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How to Apply

If you’re ready to become a part of our award winning team, please follow these steps. Should you have any questions during the application process, please contact our Human Resources Team:

Phone – 724-238-3666 ext. 2219
Email –

  1. Click the links below to view and apply for current openings at the Palace Entertainment / Idlewild & SoakZone Career Center.
    Seasonal Positions 18 and Over/Apply Now 
    Seasonal Positions 16-17 Years Old/Apply Now 
    Seasonal Positions 14-15 Years Old/Apply Now 

  2. Once on the Careers Page, you will need to create a "Candidate Profile" by registering on our site to complete the application process.

  3. Click HERE to schedule an interview with our Human Resources Team to discuss the exciting job opportunities available for our 2018 season.
  1. After that, simply check your email regularly for notices on the status of your application.

Thank you! We look forward to working with you soon!

Positions at all Palace Entertainment Locations View/Apply Now

  • You must have a valid, active, working email address to apply for any of our open positions as you will receive various email notifications, interview dates/times, next steps, etc. via email once you apply for a position.
  • All NEW and RETURNING TEAM MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED to provide necessary proof of eligibility and legal authorization to work in the United States as provided under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Please bring proper identification with you to complete the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form. If you are under the age of 18, you will also be required to provide a Work Permit (if applicable). Idlewild & SoakZone participates in E-Verify which requires a picture ID if you are presenting a List B Document (e.g., Driver’s License, State ID Card, School ID Card, etc.).  Click here  <link to  for more information.
  • Please use the exact name, as it appears on your Social Security Card, when completing your application.
Entertainment Auditions

Would you love to be a part of the fabulous stage shows at Idlewild & SoakZone? Audition with our entertainment partner, RWS Entertainment Group. For more information, visit

More than a Job! Enjoy our Exciting Team Member Perks

If you’re ready to become a part of our exciting team, click the link above to view current openings at the Palace Entertainment / Idlewild and SoakZone Career Center. Jobs with Idlewild & SoakZone provide Team Members with the opportunity to:

  • Gain valuable job experience
  • Make friends with talented individuals of all ages
  • Work in a family atmosphere
  • Create SMILES every day
  • And, of course, receive a paycheck!

Idlewild & SoakZone team members also enjoy exclusive perks and privileges when working throughout the season!

  • Exclusive Team Member Events
  • Various park-wide and department Team Member Recognition Programs
  • Free Admission to Select Pennsylvania Amusement Parks
  • Discounted Tickets to Idlewild & SoakZone for your family and friends
  • Discounts on Idlewild Merchandise and Food

Our Mission: To Provide the Finest in Family Fun & Entertainment

What you need to Know
Idlewild & SoakZone is a seasonal park open from late May to October. Limited pre- and post-season part-time work is available. We need people for a variety of work schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Our organization focuses on being Employee Centered and Guest Focused, living up to our Mission of providing the finest in family fun and entertainment every day.

Just like our Guests who come back year after year... we want you to come back to Idlewild & SoakZone each summer for a fun working environment. Most of our Team Leaders have worked their way from seasonal employees to full-time or part-time managers. Many of our Team Members are students and have never had previous employment. They find that the friendly and fun atmosphere here is a great place to get experience!

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, physical handicap or veteran status. Most jobs require applicants to be at least sixteen years of age. There are, however, some positions available for fourteen and fifteen-year-olds. No prior experience is necessary, but we are looking for people who understand the importance of enjoying life, people who like to smile and help others, and people who are just plain friendly.

Note to Parents of prospective Team Members:
Whether your son or daughter is looking for a way to earn a paycheck or would like to gain experience, we've got many positions in which he or she may be interested. Your child could be the essential piece we need for this season! All applicants must be at least 14 years of age or older at the time the application is completed. Some positions do have other age requirements and restrictions. Please review the qualifications section of the position your child is applying for prior to completing the application.

Work-to-Earn Fundraising Program for Groups

Idlewild & SoakZone is in search of outgoing, responsible individuals or groups who enjoy working with people of all ages. We offer a number of great opportunities for volunteer groups to earn money! Whether you’re looking to earn money as a fundraiser or want to donate your time to a non-profit organization (501 C3), we’ve got a job for you.

  • All volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate
  • All volunteer groups must be non-profit organizations, which include but are not limited to the following groups: service groups, church groups, community organizations, school clubs and sports, social clubs etc.
  • There is no minimum or maximum number of participants; however, large groups may be divided and scheduled at different times.
  • All volunteer groups must have proof of non-profit status in order to work.
    Volunteer opportunities include:  Food and Beverage, Retail, Games, and Specialty Rides/Attractions

Please contact our Human Resources Office at 724-238-3666 or by e-mail at for more information on our program.

Additional Information

Idlewild and SoakZone is owned and operated by Palace Entertainment. Palace Entertainment is one of the country’s largest operators of water parks, theme parks and family entertainment centers. The Company is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal or state law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. The Company promotes and supports a drug free workplace and performs pre-employment background screening.
On behalf of Idlewild and SoakZone and Palace Entertainment, we thank you for your interest!

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