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Six Flags Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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Six Flags President and CEO John Duffey
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Pros
  • you can go to the park for free (in 87 reviews)

  • Good and free admission to park (in 121 reviews)

Cons
  • Sometimes long hours during summer (in 116 reviews)

  • I used to work open to close making minimum wage (in 86 reviews)

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  1. "Good for first job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Six Flags part-time

    Pros

    Good Coworkers
    Free admission
    Accessible Transportation

    Cons

    Poor management
    Low Pay


  2. "Great Environment, Bad Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Six Flags part-time

    Pros

    A great working experience with friendly people. Gain skills on multiple levels

    Cons

    Nothing is definite from the schedule, benefits, pay rate, etc.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out your budget ahead of time, and communicate effectively with your staff so they are not always questioning what's coming next. Do not leave to the unexpected.

  3. "Corporate Alliances Fulfillment Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Alliances Fulfillment Coordinator in Valencia, CA
    Current Employee - Corporate Alliances Fulfillment Coordinator in Valencia, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Six Flags full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, People, Teamwork, Perks, Friendships

    Cons

    Pay, Hours, Communication, Outside Life,

    Advice to Management

    give staff and pay where its needed


  4. "Good first job"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ride Attendant in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Ride Attendant in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Alright pay, easy first job, structured, management is used to working with teenagers.

    Cons

    Not very good hours, management can be harsh, standing for very long periods of time.


  5. "Best summer job for high school and college students."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ride Operator in Gurnee, IL
    Former Employee - Ride Operator in Gurnee, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Six Flags (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling
    Good pay for the job
    Helpful and friendly management
    Friendly staff

    Cons

    Long days in the sun and heat
    Not much room for advancement beyond part time management positions.


  6. "Check retraits"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I am a very positive person I love to meet new people and love to motivate myself to the fullest extent I have very high expectations for myself every time I come to work

    Cons

    People acting like the boss when their just an employee just like me

    Advice to Management

    Stay positive and work very hard


  7. "security"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Six Flags part-time

    Pros

    Meet new people and make connections

    Cons

    Very Unorganized, and under paid

  8. "Most White shirts were horrible"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer in Jackson, NJ
    Former Employee - Security Officer in Jackson, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Six Flags (More than a year)

    Pros

    Co-workers were friendly, discounts and free access to the park

    Cons

    There's a bit of a social hierarchy within the security leads.

    Advice to Management

    Work on who you put as white shirts because they tend to treat people horribly if one person doesnt agree with them


  9. "Good company"

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

    I have been working at Six Flags part-time

    Pros

    Very good work around schuduelds for students

    Cons

    None i know of really good

    Advice to Management

    Be more pro active


  10. "Ride operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Six Flags part-time

    Pros

    Meet people. Have fun ride rides

    Cons

    Management has to upgrade our pay

    Advice to Management

    Upgrade the pay


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