Six Flags Great America looking to fill 800 positions, offering free tickets to applicants

GURNEE, Ill. (CBS 58) -- Six Flags Great America is offering a new perk for those who apply and work during the annual Fright Fest event. 

Applicants who complete an interview with the amusement park will receive one Six Flags Great America complimentary ticket. Once hired, new team members will get a second complimentary ticket once the paperwork is processed. 

Six Flags Great America says they need to hire an additional 800 team members for the remainder of the season which includes Fright Fest and the all-new Holiday in the Park. The park is looking for enthusiastic, outgoing team members who want to work in a fun, exciting environment.

The park is hiring for a number of positions including:

  • Retail
  • Games
  • Rides
  • Park Services
  • Guest Services
  • Food Service
  • Entertainment as actors, singers and dancers

Benefits include competitive wages, free park admission, paid training, flexible hours, internships, mentoring programs, and special team member events. 

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at prior to arriving; however, walk-ins are welcome. Hiring will take place at Six Flags Great America, 542 N. Route 21, Gurnee, Illinois Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays 12:30 to 6:30pm and Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm.

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