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Getting guests on and off rides quickly and safely.

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Current Contractor - Ride Operator in Branson, MO
Current Contractor - Ride Operator in Branson, MO

I have been working at Herschend Entertainment as a contractor (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Benefits are good, free entry to many parks in the nation. They offer health and dental, and typically will rehire you if you do your job adequately.

Cons

Unemployed two months of the year, still high prices for employees to attain health benefits or to eat food on park.

Advice to Management

Higher profit sharing, please. This economy isn't well enough for you to spend $10 mil on a new ride and give employees a less than 2% raise.

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  1. Can be fruitful job...

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    Former Employee - Ride the Ducks Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Ride the Ducks Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Herschend Entertainment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Gave off whenever I requested.
    Sometimes provided food/snacks on-site.
    You can work a 40+ hour work week in as little as 3-4 days.

    Cons

    In training, it was said that employees always had the power to "make it right" with the customers, yet scolds employees who follow this practice.
    You can work a 40+ hour work week in as little as 3-4 days.
    Terrible upper management.

    Advice to Management

    You obviously flourish in markets where there is very little competition for tourists to experience your services (Philadelphia, Branson, Seattle, Stone Mountain, Baltimore, etc etc etc). Why not show some effort to truly make your experience enjoyable, rather than 'phoning' it in all the time?


  2. It was a wonderful experience at Ride The Ducks.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Herschend Entertainment

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great Support from a excellent organization. Everyone from top to bottom is a class act. Fun enviorment to grow in.

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities to move up organization chart unless potentially willing to relocate to another location depending on position availability.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the wonderful work. You are class acts and don't give up the fight to continue in Philadelphia. Good Luck!


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