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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Reviews

Updated December 7, 2017
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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment President and CEO Joel Manby
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  1. "Server"

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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    We serve WOW!!! OH YES!!!

    Cons

    One life to live... More Please...

    Advice to Management

    Keep it coming...


  2. "Desktop Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Desktop Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Desktop Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Cool environment. Company has an amazing purpose.

    Cons

    Budget is a little tight. Layoffs are discouraging, but understandable considering.

  3. "Happy place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours great people to work with and under

    Cons

    Some favoritism and often over hire during special seasons


  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    If you want hours, you can get them.

    Cons

    The only really con is pay.

    Advice to Management

    I loved my supervisors


  5. "Sales Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Clerk
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Clerk
    Recommends

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy communication with management, time flies in the busy season, great coworkers and jobs are always open

    Cons

    Had to work both Christmas and New Years then I wasn’t scheduled at all

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with employees about abrupt schedule changes


  6. "Great part time job"

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

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Tickets and Treat employees well

    Cons

    Limited hours available for employees


  7. "Team Member (Adventure Island)"

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

    Pros

    Pay is above minimum wage
    They don't cut your hours back

    Cons

    Supervisors can be a bit overbearing

  8. "Regional Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working for the global leader in conservation.

    Cons

    No cons to report for my career with this company.

    Advice to Management

    Continue your core mission of being the leader in global conservation.


  9. "It was okay"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Supervisor in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Supervisor in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun environment
    Good people
    A lot of team members
    Team work

    Cons

    Bad management
    Hot environment
    Long hours
    Crappy customer service

    Advice to Management

    Get new management


  10. "catering line cook"

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    Current Employee - Catering Line Cook in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Catering Line Cook in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible hrs
    at times easy
    very good team of people

    Cons

    no pto for part timers
    limited to 28 hrs a week for part timers
    management can be hard at time


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