PlayCore Reviews

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13 Reviews
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Bob Farnsworth
9 Ratings

    Stimulating and Rewarding!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PlayCore


    It is a fast paced environment that is continuously changing to meet the needs of the marketplace. Lots of opportunity to continuously learn and grow your own skills. Very philanthropic in supporting the mission!


    Colleagues that don't thrive on continuous improvement can sometimes slow down the momentum.

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    As the Company continues to grow, it is nice that current employees have career opportunities and that new jobs are also being created.

    Positive Outlook
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PlayCore Interviews

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    Laborer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Payne, AL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fort Payne, AL
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at PlayCore in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    I went to the Unemployment Office looking for a job. They told me to come back the next day so i could take a test. I did and the test was on reading a tape measure and a few math and logic problems. After the test was graded the HR rep told me to be at the plant the next morning. I showed up interviewed for two departments. They basically offered me eith job because i had shown up. I started the next day at 5AM.

    Interview Questions
    • What skills do you have that would help with this job.   Answer Question
    • Do you have any trouble with the law, because we wont hire you if your going to be out for court.   Answer Question
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    Easy Interview

PlayCore Awards & Accolades

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Torch Award for Ethics, Better Business Bureau, 2011

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Headquarters Chattanooga, TN
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2007
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Child's play is at the core of PlayCore. It makes playground equipment for residential and commercial markets. Its GameTime, Play & Park Structures, Ultra Play, and Big Toys units cater to the commercial niche with metal and plastic playground systems for schools and parks; various sized modular skate park systems; and indoor equipment. TotTurf concentrates on surfaces while Everlast Climbing Industries focus on youth fitness and Spectrum Products makes assisted-access lifts. Irving Place Capital and the company's management bought PlayCore from Chartwell in 2007.

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