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At Idlewild & SoakZone, you’ll find more than a job… you’ll gain valuable work experience, make friendships to last a lifetime, have an unforgettable summer, and so much more! The Idlewild culture and atmosphere are second to none, making for the perfect first work experience. With opportunities in every department, we invite you to apply for an interview and join our growing team!



How to Apply Now

If you’re ready to become a part of our exciting team, click the button below to view current openings at Idlewild and SoakZone Career Center.



What You Need to Know

Idlewild & SoakZone is a seasonal park open from late May to late September and weekends in October. Limited pre- and post-season part-time work is available. We need people for a variety of work schedules, including weekends.

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.




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). We use 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.).

Please use the exact name, as it appears on your Social Security Card, when completing your application.

Idlewild & SoakZone participates in E-Verify. Click here for more information


    Team Member Perks and Privileges:

    • Team Member Events
    • Team Member Recognition Program
    • Flexible Schedules
    • Free Admission to Select Other Amusement Parks
    • Discounted Tickets to Idlewild & SoakZone for your family and friends
    • Discounts on Idlewild Merchandise and Food

    Our Mission is to Provide the Finest in Family Fun & Entertainment!

    A show as large as ours makes flexible scheduling and part-time scheduling available. Tell us when you are available. We may have a schedule that fits your needs. Keep in mind that availability dates and times are very important and have a strong bearing on consideration for employment. After all, we have a show to produce! Hours may fluctuate due to weather and park attendance. Therefore, we cannot guarantee a specific number of hours each week. Everyday "the show must go on" for our guests making it vital that you have reliable transportation.

    Just like our Guests who come back year after year... you will want to come back to Idlewild & SoakZone each summer. 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!

    Calling all Teachers, Parents, and Senior Citizens...Idlewild is looking for you, too!! Earn extra summer money. Work weekends. We are flexible. You, too, can be part of the growing Team of adult employees at Idlewild. If you like working outdoors, catering, or simply working with people, this could be the place for you.


    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 a position that 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. You could be the essential piece we need for this season!

    • 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.


    Palace Entertainment

    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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