Work and Travel
Location Information (Spring 2021: Promotion Locations)
Company Name :
Six Flags Great America Chicago, IL (Spring)
Company Address :
542 Route 21, Gurnee, IL 60031, United States


  • Job Title :
    Food Service, Waterpark Attendant
  • Start Date :
    15 Mar-20 Apr 2021 (Depend on employer)
  • End Date :
    June 4, 2021 (or DS End Date)
  • Skill Required :
    Advanced English skills for interacting with customers, must pass Discovery and Dept. training upon arrival to be offered a job.
  • Detailed Description :
    - Food Service : Assigned upon arrival. Will be required to work with all types of food, operate a cash register with US Currency, talk with guests, other team members and management in English only.

    - Games Attendant : assigned upon arrival. Promote games to guests, enforce rules, ensure fair prizes, and handle cash with integrity.

    - Retail Attendant – assigned upon arrival. Shoot and sell photographs. May be cross trained for retail stores.

    * All positions involve standing for the duration of your shift (8 – 10+ hours), daily exposure to the sun, and cleaning!
  • Required Job Training :
    Yes. Must pass paid Discovery Training upon arrival to be offered a job. Must pass unpaid Water Attendant Training, $25 cost is payroll deducted.
  • Salary :
    $10.50 per hour (*Rates are subject to change)
  • Hours :
    Average of 32 over course of program. Some weeks may be more, some weeks may be less. Limited training schedule during first 2 weeks.
  • Extra Hours :
  • Possibiliity of a 2nd Job :
  • Dress code :
    - Uniform : required and payroll deducted, cost approximately $40. Must wear leather non slip sneakers.
    - Must understand seasonal industry, shifts may be shortened as needed and determined by your department. This effects all employees.
    - Grooming : No visible tattoos, clean shaven, no facial piercings or long hair for males.
    - Social Security Number : Approximately seven days after you check into the program you will apply for a social security card. You will be able to work before you receive your card.
  • Housing :
    $130 per week, payroll deducted. (*Rates are subject to change)
  • Housing Deposit Required :
    - Overview of housing situation : Hotel style, micro/fridge in each room (no kitchen). One person per bed, one bed may be a cot or rollaway. Located within 30 miles of Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois

    - Additional Housing Fees : A housing deposit of $200 is due prior to arrival with 2 weeks rent. A total of $460 due in advance for housing. You will not be able to move in without advance payment.

    Housing Deposit Refund Policy - $150 of your housing deposit is eligible for return. $50 housing admin set up and supervision fee is non-refundable. Refunded 45-60 days after all students move out of housing.

    No partial weeks in housing. Housing week goes from Saturday – Friday.
  • Transportation to work :
    Transportation –Private transportation to work each day on a set schedule. You may have to wait at your host company for up to 1.5 hours before your shift. Cost included in your weekly rent. You are not compensated for time spent in transportation.
  • Meal benefits Required :
  • Nearest Airport :
    Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
  • Additional Information :
  • Location – Located 50 miles (80 km) south of Milwaukee and 45 miles (75 km) north of Chicago.

    Weather – Temperatures range between 30 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit (-1 to 18 degrees Celsius), the temperature will gradually increase as the spring continues.


    All information (pay rate, rent, deposit, etc.) is subject to change within reasonable mean

    to reflect the nature of each placement without prior notice.

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