Cedar Fair Reviews

Updated Feb 23, 2020

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3.7
70%
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Cedar Fair President and CEO Richard Zimmerman (no image)
Richard Zimmerman
11 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, especially in the summer heat(in 40 reviews)

  • "Keep in mind that this is seasonal work and that all of the entry-level positions are minimum wage(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Fun job"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cedar Fair part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun job good friends within company

    Cons

    Too much work not enough pay

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    Cedar Fair2019-07-23
  2. "Good First Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food and Beverage Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cedar Fair part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    perks great management and coworkers free stuff, or at least discounted flexible hours

    Cons

    long days some rude coworkers associate services seems a bit rude at times

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    Cedar Fair2020-02-24
  3. "Not worth it"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cedar Fair part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Getting into knotts for free

    Cons

    Minimum wage, management isn’t the best

    Cedar Fair2020-02-21
  4. "Cedar Fair"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Guest Service Associate in Buena Park, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cedar Fair part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Guest Experience and a lots of perks.

    Cons

    Sometime the heat at the park is hot.

    Cedar Fair2020-02-06
  5. "Good"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cedar Fair part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits , fun

    Cons

    Management Is young and rude at tines

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    Cedar Fair2020-02-16
  6. "Great Memories"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Sandusky, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cedar Fair full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Meet people from all around the world. Large paychecks.

    Cons

    Long working hours. Large company turnover rate.

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    Cedar Fair2020-02-16
  7. "Not bad"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Technician in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cedar Fair part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Consistent, guaranteed hours doing work in the technical theatre field.

    Cons

    Unstable management. Hostile work environment. Ridiculous nepotism.

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    Cedar Fair2020-01-25

    Cedar Fair Response

    February 7, 2020Talent Acquisition Manager

    Thanks for reviewing your experience at California's Great America. Part-time and seasonal jobs offer skills, knowledge, experiences and friends that can last a lifetime. We'd like to learn more about your experience. Could you provide your contact info via email to careers@cedarfair.com with subject GLASSDOOR REVIEW ?

  8. "Mixed bag management"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Park Ambassador in Mason, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cedar Fair part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, fun environment, guest interaction, learning experience

    Cons

    Lack of freedom, hit or miss management, lack of trust even with some of the best people.

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    Cedar Fair2020-01-24
  9. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Organizational Assistant in New Braunfels, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cedar Fair part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Open communicators with the ability to not "fix" things that aren't broken. Open minded and collaborative. Everyone has a voice.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons.

    Cedar Fair2020-01-09
  10. "Alright"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Game Sales Associate/TL 

    I worked at Cedar Fair part-time

    Pros

    Could just for job experience

    Cons

    Disorganized communication some people care others don't. Favoritism plays a role.

    Cedar Fair2020-01-12
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