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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Reviews

Updated July 11, 2018
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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Interim Chief Executive Officer John Reilly
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Pros
  • "After a month of working there, they give you 6 free tickets that are good for the remainder of the year whether you leave or not" (in 84 reviews)

  • "Great people, great benefits, growth oppurtunity" (in 46 reviews)

Cons
  • "Most people working at Sea World (even as full time) have a second job" (in 51 reviews)

  • "long hours and outside weather not always ideal" (in 41 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great family atmosphere and fun place to work.

    Cons

    PR challenges with the whole PETA/Blackfish issue


  2. "Amazing Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Awesome benefits like holidays and vacation time. Free annual passes and day passes.

    Cons

    Not a ton of room to move up because no one leaves.

  3. "Interview for Photo at Sea World"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    The guests and co-workers make it fun.

    Cons

    Out in the sun for long hours.

    Advice to Management

    None. Thank you for the opportunity.


  4. "Great starter job"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Cashier in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They will train anyone willing to show initiative & willing to learn. Great immediate management & staff.

    Cons

    Only offer part time. Corporate management feels everyone is replaceable , and they treat management poorly

    Advice to Management

    Take better of the troupes, offer more hours to those that are doing a good job.


  5. "Pretty good gig"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lunch is cheap at the meal hall, good people work there, flexible hours

    Cons

    Tourists, differing opinions between management


  6. "Culinary"

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    Current Employee - Culinary Supervisor in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Culinary Supervisor in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment and team members. I also have a great boss

    Cons

    None that I have experienced first hand.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay would be nice. We put up with a lot of crap


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great environment and flexibility

    Cons

    Constantly busy and no paid leave

  8. "Better Than I Thought"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Room to grow, good training

    Cons

    Pay could be better but wasn't bad


  9. "Seasonal Food service attendant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Park benefits
    Discount on lunch meals

    Cons

    Not enough hours
    Unorganized

    Advice to Management

    Give more hours


  10. "Ride Operator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Hiring process is simple
    Friendly atmosphere
    Lots to do if you like to work

    Cons

    Mostly teenagers working
    The heat
    Sometimes there aren't enough shifts for all the people they hire

    Advice to Management

    Don't overstaff


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