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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Reviews

Updated Oct 17, 2019

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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment CEO Marc Swanson
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Pros
  • "Trainers and animal care specialists devote their lives to the animals(in 104 reviews)

  • "Free Lunch, Friendly Environment and Free Tickets(in 99 reviews)

Cons
  • "It's extremely hard to get full time unless you're open to switching departments or have some kind of bachelor degree(in 59 reviews)

  • "Working outdoors in the rain or heat for long hours(in 51 reviews)

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  1. "Asst. Supervisor Merchandise Warehouse"

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

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, camaraderie, care for the environment,

    Cons

    Outdoor climate extremes, hours, lack of direction and communication.

    Advice to Management

    Get your act together. Your shooting yourself in the foot.

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-07-06
  2. "what?"

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    Former Employee - Culinary Operation Hostess 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    cool people to work with easy job learned alot

    Cons

    got super busy and supervisors and management sucked

    Advice to Management

    be more considerate and professional

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-10-17
  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - SALES CLERK 
    Recommends

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good hours, tons of benefits for both part-time, full time, and seasonal workers.

    Cons

    managers don't care about availability, if they're understaffed, they would schedule you on days you cant work.

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-10-15
  4. "Easy Work"

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    Former Employee - Guest Relations in Tampa, FL

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy and separate parking lot

    Cons

    Lots of hot days and uniforms suck

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-10-14
  5. "Shallow Waters"

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard 

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Coworkers Great Supervisors Friendly Environment

    Cons

    Extra Work Outside of Duties

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-09-27
  6. "meh"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -flexible schedule -work environment is fun -tuition assistance -401 K

    Cons

    -pay -holiday work with no time and a half pay -it's hot about 75% of the time -inconsistent hours

    Advice to Management

    Not really much you can do. You do require some jobs be 18 or older but then only pay those people about the minimum.

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-10-11
  7. "Great Times"

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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor 

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    People were fun and lots of great memories.

    Cons

    Workload could get intense and strenuous

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-09-25
  8. "Easy and fun job"

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    Former Employee - Photo Specialist in San Diego, CA

    I worked at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get free access to the park and get to interact with a lot of cool people.

    Cons

    Job was during the summer so it could be very hot some days.

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-09-17
  9. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Culinary Hostess 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours Pays minimum wage Free and discount tickets

    Cons

    Have to work weekends

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-09-13
  10. "Great place to begin as a young student"

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    Current Employee - Business Unit Supervisor in Williamsburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Plenty of available hours and perfect for summer employment

    Cons

    no over time for hours over 40 if part time

    SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment2019-09-05
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