asian water buffalo, and joe kangaroos.
  • March 27 – Big Six Flags Adventure. Reservations will be available at noon on March 16. The park will launch the Jersey Devil Coaster, which is 13 stories tall and reaches speeds of up to 58 mph along 3,000 feet of trail through the woods.
  • May 15 – Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. Reservations will start on May 4th. The area has over 20 rides, a half-mile lazy river, two swimming pools, and two interactive areas for kids.

The park’s reopening dates are subject to change based on local, state and federal guidelines related to COVID-19. Daily attendance will be limited and all guests are required to make reservations. Face masks are required and temperature tests will be performed on guests and employees. During races, some seats will be left empty to allow distance between runners.

A giraffe at Six Flags Safari. (Courtesy of Six Flags)

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