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Six Flags Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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Pros
  • you can go to the park for free (in 90 reviews)

  • great way to meet new people and make friends (in 81 reviews)

Cons
  • Sometimes long hours in Maintenance dept (in 125 reviews)

  • 8 which is better than what i had which was minimum wage (in 89 reviews)

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  1. "Great first job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Service Team Member in Gurnee, IL
    Current Employee - Guest Service Team Member in Gurnee, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    free entry to the park
    free tickets
    35% off retail and culinary

    Cons

    working outside on very hot or cold days


  2. "I had great time with little to no hiccups. would recommend"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Photographer in Lake George, NY
    Former Employee - Photographer in Lake George, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible
    Great benefits
    Great managers and other staff
    Lots of options you should find somthing you like
    Free entry into the park

    Cons

    Minimum wage
    Training is not the best
    No bonuses
    No real discipline for lazyness
    No one knows anything the first couple weeks

    Advice to Management

    Better training

  3. "Only for first time job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Retail Manager in Belleville, IL
    Former Employee - Assistant Retail Manager in Belleville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free admission after work, the seasonal party in hurricane harbor, they pay the restroom crew more for the work load

    Cons

    far drive, have to cut face hair, and dread locks cant be too long, the food is still expensive for employees, and the music playlist never have new songs, what ever the songs are for the year that's it

    Advice to Management

    The management don't promote according to work ethnic but political favor. When i was an employee here I keep getting recommended by the staff for promotion but someone else would get the position.


  4. "Good experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Six Flags full-time

    Pros

    Free tickets and 30 to 40 percent discount when you come to park. Hours were amazing and the pay was good.

    Cons

    Management want us to follow the rules but wouldn’t do the same. Went days without schedule and didn’t work with my school schedule.

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example


  5. "It’s alright"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Team Member in Austell, GA
    Former Employee - Operations Team Member in Austell, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well you meet a lot of new people and make a lot of friends when you’re on a team with other people. Weekly pay.
    Visiting the park for free with a friend.

    Cons

    Long hours. It’s very hot outside sometimes. You have to fight with guests on a daily because they don’t like to follow the rules. The pay isn’t all that good. No days off

    Advice to Management

    Give us more days off I had to work every day all day and never really been able to come into the park as a guest


  6. "Could Improve"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Team Member in Gurnee, IL
    Former Employee - Retail Team Member in Gurnee, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Make friends, great discounts/perks, ability to advance.

    Cons

    Support within the work place should be increased. Out of work issues should stay at home, and everyone should get along working as a team.

    Advice to Management

    I enjoyed my job, and would work there again next season, but needs to work better with medical documents.


  7. "It's an ok first job"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Six Flags part-time

    Pros

    you meet great people

    Cons

    Little pay , long hours

    Advice to Management

    Pay people more when they work OT

  8. "Cook"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cook in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Cook in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great food and ingredients to cook.

    Cons

    Cleaning the stove top at the end of the day.

    Advice to Management

    Put someone else to clean the stove top.


  9. "Life Guard 2"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Lifeguard in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Working out in the sun
    - Meeting new people
    - Discounts in park
    - An okay reward system

    Cons

    - Ridiculous hours for lifeguards, especially deepwater guards.
    - Terrible rotations
    - Cliques and favorites
    - You have to stay after hours (if closing shift) to clean the park, because Park Services for some reason didn't.
    - Managed by high school and college students

    Advice to Management

    A new waterpark opened and if you expect for people to come back for the 2018 season. MAKE CHANGES, from favouritism from leads to how rotations are made.


  10. "Great Job"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Games Attendant in Santa Clarita, CA
    Former Employee - Games Attendant in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun, plenty of room for promotion, decent pay and hours, great first job for the younger crowd.

    Cons

    Fluctuating schedule, long hours on feet.


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