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"Fun Summer Time Job With A Few Problems"

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Current Employee - Ride Operator in Jackson, NJ
Current Employee - Ride Operator in Jackson, NJ
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Six Flags part-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Fun with flexible hours. You learn some new skills ranging from how to operator the rides to socializing with the guests.

Cons

The pay rate is pretty low considering you have to work outside in the heat/humidity every day with little to no shade. Some areas do have shade but some places have none and breaks are done so strangely. You can be working 30mins and have your 45minute break; which means working the next 4-5 hours without a break. Also there is a major understaffed issue, don't be surprised if you end up working 4-5 double shifts in a week just to cover-up this issue. Plus no overtime pay.

Advice to Management

Work on scheduling a bit. Also train the ride ops on more than just one ride.

Other Employee Reviews for Six Flags

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Flawed"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Former Employee - Retail in Upper Marlboro, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Six Flags part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Plenty of hours (almost too many)
    Chance to meet nice people from all over (because of the programs they have internationally)

    Cons

    Management lacked leadership skills
    Favoritism was abundant so even more incompetent people were in positions of leadership
    Sometimes the breaks would be too long (You were required to take an hour break when you had a four hour shift)
    Nasty/Rude managers

    Advice to Management

    Evaluate who you put in charge and take a closer look at how they treat team members


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Good job, difficult to be compensated for honest work."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Santa Clarita, CA
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Six Flags part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Kind people, fast-paced, enjoyable, unique

    Cons

    bad compensation, cheezy rewards, non-sincere compliments, poor training philosophy

    Advice to Management

    Supervisors should be getting paid more that those they supervise; give good compliments to employees that deserve it, not just to everyone because they are an employee; know and practice and teach your supervisors the difference between favoritism and trust; cut down how long it takes to become a supervisor by having less steps; instead of waiting for discipline issues to arise, simulate a fake one so supervisors can finish their training; give rewards to employees that don't take all year to "earn."

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